Short Film: NINA SAIZA, 6min., USA, Drama/Family

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Rachel March, a 12 years old girl, suspects that her piano teacher, Nina Saiza, has an affair with her father. Things become more complicated after she finds out that her piano teacher actually has a wedding ring…

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 8 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 13, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    800 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: MAY FLOWERS, 6min., Canada, Action/Thriller

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A misunderstanding occurs when Jimmy goes to pick up an order for his boss at May Flowers. Little did he expect how the tables would turn.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Action
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 21, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    800 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9 2.4
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: DOLL IT UP, 6min., USA, Comedy/Satire

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Feeling his marriage with Natalie, a sex doll he has been with for three years, has grown stale, Gunther decides to purchase a new doll, Dorri, that he adores and esteems as “true love.” However, the honeymoon period is always ephemeral. When he finds out his new wife isn’t as innocent as she looks, Gunther is faced with the fact that he might have lost both of them.

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Dark Comedy
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 2, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.85:1
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: GOD TOLD ME, 6min., USA, Drama/Relationship

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Although deeply drawn to each other, Reggie and Felicia grapple with the toxic nature of their relationship in one evening after a nice night out in the parking lot.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 3 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 6, 2018
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: SKJEMT BLOD, 6min., USA, Experimental/Music Video

E3219d18e2 posterIn her CalArts thesis, SKJEMT BLOD (which translates to “bad blood” or “tainted blood” in Norwegian), Gwenmarie White uses what she has coined “girl kvlture” as a vehicle for meditation on American brutality. The orchestral black metal adaptation of Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” takes advantage of the tension between the sounds and images of pop culture and metal culture to call attention to larger aspects of violence and pleasure. “My goal is to always straddle the line between critique and complicity,” says White, “because it is a critique…but it’s also a love letter.” The line in SKJEMT BLOD is always moving, digging stubbornly and disturbingly deeper into tropes and stereotypes rather than dismantling them. Suburban whiteness rears its ugly (but also, like, really, really pretty) hea

d, proving that “trve” brutality takes many forms, and moves with an insidious ease throughout the institutions of late-stage capitalism.

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Short Film: RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN, 6min., Portugal, Drama

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When a relationship turns sour, Justine finds her naked photos posted online and is inundated by secondary victimisation.

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  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 41 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 29, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Portugal
  • Country of Filming:
    Serbia
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: THE PITS, 6min., Canada, Comedy/Romance

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At 13, Dhruvi is appalled to learn the Indian food she eats every day makes her armpits smell funny. Her struggle with pungent food and bold spices resurfaces years later, when she’s drawn to a fellow South Asian student in university.

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  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    romance, comedy, drama
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 23 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 15, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    4,300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color