Short Film Competition
Erenik Beqiri • 15min
A man hungry for power finds a new way to satisfy his appetite.
Phillipe McKie • 11min
The technologically enhanced body of a young mercenary hacker is overrun by a sentient data weapon which soon becomes her only ally.
I Am The Doorway
Robin Kasparik • 15min
Inhabit the head of an astronaut trapped in a spaceship as a strange virus grows inside him, altering his mind.
Miriam is Going to Mars
Michael Lippert • 15min
A woman with schizophrenia attempts to escape a psychiatric hospital by signing up for the first human mission to Mars.
Waiting for Pascale
Guillaume Harvey • 15min
Surrounded by drones and useless gadgets, four vain thirty-somethings get together for dinner. Their enjoyment is hampered by the prospect an uninvited guest.
Zoey & the Wind-up Boy
Marica Petrey • 29min
A young girl explores the landscapes of her imagination, searching for secrets about her mysterious past.
Gigi Saul Guerrero • 8min
As the lone survivor of a disaster awakens on a deserted beach, it becomes clear that there are more dangers lurking in the woods than a hungry beast.
Born of Sin
William Boodell • 10min
A father leaves his eight-year-old daughter in their car while he enters a bar for a drink. Little do either of them know what awaits her.
Jenny Secoma In: The Blind Spot
Jack Warner • 28min
A paranoid exorcist works her way through a gruelling day, but suspicion and terror hound her at every turn... and something keeps catching the corner of her eye.
Evocation of a Nightmare
Wally Chung • 2min
Entering what seems to be a deserted building, a man explores and finds an unwanted guest.
Ludovic de Gaillande • 3min
After moving to a lighthouse off the French coast to check the installations following an electrical disruption, Vincent witnesses strange signals of light coming from the sea.
No Man's Land: A Folktale
Ty Turley • 15min
An entire village in Sierra Leone re-enacts a local folktale. A stubborn farmer and his family farm a plot of land that belongs to the spirits... against the wishes of the village elders.
Raquel Fogel • 4min
An abused and repressed housewife finally finds solace after murdering her husband.
Julien Homsy • 18min
In this adaptation of a Stephen King short story, Weber's addiction to poker leads him into deep trouble. Forced to cover his debt to Mr. Rudy, he takes a highly risky way out.
Carlos G. Gananian • 14min
That voice in her head. It just won't let go.
A Father's Day
Mat Johns • 10min • w/ Pin Cushion
Today is special. Apocalypse or not.
L. Gustavo Cooper • 7min • w/ I Remember You
Mary warns Amy not to venture from her room at night lest she disturb the other guests. Amy ignores the warning and discovers a dark and deadly secret.
Nicholas Santos • 4min • w/ Snowflake
In the last act of a slasher film, Bruce attempts to reclaim his manliness and impress the final girl.
Ashlea Wessel • 10min • w/ Tigers Are Not Afraid
A traumatized woman seeks penance and personal transformation through tattooing after surviving a devastating pregnancy. One night, drenched in booze and ink, her deepest fears threaten to consume her.
It Began Without Warning
Jessica Curtright & Santiago C. Tapia • 6min • w/ Let the Corpses Tan
"The time has come," the Walrus said. And all the little Oysters stood and waited in a row.
Norma Vila • 16min • w/ Vampyr Vidar
Dreams die; blood is eternal.
Olaf Svenson • 16min • w/ Jailbreak
When Olga finds the man who killed her parents, it’s time for him to get what’s coming to him.
Eliane Lima • 24min • w/ Love and Saucers
Witness 75-year-old Robert’s daily transformation into a living doll in this experimental documentary.
Signal to Noise
Jarret Blinkhorn • 4min • w/ Les Affamés
A young man discovers a strange radio frequency.
Daumon Khakpour & Travis Pulchinski • 16min • w/ The Crescent
In hopes of finding a better life in a new country, a desperate man hides his wife in his checked luggage.
Viola vs The Vampire King
Kevin Fermini • 8min • w/ Top Knot Detective
Everyone loves a Super 8 vampire kung-fu revenge flick.
What Comes From The Swamp
Tyler Macri • 16min • w/ Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse
A young man struggles to care for the humanoid he's concealed within a crawl space since childhood.