his animated documentary is the story of the Velvet
Underground's disastrous first public performance.
While on stage for merely 20 minutes, The Velvet
Underground performed three songs: 'There She Goes',
'Venus in Furs', and 'Heroin'. The Summit High School
audience responded with, as a band member recalled in
1983, a 'murmur of surprise that greeted the
appearance' that 'increased to a roar of disbelief as the
band started to pl
Director: Anthony Jannelli, Robert Pietri
Producer: Anthony Jannelli, Robert Pietri
Writer: Marina Donahue
Echoes of You
Drama / USA / 18 min.
An aspiring classical pianist finds his greatest fulfillment in an unlikely
Director: Henry Quilici
Producer: John Lapin
Writer: Henry Quilici
Cast: Laurence Fuller, Zakary Risinger
Jim Svejda: Between the Notes
Documentary / USA / 10 min.
A short documentary about the most knowledgeable
classical DJ in America.
Director: Daniel Zucker
Producer: Daniel Zucker, Kara Durrett
Cast: Jim Svejda, Anne Akiko Meyers, Brenda Barnes, Nicholas Meyer, Rich Capparela, Thomas Newman
Drama / USA / 16 min.
After forty years' devotion to music, the conductor of a world-
renowned orchestra, struggles to decide whether to start his farewell
Director: Weijie (Jay) Sun , Yun Xie
Producer: Yunong Li, Jue Wang
Writer: Aaron Yu, Weijie (Jay) Sun
Cast: John Henry Richardson, Don Baldaramos
Drama / USA / 16 min.
Linda Jackson, an African-American, auditions to study with world-
renowned classical pianist, Dr. Michael Garrison. Her enthusiasm is
dampened when she realizes the passive-aggressive, hostile
environment she has walked into.
Director: Zuri Alexander
Producer: Zuri Alexander
Writer: Zuri Alexander
Cast: Rod Menzies, Zuri Alexander
Drama / USA / 12 min.
In the aftermath of his parents' separation, teenage saxophonist Jeffrey Lee must adjust to a new life with his troubled father, Alex, who has fallen into depression after losing both his marriage and his day job. While Alex finds consolation in having his son around, Jeffrey's musical aspirations are a painful reminder of his ex-wife's lingering influence.
Director: David R. Liu
Producer: Sanford Jenkins, Xin Li
Cast: George Tsai, Max Tepper
Comedy / USA / 15 min.
A down and out concert conductor struggles with his coat jacket on opening night.