Films we are proud to showcase in 2019
Directed by James Chanter
Having been forced off the grid following a private security operation gone wrong, the Defector (Lee McGeough) has been set up, targeted for elimination. Forced to escape his previous life and on the run, he must use his specialist skills and tactics to survive long enough to deliver vital information against his ruthless former security agency.
House of Redemption
Directed by Tammy Klembith
Everyone is hiding something...Redemption is a choice...Except in this house. This whisks us to a place where all actions have consequences. In this short film, we're thrust inside the mind of a young woman forced to face her own truth while staying at an Airbnb with her friend.
Nothing is Sacred
Directed by Peter Jang
A gang enforcer is ordered to kill his brother-in-law by his adopted mother's sex trafficking ring in order to save his young niece and sister from being sold into sexual slavery.
Directed by Jonathan Cocco
When his wife is brutally murdered, a former assassin swears retribution. Discovering that his former partner orchestrated this horrific act, our hero must confront his blood-soaked past. In his rage-fueled rampage, no one will be safe. Only death can satisfy vengeance.
Ring of Fire
Directed by Tracy Kleeman
Callie puts on her best poker face while she embarks on the run from Los Angeles through the desert, with nothing but her Toyota Solara and a pack of cigarettes. Seeking refuge from the open road, Callie finds herself in a small, local dive bar. Though only a few townie drunks populate the joint, a young woman named Mac mans the bar. Callie recognizes the signs of an abused woman, and the interaction they share forces her to ultimately come to terms with what or whom she is running from. Think THELMA & LOUISE meets GONE GIRL.
Some Dark Places
Directed by Nicolas Simonin
Anthology showcasing 3 distinctive stories exploring fears in 3 different
locations: Paris, Los Angeles, and Mexico. Pick a place...Face your fear.
Directed by Lana Lekarinou
Caught in a stifling marriage to a narcissist Sofia has reached her breaking point.
As she ponders her uncertain future a cast of shady characters ponder the worth
of her yellow diamond, her most valuable possession. Or is it? When everyone
is after the only thing you have, and when the only thing you have is,
Directed by Andre Gaumond
John and Boris, two computer scientists, confront after the discovery of a revolutionary application that allows them to transfer thought from one person to another.
The Terms of Us
Directed by Roberto Sanchez
Jose Garcia, a successful actor, has a chance encounter with a homeless woman who forces him to face his past.
I'd Kill For Her
Directed by Jonathan Cocco
A trailer for a dark fantasy noir film where a private investigator has to deal with a seductive succubus and a ravenous zombie crime boss who both want him for their insidious agendas.
Old Mrs. Jenkins
Directed by Thomas Norman and Taryn Hough
Reminiscent of the campy horror films from the 80s, Old Mrs. Jenkins tells the story of what happens to a couple after a thunderstorm leaves them in the dark. With only candles, a broken flashlight and a fireplace to light the night, together they learn that some scary stories should never be retold.
Directed by Steven Chan
Special Agents race against time attempting to save individuals, pitted against one another, from VIRTUAL death.
Red White and Black
Directed by Elia Petridis
This one take fight scene music video provides a visual metaphor to express the heart of Hoop's track dealing with themes of oppression, struggle and race.
Directed by Raquel Salvatella de Prada
A visual representation on an excerpt from prisoner Chris McBride’s letter to the newspaper Indy Week dated on July 4th 2012.
Stari Grad (Old Town)
Directed by Jack Beck
A fable set in Old Town, Dubrovnik, Croatia. A boy, hiding from artillery fire, makes a wish for peace. Unfortunately, it all comes true.
Directed by Jonathan Cocco
In the darkness of upper reality a woman finds an unimaginable book.
Directed by Rani Deighe Crowe
When a guy needs the answers for a test, he gets a girl to let him cheat.
The United Guys Network
Directed by Tabatha Golat
Loving newlywed husband Paul Seger is making the other guys in the neighbourhood look bad. Time for The United Guys Network to step in and teach him how to be a 'real' husband.
Where Shadows Go In The Dark
Directed by Juliet Lucas
Have you ever wondered where your shadow goes in the dark? What adventures it embarks on while you sleep? Follow the story of one heroic shadow, as it spends its' night fending of nightmare spirits, all so that its' charge may have a peaceful sleep filled with good dreams.
Woe is She
Directed by Chelsea B. Lockie
Jenny knows a few things for sure: she's jobless, homeless, broke, and depressed. She knows that Nicole is her best friend, Nicole hates feelings, and Nicole is her best chance at survival. Can friendship cure depression? No. But it's all she's got.
