Short Films: 2013

“_____” (Insert Superhero Name Here)

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Written by Kevin Shah & Paul Decker; Directed by Kevin Shah; Produced by Donnie Jenkins.

Written by Kevin Shah & Paul Decker; Directed by Kevin Shah; Produced by Donnie Jenkins.

A young man takes on the challenge of being a modern-day realistic superhero. He monitors the airwaves to track down criminals and transforms himself into a superhero to fight crime, but his methods are unique and unexpected. Who is the real super hero?

5 min

113 Degrees

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Written/Directed by Sabrina Doyle; Produced by Matilde Barbagallo

Written/Directed by Sabrina Doyle; Produced by Matilde Barbagallo

Francesca and Joe are astronauts who’ve become lovers. Bunkered up in their little spaceship, Earth is a distant reality: everything they want is right here. But now their mission is ending, and Joe’s wife is waiting for him back home. Thinking she’s going to lose him, Francesca takes desperate measures, leading to terrible and unintended consequences.

20 min

A Conversation About Cheating with My Time Travelling Future Self

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Written/Directed by Pornsak Pichetshote; Produced by Roland Trafton & Lauren Kruse

Written/Directed by Pornsak Pichetshote; Produced by Roland Trafton & Lauren Kruse

Stan is a man with a hidden and underutilized talent—the ability to travel back in time. And yet, despite his abilities, he’s still dissatisfied with life. Until one night when he’s approached by a future version of himself, one clad in an expensive suit and telling him there’s only one way to truly make his life better: by cheating on his girlfriend. A heated conflict leads to questions about fate, fidelity, and love as one man passionately argues with himself.

8 min

Alice Through the Looking Glass

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Written/Directed/Produced by Denise Plauche

Written/Directed/Produced by Denise Plauche

An interpretation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice stories and characters using digital cut-out style animation with a quirky yet poignantly nostalgic mood.

3 min

Antoine and the Heroes

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Written/Directed by Patrick Bagot; Produced by Alain Marie & Denis Mentzer

Written/Directed by Patrick Bagot; Produced by Alain Marie & Denis Mentzer

In the 70s, Antoine, a b-film crazed teenager, doesn’t want to miss the last showings of two movies starring his heroes. One movie theater is showing a horror movie with his favorite actress, Angela Steele, the other one, a karate movie with his star actor, Jim Kelly. Running from one theater room to the other, Antoine falls, hits his head, and loses consciousness. In his subconscious, the two films become one strange feature where his two heroes meet…for the last time.


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20 min

Apartment 15

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Written by Paolo Ferrara; Directed/Produced by Mattia Puleo

Written by Paolo Ferrara; Directed/Produced by Mattia Puleo

In response to an advertisement, four co-workers visit an apartment for rent. It is completely empty, so they decide to leave, only to realize they’re locked in. They are trapped with no way to get in touch with the outside, and then one of them disappears…

17 min

Arkham Rising

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Written/Directed by Tito Guillen; Produced by Toddske Hillier

Written/Directed by Tito Guillen; Produced by Toddske Hillier

Arkham Rising is a fan film set during the events of 2012’s most anticipated film, The Dark Knight Rises.

Following Batman’s defeat at the hands of the mercenary known as Bane, Gotham City has fallen into chaos. Criminals have been freed to roam the streets. Gotham City is held hostage as not even the National Guard can find a way to release its citizens from their captors. The guards at Arkham Asylum, hearing the fate of their counterparts at Black Gate Prison, have abandoned their posts. Only the mentally unstable inmates and those foolish enough to try and engage them remain in Arkham now.

5 min

Bait

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Written/Produced by Raymond Carr; Directed by Raymond Carr & Jared Young

Written/Produced by Raymond Carr; Directed by Raymond Carr & Jared Young

An absentminded, absentee father uses his willing young son as bait to rescue his wife from a monster-conjuring cult. Time is running out.

10 min

Blue Division

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Blue Division

Written/Directed by Sergi Marti; Produced by Jordi Abarca & Sergi Marti

Leningrad, summer 1943.

German attempts to conquer the strategic location of Leningrad have failed miserably.

Hitler, desperate, plays his last available card: Mission Spark. But to carry out the mission he will need his best men. He will need the Spanish soldiers of the BLUE DIVISION.

13 min.

