Bend is a psychological thriller- teaser for a pilot -with mystery, drama, fantasy and supernatural elements.
After her sister’s apparent suicide, Fay returns to the sleepy northern town she used to call home. Left to face the ghosts of their past, she embarks on a quest with her neighbor and childhood friend, Mina, to find out the truth regarding Crystal’s disappearance
Director/Writer: Lucy Vico
Cast: Lucy Vico, Iva Hasperger
United States / Drama / 5 mins
HERMAN is a daytime horror about the earthly forces around us that impact our lives but we aren't aware of - or choose to ignore. The story concerns a young boy who discovers a strange figurine. Its mysterious effect on his family suggests it could be a harbinger of larger consequence.
Director/Writer: Eric Bodge
Cast: Aria Spinello, Kimberlee Oren, Yates Warren
United States / Drama / 15 mins
In 2022 after Roe v. Wade is overturned, a woman struggles to find the care that she needs after being sexually assaulted.
It Happened One Night
Director/Writer: Jabree Webber
Cast: Paulina Bugembe, Jabree Webber
United States / Drama / 10 mins
A pregnant Chinese girl escapes an ICE raid on her maternity hotel in Los Angeles to preserve her American dream, only to find herself forced to look after a little Chinese boy.
You Win USA Vacation Resort
Director/Writer: Georgia Fu
Producer: Eve Symington, Rebecca Shuhan Lou, Pin Chun Liu
Cast: Demi Ke, Dylan Huang, Ryan Keem
United States / Drama / 18 mins
On the morning of her annual Memorial Day barbecue, a young mother, Jiya, is threatened by tormenting symptoms of postpartum psychosis. Overwhelmed, she tries to suppress the sense of dread as her mental state worsens, but her sense of reality begins to deteriorate when the final guest arrives -- her mother.
Director/Writer: Cara Lawson
Writer: Lisa Wilkinson
Producer: Miguel Lozano
Cast: Shivaani Sharma
United States / Drama / 13 mins
A truck stop diner, a killer confesses his bizarre experiments to a blogger for the LA Times. An unassuming middle-aged man shares his appetite for twisting fate and playing God. He has polaroids of his ninety-nine victims, by the end of their meal, one of them will be the next.
The 100th Victim
Director/Writer: Anthony von Seck
Cast: Anthony von Seck, Devon Graye
United States / Drama / 20 mins
Sheila Hancock stars as Ellie; a woman gathering her strength on the morning of the hardest day of her life. Unwaveringly, she prepares to perform her last act of love. As she navigates her feelings and the very practical considerations of getting this done, she finds that another big decision is to be made.
From This Day Forward
Director/Writer: Karel van Bellingen
Producer: Storr Redman
Cast: Sheila Hancock, Michael Jayston, Melissa Neal, Connor Harris