Three years ago, NASA launched STS-119, tasked with putting the finishing touches on the International Space Station. The shuttle mission carried with it an unexpected stowaway, a small, free-tailed bat who clung to the external fuel tank during lift-off. This is the untold story of that launch, and the fate of NASA’s first bat-stronaut.8 min
Short Films: 2012
Robbie Diner (Guy Bradford) is an atheist, and he’s not afraid to show it. When Christ returns to Earth to renew the copyright on The Bible, he tests Robbie’s beliefs in non-believing—by exploding on his face. Robbie’s faith goes from one end of the spectrum to another, as he sees the light and joins the newly formed Church Of The Injectable Christ.
Director Justin Colautti (Chance Encounters, Official Selection, Hot Docs 2011) feasts on the absurdity of absolutes in a challenging and introspective satire that revels in the opiate of the masses.
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A young woman accepts a babysitting offer from a couple she doesn’t know. Puzzled by the children’s odd behavior, she invites some friends to keep her company. Little do they know that it will be the worst night of their lives…
For years, people have been making home movies, many times using pop culture properties that they may not own, but love. In recent years, these types of projects have come to be known as “fanfilms.” Backyard Blockbusters looks at the history and influence of the fanfilm genre, as well as the copyright and fair use problems these films create, featuring highlights from and interviews with the creators of many popular films.119 min
Having just completed the 9th level to the Labyrinth of Lorzak, the party has now found themselves ambushed by a swarm of gelatinous cubes hell bent on engulfing what’s left of their miserable hides.
While Kat deals with the Orc Shaman in charge, it’s up to Craig and Ryan to hold back the cubes of doom and once again restore freedom to the region!
If only Gus can find his healing potion…
Blood On The Game Dice is a short film for any sized party of levels 2 and over.12 min.
An isolated elderly woman in desperate need of stimulation conjures an infestation of silk spinning caterpillars, thus leading her to a mind-bending epiphany.
As a forlorn Cedric struggles to get over his break-up a chance encounter with Hope thrusts them both into a series of unfortunate events. Enlisted into a scheme to bring soap back from the holy crusades, Cedric is given the opportunity to become the brutal and bloodied soldier that Faith desires – but is that what he really wants?14 min.
Eric, a semi-loser, is visited by his dead girlfriend, now an angel, and told that he is the chosen one, destined to save the world from the flames of hell. The next morning, as the world is being torn asunder, he heads to the site of a meteor crash where he finds a terrifying creature. A desperate conflict with not only angels and demons, but also with his own self-confidence takes him to a realization that he may not be ready to handle.8 min
When Brian’s graduate thesis on time travel costs him the love of his life, he forces himself to choose the best way to live out the rest of his days.10 min
A hopeless romantic is caught trespassing while trying to woo a girl. Problems occur when the girl’s father forces him to remove a dead man’s shadow. Tragically, the romantic becomes a vessel of death.
Deep in the jungle, Petruis is part of an expedition whose leader has just killed a mysterious primate. Jealous of the victory, Petruis hatches a plan to lure in an ape of his own, but just as Petruis is underestimated by his companions, he may be underestimating the very environment he seeks to pillage.7 min
Marvel’s popular crimson assassin has been hired to take out a specific target. Kill the man, get the cash. The problem is, he’s not the only one on the job.
Vanessa has strange proclivities when it comes to sex, as well as a history of pushing the limits of her sexual appetite, mostly pushing her suitors beyond their own comforts.
Jay is all too willing to be one of those suitors. His overwhelming desire for Vanessa makes it favorable for her to seek safety with him. Jay agrees to help Vanessa cover up her latest mistake.
How many men does Vanessa have helping her this evening? It becomes all too clear to Jay that he is just another pawn in Vanessa’s ever evolving sexual game of cat and mouse. Unfortunately for Jay, his realization may have come too late, and with a greater cost than he could ever imagine.15 min.
Rule No. 1: Never Play Alone. On a dark stormy night three girls play a dangerous game. Before the sun rises they will realize that screaming won’t make it stop.6 min
The 501st Legion is a worldwide costuming organization devoted to creating and wearing replica costumes of popular villains from the Star Wars series. Go behind the masks and discover the intense devotion the Legion members have to bringing their passion to life and sharing their dedication to the epic saga everyone has grown to know and love.9 min