Hope

(Switzerland) 


"Hope" tells the Story of a little boy, who is condemned to spend the time he has left in a prisoners' camp. The memories of his mother are the only thing keeping him alive.


​Produced by Samuel Scherrer
Directed by Michael Scherrer


Web Series / New Media

The Bridge


Pono, a tenacious seven-year old boy lives with his family in a five-story tree house deep in the rainforest of Hawaii's Manoa Valley. Pono's father provides critical ancestral knowledge through cultural transmission to his youngest descendant...

​Produced by Connie M. Florez and Ken Monroe

Written and Directed by Cindy lodice

Forty Miles to Macon


Directed by Daniel Espeut

Rebirth


A young woman gets her beauty and vanity taken by a masked figure.


​Produced by Anirudh Pisharody

Written by Jill Von D
Directed by Jill Von D


Painting Saints


Being born and raised in Santa Fe, NM, art has run through Monica’s blood for generations. As the oldest artist at the Spanish Market, known for her traditional depictions of the Spanish saints, Monica uses her art to push through loss and life- and she doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon.


​Produced and Written by

Vincent Mann and Bunee Thomlinson

Locked


A man locked his monster wife in the bedroom. In order to protect his wife, he killed all the people who came to seek help in his house.


​Produced by Ye Kuang, Yuxiao Wang, Richard J. Dubin, Xia Hou 

Written by Ye Kuang
Directed by Ye Kuang


Forgive-Don't Forget


During Japan's surrender at the end of World War II, numerous swords were confiscated by American officers. In order to better understand the past and build a bridge between cultures in the present, a filmmaker attempts to return one of these surrendered swords to its original owner​.
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Written by Austin Journey

Directed by Brad Bennett, Jonah Guelzo, Austin Journey, Paul Ufema

Music Videos

ETHNOPHOBIA

(United Kingdom) 


Survival, clash and symbiosis go side by side; all accompanied by bursts of joy and pain as a result of man’s internal need to find and exaggerate differences when similarities are obviously greater.


​Produced by Irida Zhonga

Written by Petros Koskinas
Directed by Joann Zhonga


Then, Now and Forever:

​Zuni in the Grand Canyon

​Documentary Short

Rock Regga 


The series title, which means just "just a minute" in Hebrew, is a guiding force of this Israel-Based web series offering very short portraits of people from all walks of life. Twenty-five episodes spread over two seasons give intimate glimples of the country that tourists don't typically see and residents tend to overlook.


​Produced by Marc Kornblatt
Directed by Marc Kornblatt


More Than Words


Rachel and Nick return to their hometown to greet friends and family after Nick's recent diagnosis with a rare brain disorder...


​Produced by Tripp Townsend, Regina Bang, Javier Del Olmo

Written by Gabriel Alicto Chavez
Directed by Gabriel Alicto Chavez


Green Light

(Republic of Korea)

With the ecosystem destroyed after a nuclear war, Mari, a survivor, does all she can to rebuild. When she stumbles upon a robot soldier in an abandoned city, everything changes. 


​Produced by Seongmin Kim

Written by Seongmin Kim and Woojin Chang
Directed by Haejung Suk


All About You

(Canada)

Directed by Allison Beda

Watchman's Canoe


In 1969 Jett, a fair skinned Native American girl struggles to fit in with her peers on the reservation. After summoning the trees to shield her from her bullies she realizes her special connection with the surrounding nature. With the help of a tribal Watchman she embarks on a spiritual journey to discover her destiny.

​Produced by Barri Chase
Written by Barri Chase
Directed by Barri Chase


Maria Fernanda in Time


An overprotective mother produces an accident with terrible consequences in the space-time continuum in the scientific laboratory where his son works.​

​Produced by Carles Isern

Written and Directed by 

Xavier Pijuan

Standing O


What makes a family fall apart and what does it take to put it back together? 
This short documentary takes a heartfelt look at a family separated not only by geographic borders, but by their struggle to cope with their emotional falling-out.


​Produced by Milton Reiss
Written and Directed by Michael Barela


Generation Gap


A escaped mental patient meets his father at the beach, from when his father was his age, and they share a heart to heart.


​Produced by Chris Fiorentini

Written by Chris Fiorentini
Directed by Chris Fiorentini


Pen


While moving into his new apartment and beginning his new life away form home, Richard attempts to write down a girl's phone number before his cell phone runs out of power.


​Produced by Carlos Corral

Written by Diego Rico
Directed by Carlos Corral


Documentary Feature

Narrative Short

Inside The Labyrinth


The film follows individuals from the Tohono O’odham community , who contemplate the meaning of identity, indigenous sovereignty, immigration, borders and fear. 

​Produced by Daniel De Valck and Anne Deligne

Directed by ​Caroline D'hondt

Road Less Traveled


Charlotte is struggling to balance her songwriting career and planning her upcoming wedding. After trying on countless wedding dresses, she knows the only one that’s right for her is her mother’s dress, which is at her grandmother’s house in Harmony, Tennessee. With her two best friends in tow, Charlotte journeys from Los Angeles back to her hometown to ask her grandmother for the dress. But once there, she runs into her ex-boyfriend and starts to wonder what life would have been like if she had never left Harmony. At this fork in the fork in the road, Charlotte will have to choose which path is right for her in Road Less Traveled.

​Produced by Stacia Crawford
Written by Michael Shear and Samantha Shear
Directed by Blair Hayes


The Gift of the Magpie


It's carpe diem for a couple of small time grifters on Christmas Eve 1934.

​Produced by Anita George

Written by Anita George
Directed by Anita George


2017 Feature Presentations

Narrative Feature

Filling In


A gentle giant of man, down on his luck, considers a risky and covert career path. To help him learn the ropes, a grizzled vet in the field takes him under his wing.​

​Produced by Sarah Hawkins

Written and Directed by 

Bradley Hawkins

Animation

Stargazer


Conspiracy theorist and radio host Rick Romero attempts to investigate and reach out to a mysterious cosmic signal while trying to convince the world of his findings and repair his relationship with his estranged daughter.​

​Produced by Rachel Hendrix

Written by Alex K.I. Nielsen, William Thomas

Directed by William Thomas

Watchman's Canoe

​Narrative Feature

Leslie


A singer/songwriter must decide to keep following her dream when everything around her is telling her otherwise

​Produced by Alejandro Montoya Marin

Written by Alejandro Montoya Marin
Directed by Alejandro Montoya Marin


The Trip:

​Mountains & Manhood

​Documentary Feature

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

The Trip: Mountains & Manhood


For the past 35 years, Jeff Voth has led his sons and other groups of men on an annual backpacking trip into the Colorado Rocky Mountains. "The Trip" has become a legendary, masculine benchmark.​

​Produced by Jeff and Caleb Voth

Directed by Fields Cage