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Missed Kiss

Hotflakes

Film

Hotflakes

Directed by Trevor Neuenswander
In 1976, Richard and Willie try to sell their last kilo of cocaine to a private buyer, however…
Missed Kiss

48 & 1/2

Film

48 & 1/2

Directed by Micah Moore
A group of young filmmakers struggle to make a film in 48 hours.
SD ❤ LA

50/50

Film

50/50

Directed by Bruno Mulligan
After risking the family's finances to his addiction, John takes a deal from a loan shark in an…
The Thirteenth Hour

A Christmas Miracle

Film

A Christmas Miracle

Directed by Trevor Neuenswander
It's Christmas Eve and Walter just wants to watch football.

A Pile of Experiences

Film

A Pile of Experiences

Directed by Bethany McKee
Ramon Chairez describes his experience drug trafficking as a young man and how attending community college lit a…
Tension Rising

A Pursuit of Falling

Film

A Pursuit of Falling

Directed by Sean Brandt
Francis discovers something peculiar in the back closet of a laundromat. When his girlfriend June has the same…
Drama Queen

Absolved

Film

Absolved

Directed by Ralph Blanchard
A recently ordained Catholic priest must endure a surprising confession from his mother during the holidays.
Emerging Filmmakers

All Too Well

Film

All Too Well

Directed by Safi Jafri
Based off of the heartbreaking Taylor Swift ballad, All Too Well tackles the question everyone asks after some…
Lights...Camera...

Beeju

Film

Beeju

Directed by Brian Cheng
In a world where knights are armed with the forces of Chi, Shao and Morhan must arrive in…
Human Rights - At Home & Abroad

Code of Honor: One Soldiers Stand for Equality

Film

Code of Honor: One Soldiers Stand for Equality

Directed by Aiden Keltner
One of the first African American Marines tells the story of his experience participating in the integration of…
Tension Rising

Conceal

Film

Conceal

Directed by Surya Ranganathan Iyer
A woman in an abusive relationship must choose between her family and her independence.
SD ❤ LA

Deviant

Film

Deviant

Directed by Benjamin Howard
In the early sixties, a sexually conflicted teenager finds faith and acceptance after escaping the tortures of electrotherapeutic…
Emerging Filmmakers

Dream Thief

Film

Dream Thief

Directed by Mel Deorsola
A boy falls asleep only to wake up in a forest. What is real and what is a…
Rock Block: Music Video Mixer at the Whistlestop Bar

GONE.

Film

GONE.

A solo film that is neither #BlackLivesMatter nor #BlueLivesMatter. It was made to portray and highlight the after…
The Real Deal

I Might Die Here

Film

I Might Die Here

Directed by Tayo Oyekan
A young woman travels to San Diego to be beaten, gagged, and drowned in a quest to find…
Tension Rising

Into the Horizon

Film

Into the Horizon

A short vignette that explores suffering, loss, and moving on.
The Real Deal

Make Some Noise- A Drummer’s Tale

Film

Make Some Noise- A Drummer’s Tale

Directed by Charlie Cisneros
A story about professional drummer, Samuel Felix.

Mandatory Minimum

Film

Mandatory Minimum

Directed by Mitsu Miyashima
When six year old Isabella is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer requiring an immediate and expensive…
Drama Queen

Misfortune

Film

Misfortune

Directed by Chloe Cummings
Struggling through their strained relationship, a troubled teen and his father run into danger.

My Friend Tom

Film

My Friend Tom

Directed by Alejandra Demers
A documentary about my friend Tom, a homeless man with an incredible story.
Emerging Filmmakers

Operation: Get the Hell out of California

Film

Operation: Get the Hell out of California

Directed by Billy Ryan, Mario Genel
It takes two hours for Billy each way to get to his program, where they teach film to...

Playtime

Film

Playtime

Directed by Kristina Kalchev, Ryan Beaton
A PSA on domestic violence and its effects on children.

Real

Film

Real

Directed by Emilio A Rodriguez
Real is a short retelling of one of the darkest chapters of my life where I had to…
Drama Queen

Remnants

Film

Remnants

Directed by Kyle DeGuzman
Robby, amidst a recent break up, finds himself coping with the agony of heartbreak by indulging in a…
Missed Kiss

Shutters and Bows

Film

Shutters and Bows

Directed by Zack Szabo
Shutters and Bows is a lighthearted romance between two students whose cultural backgrounds are very distant from each…

Sick Day

Film

Sick Day

Directed by Elisha Cecil
Against the clock, a young woman must decide if she wants to once in her life be truthful…
Tension Rising

Simulacre

Film

Simulacre

Directed by Hyeongwoo Lee
A story of teenage girl who puts herself into the Mirror(image). One day, she dreamed about chasing a…
The Thirteenth Hour

Students Speaking Out

Film

Students Speaking Out

Directed by Ace Davis
Prevention of school shootings and gun violence at schools and what may come of it if it isn't…
The Real Deal

SXSW & The Evolution of Italian Music

Film

SXSW & The Evolution of Italian Music

Directed by Sergio Carvajal-Leoni
There's a musical renaissance happening in Italy; but not just for music in Italian. This short documentary follows…
Lights...Camera...

The Dark Resurgence: A Star Wars Story

Film

The Dark Resurgence: A Star Wars Story

Directed by Michael McCumber
At the fall of the Galactic Empire, the lost tribes of the ancient Sith emerge to reclaim their…
Emerging Filmmakers

The Great Coyote

Film

The Great Coyote

Directed by Andrew Norbeck
Near the US-Mexico border, Coyote Flying Saucers Retrieval and Repair Shop is a popular roadside attraction for travelers…
The Real Deal

The Sounds of State

Film

The Sounds of State

Directed by Sara Rhamy
A documentary about the culture of KCR College Radio, from its humble beginnings to its award-winning success and…
Emerging Filmmakers

Trapped

Film

Trapped

Directed by Mel Deorsola
People around town start to go missing at the same time a boy is bullied at school.
Human Rights - At Home & Abroad

Under the Law

Film

Under the Law

Directed by Mitsu Miyashima
Adriel (Malachi Beasley), a qualified and determined individual, is looking for employment at a law firm, but a…
The Thirteenth Hour

Within

Film

Within

Directed by Shane Mayer
A girl battles her worst fears.