2018 Official Selection: Narrative Short Film
Director: Alejandro Lombard
Writer(s): Alejandro Lombard
Producer(s): Alejandro Lombard
Cast: Alec Coulouris
When Angie — a fifteen-year-old girl raised in a conservatively religious household — begins experiencing her very first sexual attraction, she goes to extremes to rid herself of these “sinful” sensations.
Director: Miley D. Durbin
Writer(s): Miley D. Durbin & Gabe Moore
Producer(s): Rebecca Mundwiller, Mary Pelchat, Rachel Wostenberg
Cast: Eve Bui, Nicolas Alayo, Jasmine Wright
Darcy and Jack drive all over the valley, searching for answers they may not want to know.
Director: Darren Coyle
Writer(s): Darren Coyle
Producer(s): Darren Coyle, Kassie Thornton, Erich Hover and Chad Bishoff
Cast: Kassie Thornton and Trevor Penick
Through a strange, almost psychedelic experience with a blind man, a young husband who is able to see his marriage from a new perspective.
Director: Benjamin Caro
Writer(s): Benjamin Caro
Producer(s): Ruby Siering, Bay Dariz
Cast: Brendan Sexton III, Michele Weaver, Rick Boggs, Jessie Lande
BrokenLullaby is an animated short set to the music of songwriter Bill McGarvey. The piece follows the journey of a lone musical note as he journeys through the song of his life in an attempt to find harmony.
Director: Bill McGarvey and Stella Rosen
Writer(s): Bill McGarvey
What do you do when you wake up after a crazy night of drinking married to a complete stranger? You either make the best of it or freak out.
Director: Elaine Chu
Writer(s): Jeffrey Thompson
Producer(s): Jeffrey Thompson
Cast: Joe Willand, Jillian Ferry, Jeffrey Thompson, Jeanene Beauregard, Brigid Marshall
Haunted by visions of his uncle’s murder, a troubled young man seeks revenge on the person that got away with it.
Directors: Daniel Lawrence Wilson & Austin Hanner
Writer(s): Austin Hanner
Producer(s): Daniel Lawrence Wilson & Austin Hanner
Cast: Austin Hanner, Chuck Hanner, Heidi Craddock, David Lareau, Benjamin Craddock, Matthew Craddock, Danielle Vollmer
A bereaved and conflicted young man finds hope in a terminally ill patient while waiting for the hospital cafeteria to open.
Director: Matt Van Tine
Writer(s): Rich Van Tine
Producer(s): Jake Sheets, Rich Van Tine, Matt Van Tine
Cast: Robbie Stubbs, Kaylin Zeren
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