Witch’s Reign

Written by Elizabeth Hatcher, Marianne Chiaramonte; Directed/Produced by Elizabeth Hatcher

Written by Elizabeth Hatcher, Marianne Chiaramonte; Directed/Produced by Elizabeth Hatcher

A cat and mouse chase between a witch and a young priest ends in an unexpected, caffeine-driven, ending.

3 min

The League of S.T.E.A.M. – Dead End

Written by Andrew Fogel, Russell Isler; Directed by Andrew Fogel; Produced by Trip Hope

Written by Andrew Fogel, Russell Isler; Directed by Andrew Fogel; Produced by Trip Hope

In The Adventures of The League of S.T.E.A.M.’s “Dead End,” Crackitus, Thaddeus, Baron, and Katherine are lured into a deadly trap. Will they conquer the undead horde, or are they doomed to become a zombie’s afternoon snack?

7 min

Iris

Written/Directed by Justin S. Lee; Produced by Hannah Phenicie

Written/Directed by Justin S. Lee; Produced by Hannah Phenicie

In the near future, status has become more important than ever before. Wearing high-tech identification rings, citizens display their background, education, and employment information to be immediately judged upon by others. One fateful night, a woman with a fake identity must decide how far she’s willing to go to move up the social ladder.

6 min

“_____” (Insert Superhero Name Here)

Written by Kevin Shah & Paul Decker; Directed by Kevin Shah; Produced by Donnie Jenkins.

Written by Kevin Shah & Paul Decker; Directed by Kevin Shah; Produced by Donnie Jenkins.

A young man takes on the challenge of being a modern-day realistic superhero. He monitors the airwaves to track down criminals and transforms himself into a superhero to fight crime, but his methods are unique and unexpected. Who is the real super hero?

5 min

The Brewmaster

Written/Directed by Mark Mulcahy

Written/Directed by Mark Mulcahy

Amidst a high stakes battle to repossess the last remaining brew in Winterale, a misguided band of soldiers voyage to the depths of purgatory to befriend its gatekeeper, the Brewmaster, who teaches them that the ticket to the afterlife lies at the bottom of a mug at a campfire between kingdoms and gives them a magical brew that lets the soldiers relive their last fight and face the mercenaries that have stolen their libation.

15 min

Polterghost

Written/Directed by Zack Ogle; Produced by Monika Kluziak

Written/Directed by Zack Ogle; Produced by Monika Kluziak

Edward Wyman is up to his waist in paranormal activity. What starts out as a few harmless shenanigans soon becomes an absurd nightmare of insane proportions. Luckily, when things do more than bump in the night, there’s only one person to call: Molly O’Malley, Ghost Exterminator. But does she have what it takes to unravel this grizzly mystery?

7 min

A Conversation About Cheating with My Time Travelling Future Self

Written/Directed by Pornsak Pichetshote; Produced by Roland Trafton & Lauren Kruse

Written/Directed by Pornsak Pichetshote; Produced by Roland Trafton & Lauren Kruse

Stan is a man with a hidden and underutilized talent—the ability to travel back in time. And yet, despite his abilities, he’s still dissatisfied with life. Until one night when he’s approached by a future version of himself, one clad in an expensive suit and telling him there’s only one way to truly make his life better: by cheating on his girlfriend. A heated conflict leads to questions about fate, fidelity, and love as one man passionately argues with himself.

8 min

Miracle on Metal Street

Written by Andy Paige & Max Stephen Kronick; Directed/Produced by Carl Bachmann

Written by Andy Paige & Max Stephen Kronick; Directed/Produced by Carl Bachmann

George is a timid freelance artist that has been hired by a famous heavy metal band. Plagued by artist’s block, George falls behind deadline and the band’s daunting front man, Gary, threatens to beat George to a bloody pulp. When George approaches the final hours before deadline and all hope seems lost, he is visited by Scott, an over-confident bipolar demon from hell. Through song and dance, Scott forms a bond with George in order to inspire him to make the most badass album cover ever!

14 min

Revelation

Written by Joseph Morgan & Persia White; Directed by Joseph Morgan; Produced by Joseph Morgan, Paul Cha, & Persia White

Written by Joseph Morgan & Persia White; Directed by Joseph Morgan; Produced by Joseph Morgan, Paul Cha, & Persia White

A woman trapped in a post-apocalyptic situation questions her reality. As she secures her house against an unknown terror outside, she reflects upon the darkness that took her husband and changed the world as she knew it. But she is not alone. After barely surviving a brutal encounter that pushes her to her limits, both physically and emotionally, she is forced to leave the safety of her home and is propelled towards a staggering conclusion that will change her forever.

