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Bite of the Tail

Animation / USA / 9 min.

A wife is suffering from stomach pain and she firmly believes that she can find a cure from a doctor. However, the doctor has no idea how. Her husband goes to an empty lot in search of a snake. When he hunts, he wears a beekeeper’s hat. The sister talks, but who knows if it is true? Life is a constant struggle to find a right answer.

Director: Song E Kim
Producer: Song E Kim
Writer: Song E Kim
Cast: Gudrun Cram-Drach, Rob Wolpert
Bitter Sweet

Drama / USA / 7 min.

A young girl goes on the adventure of a life time after finding a hidden will left to her by her deceased father.

Director: Micah Levin
Producer: Keith Wasserman
Writer: Keith Wasserman
Cast: GiGi Raines, Sarah Douglas
The Distance Between

Romance / USA / 10 min.

Jen and Ian have been roommates for 1 year and 37 days. They've been secretly in love with each other for 1 year 36 days and 23 hours. Everyday they go through their morning routines while planning a 'spontaneous' encounter with each other. Today could be the day it works.

Director: Emily Ting
Producer: Christopher Tillman
Writer: Christopher Tillman
Cast: Amber Stevens, Andrew J. West

Comedy / USA / 4 min.

A couple rushes to clean their home before a guest arrives.

Director: Jonathan Browning
Producer: Leslie McManus, Stoney Westmoreland
Writer: Jonathan Browning
Cast: Leslie McManus, Stoney Westmoreland
Grow Up Already

Comedy / USA / 10 min.

After being dumped by his girlfriend Winnie, Andy Mott is determined to win her back. The only problem is, he's got a lot of growing up to do.

Director: Richard Keith
Producer: Tom Rice, Jonathan Bennett
Writer: Richard Keith
Cast: Johnny Simmons, Odette Annable
Born Yesterday

Romance / USA / 14 min.

A whimsical romantic comedy about two new lovers who, after one night of passion, have the most extraordinary morning after of all time.

Director: Nathan Larkin-Connolly
Producer: Alex Creasia, Ari Costa, Maggie Lyons
Writer: Nathan Larkin-Connolly
Cast: John Weselcouch, Larisa Oleynik, Ash Lendzion
Rose's Diet

Comedy / USA / 16 min.

What happens when a senior actress picks up her diet from a teen magazine? Rose’s obsession creates a profitable enterprise for her granddaughters and a lot of trouble for her daughter and ex-husband.

Director: Pasha Savchuk
Producer: Renee Taylor, Brian Katz
Writer: Pasha Savchuk
Cast: Renee Taylor, Robert Miano

Drama / United Kingdom / 10 min.

A man saws a branch from a lonely tree. At the base of the tree is a shrine to a young cyclist. The man works the branch into a perfect block of wood and installs it into a velodrome track in memory of his son.

Director: Justin Chadwick
Producer: Barnaby Spurrier
Writer: Prasanna Puwanarajah
Cast: Timothy Spall, Euan Cattermole

Comedy / USA / 15 min.

Theodore has one night to find his recently widowed grandfather a "lady friend" and decide whether his own girlfriend is "the one."

Director: Timothy Edwards
Producer: Catherine DeMartino, Timothy Edwards
Writer: Timothy Edwards
Cast: Carl Guthrie, Jerry Turman

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