Daydreamer // Daily Short Picks

DAYDREAMER

A struggling musician is peer pressured into performing a very personal song while at a party he wishes he didn’t have to attend. Director’s Statement The Specs’ DAYDREAMER is a song I’ve wanted to incorporate into a project for years now. I went back and forth with ideas, and finally[…]

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FOMI fear of missing in // Featured Short

FOMI (fear of missing in)

Exploring the lost connection with the inner self and the lack of solitude caused by all the modern world’s social pressures and overuse of social media ‘Fear of Missing In’ reverses the popular slang FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) and puts the focus on a journey that goes inwards, towards[…]

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FOMI // Short Film Trailer

FOMI (Fear of Missing In)

FOMI is an experimental short film that explores the lost connection with the inner self and the lack of solitude caused by all the modern world’s social pressures and overuse of social media. Premiering May 20th.

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Petty Cash // Short Film Trailer

Petty Cash

Petty Cash follows the story of a Latina bartender working at a casino in upstate NY, suffering under immense pressure from her oppressive boss in order to keep her job. On top of it all, she must suddenly choose between the life she’s planned for all along or deciding to[…]

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The Dark Side of The Sun // Daily Short Picks

The Dark Side of The Sun

The Dark Side of The Sun tells the story of a rising young actor who lands his dream job and is then mysteriously dispossessed of his promised opportunity. Sadness and shame leave him torn between the seeming safety of denial and the inevitable pursuit of truth. The film illuminates casting[…]

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Jesse's Girl // Featured Short

Jesse’s Girl

Ashley has second thoughts that come to a head during her bridal shower. The chaos crescendos to a fever pitch and Ashley takes explosive action to avoid a future she may regret. Hindsight may be 20/20, but it can’t undo past mistakes. Ashley falls victim to familial pressure and her[…]

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The Art of Flawsome // Crowdfunding Campaign

The Art of Flawsome

Antonia is a perfectionist film photographer trying to complete a collection of photos. However, the man who employed her isn’t convinced that Antonia’s collection is good enough and believes it needs something more. He gives her a week to complete her collection or he will use another photographer’s work. Antonia[…]

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Grow Up // Short Film Trailer

Grow Up

A nostalgic glimpse into the lives of Southern California’s suburban youth. A group of teenagers hang on to their last moments of adolescence, as senior year is coming to an end and the pressures of growing up are looming around the corner.

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Belle and Bamber // Daily Short Picks

Belle and Bamber

Belle and Bamber are inseparable friends. She, a 10 year old girl with a thirst for adventure; he, an imaginary blue monster. They while away their youth exploring and getting into mischief, however, when Belle’s Mother tires of Bamber’s influence, she pressures her to grow up and forget him. Unfortunately,[…]

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A Necessary Decay // Daily Short Picks

A Necessary Decay

The pressure of expectations weighs on a woman who has to make a difficult decision about her future.

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