Meeting MacGuffin // Catya Plate :: Meeting MacGuffin is the sequel to the multi-award-winning animated stop-motion film “Hanging By A Thread” (2013), the second in a trilogy of animated short films. Meeting MacGuffin continues the tale in a post-apocalyptic future where humanity has fallen apart and where a group of scientists and an animated sign complete the construction of a new human race and meet a groundhog climatologist who prepares them for their mission to restore balance to the decimated Earth.
Richard Twice // Matthew Salton :: Richard Atkins, the singer and songwriter of the early 70’s California psychedelic folk duo ‘Richard Twice’, was on his way to stardom with his first debut album when he mysteriously walked away from it all.
Catherine // Britt Raes :: Catherine loves pets! But most of all, she loves her cat. As a young girl, she can not connect with other people. Her cat is her life, and little by little she grows up to be a crazy old cat lady… Will she ever find friendship, or love?
Growing Girl // Marnie Ellen Hertzler :: Growing Girl is a PowerPoint presentation about snakes and all of the things I wish I would have done.
Your Father was Born a 100 Years Old, and so was the Nakba // Razan AlSalah :: She looks down at her virtual ghost marked with an X. “If I were walking, I would have found it, even if it’s not here anymore.” Oum Amin, a Palestinian grandmother returns to her hometown Haifa through Google Maps Streetview, today, the only way she can see Palestine.
Eine Villa Mit Pinien // Jan Koester :: Lion and Bird break into an uninhabited villa to find out about the reason why it is not aging. Immediately they feel the power that keeps the villa alive.
Ginevra // Tess Martin :: Based on Percy Shelley’s poem “The Dirge”, Ginevra depicts the aftermath of the murder of a young woman. As her distraught mother looks on, she learns that life after death involves a transition she never could have imagined.
Abnie Oberfork: A Tale of Self-Preservation // Shannon Fleming :: Abnie Oberfork, a precocious twelve-year-old girl, becomes a pickle to escape the malaise of childhood, and in doing so, perpetuates it.
Supernova // Gavin Lankford, Aleksandre C. Kosinski :: When a little boy’s late-night viewing of his favorite space adventure videotape is cut short by a scolding from his mom, he channels the heroism of his sci-fi fantasy hero and makes it his mission to get the tape back.
A Robot Shrugs // Justin Sanchez :: A worker robot outsmarts his boss to break free from his tether and return to his home and family.