Drama

Skümaskot || Daily Short Picks

Skümaskot

A young man journeys through grief after the sudden disappearance of a loved one. Filmed on Location, the Iceland journey was shot over the course of a hike, Jared and Madison traversed across the southern circumference of Iceland mostly on foot during the wintery month of December. Starring Madison Hatch[…]

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Solace || Daily Short Picks

Solace

A college dropout forms an unlikely bond with a homeless man after an encounter with violence. Director’s Statement Solace is a proof of concept for a feature film I have been developing for a few years now called “Long Live AJ”. During my time developing Long Live AJ I produced[…]

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Sweet Nothing || Daily Short Picks

Sweet Nothing

A vignette about a man awaking from the euphoric high of heroin, confronting the regrets of a life given to the addiction, and dealing with it the only way the he knows how. Director’s Statement In October 2008, my father died of a heroin overdose alone in his home after[…]

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Vola || Daily Short Picks

VOLA

A young dancer remembers her struggle for perfection and its cost. Director’s Statement I had the chance to work with dancers from the renowned Balletto Teatro Di Torino at the annual Experimental Film Virginia artists residency, which brings in filmmakers and performers from all over the world. While the dancers[…]

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The Struggle of Libations || Daily Short Picks

The Struggle of Libations

A man undertakes a night-long odyssey across Dublin as he questions his only meaningful relationship – the one he maintains with his ever loyal post-work pint.

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Gilded || Daily Short Picks

Gilded

In his first semester of college, the son of a CEO must prove his strength of character on the night of his initiation into his father’s alma matter fraternity. Director’s Statement I liked the idea of taking a fraternity initiation and flipping it on its head. Having the pledge be[…]

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Early Departure || Featured Short Film

Early Departure

A group of travelers’ fateful encounter while stuck in a bus station overnight. Sometimes not much narrative is needed to tell a solid and engaging story. In Mason W Dixon’s ‘Early Departure’, a simple location is the core of the storyline, where the environment almost takes on a character of[…]

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Middle Ground || Daily Short Picks

Middle Ground

Struggling under the weight of past mistakes, Eva grants Cameron permission to cheat on her in an attempt to heal their splintered relationship.

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Lush || Short Film Trailer

LUSH

In a modern society where sexual violent crimes are committed against women all across the world every single day. We follow a special group of girls who are not what they seem. LUSH shines a flashlight on our current hyper gratifying culture and explores the psychological consequences of our internet[…]

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