Directed by Dom Portalla
Produced by Dom Portalla, Ken Flott
after being unable to cope with his little brother's abduction, a man seeks resolution having now learned the truth.
32 min, Massachusetts, USA
Passages - A Short Film
Directed by Neysan Sobhani
Produced by Neysan Sobhani
"Passages" follows two consecutive days in the life of a young child who is experiencing inner turmoil as he tries
to cope not only with a recent major life event but also with an ongoing daily personal struggle. Powerfully presented with
an original score in a modern silent film format, we encounter the conflicts, both within and without, that the sole character
is faced with.
Experimental, 7 mins, Bermuda
Directed by Mark Roush
Produced by Mark Roush,
Christian Purdie, Sean Morelli
During the turn of the nineteenth century, in a tiny town nestled somewhere
in the Netherlands, a husband and wife had traded their souls to a demon in exchange for a recipe that would teach them how
to make the most delicious chocolate in the world.
Fantasy, 9 mins, Oregon, USA
Directed by Mitra Shahidi
Produced by Mitra Shahidi
is a whimsical story of a creative little girl and her scientist grandfather. A series of happy accidents cause the relationship
between these two get stronger.
Animated, 6 min, California, USA
Directed by Bratila Loredana
Produced by Bratila Loredana
experimental film "Raw" is designed as a self portrait using visual language to illustrate the creation process from the beginning,
as primordial water, to the final and defined form of an artistic product. By using Sound and Video Editing one creates a
series of tensions which never rich a climax and the final shoot completes the cyclic concept of the film.
Drama, 7 mins,
Rue du Nord
Directed by Vincent Capes
Produced by Vincent Capes
movie follows the tenth and last "Festival Rue du Nord" in Lausanne about experimental and improvised music.
58 min, Nimes, France
Directed by Lori Ravensborg
Produced by Andrew Neil McKenzie
Jackie Turner returns to her small town and her first love, Scott Cooper, after becoming engaged to another man.
17 mins, Alberta, Canada
Directed by Caila Pickett
Produced by Caila Pickett
In "Seawolf," Alison experiences loneliness, joy and fear as she travels to different worlds through magical boxes.
This film has been influenced by the works of artist Joseph Cornell.
Fantasy, 5 mins, USA
Directed by Maximilien Proctor
Produced by Maximilien Proctor
Sometimes a reflection refers to what we see in a mirror. Yet to reflect on something means to mull it over. This
is a film about combining both and then some.
Experimental, 3 mins, Oklahoma,USA
Directed by Chris Cronin
Produced by Philip Meachem
Brendan gets involved in a "Fathers only" treasure hunt for the sake of his 7 year old niece Sophie. But what Brendan
begins to realise is that the parents imagination may have gotten the better of them and it might not be so easy bringing
home Sophie's Fortune.
Action Adventure, 30 min, Bolton, United Kingdom
Directed by Victoria Garza
Produced by Victoria Garza
Stalking.TV is an interactive short film that uses trans-media narrative to tell the story of what happens if you
put together 4 friends with their cellphones, while drinking mezcal mixed with painkillers when they leave their facebook
accounts open. This story is told through facebook, You-Tube videos, twitter, banners advertising, tests and 4 videos, played
in a parallel loop and, pretending to be a live camera streaming website. Each viewer's experience will be different according
to the information that they access, allowing each person to have their own version of the story.
Experimental, 23 min,
Benito Juarez, Mexico
Directed by Wes Halula
Produced by Wes Halula, Chris Roberts,
A simple Midwestern mom scours Las Vegas looking for her young daughter (Lauren Sweetser, WINTERS
BONE) and some guy named "Kyle". When she coaxes an irritated bar owner (Stephen Baldwin, USUAL SUSPECTS) into helping, they
discover the girl has to get out of Vegas now or risk being lost forever.
