Ayananta // Daily Short Picks


Devika, questions her beliefs when she is confronted by a difficult and distanced relationship. While attempting to face her reality, she finds a philosophical response amidst her emotional uncertainty. Screened at the Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis as part of MNTV 2015, Best of Minnesota Shorts, Program 1 Selection. Part of[…]

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Coin Lunch // Featured Short

Coin Lunch

Jeff is a salaryman trying to fit into the hierarchy of the Japanese workplace. But when his wife cuts his daily budget, Jeff’s life begins a downward spiral, leaving him to choose what he needs more: his job or his family Sacrifices can sometimes take a toll on someone. Coin[…]

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Forever Dad // Daily Short Picks

Forever Dad

A heartwarming story of Fatherhood and the lifelong bond between a Father and Son.

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Hair Trigger // Daily Short Picks

Hair Trigger

School shooting survivor Sadie, her mother Terry, and Sadie’s best friend Elyse struggle to reconcile the night before the rest of Sadie’s classmates return to school without her. Director’s Statement When media coverage of a shooting takes place we often lose focus on the survivors, especially those who suffered injuries.[…]

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Pagg // Short Film Trailer


In the aftermath of a hate crime, a Sikh American grapples with his fears and anxieties as he attempts to celebrate the 4th of July with his wife and infant son. As tensions rise through various microaggressions and racially charged encounters, he makes a tragic decision that changes his identity[…]

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Candice // Daily Short Pick


Candice is a short film about what happens when we get talking to strangers in the modern urban jungle and how we build new relationships in a world where we have never been more connected electronically, but have never been more isolated socially. The film follows Candice, a lonely thirty[…]

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Hatched // Daily Short Picks


KAY has recently suffered a loss in her life. When her grief manifests itself as an obsession with why 41 children have gone missing in a National Park, Kay desperately searches for answers to uncover the cause. Starring Melissa Ponzio (Series Regular: “Teen Wolf,” “Chicago Fire” + “The Walking Dead,)[…]

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Can You Take My Picture // Daily Short Picks

Can You Take My Picture

Nan tries to have a little control over her uncontrollable circumstance. A picture is worth a thousand words, but to Nan, it’s worth so many more. An uplifting tale about hope, struggle, and a lasting image. Director’s Statement “Can You Take My Picture” was an idea I was quietly mulling[…]

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One Last Ride // Daily Short Pick

One Last Ride

After attending a work Christmas party a slightly intoxicated Ashley pours her heart out to a car service driver Brandon and he actually listens.

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