Kong's || Featured Short Film

Kong’s

A low level criminal makes a bad decision leading to serious consequences. Kong’s is a short film built on brute emotion by filmmaker Ian Schiller, who used his home town of Santa Cruz, California, as a backbone to his storyline. Santa Cruz is a town where the tech billions of[…]

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The Mountain King || Featured Short Film

The Mountain King

In 1970s Northern California, a counterfeit artist helps his boss with a vanity film project, getting tangled up with a free-spirited actress and some unpredictable criminals in the process. Welcome to Northern California, 1970’s. The Mountain King is a character driven up beat film following a counterfeit artist who gets[…]

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Wanderer || Daily Short Picks

Wanderer

A psycho-thriller following a young traveler who is invited to stay the night at a couple’s remote cottage in the California desert. The couple and the young man share a meal and a discussion. An odd tension mounts as we discover who they truly are.

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Liquify

LIQUIFY follows the story of Cyra, a college student who uncovers a conspiracy behind the California drought and ends up at a bar in the middle of rural central coast, where a bunch of military veterans decide to take on one more mission and help her.

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Companion | Daily Short Picks

Companion

Jody sets out on a dangerous wilderness adventure in order to connect with her fiancee who died hiking the very same trail. COMPANION is a gritty, vérité look at the struggle and determination of a woman unprepared for the journey ahead of her. All set amongst the gorgeous – if[…]

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The Useless Sea | Daily Short Picks

The Useless Sea

The Salton Sea – California’s largest body of water, and a tragic mistake. Tucked away deep in the Southern Californian desert, the Salton Sea is quite a peculiar place in desperate need of relief to assure the survival of its fragile ecosystem. “The Useless Sea” takes viewers on a cinematic[…]

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Sea Change | Featured Short Film

Sea Change

A young woman journeys with her younger sister- who suffers from a rare terminal disease to find an alternative medicine doctor. Nickolas Duarte created a film that grasps your attention by raising lots of questions, but not your typical plot line twist confusions that you might have, rather leaves voids[…]

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Daily Short Picks | Coming Home

Coming Home

“You’re going to have to find out where you want to go. And then you’ve got to start going there. But immediately. You can’t afford to lose a minute.” Coming Home tells the story of Lindsay (Chloe Howcroft) and Dree (Chloe Godard) who are both making a personal journey from[…]

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Thirst

A visual meditation on the permanence of an unforgiving landscape. A story of a man going nowhere juxtaposed against the forces we cannot control. Original music was done in collaboration with Ring the Alarm’s Phil Mossman- founding member of LCD Soundsystem. Directed/Edited/Written by Misha Kozlov Shot in and around Furnace[…]

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