Drama, 14 mins, California, USA
The Caramel Corn Riot
Directed by Guang Cheng Shie
Produced by Yi Chern Ho
This city is getting worst and worst when three different personalities encountering in divergent spaces: the junior
assistant brutally instructed by the senior cameraman, the real estate agency girl suffered cases of aborted sales, and the
abandoned workers are blocking train tracks to resist......
Experimental, 20 mins, Taiwan
The Perfect Drug
Directed by Artem Makarevich
Produced by Artem Makarevich
A young man lives his life online. Internet becomes his only friend, his only passion. When one day all possible
Internet connections are lost, and he can't solve the problem, he starts to feel real pain. He's addicted, and there's only
one way to get freedom - start live real life.
Drama, 4 min, Moscow, Russian Federation
The Phoenix Project
Directed by Jonathan Bowen
Produced by Jonathan Bowen,
Michael Woxland, Sean Brown
A wealthy investor teams with a brilliant scientist to find a cure for human
aging, but opposing forces work to stop the progress and sabotage the research.
Science Fiction, 15 mins, Oregon, USA
The Red Dream
Directed by Ramazan Nanayev, Francisco Sebastian Muņoz
by Ramazan Nanayev, Francisco Sebastian Muņoz
A man struggles to find meaning as he roams a post-apocalyptic
landscape and encounters the deadly surviving remnants of a military government experiment.
Experimental, 20 mins, New
The Story of M
Directed by Anna Arlanova
Produced by Anna Arlanova
She smiles like Marilyn, she walks like Marilyn, she even dresses like Marilyn... A chance encounter at a second
hand store - and the world of dreams is crushed by reality...
Drama, 23 mins, Russian Federation
The Story Pouch: A Journey
Directed by Todd Kesterson
by Todd Kesterson
The Story Pouch is a 3D computer animated short film about a man alone, unable to expressive
himself creatively. This begins to change as he is pulled into a space of dreams and memories. Through this journey he remembers
what it is like to live the dance and is at last able to tap into his own creativity.
Animated, 5 mins, Oregon, USA
Directed by Nathalie Cools
Produced by Nathalie Cools
film shows a number of important steps that a trans man goes through during his transition in the University Hospital in Ghent
in Belgium. The trans men are shown anonymously as they find themselves at different stages of their transition. One trans
boy and some doctors explain the process of a transition from woman to man.
Documentary, 43 mins, Belgium
Two Persons Max
Directed by Tim Kent
Produced by Tim Kent, Danny Rogers
Jemma has finished another hard day at work. Holding a bunch of work files and looking exhausted she enters the lift
and probably, it's the first time in her life she really wished she had taken the stairs. This is a story based on possibilities
and cliches, coloured by unpredictable quirky twists. It is a psychological drama set in a claustrophobic place, which follows
the popular rules of the cat and mouse game, without defining the identity of the players.
Thriller, 10 min, Buckinghamshire,
Une balade ā la mer
Directed by Damien Stein
Produced by Damien Stein
A ride towards the sea is the odyssey of a small animated character who decides to go out to face the city and the
nature to free his goldfish. But the cadence of his own will reserve for him numerous surprises: every person, every element
of the city which he will cross could be violent to him.
Animated, 3 mins, Rennes, France
Who is Chang'e - Lady on
Directed by Patricia Li
Produced by Patricia
According to the Chinese legend, Chang'e is over 2,000 years old because she had accidentally taken a
pill which made her immortal. The concept of this movie is to bring Chang'e, as the 1st lady ever lived on the moon from the
East, and Jack Hillman, the First American Astronaut landed on the Moon from the West together an ultimate encounter when
East meets the West. And the screenplay is based on the romance between a Chinese legendary immortal woman on the moon and
an American astronaut during his lunar mission...and a research assignment on how Jack Hillman, an American astronaut, saved
the world in the 60s, Paul Liu, a news reporter, with the help of Joey Hillman, Jack's niece, discovered an untold love story
behind this heroic act.
Science Fiction, 29 mins, USA