A story about a Sicilian town and its people, narrated by a dog who has existential questions about life, love, death, and god. __________________________________________________ The film was made over a twelve-day period during the Director’s Lab at Cici Film Festival (Sicily, Italy) with non-professional actors from the town Castellammare Del[…]
This is a Dog examines why dogs are so unique, and explores what makes something truly alive and special in our hearts. Our ode to the art of stop motion. A short conversation between ‘Logic’ and ‘Love’ about what makes a dog a dog. Logic sees a dog for its[…]
A short conversation between ‘Logic’ and ‘Love’ about what makes a dog a dog. Logic sees a dog for its fur, four legs, and a tail. It is just an animal. Love sees a dog for its energy, spirit, and loyalty. It is her best friend. The overall theme explores[…]
An unsupervised young girl wanders into a neighbor’s house looking for her lost dog only to find something else unexpectedly lost. Oh, how we love a good one-shot short film. While becoming an increasing go-to challenge for young filmmakers, one-shot films can easily become a logistics nightmare – but if[…]
Two ex-lovers are reunited by the death of their beloved dog. MY BEST GIRL is a portrait of those bitter Chicago winters in which the cards are stacked against you. The dog is dying, love is slipping between your fingers and your neighbor is cussing at you for stealing their[…]
Two brothers, Stephen and Isaac, are stuck on their farm alone and bored on a hot summer day. Their dog, Lily, hasn’t been around all morning. After hearing distant barking, Stephen decides to mount a rescue mission into their farmland with weapons they dig up in their garage. Things turn[…]
A dog lives a lonely life in the house of his master and tries to fill his days with all kinds of hobbies. Hopefully, some unexpected event will take place. If not, this could turn out to be a very boring film.
Chock full of outraged aliens, wild dogs, Instagram malaise, and the private pursuits of the artist, See / Saw explores the relationship between image, text, and sound. Animators Case Jernigan and Erik Winkowski trade short stories, stringing together a flurry of imagery and messages. The two artists craft animation from[…]
Martin, a stay at home dog, questions whether his life matters or not. Martin struggles with all the complexities of life that we humans do but through the eyes of a dog. Everyone has thought about it at least once, what’s going through your dog’s mind on a day-to-day basis,[…]
A sofa-bound dog is shocked to learn that a huge world lies outside the door— the maddening, unbreakable door.