Vin Nucatola’s Italian Turtles is an amusing little short that spotlights the absurdity of trying to pitch an idea like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Nicholas Goodwin’s Beauty Queen is very well made and acted with a nice message despite maybe feeling a little too familiar.
Misti Dawn Garritano and Mackenzie Barmen’s short film, Denial, is an amusing and brief peek into what should be an exciting time in a couple’s life.
Matthew Kyle Levine’s newest short film, Miss Freelance, continues the writer/director’s penchant for emotional character studies told through facial expressions and relationships.
Marley Jaeger’s debut film, Simon’s Quest, is an amusing little short with a bit of an identity crisis while also having a main character dealing with his own identity crisis .
Yalan Hu’s debut film, Doll It Up, boasts a strange and quirky romance that’s thoroughly enjoyable, has something to say, and also plays for laughs.
Phil Newsom’s debut film, Simple Mind, is a well shot and edited short with a unique twist but suffers from some pesky audio issues.
Brandon Block’s film debut, Psychic Murder, is well shot and acted while also leaving viewers with questions and a desire to learn more.
Matthew Mahler’s short film, To Be Alone, won’t necessarily surprise anyone but it’s a very well made film with a great lead performance from Timothy J. Cox.
Meg Skaff’s 2011 short film, Terry Kendall and Orange Green, is a simple, yet strange, story with good performances and an amusing tone.