USA / Drama / 3 minutes
Director/Writer: Payton Ray Daly
Producer: Payton Ray Daly
Cast: Ava Courville
"Girls" is an experimental short film inspired by the Emily Dickinson poem "After a Hundred Years." "Girls" addresses the struggles of young girls in the 1800s versus the present day. It depicts an 1800s girl, Mary, constrained by her corset, her society’s idea of perfection, and a present-day girl, Sophia, pressured to hide behind her makeup, today's idea of perfection.
The Butterfly Effect
USA / Drama / 22 minutes
Director/Writer: Amy Moore
Producer: Amaya Rosales
Cast: Emma Fitzgerald, Tami Terrel, Megan Becker, Elizabeth Hayashi
This soon-to-be high school junior, 16-year-old, Willow, loses herself after being sexually assaulted at a party. Beginning in a therapy office, Willow explains why she is here by flashing back to the events that led up to this moment.
When Night Falls
USA / Horror / 9 minutes
Director: Luke McKinley, Cesar Renteria
Writer: Alejandra Acosta, Alyssa Ferrell, Luke McKinley, Donny Perez
Cast: Malori Koenig-Dela Cruz, Terrance Smith, June Aston, Reece Hamby
Halloween 2016—After a night of trick-or-treating, a group of teens cut through the woods on their way home but quickly discover they’re not alone.