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Online Premiere: Alone

In this new short from Indywood Studios, a man wakes up lost in a wasteland. He tries to call for help but the voice on the other end is offering anything but. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptTKFXSQ2qY 'Alone' seeks to raise awareness for the importance of caring for one's mental health. Writer/Director, Antony Lane hopes that leaving the film… Continue reading Online Premiere: Alone

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Review: Shelter

Shelter, directed by Patrick Gather and Markus Meedt, is a dramatic short set in the Netherlands near the end of World War 2. Its plot centers on three British paratroopers, Private Charlie Miller (Jack O'Connell), Lance Corporal Frank Ainsworth (Michael Smiley), and Corporal Arthur Boleyn (Ed Stoppard), survivors of the failed Operation Market Garden who find… Continue reading Review: Shelter

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Review: Shadow

Shadow, a short film written and directed by Nicholas Goodwin (who also plays Will), shines a light on the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. Jane (Revell Carpenter) is an innocent college freshman with a crush on her calculus tutor, Allen (Kumasi Hopkins). At the behest of his friend, Will, Allen invites Jane to… Continue reading Review: Shadow

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Review: Wake

Spurred by the death of a once close friend, Michelle (Liz Noth) has returned to her suburban hometown for the first time in years. She can't bring herself to attend the reception, for fear of being confronted by her friend's mother, opting instead for a classmate's after-party. The party functions as an off-kilter high school… Continue reading Review: Wake

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Review: Total Performance

Produced by Cross River Pictures and written/produced by Sean Meehan. Total Performance's narrative centers on Cori, played by Tory Berner, a struggling actress whose day job is playing the part of real living people. She works for an agency that allows disgruntled spouses and nervous bosses to rent surrogates by the hour. Taking the place of existing… Continue reading Review: Total Performance

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Review: The Guard

In this short from Sweven Films, security guard, and father-to-be, Denny is plagued by hallucinations of violence toward his wife and unborn son. The film opens with a visceral punch to the gut and that intensity never truly lets up. Are these visions the result of his fears or premonitions? Is his sleep deprivation cause or… Continue reading Review: The Guard