400 Days Later
Canada / Drama / 10 mins
Director: Stephen Bell
Writer: Angela Bell
Producer: Stephen Bell, Angela Bell
Cast: Angela Bell, Madeline Leon
When a global pandemic hits and theaters shut down nationwide, stage actress Natalie finds herself coping with isolation, dwindling options and redefining what really matters in the wake of a changed world.
United Kingdom / Sci-Fi / 26 mins
Director: Phil Spencer
Writer: Lily Howkins
Producer: Cassidy Little, Lily Howkins
Cast: Cassidy Little, Lily Howkins
A.R.P.U. – which stands for ‘average revenue per user’ – is a short dystopian film inspired by the Netflix documentary ‘The Great Hack’ and the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The film explores our relationship with our online data, and what could happen when we give it away so freely.
Australia / Comedy / 14 mins
Director/Writer: Caroline McQuade
Producer: Matthew Phillips
Cast: Fletcher Kennedy, Julia Wilson
An alcoholic comedian and her 10 year old nephew discover that anyone can be a hero... with the right theme song
Are You Okay?
USA / Animation / 9 mins
Director: Ryan Cannon
Writer: Jordan Gibler, Ryan Cannon
Producer: Amanda Carson, Ryan Cannon
Cast: Ashley Blanchet, Jason Richards
This bystander story is told through the perspective of a 15-year old girl, Raquelle, who witnesses her classmate Noah being bullied. When doing the right thing transforms Raquelle from bystander to victim, she finds herself trapped in the same emotional quicksand of her peers.
Behind The Oak Tree
Lebanon / Drama / 18 mins
Director/Writer: Emilio Mounsef
Producer: Emilio Mounsef, Jihane Rahbani
Cast: Dima Al Ansari