Australia | Drama | 13 min
Director/Writer: Bonnie Sveen
Producer: Bonnie Sveen
Cast: Bonnie Sveen, Willow Rose Farmer
Riley has a screen addiction... until a strange babysitter (Kat) appears, pushing Riley to face her compulsions. In a warped and chaotic evening, Kat wants to show Riley that beyond her fears, she holds the power of the universe.
A Mole In Time
United Kingdom | Animated | 24 min
Director: Leon Joosen
Writer: Leon Joosen, Tony Nottage
Producer: Tony Nottage
Cast: Warwick Davis, Jessica Henwick, Stanley Tucci
It’s the anniversary of Moley becoming the keeper of Manny, and Dotty, with a little help from her Uncle Mishmosh, goes back in time to see what she had missed before she came to MoleTown.
Canada | Drama | 12 min
Director/Writer: Dakota Daulby
Producer: Harrison Houde
Cast: Harrison Houde, Yssa Mei Panganiban
In a world where vampires coexist with society, "Vance" is a captivating love story that follows an ordinary vampire's transformative journey when he encounters a spirited human, sparking a profound exploration of life's true meaning.
Egypt | Fantasy | 15 min
Director: Dibo Dibo
Writer: Dibo, Marawan Tarek Hafez. Sara Gaafar
Producer: Yara Mazen, Hatem Tag
Cast: Ola Roushdy, Omar El Kerm, Shahd El Shater
Amaal, in Arabic, means hopes. At a time far off in the future, in order for anyone to have a dream or a hope achieved, they have to go and apply at the Holding Company for Dreams Fulfillment. While this company was started in good faith and to support people to reach their goals, things have taken a different turn.
Belgium | Animation | 15 min
Director: Cedric Igodt, David Van de Weyer
Writer: Brigitte Minne
Producer: Cedric Igodt, Lachezar Velinov
Cast: Pixie De Winter, Maja Van Honsté, Kato Haes
Rosemary, a young fairy, leads a boring life at the fairytale castle. She’d rather be a witch so she can scream, fly on brooms and get really messy. Unfortunately her mother strongly disagrees, so Rosemary decides to run off to the mysterious witch forest.
Canada | Horror | 13 min
Director: Jason Wan Lim, R. Trevor Griffiths
Writer: James Dashner
Producer: Jason Wan Lim, R. Trevor Griffiths, Amy Griffiths
A young couple on vacation rent a house in a small town only to receive repeated warnings from locals to leave before rainy season begins. When the couple ignores the vague warnings, they find out the precipitation has nothing to do with the weather.
Kazakhstan | Horror | 10 min
Director: Thomas Calvin Schultz
Writer: Thomas Calvin Schultz, Madina Baimakhanova
Producer: Thomas Calvin Schultz, Madina Baimakhanova
Cast: Mika Saruar, Erasyl Abdrazakov, Asya Baimakhanova
Sara, a struggling artist who discovers a unique pencil that can solve all her problems. But her dreams turn into a nightmare when a malevolent demonic creature from Kazakh legends gets unleashed.
Secrets Are For Best Friends Only
Sweden | Drama | 15 min
Director/Writer: Jonas Moberg
Producer: Jonas Moberg, Lars Erlandh
Cast: Ester Bertilsson, Hans Christian Thulin
Eleven-year-old Elsa would also like to start riding so that she could spend more time with her best friend Hedvig in the stable, but instead Elsa often is home alone as her father quite often has to works late evenings.
United States | Animation | 9 min
Director/Writer: Linda Wingerter
Producer: Linda Wingerter, Alex Griffin, Jessica Simon
A quiet bus ride home from the city library turns into an aural nightmare for a book-reading commuter. With every stop the bus fills with people and sounds, becoming a chaotic cacophony joyful to everyone but her.
United States | Documentary | 13 min
Director/Writer: Steven Ascher
Producer: Steven Ascher, Jeanne Jordan
Cast: Steven Ascher
LOOKING FORWARD, by Oscar-nominee Steven Ascher explores through AI imagery the experience of living in a dangerous world. It asks, Does how you feel about the future change how your life unfolds?
United States | Drama | 14 min
Director/Writer: Le Chau
Producer: Le Chau
Cast: Seth Allyn Austin, Ropbert Fleet, Diem Truong