Riverside

Directed by Chris Garrison; Produced by Chris Garrison & A. Vernon

Directed by Chris Garrison; Produced by Chris Garrison & A. Vernon

Edwardian-era widower Ambrose struggles to cope with the death of his young wife, Virginia. But when his grief turns to anger, he decides to confront the bride who abandoned him and heads for the graveyard.

Lovingly created in an ancient tradition, rendered with pencils on paper, and with backgrounds painted in ink washes by hand, the film is tinted in a style reminiscent of early silent productions. Music by 13ghosts.

3 min

Feral

Written/Directed/Produced by Daniel Sousa.

Written/Directed/Produced by Daniel Sousa.

A wild boy is found in the woods by a solitary hunter and brought back to civilization. Alienated by a strange new environment, the boy tries to adapt by using the same strategies that kept him safe in the forest.

13 min

Territorial

Written/Directed by Santiago C. Tapia & Jessica Curtright; Produced by Efren Ramirez

Written/Directed by Santiago C. Tapia & Jessica Curtright; Produced by Efren Ramirez

A person makes himself at home for a nice weekend.

11 min

Freebird

Written/Directed by Dustin LeBoeuf; Produced by: Xuhui Zhao

Written/Directed by Dustin LeBoeuf; Produced by: Xuhui Zhao

Darlene wants out of the small town she grew up in. When a robber busts into her work, she sees a way out. The catch? In order to leave, she has to agree to go on a date with her robber, a backyard-boxing high school dropout named Dennis. Will Dennis and Darlene team up to bust out of town? Or will Darlene be left to rot in her personal jerky-filled hell?

6 min

Antoine and the Heroes

Written/Directed by Patrick Bagot; Produced by Alain Marie & Denis Mentzer

Written/Directed by Patrick Bagot; Produced by Alain Marie & Denis Mentzer

In the 70s, Antoine, a b-film crazed teenager, doesn’t want to miss the last showings of two movies starring his heroes. One movie theater is showing a horror movie with his favorite actress, Angela Steele, the other one, a karate movie with his star actor, Jim Kelly. Running from one theater room to the other, Antoine falls, hits his head, and loses consciousness. In his subconscious, the two films become one strange feature where his two heroes meet…for the last time.


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20 min

Magic the Gathering the Musical

Written by Charles Thomas; Directed by Molly Coffee; Produced by Molly Coffee, Raymond Carr, & Steven K. Greer

Written by Charles Thomas; Directed by Molly Coffee; Produced by Molly Coffee, Raymond Carr, & Steven K. Greer

Jake, a teenager who lives to play Magic: the Gathering, heads to the local comic book shop one Saturday to try his hand at the latest tournament. There he finds a wide variety of characters, including a Vampire: the Masquerade enthusiast, a bumbling nerd down on his luck, and a pair of battling rappers, all there to take the top prize. Jake must gather his strength and use his training to win the day, although his true reward may not be what he expects.

Be ready for puppets and singing.

27 min

Zombie Socks

Written/Directed/Produced by V. Elizabeth Stacy

Written/Directed/Produced by V. Elizabeth Stacy

The zombie apocalypse has come and gone with life returning to normal. Corporate America has figured out how to capitalize on the leftover undead wandering about. They utilize Undead Rental Corporation to catch the zombies, clean them up, and rent them to the living for all sorts of purposes.

9 min

The Quirk and the Dead

Written by Ken MacGregor; Directed/Produced by Ken MacGregor & Brian Lillie

Written by Ken MacGregor; Directed/Produced by Ken MacGregor & Brian Lillie

Dan and his fiancee set out to escape the zombie apocalypse, but it catches up with them. After losing her, Dan meets up with Craig, a survivor who’s lost his friends along the way. Together, they negotiate their way to Dan’s hideout, sharing their stories. But Dan has a secret—a dark and terrible secret—and Craig has no idea what he’s in for.

16 min

Poison Apple

Written/Directed by Dane Neves; Produced by Chadwick Shimomura, Christopher Latronic, & Dane Neves

Written/Directed by Dane Neves; Produced by Chadwick Shimomura, Christopher Latronic, & Dane Neves

Everyone knows the classic story of “Snow White,” but very little light has been shed on one particular character: the poison apple. This film explores the tragic journey of Red, an optimistic apple, whose affection for Snow White surpasses the power of any spell. After being dipped in a deadly potion by Snow White’s jealous Queen stepmother and essentially killing the girl of his dreams, Red begins to realize the true meaning of love and sacrifice. Featuring five original songs, state-of-the-art puppets, and dazzling special effects.

