Wednesday, July 24, 3:15 pm

Program 36

@ Laemmle NOHO

Out Of My Mind
United States / Music Video / 3 mins

Director/Writer: Evangeline Lindes

Cast: Evangeline Lindes

Music video and original song about friendship, love and heartbreak

You're the One
United States / Drama / 14 mins

Director: Lily Landau

Writer: Jansen Baier

Producer: Matt Kern, Nathaly Martinez

Cast: Chas Laughlin, Kate Peabody  

Former high school sweethearts run into each other in a fateful moment and spend a day trying to retrieve the passion of their misspent youth.


You're the One is a dark romantic short film, produced in its entirety by a group of high school seniors in the Film program at Viewpoint School in Calabasas, California.

The Rule of Fours
United States / Drama / 10 mins

Director/Writer: Max Rogoff

Writer: WIlliam Stoughton

Producer: Megan Sun, Silvia Miranda

Cast: Garrett Edell, Afton Boggiano

James, a young man with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, begins to date Mia, a spunky young woman. When their relationship is threatened, James must learn a valuable lesson in self-acceptance with his obsessive tendencies.

Discoveries: Awakening
United States / Drama / 3 mins

Director: Noah Semeria

Discoveries: Awakening is a film that encapsulates beauty, motion, and life that constantly surrounds one's life but it is that you must become expose/awakened to this reality in order to live a more fulfilling life!

Grey Heart
United States / Drama / 11 mins

Director/Writer: Theo Taplitz

Producer: Isabella Barbieri 

Cast: RJ Solomon, Jamie Burris, Olivia Eggleston

Filled with enough angst and stress to turn his hair grey, teenaged Holden and his family each try to cope in their own ways after their abusive father moves out.

United States / Drama / 10 mins

Director/Writer: Keely Martin

Cast: Dara Yu, Amelia Conway

Elle feels unfulfilled by her colorless world, as she struggles to find the identity of a mysterious girl that reappears in each of her vibrant dreams.

United States / Drama / 10 mins

Director/Writer: Dusan Brown

Cast: Bentley Green, Dante Brown, Myles Brown, Dusan Brown

With increasing violence in his neighborhood, a young man, Reece, fights for his community regardless of the consequences.

United States / Drama / 5 mins

Director/Writer: Jackson Little

Producer: Alireza Yahyaei

A business man under pressure working at home, finds himself facing a series of strange occurrences while waiting for his wife to come home.

Driver's Ed
United States / Drama / 13 mins

Director: Dana Koops

Producer: Samuel Parker, Dana Koops

Cast: Dana Koops, Samuel Parker, Robert Henley Starr

An overconfident teen seeks to pass her driving test despite unexpected obstacles.

The Doves
United States / Drama / 6 mins

Director/Writer: Chloe Campos

Cast: Deia Pizzey, Olivia Campos

THE DOVES, is an art film that expresses the affects of drug abuse, which is a growing epidemic. It is based on a poem Chloe wrote in response to witnessing some of her closest friends struggle with dependency. The film follows a teenage girl, Zelda, who experiences the vivid hallucinations of the “answer”, but is met with the harsh reality of the addiction.

Le Loyon
United States / Drama / 15 mins

Director/Writer: Daniel Valentine

Producer: Tracy Mockwitz

Cast: Savannah Henley Rayve, Natalie Ball, Tanner Adams

Valery, a teen grieving from the loss of her little brother at such a young age, has been haunted by a Mysterious Being who roams the woods searching for its next victim. Valery soon finds out that her brother is connected to this Being, and needs to know why with the help of her friend Mia.

United States / Drama / 12 mins

Director/Writer: Logan Polish

Producer: Janet Dubois, Mark Polish, Rosemberg Salgado

Cast: Logan Polish, Jack Kilmer, Colin Ford, Jackson Pace

Set in the near future, two aspiring astrophysicist control the fate of their human-like drone MARGOT while exploring the exoplanet Astor.

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