Chaos has taken over Gotham City and only one man can bring it to order! Commissioner Gordon couldn’t do it, Batman couldn’t do it, Bruce Wayne couldn’t do it. Only former DA Harvey Dent can get the job done. Judge, jury, executioner at the flip of a coin. Justice is served Harvey’s way!5 min
Killer Sperm From Deep Space
America’s top scientists must band together with Star Girl to halt the killer sperm from deep space from reaching the Earth’s surface and fertilizing the planet. Meanwhile, the evil Cosmic Brain plans on taking over the Earth and enslaving its inhabitants in this wacky 1950’s science fiction thriller.
An isolated elderly woman in desperate need of stimulation conjures an infestation of silk spinning caterpillars, thus leading her to a mind-bending epiphany.
A music video by Erin Hill and her Psychedelic Harp, it’s like a four-and-a-half minute Twilight Zone episode set to a pop tune. Erin (aka The Sci-Fi Harp Girl) plays the harp, sings, and writes songs with science fiction lyrics. The video is set in the 1950’s, during the Golden Age of Science Fiction, and takes inspiration from Bradbury, Bowie, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Village of the Damned, and the music of the psychedelic era. Erin is also proud to have been inspired by that other great sci-fi harpist: Mr. Spock!
Two sisters engage in a pillow fight that turns epic. Along with intense, hectic, and humorous fight choreography, this short has had great reviews as fast, funny, and wildly entertaining.
White Room: 02B3
From Roddenberry Entertainment, the creators of Star Trek, comes White Room: 02B3, the story of six strangers who wake up in a room with no visible exit only to find that they are part of a bizarre experiment that could change the face of humanity.
This unique film follows Roddenberry’s tradition of breaking boundaries, shot as both a traditional movie as well as a one-of-a-kind 360 degree narrative.15 min
Young Essie turns to the fantastical world of her imagination to escape her emotionally abusive home. Her father, a veteran, committed suicide after witnessing the horrors of war in Afghanistan. Her older brother, Braden, is now lashing out in anger at the world around him. One day, Essie witnesses Braden and his friends beating frail teenager Sebastian and putting him in a cage. Essie rescues Sebastian and tells him she is a fairy princess. When Sebastian promises to grant her a wish, she discovers he is more than he seems.5 min
Danny is intrigued when he learns of a place where he can indulge his geekiest fantasies. Welcome to Nerdvana!10 min
Deadpool: A Typical Tuesday
Marvel’s popular crimson assassin has been hired to take out a specific target. Kill the man, get the cash. The problem is, he’s not the only one on the job.
Felix Graves is polite, pleasant, and personable. He works for his mother, takes pride in his work, and is dedicated to customer satisfaction. Oh, and he kills people for a living. But you couldn’t be killed by a nicer guy. During an assignment where things go wrong, Felix struggles to keep his cool—even as others lose theirs. Why can’t people understand that it isn’t personal?
Robbie Diner (Guy Bradford) is an atheist, and he’s not afraid to show it. When Christ returns to Earth to renew the copyright on The Bible, he tests Robbie’s beliefs in non-believing—by exploding on his face. Robbie’s faith goes from one end of the spectrum to another, as he sees the light and joins the newly formed Church Of The Injectable Christ.
Director Justin Colautti (Chance Encounters, Official Selection, Hot Docs 2011) feasts on the absurdity of absolutes in a challenging and introspective satire that revels in the opiate of the masses.
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Life After Death
After killing her husband, Fred, in a failed attempt to collect on a hefty life insurance policy, Maggie Dedmon had trouble maintaining the lifestyle to which she and daughter Emma had grown accustomed. So, naturally, she had Fred re-animated and sent him back to work to earn a salary. Now, Maggie has an insurance agent on his way to the Dedmon’s house to review and sign off on a new life insurance policy for the previously deceased Fred. And Maggie is ready to collect the benefit as soon as possible!12 min
A young woman accepts a babysitting offer from a couple she doesn’t know. Puzzled by the children’s odd behavior, she invites some friends to keep her company. Little do they know that it will be the worst night of their lives…
During the darkest period of his life, Stephen, a homeless man, stumbles upon a magic lamp. Unable to believe the mythical being standing before him, he makes a wish regardless of the warnings given. This starts a chain of sinister events that affect the lives of more people than he was led to believe.
Wish is a fantasy tale of magic and myth existing in everyday life that focuses on the theme of balance and what it takes to keep it no matter the cost.14 min
A twisted short film about two lovers in for a big surprise.3 min
Madly in Love
The last thing Damian and Pippa wanted was to fall in love. Yet when they first looked into each others’ eyes, love is exactly what happens—so much so that it makes them, and everyone else in the park, burst into song and dance.
This one-song, one-shot musical will make you want to fall Madly in Love!5 min
Whom God Helps
After the last glass of champagne is finished a young upper class couple departs from a wild night of partying on a roof top deck. While playfully flirting and speaking of innuendos, the angel of death, Azrael, stalks the couple in the shadows. The new beau mentions his sexual intentions for the night only to be disappointed by her response. Azrael speaks to them, manipulating their actions and words. Their conversation escalates into a furious argument as Azrael instigates, ultimately inciting a horrific act of violence. Only after fate runs its course can the will of God come into fruition.15 min
A young woman deals with her inner demons that aren’t just fantasy anymore. Inspired by writer/director Lucas Cody Garcia’s own past with crippling anxieties, it is a humorous yet horrifying tale about the struggle with irrational day-to-day fears. This process, along with his own experience in actual psychotherapy, became very cathartic for Lucas.14 min
A mysterious private eye is hired by an arrogant advertising executive to investigate whether his partner is stealing from their ad agency, triggering fiendish consequences in this neo-noir film with a dash of creepy magical realism.
Filmed in Los Angeles, the story is loosely inspired by the critically acclaimed Brazilian novel The Devil To Pay In The Backlands. Like in noir novels, Stuffed depicts a world full of cynical attitudes with dialogues that sometimes sound outlandish. The title is used in the whimsical sense of “turned into stuff.”15 min
Deep in the jungle, Petruis is part of an expedition whose leader has just killed a mysterious primate. Jealous of the victory, Petruis hatches a plan to lure in an ape of his own, but just as Petruis is underestimated by his companions, he may be underestimating the very environment he seeks to pillage.7 min