A Night in Jail
USA / Drama / 21 mins

Director: Ethan Nahlinder

Writer: H.A. Swan

Producer: Ethan Nahlinder, H.A. Swan

Cast: Travers Tobis, Charlie Scola

After getting busted for drugs, college-bound Danny is forced to spend a night in jail with a mentally ill, homeless drug addict. Danny believes he has nothing in common with his cellmate, but as the night trudges on, he realizes he is horribly mistaken.

A Night in Jail is being used for drug prevention education in schools. 

China / Drama / 13 mins

Director/Writer: Kehan Chen

Producer: Ning Feng

Cast: Yu Zhang, Zhida Zhou

Zihan’s boyfriend Kaichun had a mysterious identity: He needs to be “charged” and always carried power banks, like a cell phone. What worried Ziying is that he usually sneaked out their houses and never explains to her. But they got married eventually, and that’s when the truth emerged.  

USA / Drama / 4 mins

Director/Writer: Riley Scott

Producer: Brad Kester, Andrew Norbeck

A man faces an internal dilemma when deciding whether or not to go into a restaurant.

USA /  Drama / 9 mins

Director/Writer: Hazel Sepenuk

Producer: Hazel Sepenuk, Vivian Wolfson

Cast:​ Adrian Sparks, Allison Andreas

Dementia affects many families in different ways. This short film tells the story of a man who suffers from dementia, as he tries navigate the disease.

Diamond Game
USA / Drama / 10 mins

Director/Writer: Nolan Hieu Trifunovic

Producer: Nolan Hieu Trifunovic, Maya Pacheco

Cast:​​ Leila Perry, Joon Paul Kim

Three high school teens have gathered to write a script about a 70s cop show but the fictional characters they have created live in a digital world that requires them to act out the story. As the script takes an unexpected turn, one of the fictional characters begins to question his masters.

USA / Drama / 3 mins

Director/Writer: Chloe Campos

Producer: Chloe Campos, Alfonso Campos

Cast:​​ Karina Rodriguez, Sofia Chicorelli-Serna

While attempting to migrate to the US, a mother, Esperanza, and her two children, are faced with a life altering decision.

I'm Fine
USA / Drama / 11 mins

Director: Lauren Fisher

Writer: Benjamin Erhardt

Producer: Corey Lindabury

Cast: Kyle Hastings, Lindsey Mazelin

Everyone says it, but deep down inside... are they really?

USA / Animation / 8 mins

Director/Writer: Yinuo Wei

Producer: Yinuo Wei

This is a story about a robot who wants to have a companion of his kind, and he decides to build one himself. During a landfill scout of components, the main character met and start an unexpected relationship with a robot he met...

Living Ghosts
USA / Drama / 5 mins

Director/Writer: Charli Einhorn

Producer: Kyle Einhorn

Cast: Rachael Frost, Jennifer Sherer

When a close friend dies, a troubled young woman is forced to re-experience and re-exam parts of her past

Marble Man
USA / Drama/ 9 mins

Director/Writer: Pearl Amanda Dickson

Producer: Damian C. King

Cast: Pearl Amanda Dickson, Jayna Sweet

Marble Man is the story of a teenager who falls in love with a statue. Her love and delusion grow as she believes she can turn this statue back into a human being. After figuring out that she isn't the Pygmalion of her story (able to turn a statue into a person by simply wishing), she takes a darker turn into the readings of myths of young Greek and Roman women like herself.

Press Start
USA / Comedy / 12 mins

Director/Writer: Kelsey Yuhan Cui

Producer: Yuan Wang

Cast: Michael C. Anderson, Alejandro Cowie

Sisyphus is the hero in a video game, but the Player outside keeps giving him a hard time. Could Sisyphus take the control back and win?

Responsible Party
USA / Drama / 7 mins

Director/Writer: Maggie Budzyna

Producer: Maggie Budzyna

Cast: Charlotte Shovilin, Asher Shovilin

Seven-year-old Avery is left home alone to watch her younger siblings after childcare plans fall through.

USA / Drama / 8 mins

Director/Writer: Dusan Brown

Producer: Dusan Brown, Joyce Kelly-Brown

Cast: Maya Boyce, Jahred King

When a girl finds out the truth about her background, she goes on a search to discover the essence of her being.

USA / Documentary / 6 mins

Director: Nicholas Cornick, Riley Scott, James Wilkey, Gabriel Yung

A documentary covering a San Diego wheelchair basketball team and how the players are not held back by their disabilities.