Al Roach: Private Insectigator (7 min)
Directed by Obie Scott Wade. James Garner stars as a roach P.I. in a film
Birdon (3 min)
Directed by Jackie Huang. A caged bird tastes freedom.
Don't Feed the Book (2 min)
Directed by Robin Ator. No food or drinks in this store, please.
Duel (4 min)
Directed by Colin Elliott. Two wizards battle each other in a hand-drawn
1st Place Flyaway (11 min)
Directed by Danny Oakley. A wooden toy plane longs to soar. From the makers
of the BAFTA nominee and last year’s winner, Dear, Sweet Emma.
Willis Sillim's Tall Tale (7 min)
Directed by Steffen Vala. Animation, showing that it's tough to be tall.
1st Place The Devil & Manny Schmeckstein (7 min)
Directed by Jim Goodman. An old comedian dies onstage and goes to claymation
The Ends of the Alphabet (9 min)
Directed by Eric Kurland. More film noir animation, this time with hand
Laundry Day (10 min)
Directed by Bryan Smith. A family of sock puppets fear the monster in their
Rex & Red (2 min)
Directed by Chad Meserve. Desktop toys wage epic battles.
The Robot & The Tree (4 min)
Directed by Daniel Robashkin. Object animation about a little robot that
needs a battery.
1st Place RockFish
Directed by Tim Miller. A man and his little critter buddy go fishing in the
core of a hostile planet.
Welcome To Eden (5 min)
Directed by Erin Condy. Two deep-space scientists make a cataclysmic error.
Argent Liquide (12 min)
Directed by Shaun Andrews. How a cash deposit is processed.
Big Time (29 min)
Directed by Geofrey Hildrew. A giant (Matthew McGrory, from Big
Fish) wants to do standup, but is tricked into joining a circus by
Zamboni (Curtis Armstrong).
1st Place Killing Kevin (16 min)
Directed by Jeanne Kopeck. Things go wrong at a meeting of the
Victims of Kevin Costner support group.
The Perfect Proposal (4 min)
Directed by Brandon McCormick. The perplexing perils of proposing.
The Right Hand Man (18 min)
Directed by Simon Williamson. A rookie poker hustler is forced to learn a
Waiting For Maggio (10 min)
Directed by Jens Conway. He’s late for a meeting with the Don, and the Don
is not happy.
The Accusation (4 min)
Directed by Tom Konkle. Shades on Monty Python! A very proper argument.
The End (2 min)
Directed by Tim Clayton and Rob Crowther. Don't touch that globe! From the
makers of Foley Street (Best Documentary in 2002).
First Kiss (1 min)
Directed by Varda Hardy. A young girl describes her very first kiss.
1st Place The Hero (10 min)
Directed by Michael Field. A desperate chase to stop a kidnapping.
Pinkerton's Hair Club for Scientists (2 min)
Directed by Lewis D'Aubinv. A hair club infomercial for scientists.
The Secret to Happiness (7 min)
Directed by Tom Konkle. Congratulations after a wedding.
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (6 min)
Directed by Steve Desmond. A school bully faces death.
The Arsonist (15 min)
Directed by Myles Sorensen. A narcoleptic therapist avoids investigating the
case of an arsonist.
1st Place Mindgame (22 min)
Directed by Jamie Neese. A sleazy con man tries to con his own partner in a
The Rules (29 min)
Directed by Laura Black. Two women decide to push the boundaries.
Seventy-Seven Below (26 min)
Directed by Aina Abiodun. A young man is asked to freeze his dying father.
1st Place The Absence of Emily (25 min)
Directed by D. Gillian Truster. His first wife mysteriously disappeared, and
now his rich, second wife has gone missing.
The Crimson Hour (21 min)
Directed by Ryan Wick. A police detective hides information about the deaths
of two women.
Wrong Way Up (11 min)
Directed by Gabriel Hardman. Tarantula smugglers try to cross the border
Photograbber (19 min)
Directed by Pascal Tosi. A henpecked toymaker gets a very special camera.
1st Place Roadside Attractions (16 min)
Directed by C.J. Roy. A quiet man has his own theories of justice.
Teenage Bikini Vampire (7 min)
Directed by Devi Snively. A lonely vampire surfer chick gets lucky.
1st Place (tie) Conversations (17 min)
Directed by Ben Rock. A mortician (Curtis Armstrong) has a solution that
ends his loneliness.
1st Place (tie) Timed Call (15 min)
Directed by Matthew Macknamara. If you could make a phone call back in time,
who would you call, and when?
Framed (18 min)
Directed by, Jeff Consiglio. The truth emerges, about her roommate’s
Little Ricky (23 min)
Directed by Michael Condro. A boy finds a desperate solution for his life
with a happy, ol' country family of cannibals.
1st Place Thanatos Road (25 min)
Directed by Edward Kishel. A girl is missing in Arizona.
There's Something Out There (17 min)
Directed by Brian Pulido. A man, his wife, and his gnome.
The Man on the Side of the Road (14 min)
Directed by Bret Mix. A driver sees a guy by the side of the road.
The Ogre's Wife (10 min)
Directed by Sean Regan. Reminiscent of silent classics, a young woman's
marriage sets in motion dark events.
The Silvergleam Whistle (25 min)
Directed by Mike Williamson. Starring Patty McCormack, it’s the return of
the Train of the Damned!
1st Place Repossessed (9 min)
Directed by John Coven. A realtor (JoBeth Williams) shows a new listing to a
client (Juliet Landau).
1st Place The Little Shtimmer (11 min)
Directed by Lilly Posner. A quiet boy copes during WWII.
Simone's Labyrinth (15 min)
Directed by Ivan Sainz-Pardo. A little girl's reality overlaps her dreams.
Three Keys (18 min)
Directed by Kristine Familletti. A financially strapped couple find a key,
which leads to another.
Timeless (15 min)
Directed by, Wynn Padula. A grad student helps his professor decode the
music of existence.
Walter (6 min)
Directed by Tamara Maloney. A woman finds a surprise in a swimming pool.
Autopsy Turvy (14 min)
Directed by Gary Sales. Tech provides more than an autopsy.
1st Place (tie) The Bar (17 min)
Directed by Richard Stern. After failing as a standup comedian, this guy
(Curtis Armstrong) goes into a bar...
1st Place (tie) Life is a Circus (11 min)
Directed by Max Hochrad. A man moves to London, in a quest to find a lost
A Can of Paint (25 min)
Directed by Robi Michael. A treasure hunter ignores a cryptic
warning on a can found in deep space.
E:D:E:N (14 min)
Directed by Fabio Guaglione and Fabio Resinaro. Human explorers find
a new planet and decide to exterminate the dominate species.
Escape (6 min)
Directed by Patrick Keith. A desperate escape in deep space.
My Robot Baby (25 min)
Directed by Greg Pak. A robot baby tests the determination of
1st Place Natural Selection (17 min)
Directed by Scott Leberecht. In 2097, genetic engineering has been
outlawed, and gene poachers go after eggs.
Zero Prospect (47 min)
Directed by Hunter Cressall. Down-on-their-luck prospectors have to
deal with asteroid claim jumpers in deep, deep space.
Future Shock (9 min)
Directed by R. Michael Chrisco. Leaving a time capsule can seriously
1st Place The Mazinga Paradox (28 min)
Directed by Joe Gressis. What if you could go back in time and grab
your classic toys before you opened them?
Singularity (16 min)
Directed by Matthew Nix. He's as self-centered as a black hole.
1st Place Hula (6 min)
Directed by Kurt Evans. A short history of the Hula Hoop.