139 West 26th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues), New York, NY, 10003
7:30PM/7:50PM: TV PILOT
DeSiCiTi (22 m, USA)
Dir. by J. Joffe
Genres: DeSiCiTi is a comedy about the dating, career and cross cultural exploits of four South Asian women in New York City.
Synopsis: Comedy, Dance, Romantic Comedy, Dramedy, Culture
7:50PM/10:20PM: SELECTION OF SHORTS
California Roll (9 m, USA/Thailand)
Dir. by N. Il Cho
Genres: Short, Comedy, Family, Western
Synopsis: An ordinary Joe on a failing first date, must improvise a fantastic fable about the Wild West origins of the California Roll.
You Kill Me (15 m, USA)
Dir. by M. Sender
Genres: Alternative, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Avant-garde, Neo-noir, Post Modern
Synopsis: The ironic triumph of a woman over a man. Sexy and cool, You Kill Me is an audio visual ride through one man's experience of the broken heart.
BOOM BOOM (8 m, USA)
Dir. by L. & T. Ziegelman
Genres: Short, Comedy
Synopsis: Two old friends bump into each other over coffee and get into a heated discussion about life and death. Well, mostly death.
Jackpot ! (16'22 m, USA)
Dir. by T. Ducret
Genres: Drama, Horror, Thriller, Neo-noir, Urban
Synopsis: A hopeful groupie's plan to trap the NBA star she's been sleeping with into a long term relationship brings her a nightmarish result.
Pop Shock (18'52 m, USA)
Dir. by C. Layne
Genres: Drama, Romance, Underground, Independent, Dramedy, Art, Music
Synopsis: In a world of bright lights, bill-boards, cheap reality TV stars, and dumbed-down commercialism, Jim (Michael Mitchell) paints subversive art.
He is passionate and explosive, but immature and naive. Tempted by commercial success, he becomes entangled in a business deal gone awry.
Commissioned by Billy (Joe Mantegna), a monstrous businessman and his trophy wife (Veleeta DaCosta) to paint their portrait, Jim creates something grotesque,
only to have it rejected. Seeking solace at his favorite rock club, Jim is entranced by a feisty indie-rock singer, Grace (Carrie Layne), who also happens to be Billy's
daughter. He follows her backstage, and discovers that they are the same: both lost, both drowning in their struggle to fight 'The Man.'
But once they find each other, everything changes. What happens in a world where following your heart means starting a revolution?
Hairpin (6'25 m, Australia)
Dir. L. Scrivano
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Independent, Magical Realism, Silent Film
Synopsis: Two corporate middle managers wage war over their shared desk space using office stationary. As their battle escalates to breaking point, they find
themselves drawn into an unexpected, unusual relationship.
Telemafia (9'12 m, USA)
Dir. by D. Namm
Genres: Comedy, Independent, Spoof
Synopsis: Telemafia is what happens when a telemarketer picks the wrong consumer to call! The two 'cross phones' in a conversational duel in what starts out
as a typical telemarketing cold call and ends up becoming a call that neither will ever forget.
The Second Bakery Attack (10 m, USA/Mexico)
Dir. by C. Cuaron
Genres: Short, Comedy, Romance
Synopsis: A newlywed couple attempts to save their marriage by recreating a petty crime.
Point Zero (19'26 m, Germany)
Dir. by A. Schaap
Genres: Short, Drama, Thriller
Synopsis: What if fortune could be planned? If you were able to fulfill any of you desires. Provided you were prepared to suffer? The students Lenny and Daniel try to find an answer to these questions, following the absurd theory that you only have to expose yourself to accidents in order to gain happiness. But unfortunately this theory needs a steady rise of victims.
Nice & Rough (27 m, USA)
Dir. by Q. Milroe
Genres: Comedy, Underground, Independent, Romantic Comedy, Urban
Synopsis: Nice & Rough is about a woman who is between two types of men - one who treats her like a queen that she look down on, the other who treats her like trash that she looks up to. Through these actions, she eventually faces consequences.