TUESDAY
JULY 26, 7:45PM 
PROGRAM 30

SHORTLIST
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For Good
USA / Drama / 16 minutes

Director: Lukas Dong

Writer: Shane Munson

Producer: Nicole Smolen, Lily Blavin, William Day Frank, David Goldblum

Cast: Lily Blavin, Charlie DePew

Jennifer and her husband Andrew begin their IVF journey filled with hope and love. But the discomfort and burden of the daily injections begin to take their toll on the relationship. Andrew becomes detached from Jennifer and obsessed with an alligator he is convinced he saw in the canals. Jennifer becomes depressed and begins doubting her husband’s sanity. The couple’s final round of IVF forces them to come face to face with their issues.

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The Hostage
USA / Comedy / 7 minutes

Director/Writer: Natalie Prisco

Producer: Paul Feig, Laura Fischer, Kesila Childers, Erica Fishman

Cast: Annie Mumolo, Paul Scheer

A bored middle-aged woman, desperate for an adrenaline rush, becomes entangled with a crew of dangerous diamond thieves.

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Elevate
USA / Drama / 15 minutes

Director/Writer: Dylan Boom

Producer: Connie Jo Sechrist, Jordan Horowitz, Andrew Carlberg

Cast: Tracie Thoms, Jason Butler Harner

Tiffany works the graveyard shift as a security guard at a high rise building. Over the course of one night on shift, her morality is tested.

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ArmaGoogle
USA / Comedy / 5 minutes

Director: Julián Juaquín

Writer: Matt Flanagan

Producer: Iris Disla, Matt Flanagan

Cast: Benjamin Horwitz, Matt Flanagan, Mohamed Diaby, Mitchell Collins

When Google unexpectedly goes down, the people of the world are confronted with the reality that its presence in their lives was the only thing holding them together as a functioning society.

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After (A Love Story)
USA / Drama / 14 minutes

Director: Clare Cooney

Writer: Alyssa Thordarson

Producer: Alyssa Thordarson, Clare Cooney, Jill Oliver, Mike McNamara

Cast: Glenn Stanton, Alyssa Thordarson, Susaan Jamshidi

After surviving a violent event, a couple tries to overcome the space trauma created between them.

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The Voice Actress
Japan / Drama / 15 minutes

Director/Writer: Anna J. Takayama

Producer: Joe Skinner

Cast: Urara Takano

Kingyo, a veteran voice actress working in Tokyo, possesses a unique ability to see the soul in all things, living and inanimate. The voice acting world is changing and Kingyo must find a way to reconcile her way of living with the modern industry.

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Sobrevivir
USA / Drama / 14 minutes

Director/Writer: Ben Carey Wilson

Producer: David Goldberger

Cast: Mariel Martinez, Emi Félix

We find two lovers on the end of a long journey running for their freedom, and now running from the cartel. In a single room ones journey is explained while the others is just set in motion.

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Triggerman
USA / Drama / 14 minutes

Director/Writer: Tyler Holmes

Producer: Sarah Al-Qatou, Ben Levine

Cast: Cameron J Ross, Grant Hall, Darian Michael Garey

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Hoop Dreams
USA / Drama / 10 minutes

Director/Writer: Kasey Elise Walker

Producer: Nabil Elderkin, Samantha Nirenberg

Cast: Madison Southerland, Torin Ashtun, Jess Willard, Honneur Je Suis Aimé

Savannah Walker's fear of speaking publicly in poetry class leads her to steal her mother's magical golden hoops with a belief that they'll help her overcome it. Ultimately, they transport her into a world beyond her greatest imagination.