A child genius enlists his best friend to build a time machine in a foolhardy attempt to escape his distant father and connect with the mother he never knew.
When Jerry’s mother passes away. Jerry is hit harder than expected. Especially since she promised him not to drink anymore. Jerry must now fight off his demons before things get worse.
A Bar Mitzvah boy`s obsession with Woody Allen sends his mother to desperate measures before the big day arrives.. Director’s Statement Call Me Alvy began when I wanted to write a short film based on my perception of what being Jewish means to me. I no longer actively practice the[…]
As Maggie struggles with her mother’s death, a surprise visitor helps her find joy again. Director’s Statement Buttercup was inspired by a dream that I had about my best friend Jill, who passed away fourteen years ago. Her death was very unexpected and I struggled to accept the fact that[…]
LOLA: GIRL GOT A GUN bares witness to a young and angelic girl who experiences the emotional weight of her mother’s abuse by her conservative NRA member father. The heaviness of the abuse permeates her home, and she searches for an outlet for her anger and fear. She feels that[…]
An imminent death in the family puts a spotlight on the complex relationship of a free-spirited mother (Constance Shulman) and her twenty-something daughter (Jenny Donheiser).
When young Lizzie learns her older brother is moving out, she realizes she will be left at home alone with her monster of a mother. Armed with the lessons of her favorite TV show, ‘Celeste Skygoode’, Lizzie battles to save her mother from the dark forces that have transformed her.[…]
When their only daughter suddenly dies, a grieving mother and father are forced to confront their once competitive relationship over her – and their failing relationship with each other. In this tale of love and loss, moving forward will require an acceptance the past. Director’s Statement This short was created[…]
Exhausted by her newborn, a first-time mother’s home becomes a trap as her husband’s sinister intentions emerge. Inspired by true events. Frigid is a terrifying little story inspired by true events. Directed by Joe Kicak (Must Kill Karl) who’s mother suffered from a debilitating bipolar disorder that began when he[…]
Two low-level criminals’ routine night goes oddly sideways in a way they could have never prepared for. Director’s Statement I’ve always enjoyed stories that combine genres or flip a genre on its head. The simple story for A Respectable Job started with the idea of that opening shot; a moody,[…]