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.
The Watchers is an intriguing short thriller that borrows elements from a number of other films but also feels original in its execution.
Matthew Mahler’s short film, What Jack Built, is intentionally unpolished and eccentric like its main character and that’s entirely its charm.
Zachary Lapierre’s short film, Dirty Books, is a well made and amusingly clever story that’s slightly hampered by a contradictory main character.
Sean Meehan’s short film, Total Performance, is an entertaining and original idea with its abrupt ending being the only shortcoming.
Here Lies Joe is a beautifully written, shot, and acted short film with the topic of suicide at its forefront.