SHORTS BLOCK 7: Search
07 min -- “The Ladder” by Pete Fitz: CB Wetherall, scrawny as he is optimistic, is boy in search of himself and love - the act of love, specifically. Clarrissa invites CB for a late night “study date.” CB is ecstatic, however, Clarrissa’s strict Aunt Edna forbids boys from coming over. Eager for his first kiss (and whatever else he can get), CB sets off armed with his gumption, a stolen ladder and his fantasies.
05 min -- “Modify to Fit” by Patrick Murphy: Kendra Bailey, a below the elbow amputee athlete, describes the modifications she has had to make in order to successfully perform a squat clean lift. Kendra relays stories from her everyday life as an amputee that motivate and define her.
05 min -- SHK THT X Grace Green, "Burning" by Chris Buchal:Ever wanted to set an ex on fire? Well, enjoy...
34 min -- “The Demon Deep in Oklahoma” by Lance R. Marshall: The lonely lives of a brother and sister living in a remote country home are interrupted when a friend of the brothers stops by for a one night stay. The three lives intertwine in a way that changes them forever as they battle the demon that lives deep in Oklahoma.
01 min -- “Binary” by Andre Silva: A digital brain attempts to understand the two primal opposites from a survey of human opinions. (Animation)
18 min -- "Love Act Truly" by Zen Freese: When two actors find they're fallen out of love, they agree to ‘act' like they love each other in an effort to save the relationship. But ultimately they’re still ‘acting’, and as they find out, that’s never enough.
21 min -- “MISTRESS” by Anja Murmann: A love affair that is easy and fun for Claire gets challenged when another reality of John's life comes in to play through an accidental encounter.
09 min -- “The Heebie-Jeebies” by Todd Slawsby: Finding a mysterious storybook, Liam convinces his mother to read it to him and his sister, Lyla. The book tells of The Heebie-Jeebies -- ancient monsters rumored to appear in the night and drag children and their parents into their own nightmares. As they ready themselves for sleep, the children will discover: something terrifying is under their beds.
09 min -- “The Invisible Hobby” by Wesley Skotko: The film follows enthusiastic participants of Airsoft, a game of technique and imagination where players participate in tactical training usually reserved for the military and police. Events can simulate military training, recreate famous battles from history, or derive from pure imagination such as a zombie apocalypse.
04 min -- Adventure Galley’s “Marooned” by Martin Melnick: 1950's Earth - resources depleted, economic dispair. A secret military installation seeks to launch a rocket, harboring important individuals, and leaving behind the masses to suffer the collapse of civilization. Assuming the roles of test flight astronauts, the band 'Adventure Galley' must go through a series of medical examinations, survival lessons, and prepare to face the dark unknowns of deep space travel. (Music, Animation)