An interpretation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice stories and characters using digital cut-out style animation with a quirky yet poignantly nostalgic mood.3 min
Brand Expanders – Vaderade
A pair of nutty ad executives attempt to show Darth Vader how he can expand his “brand.”7 min
The Legend Of The Black Dragon
New York City’s newest crime fighter, The Black Dragon, battles various criminals to put a stop to Firebird’s notorious crime reign.7 min
An absentminded, absentee father uses his willing young son as bait to rescue his wife from a monster-conjuring cult. Time is running out.10 min
Neuro-programmer Temma Baumgarten tries to complete a computational model of her mind while her body succumbs to a degenerative disease. When Temma’s condition takes a sudden turn for the worse, her husband and daughter must come to terms with the incomplete electronic version of herself that Temma leaves behind.18 min
Objects of Desire
Comedy band Ninja Sex Party finds that true love can be found with a sofa or kitchen appliance as easily as with another person.3 min.
Red Sand: A Mass Effect Fan Film
Serving as a prequel to the Mass Effect game series,”Red Sand” is set 35 years before the time of Commander Shepard and tells the story of the discovery of ancient ruins on Mars. Left behind by the mysterious alien race known as the Protheans, the ruins are a treasure trove of advanced technology and the powerful Element Zero, an energy source beyond humanity’s wildest dreams.14 min
Keye Luke, actor and artist, was the original Kato in the 1940s Green Hornet, the All-American “Number One Son” in the Charlie Chan films, and Detective James Lee Wong in Phantom of Chinatown. In his later career, he was the voice of “Brak” on Space Ghost, the shopkeeper Mr. Wing in the Gremlins films, and the blind Master Po on the 1972 show, Kung Fu. He would go on to later act in 200+ films and TV shows.
Mina is a young monster who stalks the roads of a quiet mountainside, hunting travelers as they attempt to pass through and killing them with her deadly black eyes. One morning, after she finishes killing and devouring one of her victims, she is startled to find, hiding in the trunk of the victim’s car—Alex, a kidnapped and abused young boy whose eyes have been sewn shut.16 min
Francesca and Joe are astronauts who’ve become lovers. Bunkered up in their little spaceship, Earth is a distant reality: everything they want is right here. But now their mission is ending, and Joe’s wife is waiting for him back home. Thinking she’s going to lose him, Francesca takes desperate measures, leading to terrible and unintended consequences.20 min
The Human Race
A group of 80 people are ripped out of their daily lives, and all re-appear in an undisclosed location. These people are from all walks of life: young and old, athletic and disabled, white-collared and homeless. The rules to a race boom in their heads, in their own voices and languages, laying out what will become a horrific race of terror: “If you are lapped twice, you die. If you step off the path, you die. If you touch the grass, you will die. Race…or die.”87 min
A Plague So Pleasant
In the aftermath of the apocalypse where society has grown accustomed to the fact that the undead only attack when provoked, it is a felony to shoot a zombie in the United States of America. Hordes of harmless corpses roam the streets like cattle. The state has built reserves to keep them contained, but there are too many of them and they’re growing everyday because even if you die of natural causes, still…you become one of them.
Clay Marshall struggles with this reality as he watches his sister, Mia, fail to accept the death of her boyfriend. She visits the wandering corpse of her lost lover constantly and acts as if he’s still alive.78 min
A zombie puppet musical! An apartment building populated by puppet tenants and their human superintendent, Bob, is taken over by zombies when Bob decides to go on vacation. Dr. Zoltar, the local mad scientist and ne’er-do-well, uses the opportunity to unleash one of his diabolical plans to take over the world, but the plan to raise an army of the dead goes awry, and soon the denizens of Misfit Heights are neck-deep in flesh-craving zombies! It’s up to the last survivors to put an end to the mayhem.98 min
A Zombie Invasion
Gamers. Geeks. Heroes.
A group of dysfunctional government employees find themselves responsible for shooting down asteroids that are headed for earth. The cast includes Felicia Day, Jason Mewes, Doug Jones, Robert Picardo, and Garrett Wang
Werewolf In A Girls Sorority
This satire of college and werewolf movies is a melting pot of bloody deaths, sexy situations, explosions, werewolves and love at first sight.
Barksdale University is typically a very safe place. But last month’s killing of a young couple on a full moon has people worried, especially detective/wolf expert Will Funter who is in town to investigate Moon Studies 101 teacher Dr. Howell.
The girls at the sorority house are taking the death of their sister pretty hard, and they’re going to get over it the only way they know how, throwing a full moon party- after all, it’s tradition. ‘Every full moon!’ as they say.
Twenty two minutes of that, what could possibly go wrong?
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For years, people have been making home movies, many times using pop culture properties that they may not own, but love. In recent years, these types of projects have come to be known as “fanfilms.” Backyard Blockbusters looks at the history and influence of the fanfilm genre, as well as the copyright and fair use problems these films create, featuring highlights from and interviews with the creators of many popular films.119 min