Sharmaji, fondly known as Masterji is a tailor by profession and lives a content life with his daughter Sakshi in their small yet satisfactory world. An unpleasant incident at his shop threatens to ruffle
their lives forever.
USA / Animation / 4mins
Director/Writer: Seora Hong
Losing all reason to live, a man stands on the precipice of life and death. A man who feels like he has lost all reason to live. As he stands on the precipice of life and death, he faces an unexpected situation that may just save his life.
UK / Comedy / 5mins
Director/Writer/Producer: Garry Simpson
Cast: Natalie Walter, Holly Lawton
Set in 1970's Regarding Annabel is a comedy about parental expectation, outside influence and keeping up appearances.
See the Animal
UK / Drama / 16mins
Director: Calum Marshall
Writer: Morgan Groves
Producer: Rosie Goodwin
Cast: Alex Phelps, Joe Bence
Jack is an audience - posing stooge in a magic show run by his long-time friends, Declan and Seamus. Jack wants a fresh start away from their reckless behaviour and Declan’s constant abuse on stage for laughs. Held back by loyalty and calculated persuasion from Seamus, Jack stays, but as the tension between the men grows Declan’s demeanour worsens. He spikes Jack with a hallucinogenic before a performance in yet another attempt to humiliate, which poses a risk during one of their riskier sword tricks.
USA / Drama / 11mins
Director/Writer: Kiki Tsakalakis
Cast: John McGinty
A misunderstood, deaf, white young man longs to join a black Baptist choir that he has secretly admired from afar in hopes of becoming part of the community.
Croatia / Drama / 19mins
Director/Writer: Rino Barbir
Writer: Šimun Šitum
Producer: Dora Prpić
Cast: Franko Jakovčević, Lana Barić
Deni is a teenager who wants to live the life of his idols from rap songs. His mother Sonja is overly protective woman and an absolute support to her only child. In attempt of proving himself and earning respect from his class colleague and a major school bully, Kelam, Deni commits a minor criminal act. When faced to the police, Deni wants to admit his guilt, but Sonja has different intentions.
USA / Drama / 13mins
Director: Julianne Donelle
Writer: Tiziana Giammarino
Producer: Sabrina Stoll, Megan Kay Jordan
Cast: Jessica Parker Kennedy, Nikhil Shukla
When a woman is shoved out of a cafe moments before a grenade is detonated by the very man who commits the attack, she struggles with the guilt of survival as she attempts to uncover the reason why her life was spared when so many others were taken.
UK / Drama / 20mins
Director/Writer: Alexandre Singh
Producer: Mike Elliott, Louise Palmkvist
Cast: Sam Crane, David Bamber
In this playful, supernatural tale by visual artist Alexandre Singh, a curmudgeonly novelist, Henry Salt, wakes from a nightmare to find a troubling entry in his diary: 12 o’clock at the restaurant ‘La Folie’.
The Ghastly Fowl
UK / Animation / 11mins
Director: Shruti Veeramachineni
Writer: Simon Welsh
Producer: Kate Pirouet
Conversations about planetary destruction, global pandemics and the extinction of so many species, are never easy to start. The fact is, we are all complicit, simply because we have been born into a time of consumerism, avarice and blind searching.