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The Laughing Man || Featured Short Film

The Laughing Man

A fan film about the comic book character The Joker Ahead of the release of Suicide Squad, a sinister new short takes viewers on a trip inside the twisted psyche of the Joker. From director/producer duo The Hallivis Brothers, The Laughing Man references Scott Snyder’s “Death of the Family” Batman[…]

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As They Continue to Fall || Featured Short Film

As They Continue to Fall

A homeless man that hunts fallen angels in a city slowly falling apart. The anti-hero has become a movie-goer’s delight over the years, taking us away from the blatant good guy working for the greater part of humanity. Nikhil Bhagat introduces a new, dark-knitted story, as a base and introduction[…]

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The Bridge Partner || Featured Short Film

The Bridge Partner

A timid housewife is jolted into a fight for her survival or sanity at her weekly bridge club when she thinks she hears her new partner utter a threat. Gabriel Olson takes us on a mysterious ride through the elderly clubs of tea and bridge playing, where mysteries usually don’t[…]

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Thunder Road || Featured Short Film

Thunder Road

Officer Arnaud loved his Mom. Some films are just full of surprises. You can’t say there are many films out there that will make you cry a little, laugh a lot, and make you want to spend some time talking with those you love. Thunder Road is a masterpiece in[…]

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Drone || Featured Short Film

Drone

A rookie Air Force drone pilot finds himself increasingly attached to a target he watches from halfway around the world. In a world where drones take more and more prominence in the skies, Justin S. Lee and the USC School of Cinematic Arts bring us the story of a controversial[…]

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Hala || Featured Short Film

Hala

A Muslim American teenager struggles to reconcile desire with family obligations. Striking the chords of taboo storytelling, ‘Hala’ is an inspiring story about a sixteen-year old Muslim teenager with a rich and complex inner world, which serves as an escape from her socially conservative home. When she meets Jesse, a[…]

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Point and Shoot || Featured Short Film

Point and Shoot

When an attempted burglary turns into an unlikely car-jacking, two aspiring criminals learn an important lesson : only practice makes. Robberies don’t always go to plan, even when your method acting. Director Thomas Leisten Schneider takes us through a little adventure where an attempted burglary turns into an unlikely car-jacking,[…]

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Penelope in The Treehouse || Featured Short Film

Penelope in The Treehouse

When a new stepfather moves in, Penelope escapes to a treehouse above the clouds. Penelope in The Threehouse is a film that reaches out to our childhood’s furthest imaginations, while sharing a rather real dilemma that many children are faced with in their young ages; having to deal with new[…]

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The River. My Brother, Me | Featured Short Film

The River. My Brother, Me

When his brother struggles to adapt in the wake of tragedy, a young man tempts fate by returning to the crux of his family’s ruin. A film driven by a mellow tone, where little words will carry a tragedy’s enormous weight. The River, My Brother, Me is a story about[…]

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Sonova || Featured Short Film

Sonova

On the brink of extinction, humanity flips the switch on artificial intelligence, the Hail Mary of a collective species. When you hear science fiction film you usually prepare yourself for a typical storyline. Although Sonova’s background story hovers around the expected idea of the world being taken over by artificial[…]

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