Consensual violence is, bizarrely, quite intimate. There was only one hospital visit while making this film. Strangers, friends, lovers, and coworkers pair up to fist fight on camera. Exploring consent, trust, masculinity-femininity, and of course violence, this strange little film casts a surprisingly broad thematic net. If you’ve never been[…]
Organics is an improvised genre bending midnight short starring ensemble member of Richard Linklater’s EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! Temple Baker. It’s the tale of Archie, an innocent barista who’s convinced by his new co-worker, Jay, to stay after hours for a late night drink with her, her boyfriend, and her single[…]
Two strangers trying to avoid the crowd at a wedding reception end up making an unexpected connection. Hitting it off with someone doesn’t usually happen in a snappy scene, it’s rather often an up and down ramble of awkward conversations that culminate into a spark of common interests. Joe Gillette’s[…]
A boy and his masked friend live in a house in a white void. Their daily routine of watching tv and making beats is interrupted by freaky strangers showing up to their door.
When Dresca – an injured Imperial pilot – is rescued by Rebels after the Battle of Endor, she must choose between her loyalty to the Empire and the kindness of strangers she once thought of as monsters.
Two strangers alone in a big city forge an unusual bond in the face of crises and survival. Crisscross forms part of a series of short films called Harlemites. The shorts intertwine, but also stand alone as self-contained stories. They depict themes of family and race in a gentrifying Harlem.
Two people walking in the street lit by the neon lights of the restaurants and shops, bump into each other. Time stands still, an immediately powerful connection is shared between them. Strangers deeply in love shared only in a stare so piercing there is no need for words. In this[…]
Two strangers, both foreigners, meet in Japan. They seem to be searching for something one a place where they are outsiders. Though very different, they both desire to belong and let go of something.
In a city full of people who have grown used to avoiding each other, two strangers meet and then must choose between being comfortable and being honest with themselves about what they want. The strangers challenge each other to go outside their comfort zones as they’re drawn closer than they[…]
Two young actors, strangers, are thrown together in a casting before spending a fleeting summer rehearsing and learning to fall in love on stage. As they are gently guided by their director (cupid), their own feelings take over. Between the Lines was a project shot on 35mm, all on practical[…]