9 min

Til Death

Written by Jason Tostevin & Randall Greenland; Directed/Produced by Jason Tostevin

Written by Jason Tostevin & Randall Greenland; Directed/Produced by Jason Tostevin

Four unhappy husbands—angry Doug, wimpy Peter, lazy rocker Brett, and “secretly” gay William—barely escape their oppressive brides to meet up for their annual lads night. At the bar, complaints about their marriages spiral out of control, and before they know it, they’ve made a pact to kill each others’ wives that very night. But though they kill them and bury them, things aren’t that simple; they’ve picked a cursed plot of land for their wives’ final resting place! The next morning, the ladies are back, now undead, and with even longer to-do lists.

20 min

Torturous

Written by: Angus Swantee & Craig Gunn, Directed by Angus Swantee; Produced Brent MacRae

Written by: Angus Swantee & Craig Gunn, Directed by Angus Swantee; Produced Brent MacRae

“Torturous” chronicles an encounter between an employment counselor and a professional torture artist, blending gore, humor, and irony into a deft cinematic mix.

6 min

Voyage Trekkers

Written/Produced by Nathan Blackwell & Craig Curtis; Directed by Nathan Blackwell

Written/Produced by Nathan Blackwell & Craig Curtis; Directed by Nathan Blackwell

The worst crew in the galaxy returns to ruin new lives and civilizations in the sci-fi comedy series Voyage Trekkers. In the Season 2 premiere, the crew of the GSV Remarkable scramble to make the ship presentable as they try to impress the visiting Admiral Grissom. These are the voyages that don’t make the “Captain’s log.”

8 min

The Zombie Lawyer Commercials

Written/Directed by Matthew McGahren; Produced by Iron Shadow Cinema

Written/Directed by Matthew McGahren; Produced by Iron Shadow Cinema

Ever since the first outbreak, the Zombie Lawyer has helped the living dead fight for the justice they deserve by protecting them with the right arm of the law. In order to market himself, he has recently begun to produce a series of commercials directed toward making it clear that “just because you’re dead doesn’t mean you don’t have rights.”

6 min

Girls Named Pinky

Written by Jonathan John; Directed by Alex Lubliner; Produced by Michael Toscano & Gabriella Dentamaro

Written by Jonathan John; Directed by Alex Lubliner; Produced by Michael Toscano & Gabriella Dentamaro

When a woman is assaulted in a late-night bar, Morris Munsey steps in. Morris is an average guy who wants nothing more than a beautiful woman to share his life with, but the danger that surrounds him challenges his chances with this sexy foreign stranger.

17 min

The Gold Sparrow

Written by Daniel Stessen; Directed by Daniel Stessen; Produced by Chad Nicholson, Daniel Stessen, Michael Garza, & Noah Lit

Written by Daniel Stessen; Directed by Daniel Stessen; Produced by Chad Nicholson, Daniel Stessen, Michael Garza, & Noah Lit

In a black-and-white futuristic metropolis, void of creativity and color, the Gold Sparrow and her nefarious sidekick, the Ring Leader, scour the gray-scale streets, stealing the color from anyone daring enough to bring art back into their bleak world. Our three heroes, the Strongman, the Fool, and the Monk, perform in the streets as they are hunted, battling for their souls.

13 min

Transmission

Written/Directed/Produced by Jared D. Weiss

Written/Directed/Produced by Jared D. Weiss

In a barren, post-apocalyptic wasteland, a creature, Quad-Clops, and his dog, 2D, find a radio with a signal that may lead them to the first sign of other life they have encountered in ages. But is the chance to find new life worth leaving the only home they have?

5 min

House of Monsters

Written/Directed/Produced by Dawn Brown

Written/Directed/Produced by Dawn Brown

Described as Rankin/Bass meets Looney Tunes, “House of Monsters” features a return to old-school film making and handmade artistry. A mummy seeks relief with moisturizer, trying to regain the vitality of his youth to impress a special lady.

7 min

The Cold Heart

Written/Directed by Hannes Rall; Produced by Michael Meier & Hannes Rall

Written/Directed by Hannes Rall; Produced by Michael Meier & Hannes Rall

The Black Forest in the 19th century: A young and poor charcoal-burner desperately wants to become rich. He trades his warm heart for a cold stone to the evil spirit of the forest.

A cautionary tale about the effects of greed on the human soul. Based on a darkly romantic German fairy tale.

29 min

Apartment 15

Written by Paolo Ferrara; Directed/Produced by Mattia Puleo

Written by Paolo Ferrara; Directed/Produced by Mattia Puleo

In response to an advertisement, four co-workers visit an apartment for rent. It is completely empty, so they decide to leave, only to realize they’re locked in. They are trapped with no way to get in touch with the outside, and then one of them disappears…

17 min