Cupid Is Not a Terrorist
Directed by bellopropello
Love is a random thing. Finding true love is a thrilling adventure, especially if personally involved as target.
Directed by Margie Kelk
I have worked with animator Lynne Slater to finish a stop-motion film which revolves around the destruction produced by human pollution in the marine environment. Antarctica is now the focus of my creative output as I work to show my audience what a beautiful continent we risk losing.
Directed by Sarah Galloway
Biking finds its groove in Asbury Park, NJ! Stringbean and his bandmates bike to their boardwalk gigs all summer long. As the boardwalk crowds swell, the film reveals the power of music to bring people together. Shot entirely with a GoPro action camera, “Bike Riddim” lets you join the ride.
Something To Believe In
Directed by Amy McCorkle
A behind the scenes look at one woman's journey of self-healing through a specific artistic project, "Letters to Daniel." Featuring interviews with caregivers, friends and fellow creators. Including a tribute to the Daniel of "Letters to Daniel" , Daniel Craig.
Loyalty Not Royalty
Behind every song, is an untold story
The Battle for Jericho
Directed by Rob George
When sorting out her mother’s estate, Sarah uncovers dark family secrets and evidence that the real cause of her sister’s death was an attack by a mutant, brain-eating jellyfish that had infiltrated the water supply.
Directed by Dustin Morrow
"Black Pool" is a gripping thriller about a revenge-fueled, cat-and-mouse game of imprisonment and interrogation. Thirty years ago, Michael’s life was shattered by a shadowy figure he saw for only a fleeting moment. But tonight, through a chance encounter, he believes he’s found the man responsible for ruining his life. And he’s going to make him pay. But does he have the right man? And how far will he go for the truth?
Directed by Stefan Harris
Businessman Horace Jones is deep in debt. While his family thinks he's in Hong Kong on a business deal, he is covertly working a deadly quiet night-shift in his own service station to make ends meet. When a suspicious character expires in the station's toilet clutching a large wad of cash, Horace is suddenly offered a tempting opportunity to dispose of the evidence and solve his financial problems.
Directed by Asger Bartels
21-year-old director Asger Bartels’ self-financed, feature film-debut tells the story of the complexities of millennial coming-of-age through the eyes and lens of Louis (Karim Theilgaard). Following the death of his estranged father, the photographer Louis is left feeling he hasn't achieved as much in life as he had hoped for. He is still chasing the same dream of becoming a famous photographer but have been stuck working on the same project for many years. Louis’ girlfriend Rosa (Kimmie Falstrøm) tries to get Louis to snap out of it and grow up, but when old acquaintances make an appearance the night draws Louis back in.
Directed by Ilir Pristine
Florrie is a 30 year old woman dating 3 men simultaneously. Juggling all these men is catching up with her as is her complicated past. Her best friend Henrietta puts Florrie on the spot and forces her to pick one of the committed boyfriends. Why is Florrie not able to accept love from any of these men?
Directed by Travis Bain
A young couple in tropical Australia is trapped in their beach house by three armed fugitives carrying a mysterious box containing unknown contents, and they must rely on their wits and cunning to survive as a severe cyclone looms.
Directed by Christopher Baiza
MYRA is a transgender street hustling Mexican-American girl who finds acceptance and love from a notorious gang-leader MANNY ROSAS and forms a relationship while selling dope for him.
Trouble Is My Business
Directed by Tom Konkle
Private Investigator Roland Drake falls for two sisters from the Montemar family. One woman is dead and the other wants to kill him. Starring Vernon Wells (Mad Max) and Brittney Powell (Xena) A dark tale of love and betrayal, told in the classic style of film noir.
Where Sleeping Dogs Lie
Directed by Josh Pierson
A Neo-Noir Crime Drama about two brothers with a strained relationship and their childhood best friend that find themselves in a tragic twist of events during a botched robbery attempt.
Short Script category
Layla - Ron Podell
Kill Gandhi - James N. Freeman
Mensa Ball - David Rasch
Game Day - Rebekah McAuliffe
Moto Cartel - Israel Rios
Dire Consequences - Joseph Leone
Television Pilot category
Antidote - David J. Keogh
Untroubled - Michael Corleone
Feature Script category
Saying Goodbye - Amy McCorkle
Beginnings and Bobby - Sean Coe
Hope - Alejandro Moreno
Rainbows and Silver Buckles - Stuart Schulz
May A Girl Sit Here - Stuart Schulz
Gotta Itch For Mitch - Janice Haas