WEDNESDAY
JULY 27, 1:00PM 
PROGRAM 35

SHORTLIST
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After
USA / Drama / 5 minutes

Director/Writer: Lei Jia

Producer: Aaron Yu, Jera Wang

Cast: Greena Park, Riley Hashimoto

A strict mother tries to reconcile with her pianist son after their heated argument.

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Wu Way Day
USA / Drama / 9 minutes

Director/Writer: Kire Tosevski

Producer: Kire Tosevski, Julián Conde

Cast: Jason Morris, Neyssan Falahi, Kire Tosevski

A wheelman waits for his accomplices to arrive from a heist gone awry. Tensions are high upon their subsequent arrival as conflict within the team threatens to disrupt a safe getaway.

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Hypnotize
USA / Drama / 6 minutes

Director/Writer: Jesse Mendelsohn

Producer: Jesse Mendelsohn

Cast: Guyon Brandt, April Nelson

Two people run into each other on an eventful night. Fire, Romance, S’mores.

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Spy v Spia
USA / Comedy / 18 minutes

Director: Cristo Zambone

Writer: Erin Carere, Carlo Carere

Producer: Gretchen Landau, Erin Carere, Carlo Carere

Cast: Carlo Carere, Erin Carere, Paul Elia, Charlie Taylor

Spy V Spia, a MADCAP Spy Parody... …served up with an unexpectedly romantic twist!

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Seafoam
USA / Drama / 6 minutes

Director/Writer: Izzy Stevens

Producer: Charles Velasquez-Witosky, Moriah Hall

Cast: Izzy Stevens, Jae Kim, Amy Punt, Dalia Rooni

Billy tumbles down the rabbit hole after visiting her mother at a psychiatric health ward and recognizing an orderly who works there. Suddenly, he is everywhere. Billy can’t escape. The fish, the cowboy, her mother... What's real?

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The Cosmopolitan West
USA / Comedy / 21 minutes

Director/Writer: Molly Ratermann

Producer: Finn Cardigan Bruce

Cast: Eme Ikwuakor, Molly Ratermann, John Moeslein, Maya Butler

Based on true events, Rose Pritchard, a cavalier woman and unlikely outlaw, leaves her partner in crime, Boot, to rob a bank alone to afford starting her own homestead.

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Gold
USA / Comedy / 7 minutes

Director: Roland Smith

Writer: Eliza Helm

Producer: Eliza Helm

Cast: Eliza Helm, Marshall Bell

Kicked out of the Mormon church for having sex out of wedlock, headstrong Ava drags her rigid twin sister Lavinia through the dangerous California wilderness in search of a new life with their uncle, who is rumored to have found gold in a nearby town. When they find themselves lost, alone, and out of food, the twins must decide whether to push on toward a life that is unknown but free or to return to a life that is certain but stifling.

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Irish Exit
USA / Romance / 18 minutes

Director/Writer: Zaria

Producer: Travon Free, Nicholas Maye, James Jolly

Cast: Zaria, Dylan Sprayberry

A young woman is forced to say goodbye.