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2022 Official Selections


AFTER DARK: HORROR & SCI-FI SHORTS BLOCK

1×1

Film 1×1 Directed by Jake Byrd Two friends try to help a women in trouble.

5 South

Film 5 South Directed by Chris Boyd A young woman, back home in San Diego, pushes against the constraints of her existence.
COMIC RELIEF: COMEDY SHORTS BLOCK

A Memory

Film A Memory Directed by Jonathan Hammond A friendship between two women transcends mortality.

A Summer Night In San Diego

Film A Summer Night In San Diego Directed by Carlos Ivan Escobosa With the help of his friends, Grayson must overcome his fears in this coming-of-age tale set in sunny…
TENSION RISING: DRAMA SHORTS BLOCK

Ang Motel

Film Ang Motel Directed by Jon Matthews A young woman shares her motel room with an elderly Filipina woman, when she is stranded in a…
A WOMAN'S PLACE: SHORTS BLOCK

Don’t Let Me Sink

Film Don’t Let Me Sink Directed by Vu Diep Mai Lily has just lost her husband and son, Marcos and Lucas, and is left behind with her two…
TENSION RISING: DRAMA SHORTS BLOCK

Estranged

Film Estranged Directed by Aiden Keltner Abigail’s disconnection from her peers is magnified as she relives a past trauma in the middle of her…
TENSION RISING: DRAMA SHORTS BLOCK

Eucalyptus

Film Eucalyptus Directed by Nate Riedel A woman isolated in quarantine ventures into the monotony of daily life in her apartment. She breaks free…
TENSION RISING: DRAMA SHORTS BLOCK

Eulogy

Film Eulogy Directed by Sergio Lopez A grieving brother tries to find the strength to write his twin's eulogy.

Everybody Dies by the End

Film Everybody Dies by the End Directed by Ian Tripp, Ryan Schafer A documentary crew follows cult classic horror director, Alfred Costella, as he makes his final film - An…

FUEGO Short Film

Film FUEGO Short Film Directed by Edwin FrankO Passion, purpose and salsa dancing collide as Gio tries to find himself within complicated family dynamics.

Fugu

Film Fugu Directed by James Diego Abbott
COMIC RELIEF: COMEDY SHORTS BLOCK

Hit Me: Game Over

Film Hit Me: Game Over Directed by Fernando Jay Huerto A guy finds out that he can control a real person on his video game console.
COMIC RELIEF: COMEDY SHORTS BLOCK

Jan, The Reality TV Star

Film Jan, The Reality TV Star Directed by Phil Wilson Aspiring actor Jan stumbles through the tropes of home makeover reality television.

Saturday, November 19th: Feature Film: Kung Fu Ghost and Filmmaker Q&A

Film Saturday, November 19th: Feature Film: Kung Fu Ghost and Filmmaker Q&A Directed by Jennifer N Linch When a charming but naïve young woman inherits her late grandfather's estate, she soon discovers the house’s ghostly…

Thursday, November 17th: Feature Film: Last Chance and Filmmaker Q&A

Film Thursday, November 17th: Feature Film: Last Chance and Filmmaker Q&A Directed by George Jac In a world that is consumed by fake news, Eddie Lowry is getting squeezed out of the mainstream…
A WOMAN'S PLACE: SHORTS BLOCK

Libertyville

Film Libertyville Directed by Devin Scott At an Orthodox cemetery in the Midwest, 11-year-old Suzana contends with her immigrant grandmother’s tyranny as the family…

LIFE Happens

Film LIFE Happens Directed by James Dubbeldam Martin wakes up in a lifeless room, oddly similar to his own. Any other time he would be…

Like Honey

Film Like Honey Directed by Nicole Valencia A young woman with nothing to lose visits a beachside commune in Tijuana and gets caught up in…
A WOMAN'S PLACE: SHORTS BLOCK

Max

Film Max Directed by Anika Hemlata Sejpal, Isabelle Margetts, Joshua Bae, Ria Khehar A middle-aged married couple struggles to come to terms with the loss of their 8-year-old child. An Interaction…