9 min

Arkham Rising

Written/Directed by Tito Guillen; Produced by Toddske Hillier

Written/Directed by Tito Guillen; Produced by Toddske Hillier

Arkham Rising is a fan film set during the events of 2012’s most anticipated film, The Dark Knight Rises.

Following Batman’s defeat at the hands of the mercenary known as Bane, Gotham City has fallen into chaos. Criminals have been freed to roam the streets. Gotham City is held hostage as not even the National Guard can find a way to release its citizens from their captors. The guards at Arkham Asylum, hearing the fate of their counterparts at Black Gate Prison, have abandoned their posts. Only the mentally unstable inmates and those foolish enough to try and engage them remain in Arkham now.

5 min

The Plan

Written by Daniel Fallik & Yotam Motzafi; Directed by Daniel Fallik; Produced by Yotam Motzafi

Written by Daniel Fallik & Yotam Motzafi; Directed by Daniel Fallik; Produced by Yotam Motzafi

Ben’s dreams often mix with his surroundings. Years of self-neglect lead him to look back at his past decisions, unable to fully comprehend why he took a certain path in life. Ben travels through his twisted memories, unable to let go.

However, Ben’s memories are shattered and painted with darkness. His heart wishes to erase his past actions as he slowly drowns himself in misery and masochism. Ben travels through an important day in his life, a day that will never let him go. While venturing through his demented past, things slowly become clearer to him, but is drowning in his own thoughts enough to help Ben let go?

13 min

The Robbery

Written/Produced by Tina Leach; Directed by Stan Williams

Written/Produced by Tina Leach; Directed by Stan Williams

Confusion abounds as a bank is robbed by the three people least likely to be armed and dangerous: mimes. Hilarity (or a reasonable facsimile thereof) ensues.

4 min

Unicorn Wizard

Written by Brian Wecht & Dan Avidan; Directed by Jim Turner; Produced by Dan Avidan

Written by Brian Wecht & Dan Avidan; Directed by Jim Turner; Produced by Dan Avidan

Comedy band Ninja Sex Party explores what their lives would be like if they were even MORE awesome than they already are. As if that were possible…

3 min

La Bear

Written/Directed by Alan OW Barnes & BC Thompson

Written/Directed by Alan OW Barnes & BC Thompson

Winifred is a lonely romantic who loves French films. When she takes a chance solitary vacation, she meet La Bear, a friendly wish-granting polar bear with very sensitive ears. She quickly learns that wishes are hard to control when she wishes for the love of Hector Montoya, a “make it pretend” character from the film she’s watching. Hector Montoya is a lost soul looking for love. His big problem is that every time he comes close to finding love, he becomes so controlling that he destroys the very thing he wants to badly and in doing so, he inevitably destroys himself.

12 min

Kill Switch

Written by Robert Gadsbey & Michael Chrisoulakis; Directed by Michael Chrisoulakis; Produced by Robert Gadsbey & Michael Chrisoulakis

Written by Robert Gadsbey & Michael Chrisoulakis; Directed by Michael Chrisoulakis; Produced by Robert Gadsbey & Michael Chrisoulakis

An injured bomb disposal technician laments the path his life has taken upon his return to society, from being contently part of the system to opposing it with a vengeance. Drawing on classic comic book elements, “Kill Switch” is a dark and unique take on the traditional origin story.

13 min

Posthuman

Written/Directed by Cole Drumb; Produced by Cole Drumb & Jennifer Wai-Yin Luk

Written/Directed by Cole Drumb; Produced by Cole Drumb & Jennifer Wai-Yin Luk


PostHuman follows Terrence and his dog Nine in an adrenalized future of espionage, super science, and assassins.

Terrence agrees to help Kali, an escaped test subject from a black ops ESP test lab, in her effort to free the last surviving imprisoned test subject.

The assault on the lab is fast paced and intense as Terrence uses every hacker trick he knows to destroy the lab’s defenses and give Kali the opportunity to free her tortured lab mate, Benjamin.

Gritty, hyperstylized, and dripping with intense images, PostHuman is NSFW, for children, or adults with no sense of adventure.

6 min

Karl of the Future

Written/Directed by Nick Reinhard; Produced by Josh Smooha

Written/Directed by Nick Reinhard; Produced by Josh Smooha

As the janitor of Earth’s grandest star-ship, Karl is used to cleaning up. But nowhere in his job description does it say anything about stopping an intergalactic war. So when an alien comes aboard his ship with a bomb, Karl has to get his hands dirty… off the clock.

9 min