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Drama / USA / 20 min.

A man locked his monster wife in the bedroom. In order to protect his wife, he killed all the people who came to seek help in his house. His heart turned into a new monster

Director: Ye Kuang
Producer: Yuxiao Wang, Richard Bubin
Writer: Ye Kuang

Sci-Fi / USA / 16 min.

In the near future, nanotechnology administered into the bloodstream can sync with computer apps to augment the human genome. A new law mandating and regulating this once elective procedure meets resistance from hacktivists who are conspiring to thwart the impending roll-out of "Nano version 2.0."

Director: Mike Manning
Producer: Wesley Barer
Writer: Mike Manning, Tom Anderson
Cast: Brooke Butler, Sebastian Vallentin, Laura James
Here + After

Suspense/Thriller / USA / 16 min.

When a restless spirit haunts an ordinary family, a priest and a medium are dispatched to perform a not-so-ordinary exorcism.

Director: Jake Akuna
Producer: John Gardiner, Dre Swain
Writer: Jake Akuna
Cast: Sven Holmberg, Bing Putney, Julia
It's Complicated

Comedy / South Africa / 18 min.

When lonely Andy invites a girl whom he met online to his apartment, he falls head-over-heels for her despite his flatmate Nigel's repeated attempts to point out her seemingly obvious flaw.

Director: Grant De Sousa
Producer: Justin Cohen, Alan Lawson
Writer: Kelvin Wong, Grant De Sousa
Cast: Paul Snodgrass, Johann Vermaak, Lise
Tim of the Jungle

Action/Adventure / USA / 19 min.

A high school student attempting to complete his musical opus keeps getting distracted by the intense fights of his mentally imbalanced father and overly doting mother.Will he be able to turn all this emotional turmoil into beautiful music or will he too be claimed by madness?

Director: Nasos Gatzoulis
Producer: Leal Naim
Writer: Nasos Gatzoulis, D.M. Brent
Cast: Martin Spanjers, Christine Fairfax, John

Drama / USA / 10 min.

We follow 3 students who struggle with alienation, racism and other challenges to see the critical moments in their lives that lead them towards violent radicalism. Different backgrounds, same struggle.

Director: Ali Baluch
Producer: Cameron Fife, Christian Fergerstrom
Writer: Ali Baluch
Cast: Shayne Collins, Sheraz Kari, Brian Saenz Bradley
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