FILM   DESCRIPTIONS

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A GOOD HOME

Directed by Noah Camenker

Drama.  9 minutes. Florida.  A Good Home pays homage to old, Rod Serling Twilight Zone episodes. As James and Nataly grapple with their situation, we take a deep dive into the most inexplicable force in the universe - people. 

 

 

ALL WE KNOW ABOUT   I.A.N

Directed by Danming Niu

Thriller.  14 minutes. California.  A socially distanced man meets a socially famous girl and is never forgotten.

 

 

BROADCAST

Directed by  Jeff Paschal

Drama. 15 minutes. Illinois. Two fitness experts cope with the end of the world by broadcasting an exercise program out to any possible survivors.

 

 

BUT WE ARE

Directed by Mak McCoy

Thriller. 6 minutes. California.  A man contemplating his life is given a new perspective by a young girl. 

 

 

 

 

 

DEVIL'S IN THE DETAILS

Directed by Anna Owenson

Animation.  5 minutes. California.  A witch gets less than she bargains for when she tries to summon Satan on her ex-boyfriend. An occult comedy. 

 

 

 

DORMANCY

Directed by  Sarah Goras Peterson

Thriller . 11 minutes. North Carolina.  A woman cleans out her dead grandmother's home and unleashes the dormant spirit of a masked killer.

 

 

 

EMBRYO

Directed by  Noah Logan

Fantasy. 15 minutes.  Ohio. Taking care of an egg for health class? Easy. Taking care of an actual child? Much harder. Harper Ales is a single mother in a surreal world where babies hatch from eggs, but, even in this world, the struggles of motherhood are just as difficult.

GUN AND RUN

Directed by  Paul Vivona,

 and Nicholas Simmons

NOTE: Rated "R" for language and violence.

Drama. 14 minutes. Florida.  Zeke and Mattix are two friends that went through life watching each other's backs. After leaving the military they both started working for Zeke's father who runs the local crime family known as "The Organization". Now competing for the same position in "The Organization", Zeke believes it's rightfully his but Mattix thinks he's done everything to earn it. Can their long time friendship allow for a compromise or does it all boil over into a violent confrontation?

MR. BOX & BOOGY'S Bob Ross The Joy of Painting Review

Directed by Al Diaz, Javi Diaz,

and Tash Boyden

Web series. 5 minutes. Florida .  MR. BOX & BOOGY Review Film, TV and Music along with their intuitive commentary, unique rating system,  and skits!

PROJECT ANTARTICA - EASTER ISLAND EXTENSION

Directed by Evan Michael Gering

Documentary. 14 minutes. California. In 1980, Claire & George went on a month-long trip to the Antarctic and Easter Island. They had never been on a trip like that before and no trip that followed ever came close. Now, Claire, hundreds of stunning slides & a box full of artifacts from the trip tell the story of a couple deeply in love with one another and their adventures.  

 

REGINALD THE FLYING LLAMA

Directed by Lauren Richmond

Animation. 2 minutes. California. A llama named Reginald has dreams that are sky high, because all he wants is to be able to fly. Will Reginald be able to take flight or is he destined to live out his life on land?

 

SATELLITE  BOYFRIEND

Directed by Lucy Collins

Documentary. 12 minutes.  North Carolina.  The North Carolina band, Satellite Boyfriend, made a fateful trip to New York City's iconic CBGB club in the 1980s  to try and land a record deal. This is the story of the barely discernible rise and fall of a band who enjoyed each other's company more than the music they made.

SHOWER THOUGHTS

Directed by Ben McLaughlin

Drama. 7 minutes.  Pennsylvania.  A man reflects in the shower about the events that led to the loss of his best friend.

 

SIDE EFFECTS

Directed by Jose Marcondes Mutarelli

Drama. 13 minutes. Illinois. Pedro has to take a new medication for his epilepsy and makes an important decision. The story is really about life and death. It's a piece that puts life and death into perspective, on a balance. Life with various restrictions to live, or die and live a little without restrictions. that is the big struggle and journey that Pedro goes through in this mind. 

SPECIMEN  7

Directed by Olivia Rosello Mercurio

Animation. 4 minutes. Connecticut.  Living on an alien planet, is a tiny aquatic creature. It’s peaceful life is interrupted when a mysterious spaceship lands on its world and it meets an astronaut.

 

SURVIVAL

Directed by  Michael M Sinclair

Drama. 11 minutes. Florida.  A man does what he must to survive, but why, when he has already lost his humanity.

 

TOMORROW

Directed by Nick Krekeler

Drama. 12 minutes. Minnesota.  Max, a Sergeant in charge of a homicide unit and former Army Ranger, is dealing with some serious mental trauma. We follow Max on the day he decided to end his life.

Trailer -"WHERE'S THE WILL"

Directed by Paul Laudicano

Our trailer competition.  1 minute. New York. When their father dies, the children get together to discuss his will. What could possibly go wrong? 

PSA - "Will You Answer the Call?"

Produced  by  Alan Bohms

Our Public Service Announcement competition.  1 minute. Tennessee.  Volunteer Fire Departments need YOU.

PSA - "The Real Impact"

Directed by Daniel Blu Cervantes

Our Public Service Announcement competition. 30 seconds. New York.  Plastic bottles and the environment.

WILDA

Directed by  Anthony E. Blaine

and Jake L. Smith

Documentary. 8 minutes. Idaho.  A free-spirited girl, a controlling father, a forbidden relationship, and a trip that will seal their fates.   

RAW

Directed by Edgard Martinez

Documentary. 13 minutes. Florida.  Keith Speed is a professional MMA fighter. . Keith gets prepared to get in the ring with Reggie Mack as a headliner at Combat Night in Jacksonville, Florida. During the process, he trains at American Top Team. His lead cornerman, Ben Stark, shares some insight about the psychological aspect of the fight and the importance of mental preparation. Keith has his ups and downs during the training process, but comes out strong as he walks into the ring ready for battle.

 

BEACHES

Directed by Mary Welles

Web series. 5 minutes. Virgin Islands.  Freeform dance, ballet, music, and exotic locations.  (*)

NATURE AND NURTURE

Directed by Jessica Maffett

Animation. 10 minutes. New York. A mother wolf raises her newborn cub through its first year of life as humanity starts to encroach on their lives. The film focuses on how humanity affects an ecosystem from the perspective of its inhabitants, leaning on the history of the American Grey Wolf.

 

 

Trailer - DAY AND NIGHT

Directed by John Bonner

Trailer .  2 minutes.   Texas.  Cities  and ordinary landscapes take on a whole new beauty with time lapse photography. (*)

 

THEE GUILTY!

Directed by Jake Massaro

Comedy. 7 minutes. Florida. The next great whodunnit is here! Will our detective figure out who the criminal mastermind is before it's too late?

THE CURE

Directed by TL Westgate

Comedy. 8 minutes. Florida. It'll take an extra ordinary agent to save this day.

 

ESSENTIAL FAMILY

Directed by Shirin Bhan

Documentary. 15 minutes. Connecticut. The difficult journey of one doctor and his family during the pandemic.  (^)

 

(*) Denotes not included in the online festival. Seen in Palm Bay only.