From award winning director/writer Grzegorz Jonkajtys and producer/writer Bastiaan Koch (Visual Effects: Sunshine, Hellboy 2‘, Transformer 2) comes The 3rd Letter, A distinctive dystopian vision where humans are utterly depend on health-care plans and technology to withstand the deteriorating climate. Set against a polluted, megalopolis world, the tragic tale of Jeffrey Brief (Rodrigo Lopresti) unfolds; Faced with the imminent loss of his crucial health insurance, Brief unwittingly unravels a dark truth behind his insurance. He is subsequently pushed to unspeakable lengths in an attempt for survival.15 min
After escaping an onslaught of giant killer robots, one woman seeks refuge and comfort from a mysterious old man on a ghostly street in a world that isn’t what it seems. “Attackazoids!” is a science fiction nightmare combining live action, stop motion animation and bizarre sound to create a unique and haunting vision of an alien invasion.6 min
The City – 2064. It is a harsh future of legalized human cloning. Detective James Aidan stands on a city rooftop, looking over the corpse of one of his own clones. Under the body, he discovers a mysterious note indicating he is next to be murdered. It is the third time he has seen his lifeless face that day. How should one feel about the death of a clone? And who would want to kill all of him?7 min
Bria, a female astronaut, attempts to cure her regret and ennui by abusing her medication Solatrium. Little does she know she is a test subject for the Nevco Corporation who is developing the experimental drug.20 min
In the year 2029, Simon Fischer approaches what scientists call ‘the Singularity’– the merging of human and artificial intelligence. In order to accomplish this, Simon has compiled a computer database of memories that he has been sequentially extracting from his own brain, and transferring them into Nomad, a highly intelligent and eerily human android.6 min
A lost squad of wandering soldiers fight against time to find medical help for their wounded comrade. Their journey takes an abrupt turn when they stumble upon an orphaned infant.16 min
Tobacco Man is the story of a cigarette-shaped ‘superhero’ fighting against ‘liberals, whiners, and people who just say ‘no.” A satirical ‘Colbert-esque’ hero, Tobacco Man stops a teenager from resisting peer pressure, stops an addict mother from quitting for her children, and encourages a schoolgirl experimenting in the playground.4 min
The Tedious Existence of Terrell B. Howell
Trapped by routine and responsibility, Terrell and Nancy Howell find themselves going through the motions of everyday life. Having grown accustomed to a mundane lifestyle and stagnant marriage, Terrell and Nancy live life together and yet completely alone. But It only takes one act of randomness to change all this. Their tedious existence is forever altered when middle-aged Terrell finds Joy, a seductive young woman who reignites his passion. Sensing something is wrong, Nancy soon finds herself hunting down her wayward husband in an attempt to discover the truth. What Nancy finds is something she could never have imagined.25 min
This Side Up
Jack ships himself in a crate to see his girlfriend. En route, he discovers an unexpected surprise. Comedy ensues. This Side Up is a hilarious and award winning comedy that mixes animation, special effects and live action.12 min
The Devil’s Toy
A guilty mind trip or vivid nightmare, you decide. 8 Butterflies redefines the term ‘film noir’ as we know it. We will soon begin to find ourselves roaming lost in a place where hope and light are absent. A place which seems so dark and familiar, where we drift within a reality that may not even exist, as our sanity begins to fade.17 min
Alice Jacobs is Dead
Dr. Ben Jacobs created a drug that allowed mankind to fight back against the Z-virus, which nearly destroyed civilization entirely. Now he’s trying to cure the last lingering strain of the virus. Working out of an abandoned, dilapidated hospital with George, his friend and assistant, Ben carries on with his research. But he harbors a secret at home. The last infected specimen of the Z-virus is Ben’s wife, Alice, secretly living in domestic quarantine. As Alice feels herself slipping away, Ben races to find a cure. George begins to suspect that Ben is hiding something, while Alice slowly becomes a monstrous Z-positive.21 min
Claire has adjusted to life in the world of the dead. Alone after her husband and son fell victim to the scourge of walking corpses, she spends her days striving to maintain a normal life.
However, a ‘normal life’ is a relative term in this dark, new world. When Claire saves a family from a horde of the dead, all of them come to realize a terrifying truth…
There are some things worse than death…17 min
The Duty of Living
A soldier must deal with his past when he returns home from fighting the undead after the apocalypse
“The Duty of Living” is a short film about a young soldier’s return to his family’s home after the zombie apocalypse.
Juan Riedinger (Jennifer’s Body, The Day The Earth Stood Still) plays Darren Stark, who’s joined up with one of the emergency squads dispatched to clear out areas with zombies still roaming the town.
As he makes his way back to his deteriorated home, he must contend with the memories of the last words he had with his family.20 min
Zombie Team Building
Zombie Team Building is a comedy about the ultimate corporate team building experience … zombie survival!
It’s day seven, the final day of the retreat, and there’s only four survivors remaining. They’ve learned ‘synergy’ … they’ve learned ‘innovation’ … now it’s time to put their teamwork to the test with one final challenge.10 min
Hotshot screenwriting duo Stephen Adiano (Matt Duggan) and Brian Harris (Trevor Boelter) might have let success go to their heads. Fired by the studio for failing to hand in a script, they plead for one more chance and lock themselves in a room to finish their draft about a haunted clown doll. In this horrific tragicomedy from the award-winning Annex Film Group, the duo learns how to write a killer story…but this time, it might just be their final deadline.15 min
Trick of Light
A young woman is pursued by a shadowy gentleman through a maze of forest paths. But is the pursuit a chase, or a trap?4 min
Night of the Punks
Small town punk rockers The Brain Deads have their first out of town gig. But there are a few problems: The venue is deserted, the promoter is a creep, their bass player has gone missing, and the only kids in the audience appear to be bloodthirsty monsters from hell. It’s gonna take a lot more than a few power chords and teenage angst to survive this night. Night of the Punks is a horror-comedy short film in the vein of fun 80’s classics like The Return of the Living Dead and Night of the Demons.18 min
What would you do if you met a real zombie? Would you overcome your urge to run like diarrhea? Would you help the Zombie “B-movie” actress of your dreams get re-seeded by a virgin? Would you find the courage to fend off zombies trying to capture your B-movie princess? Would possess the skills to avoid the police officers who think you are just an obsessed fan dragging around her dead body? Would you have guts to rush into a voodoo sacrifice to save your zombie girl from death beyond undead? Would it be love, or just ‘NECROMANCE’?29 min
In 2008, I took a camera crew and a list of questions with me to Dragon* Con in Atlanta, Georgia on a mission to gain a better understanding of why everyday adults would travel from all across the country and spend outrageous amounts of money just to dress up in costumes and act silly for four days straight. What I found more often than not was that the costumes did not transform these enthusiasts, rather their fantastic outfits allowed them to express something fundamental and real about their personalities. As I came to understand their mutual respect for one another I realized they were more than a community. They are a family.23 min