USA / Suspense / 18 minutes
Director: John 'Quig' Quigley
Writer: Mark Sanderson, John 'Quig' Quigley
Producer: John 'Quig' Quigley, Cori-Anne Greenhouse, Brent Bye
Cast: Emily Martz, Christopher Wiehl, Majeed Nami
The foursome – each knowing their role in the low-key theft – will have only sixty seconds to make their getaway. What ensues – interwoven with flash forward scenes of what should happen and flashback scenes of what could derail the theft – is a wild, suspenseful ride.
USA / Drama / 17 minutes
Director/Writer: Henry Burge
Producer: Travers Jacobs, Costantino Ciminiello
Cast: Henry Burge, Anthony Skordi
Charlie, a small time diner owner and reformed criminal, who is forced back into his violent past when he gets a visit from his old boss, Bill. Bill is looking for something and someone - Bobby, Charlie’s estranged family member. Bill gives Charlie a 24 hour ultimatum to find Bobby.
Denmark / Drama / 20 minutes
Director/Writer: Simon Mølvig
Producer: Gabriela Uweis
Cast: Joey Moe, Coco Hjardemaal Laybourne
After being indicted in the four-year-old case for his daughter's disappearance but acquitted, John now lives in an isolated and secluded solitary life. However, he is often reminded of his daughter's disappearance when the city's citizens confront him in fights and harassment. But one day, John finds a traumatized Lithuanian girl lying unconscious in his garden. He tries to help her on his own. But not without consequences.
UK / Comedy / 12 minutes
Director/Writer: Robert Herbert McClean
Producer: Ross Morrison
Cast: Lalor Roddy, Maggie Cronin, Derek Halligan
Two assassins keep watch as a young man digs his own grave. Meanwhile, in a fancy-dress shop, the assassins' daughter has just found out she is pregnant to the gravedigger when the kingpin who ordered the hit walks in.
Hungary / Drama / 24 minutes
Director: Jeno Hodi
Writer: Jeno Hodi, Arpad Herman
Producer: Jeno Hodi, Gabor Ferenczy
Cast: Agi Gubik, Tibor Szervet
This adaptation gives new context to the original story. While in the original novel there is no emotional connection between the lead character and the reader, this movie has a captivating and charismatic female lead, who is trying to repair the sins of her father, a war criminal, by saving Jewish children from certain death.
One Of Two
USA / Comedy / 18 minutes
Director/Writer: Jon Huertas
Producer: Andrew J. Sacks, David Sacks
Cast: Alexis Stier, Megan Stier, Alix Angelis, Kris Angelis
A Tragicomedy exploring the dilemma of always being beheld in reference to someone else, and never on your own terms. Our characters all share a connection with each other that is implicit and unspoken and are forced to choose a path that will either release them from a life that has been filled with tormented pain or choose to destroy the lives of the one person who means the most to them.
USA / Thriller / 12 minutes
Director/Writer: Polaris Banks
Producer: Chadwick Struck
Cast: Lance Henriksen
Disillusioned by the justice system, a rogue prosecutor and his team of uniquely talented criminals destroy evidence to keep as many people from prison as possible, but when one of their crime scene clean-ups is revisited by the killer, the strength of their convictions is tested.
USA / Thriller / 27 minutes
Director: Gabriel Beristain
Writer: Carroll Brown,
Producer: Carroll Brown, Jonathan Levit
Cast: Ron Perlman, Manu Vega
When an ambitious young Mexican diplomat loses his career and is reduced to caddying at a golf resort, he kidnaps an arrogant American businessman in a misguided attempt to buy his old life back, unprepared for the battle of wills that ensues.
The Danger in Front
Canada / Drama / 17 minutes
Director/Writer: Alexis Chartrand
Producer: Patrick Francke-Sirois
Cast: Bruno Marcil, Guillaume Cyr,Guillaume Lambert
While observing life outside his shop, a barber thinks he sees someone who is after his life and his family. Confronted with imminent danger, the barber decides to react
The Invisible Ones
USA / Drama / 8 minutes
Director: Eliza Brownlie
Writer: Stephani Gan, Eliza Brownlie
Producer: Jared Lundy
Cast: Stephani Gan, Audrey Cymone, Hanna-Lee Sakakibara, Tiffany Dunia, Louise Lagana
After the disappearance of her younger sister and niece in a small California town, a woman takes matters into her own hands and finds herself thrust into the dark underworld of the American sex trafficking industry.
USA / Drama / 10 minutes
Director: Jon Huertas
Writer: Kenny Stevenson
Producer: Andrew J. Sacks, David Sacks
Cast: Kenny Stevenson, Currie Graham
David is haunted by a lack of accomplishment or purpose and no one in his life has ever had an ounce of confidence in him. He decides he'll prove them all wrong by doing the unthinkable...Committing a Car-Jacking, but when he meets Wayne, what ensues is nothing short of a gelastic quest for validation.
USA / Comedy / 9 minutes
Director: Nardeep Khurmi
Writer: Denzil Meyers
Producer: Julie Bersani
Cast: Denzil Meyers, Karthik Srinivasan
An in-depth look at the real-life world of phishing scams. The film is a cautionary tale of how easy it is to get caught up in such a scam, even if you think you’re smart enough to know better!