Category: Finalists

A Grand Journey

SYNOPSIS Born and raised in Jackson, WY Kira has found a great love for the outdoors. Her lifestyle involves hiking, skiing, biking and pursuing her career as a yoga instructor. Kira was born with a rare birth defect and had her lower leg amputated as a child. Since being able to walk, she has used …

Under Covers

SYNOPSIS On the night of a lunar eclipse, we uncover the sweet, salacious, and spooky secrets of a small town. From a pigtailed psychopath to naughty nuns and everything in between, this stop motion animated film conjures a comforting thought: that weird is relative. Category: Animation Country: United States Duration: 7:22 Directed by: Michaela Olsen …

The Tree of Lost Souls

SYNOPSIS The Tree of the Lost Souls is a story of tenderness and fantasy that really make us reflect on our lives and the parts of ourselves that we have lost. It is the story of Lili, an introverted 11 year old girl who uses her imagination as a refuge from the world around her; …

Filfla

SYNOPSIS ‘Filfla’ follows the story of a woman who goes to look for a boy on the mystical island of Filfla, where a terrifying creature is lurking in its midst. The short animation explores Maltese myth and folk in a story of love, grief, perseverance and hope. Category: Animation Country: Malta Duration: 6:57 Directed by: …

ZALLA

SYNOPSIS In order to save her son, Zalla escaped the futuristic lab where she was modified to have super ability. She traveled through time and space to find Maggie, the daughter of her arch enemy, to convince her to join the fight with her father. Category: Sci-Fi/Horror Country: United States Duration: 8:02 Directed by: TIANWEI …

The Desolation Prize

SYNOPSIS With only the ghost of the man he killed years before to keep him company, Jake lives an isolated life. He rarely goes outside, and his groceries are delivered to him. Fearful that this unwanted spirit will continue to humiliate and terrorize him in public, he has structured his life around a lonely and …

King of the Hill

SYNOPSIS John finds himself in an area that is about to be bombarded by toxic gas. He’s being hunted down by other survivors who want his gas mask. Category: Sci-Fi/Horror Country: France Duration: 10:03 Directed by: Ballat Pierre Produced by: Ballat Pierre Starring: Kevin Aimable, Frédérique Cassassus, Mathilde Roger, Jean-Baptiste Bazin, José Pereira, Kevin Coelho, …

Mis’TIC

SYNOPSIS A loving father (Massud Rahnama) his devoted daughter (Roxana Rahnama) and his troublesome tic. A comedy about misunderstandings and a wonderful heart warming father / daughter relationship. Category: Comedy Country: Austria Duration: 14:00 Directed by: Eric Rino Produced by: Massud Rahnama, Roxana Rahnama Starring: Roxana Rahnama,  Massud Rahnama, Morteza Tavakoli, Erwin Leder

Matty Boy

SYNOPSIS A man with a suggestible mind, who ends up marrying a second wife out of a desperate situation faces the consequences of it. Category: Comedy Country: United Kingdom Duration: 13:57 Directed by: Dr Shahid Kamal Produced by: Samir Srivastava Starring: Vincent De Paul, Emma Galliano, Aisha Jacob-Williams, Farida Bawa, Sophie Karl, Barry Newton, Aman …

Fanboy

SYNOPSIS A video store employee from South Carolina travels to Hollywood when he learns that his favorite director is holding auditions for his next big film. Category: Comedy Country: United States Duration: 39:53 Directed by: Gillian Greene Produced by: Ashley Bua, Gillian Greene, Mu Sun, Andrew Blumsack Starring: Fran Kranz, J.K. Simmons, Sam Raimi, Matt …