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Members Screening for New York Lift-Off Film Festival 2019

Professional Members of the Lift-Off Network receive exclusive access to screen at any of our 11 international Lift-Off Film Festivals, including this year's New York Lift-Off Film Festival 2019.

Professional Network Membership will also provide you with frequent rich opportunities throughout the year including free submissions to all of our 25 Lift-Off Film Festivals and Showcases, the chance to have your project represented for distribution at global film markets, exclusive industry jobs listings, and much more...

Here are the selected Members' projects for New York Lift-Off Film Festival 2019, including 2 features, a Members Screening, and 3 scripts from which have been selected for the festival:

The Blind Date

Dir. Peter Danish

Logline: A young woman (Eve) wants to meet a young successful doctor. Her friend tells her she knows just the guy (Adam). Eve goes to Adam's apartment. They chat, have a glass of wine and everything is going great - until they start to talk politics.


Dir. Tim Driscoll

Logline: Freedom in surrendering. A man grapples with the weight of institutions and belief.

The Fall Leaves

Dir. Maya McCullough

Logline: In 1964 at Sofia Home for Unwed Mothers in Columbus, MS, Robin, the youngest girl at the home and her confidant, Carole, are confronted by the final stages of their pregnancy.

A Proposed Solution

Dir. Todd Sandler

Logline: When Drew fears his relationship could end, yet again, he agrees to a bizarre solution guaranteeing a "lifetime of happiness" with Steph.

The Shades

Dir. Lisa Regina

Logline: Crimes against women are served justice in an underground vigilante court system, 'The Shades'.

Nun Habits

Dirs. Monica Arsenault & Sonja Cirilo

Logline: April, a gay high school senior, and Sister Cecilia, a bisexual nun, begin an unlikely friendship after sharing a joint. April struggles with her sexuality as she continues to develop a crush on her classmate, Megan...

The Cut

Written by Christopher Kerr

Logline: In a world without experts - where trope trumps truth - an unlikely male duo must find passage through a post-apocalyptic London; to the 'Promised Land' beyond - Bristol.

The Tooth Hurts

Written by Christopher Kerr

Logline: A new-arrival to a small Welsh community wrangles an emergency out-of-hours dental appointment. However, things are not as they initially seem - and his reckless, drink-driving past is about to catch up with him.

The Unnaturals

Written by DJ McPherson

Logline: Extraordinary teen Ryder Clarke is on the run from the ruthless enemies that murdered his Mom. Ryder encounters his first love, the onset of powerful new abilities and a strange connection to four others who all share his incredible origins.

Even Jesus was Bipolar

Dirs. Yamile Calderond & Edward Cunniffe

Logline: Hernando Calderón recently and over the course of a year went blind and was diagnosed as Bipolar. The acceptance of his mental condition and blindness open a new way to see the world and himself...

Cowboy and Preacher

Dir. Will Fraser

Logline: Tri Robinson, an evangelical pastor in Idaho who is also a life-long environmentalist, has battled throughout his life to try to get conservative Christians, to realise that being a conservative Christian and an environmentalist are not mutually exclusive...