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Dead Pan (4:12)


Wendy tries to go on a date with a lovable orc Lurtz, but the date is interrupted by her drunken ex Peter Pan.
Writer/Director/Producer
Gracie May
 
Production Sound Mixer
Bethany Sparks
 
Composer
Jonathan Keith
 
Cast: Aaron Izek as Magra, Jason Smith as Lurtz, Savannah Southern-Smith as Wendy, Cameron Gavinski as Peter

Lion Dance (5:59)


It's love at first sight for Jian and Ayumi, during the city's annual Lion Dance - but will they be able to find each other during the busy parade?
Writer/Director/Art Director
Zheng Kang
Writer/Director/Producer
Tim Pattinson
Theme Composer
Masafumi Okubo
Score Composer
Yasuyoshi Suzuki
 
Lead Sound Designer
Makoto Ito
Sound Design Team
Hiroki Kato
Mitsunori Ohta
Sinichi Akiyama
Hiroe Hirai
Cast: Yoshimi Nukui as Ayumi (Female Lead), Nobuhiro Tamura as Jian (Male Lead)

Mosquito: The Bite of Passage (7:00)


A mosquito on her first hunting trip with her mother tries to confess that she doesn't like blood.
Co-Director/Writer/Co-Producer
Brian Vincent Rhodes
Co-Director
Eric Cheng
Co-Producer
Ivan Bordas
Cinematographer
Xing-Mai Deng
Sound Designer
Randolph Zaini
Production Sound Mixer
Juel Taylor
Post Production Sound
Bridget Tang
Editors
Brian Paison
Lindsay Armstrong
Production Designer
Jean Paulo Lasmar
Composer
Gautier Galard
Cast: Alisa Reyes as Aliye (daughter), Eileen Galindo as Soma (mom), Philip Anthony Traylor as George

Nose Hair (10:00)


While playing a game with his friends young Nate realizes that he has an unusual condition.
Director
Louis Morton
Music & Sound
Ulrich Troyer
Screenplay
David Guest
Storyboard Artists
Miguel Jiron
Javier Barboza
 
Animators
Yawen Zheng
Brian Smee
Jovanna Tosello
Josh Weisbrod
Cast: Jayden Mason Eastaugh, Ryan Lacey, Christopher Wells, Grand Gitner, Sean Bolger

Once a Hero (8:20)


A boy wants to be a superhero, He becomes friend with a girl who is bullied by all classmates, Until one day, He is forced to make a choice, betray the girl or not?
Writer/Director/Producer
Xia Li
Music
Min He
3D
Jinzhi Du
Script Consultant
Jason Ronzani
Sound Design
Huazhang Dai
Background
Jinyue Wan
Cast: Min Shi, Jinyue Wan, Sijia Huang

Once Upon A Line (7:06)


A man leads a monotone, humdrum existence until he suddenly falls in love. What follows is a short portrait of a difficult relationship marked by a struggle for control and identity. The ending gives hope for a new beginning and a change of perspective.
Director/Animator
Alicja Jasina
Composer
Aaron Gilmartin
Sound Designer
Katie Gately

The Meltdown (12:21)


A sarcastic physicist at a Nuclear Testing Facility finds himself in a sticky situation after his ineptitude leaves the facility in grave danger.
Writer/Director
Connor Kerrigan
Co-Writer
Nelson Dial
Producer
Brian Vincent Rhodes
Composer
Kyle Laporte
Production Supervisor
Kelly Barnhardt
Production Sound
Juel Taylor
Assistant Director
Raymundo Archila
Cast: Connor Kerrigan as Otto, Nelson Dial as Geoff, Cecily Breaux as Jackie. Brian Rhodes as Jerome, Michael Sturgis as Todd, Tyler Miclean as Extras

Today (6:26)


Father and daughter team up to tell a story of adventure, asparagus, and secret agents to pass the time before they return home from the hospital.
Writer/Director/Producer
Katherine Duffy
Sound Mixer
Chris Morocco
Composer
Jacques Brautbar
Cast: Caroline Spinola as June, Steven Miller as Dad/Agent Dangercannon, Paul Stanko as Dr. Smoothmoves, Reilly Hoeft as Bearly

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