Members Shorts 1

Tuesday 24th September, 3.00pm - 4.45pm
@ Pickford Theater, Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038, USA


The Hunted
Dir. Benn Jae
New Zealand | 20 mins
Logline: Violet is an independent, artistic and spirited woman feeling modern pressure to commit to a relationship. She has been involved in a passionate love affair with Mac who, while being the man of her dreams, has shown some disturbing signs of deep emotional trauma. Violet must fight for her life before his desire to control her snuffs out her precious light.


Siri with a Vengeance
Dir. Martin Sofiedal
Norway | 5 mins
Synopsis: Shawn is held has to play a game of survival, after Siri hacks into his Android phone to seek revenge for not using her anymore.


Return to Sender
Dir. Lou Dubigeon
USA | 19 mins
Synopsis: Pierre, a young and lonely French postman who longs for the days of hand-written letters, only gets to deliver junk mail and bills in the dry American desert. He has gotten acquainted to daily mockery and loneliness when he comes across Lucy, an intriguing and charming new neighbor.


Dir. Tom Edkins
UK | 12 mins
Logline: An evangelical father sends his two children door to door, trying to sell their faith to an unwilling community, until an encounter with an isolated farmer brings new perspective to all four lives.


Don't Feed These Animals
Dir. Guilherme Afonso & Miguel Madaíl de Freitas
Portugal | 10 mins
Logline: Once upon a time there was a lobotomised bunny who lived in a research laboratory. He had bi-polar personality disorder, triggered by his huge appetite for carrots. One day the bunny brings a carrot to life by accident but also creates something evil. Now both carrot and bunny must surpass their differences and join forces, so that together they may end this threat.”


The Yearning
Dir. Cesar Reyna
Finland, Estonia| 30 mins
Logline: An overwhelmed single mother who lives with her blind son must keep her feelings for him back until a mysterious young man arrives at their home to live with them.



After each film there will be a minute-long break, during which we invite the audience to complete scorecards. The cards go towards the scoring of the films and are sent directly to the filmmakers to provide insight into the audience's response.

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