JULY 23, 7:45PM
USA / Animation / 3 minutes
Director/Writer: Michael Ralla
Producer: Michael Ralla
A humanoid finds a severed, big mechanical hand in the desert, during a period of time that robot junkyards have become roadside attractions.
Casual Vignettes of Gilded Vulgarity
USA / Drama / 12 minutes
Director/Writer: Paul Kaiser
Producer: Joanna Fang, John Charter
Cast: Carrie Bernans, Granville Ames, Dominic Hoffman
Casual Vignettes of Gilded Vulgarity is an allegorical account told through a series of vignettes that connect the origin of American systemic and structural racism to its contemporary manifestations.
USA / Drama / 15 minutes
Director/Writer: Kuan Cao
Producer: Zhiyuan Zou, Jinyang Zhang
Cast: Greena Ell Park, Kennedy Porter, Yun Jeong
USA / Drama / 14 minutes
Director/Writer: Nick Everhart
Producer: Nick Everhart, Laura J. Hill, Leah Pipes
Cast: Leah Pipes, Brooks Wheelan, Macy Friday, Chase Bernstein
Iris Madison is a woman who has it all: a Hollywood house, a handsome husband, a thriving acting career. But she feels empty, lost, and longing for meaning. Something deeper is calling to her...
Earth to Zippy!
USA / Comedy / 11 minutes
Director: Mickey Bloom
Producer: Catherine Regio
Cast: Bambi Bottoms, Joy Regullano, Dave Child
In an irreverent ode to the silent films of yesteryear, a martian lands on Earth to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming an actor in Hollywood, but finding success is more difficult than he imagined.
USA / Drama / 10 minutes
Director: Blake Vaz
Writer: Roman Arabia, Mike Bane
Producer: Xavier Charles, Roman Arabia, Blake Vaz
Cast: Fernanda Romero, Truly Magyar, Lauren Bair, Lauren Deshane
Field technician, Lillian Romero, is sent out to diagnose an error from her company's home assistant device L.U.N.A. When she arrives she discovers this is no ordinary error...or home. Inside she meets Jaime and Sarah Campbell, who are having an issue with their home assistant device, L.U.N.A. Only this visit is not like the rest as the device beckons her deeper into the house to reveal the home's true secret.
USA / Drama / 9 minutes
Director: Sebastian Sdaigui
Writer: Carol Garlick
Producer: Sebastian Sdaigui, Mariah Morgenstern
Cast: Jackie Cruz, Milicent Simmonds, Beau Knapp, Isabella di Rienzo
When an escaped hostage is turned loose, Billie struggles against the clock to prove her loyalty and become a full-fledge member of the Bumblebees.
USA / Thriller / 12 minutes
Director/Writer: Andy Cohen, Grover Ellisor
Producer: Andy Cohen, Grover Ellisor
Cast: Andy Cohen, Grover Ellisor, Bun B, Hans Christopher, Anastasia Antonia
After being robbed blind, Noah and Damian turn to their only hope for salvation—a peculiar Uncle who happens to be a spiritual guru. He helps them get back on their feet... but at what cost?