SATURDAY 
JULY 23, 3:15PM 
PROGRAM 11

SHORTLIST
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First Day
USA / Drama / 11 minutes

Director: Arya Moghaddam

Writer: Arya Moghaddam, Brennan Gilpatrick

Producer: Joanna Koss

Having immigrated to the states, on September 11, 2001 a young Iranian boy attends his first day of school.

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Super Scar
USA / Animation / 23 minutes

Director/Writer: Lauren Aboulafia

Producer: Lauren Aboulafia, Kimleigh Smith, Seth Grossman

In Super Scar, writer/actor/animator Lauren Aboulafia shares her real-life traumatic birth experience with humor and humanity. After giving birth three months early, she struggled to stay sane amidst the madness of the NICU. In telling her story, Lauren learns to be grateful for all the goodness in her life, especially her new scar, which ultimately symbolizes her newfound warrior spirit.

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Uncommon Negotiator
USA / Drama / 23 minutes

Director: Brian Glassford

Writer: Daniel Pierce, Brian Glassford

Producer: Brian Glassford, Bayley Holt, Lesley Glassford, Lesley Glassford, Daniel Roebuck, Lance Larson

Cast: Landon Jacob Lee, Daniel Roebuck, James Black, Megan Elizabeth Barker, Vicky Dawson

A young pastor's world is turned upside-down when he's suddenly thrust into a dangerous hostage situation. The only way he'll be able to get anyone out alive is by bravely reaching out to appeal to the soul of a violent gunman.

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Endless Video
USA / Comedy / 17 minutes

Director/Writer: Gwendolyn Infusino

Producer: Reina Higashitani, Gwendolyn Infusino

Cast: Steve Olson

A group of well-intentioned but hopelessly flawed film enthusiasts struggle to save their beloved video store from extinction.

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Bébé
USA / Drama / 14 minutes

Director: Stephen French

Writer: Rachel Greenhoe, Sharon Zhang, Stephen French

Producer: Stephen French

Cast: Sharon Zhang

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