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2019 Film Listing

Film Info

W.C.



Poster Image
United States
Comedy
00:04:30
Season:2019

Released:2019
Directed by
J Hanna
Written by
J Hanna
Produced by
Kirsten Scoles, J Hanna

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - Best Comedy


A potential pregnancy opens the door to larger questions about Tina and Kyle's relationship.


The Rider



The Rider Poster
United States
Documentary
00:03:00
Season:2019

Released:2019
Directed by
Ryan Stevenson
Produced by
Ryan Stevenson, Ryan Sawyer

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - Best Brief Judges and Audience Choice


An 81 year old man stays active by riding his bicycle


Powerless



Poster
France
Action
00:15:00
Season:2019

Released:2016
Directed by
David Sarrio
Written by
Denys Corel
Produced by
David Sarrio

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - Best Action


In a modern day megalopolis, Christopher Wyatt's life has been transformed.


A Paper House



A Paper House Poster
China
Drama, Suspense
00:18:25
Season:2019

Released:2019
Directed by
Wei Geng
Written by
Wei Geng
Produced by
Wei Geng

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - 3rd Place Judges Choice & Best Thriller


There is a fifth grade girl named Jiang Ling in a village in northern China. Not long ago, a boy named Lin Jiang was transferred to her class. Jiang Ling accidentally found that there were many paper houses in Lin Jiang's home and they were exactly the same as the houses in her village in appearance and quantity. She also found that there seemed to be some terrible connection between these paper houses and the real houses.Jiang Ling was determined to find out the secrets of these paper housesĀ·


Visions of the Lost Sierra



Poster
United States
Documentary
00:14:20
Season:2019

Released:2018
Directed by
Matt Ritenour
Produced by
Darrel Jury

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - 3rd Place Audience Choice


A look into the past, present and future of the Middle Fork of the Feather River, one of the first 8 rivers designated as Wild & Scenic in 1968.


FOR LOVE



For Love Poster
Ireland
Drama
00:06:56
Season:2019

Released:2018
Directed by
Terry Loughran
Written by
Terry Loughran
Produced by
Luke Hanlon, Terry Loughran

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - 2nd Place Judges Choice


In a world where we are all looking for love and connection people can surprise us and go the extra mile. What would you do for love?


Following



Following Poster
United States
Comedy
00:08:00
Season:2019

Released:2019
Directed by
Eric Hinojosa
Written by
Fletcher Cowan
Produced by
Fletcher Cowan

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - 2nd Place Audience Choice


An unusual character forms an extreme attachment to a total stranger he follows online.


Terminus



Terminus Poster
Netherlands
Drama, Thriller
00:14:00
Season:2019

Released:2019
Directed by
Jan Pool
Written by
Jan Pool
Produced by
Jan Pool

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - 1st Place Judges Choice & Best Drama


Two people, a boy and a girl on a train. They don't know each other. Both on their way to tie up loose ends. Is there a place they are running to or is it something that they're running from? After they meet their lives will never be the same again.


A Hell of Heaven



A Hell Of Heaven Poster
United States
Drama, Thriller
00:12:00
Season:2019

Released:2019
Directed by
Guy Hartman-Cocco
Written by
Guy Hartman-Cocco
Produced by
Guy Hartman-Cocco, Jesse Green, Mac Sanders

Shortz! Award WinnerWinner - 1st Place Audience Choice


The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, A Hell of Heaven.


The Gardenator Challenge



Poster Image
United States
Documentary
00:11:32
Season:2019

Released:2018
Directed by
Arnie Lerner
Written by
Arnie Lerner/Dawn Mayeda
Produced by
Carmen Silva

Shortz! Award WinnerBest Documentary


Students compete for the coveted Golden Gnome by creating culinary delicacies from school grown food.


A present for grandma



Poster Image
United States
Family
00:08:19
Season:2019

Released:2019
Directed by
Anna Goranova
Written by
Anna Goranova
Produced by
Melody Gilbert, Jeremy Wilker

A girl shops for the perfect present for her grandma, but it will not be easy to give it to her.


SAVE 2.0



Save 2.0 poster
Germany
Horror
00:07:00
Season:2019

Released:2019
Directed by
Ivan Sainz-Pardo
Written by
Ivan Sainz-Pardo
Produced by
Ivan Sainz-Pardo

Night falls, a dogs howl breaks the night


Soul Bones



Soul Bones Poster
Drama, Suspense
00:11:16
Season:2019

Released:2019
Directed by
Andrew Huggins
Written by
Andrew Huggins
Produced by
Andrew Huggins

A man living in the Deep South must confront his prejudices when a young boy moves in to the neighborhood and tries to befriend him.