Brand Expanders – Vaderade

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Written/Produced by Josh Harris; Directed by Matt Green; Produced by Josh Harris & Matthew McGahren

Written/Produced by Josh Harris; Directed by Matt Green; Produced by Josh Harris & Matthew McGahren

A pair of nutty ad executives attempt to show Darth Vader how he can expand his “brand.”

7 min

The Brewmaster

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Written/Directed by Mark Mulcahy

Written/Directed by Mark Mulcahy

Amidst a high stakes battle to repossess the last remaining brew in Winterale, a misguided band of soldiers voyage to the depths of purgatory to befriend its gatekeeper, the Brewmaster, who teaches them that the ticket to the afterlife lies at the bottom of a mug at a campfire between kingdoms and gives them a magical brew that lets the soldiers relive their last fight and face the mercenaries that have stolen their libation.

15 min

Christmas Eve Pet Massacre

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Written/Directed by Daniel Whidden; Produced by Adam Cox

Written/Directed by Daniel Whidden; Produced by Adam Cox

A family’s quiet Christmas turns to Hell when the pets decide to overthrow their abusive masters.

7 min

Closing Session

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Written/Directed by Raymond Calderon; Produced by Nora Lonergan

Written/Directed by Raymond Calderon; Produced by Nora Lonergan

In a future where short-term reanimation is possible, a remorseful man is given one last chance to speak to his recently deceased daughter, Anna. Edward believes this is his chance for reconciliation, but once the session begins, Anna starts to realize what has happened, forcing Edward to reevaluate his priorities.

5 min

The Cold Heart

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Written/Directed by Hannes Rall; Produced by Michael Meier & Hannes Rall

Written/Directed by Hannes Rall; Produced by Michael Meier & Hannes Rall

The Black Forest in the 19th century: A young and poor charcoal-burner desperately wants to become rich. He trades his warm heart for a cold stone to the evil spirit of the forest.

A cautionary tale about the effects of greed on the human soul. Based on a darkly romantic German fairy tale.

29 min

Cold Turkey

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Written/Directed/Produced by Thor Arnarsson

Written/Directed/Produced by Thor Arnarsson

A troubled teenager is trying to move away from his cannibalistic ways to a more normal way of living. This change is not an easy one and he suffers greatly from not only the physical effects of malnourishment but also the mental breakdown that reduces him to a shell of a person.

14 min

Create

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Written/Directed by Dan Mackenzie

Written/Directed by Dan Mackenzie

A young mad scientist sets out to create a pet monster within parallel worlds of an imaginary laboratory and the reality of the boy’s bedroom.

2 min

The Dark

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The Dark

Written/Directed by Justin P. Lange; Produced by Florian Kruegel & Mira El-Koussa

Mina is a young monster who stalks the roads of a quiet mountainside, hunting travelers as they attempt to pass through and killing them with her deadly black eyes. One morning, after she finishes killing and devouring one of her victims, she is startled to find, hiding in the trunk of the victim’s car—Alex, a kidnapped and abused young boy whose eyes have been sewn shut.

16 min

The Dark Companion

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Written/Directed by Darrell C. Hazelrig; Produced by Sam Carter

Written/Directed by Darrell C. Hazelrig; Produced by Sam Carter

Howard (a puppet) has an existential crisis and nervous breakdown when he, and only he, can see his puppeteer… a featureless, humanoid shape that always looms over him, that he calls his “Dark Companion”. His relationship with his wife and friends quickly breakdown, when no one believes him, forcing Howard to take drastic measures.

14 min

Day of the Spectre

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Written by Chris Peters & June Peters: Directed/Produced by Chris Peters

Written by Chris Peters & June Peters: Directed/Produced by Chris Peters

Nearly a year ago, Mary lost her husband and son in a tragic accident, and she has grown increasingly despondent. During a moment of crisis, an unlikely visitor tells her how to build a device to bring them back from the dead…but only if she is willing to give something in return.

10 min

Dead of Winter

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Written by Keith W. Mullin; Directed by Dan Delano; Produced by Damian Walker

Written by Keith W. Mullin; Directed by Dan Delano; Produced by Damian Walker

Teenager Bethany Stevens (Lisie Krohnfeldt) clings to the last remnants of normal life after the zombie apocalypse changes her world forever. She must contend with the elements, the walking dead, and her own loneliness in the desolate frozen world she now lives in.

8 Min

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