Short Film: THE MONSTER, 11min., Horror/Thriller

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A father helps a young boy get over his fear of Monsters, at a terrible price.

  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Horror
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 17, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Alexa
  • Film Color:
    Color
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Short Film: ELI, 11min., UK, Drama

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A terrorist attack raises uncomfortable questions about immigration, identity and morality. When a group of disillusioned strangers encounter Eli, an elderly man, can the harrowing events torn from his past influence their future?

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Short Film: MEMORY BOX, 11min., USA, Drama

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A man’s visit with a loved one leads to a shattering revelation. : MEMORY BOX tells a character-driven story about a father and his son that prompts viewers to think more deeply about the power and mystery of memory. Based in part on the novel by writer/producer Daniel Blake Smith, MR. WONDERFUL (2018).

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Audience FEEDBACK Video: UNCLE ALBERT, 11min, USA, Dark Comedy

  MOVIE POSTERUNCLE ALBERT, 11min, USA, Dark Comedy
Directed by Summer Blake

A dark comedy about the nuances of emotional response; Karen’s left emotionless following the death of her distant Uncle, Albert, she’ll stop at nothing to prove to fellow guests that she can indeed feel “sad.”

Director’s Statement:

If we prick our finger we cry. But when someone else pricks their finger, how do we feel? Is there a right and a wrong response?

Now consider something larger; something more concrete. Death? That’s pretty concrete. How are we supposed to feel when someone passes away forever?

These are the questions I ask with Uncle Albert and with the character of Karen, who, following her distant uncle’s funeral, begs to feel sad, yet comes up numb.

As she stares wistfully at a bunny on the street outside the wake, she wonders what it’s like to be unaware of one’s own mortality. And then boom – the bunny is hit by a car – and Karen’s still emotionless.

I often struggle with my own emotional response, wondering: if there’s a “right” way to feel, am I wrong?

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Get to know the short film: UNCLE ALBERT, 11min, USA, Dark Comedy

Playing at the Thursday April 6th, LA Film Festival

UNCLE ALBERT, 11min, USA, Dark Comedy
Directed by Summer Blake

A dark comedy about the nuances of emotional response; Karen’s left emotionless following the death of her distant Uncle, Albert, she’ll stop at nothing to prove to fellow guests that she can indeed feel “sad.”

Director’s Statement:

If we prick our finger we cry. But when someone else pricks their finger, how do we feel? Is there a right and a wrong response?

Now consider something larger; something more concrete. Death? That’s pretty concrete. How are we supposed to feel when someone passes away forever?

These are the questions I ask with Uncle Albert and with the character of Karen, who, following her distant uncle’s funeral, begs to feel sad, yet comes up numb.

As she stares wistfully at a bunny on the street outside the wake, she wonders what it’s like to be unaware of one’s own mortality. And then boom – the bunny is hit by a car – and Karen’s still emotionless.

I often struggle with my own emotional response, wondering: if there’s a “right” way to feel, am I wrong?

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WATCH 2016 FILM FESTIVAL EVENTS and the FEEDBACK VIDEOS of EACH SELECTED FILM

ACTORDECEMBER FAMILY/ANIMATION 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from December event
ACTORDECEMBER FEMALE Directors Film Festival
Best of the Dec. 22, 2016 Fest.
ACTORDECEMBER LA FEEDBACK Film Festival – Day 1
Best of the Dec. 7, 2016 Fest.
ACTORHIGHLIGHTS LA FEEDBACK Film Festival – Day 2
Best of the Dec. 8, 2016 Fest.
ACTOR11 FILMS/11 COUNTRIES NOVEMBER 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from November event
ACTOROCTOBER THRILLER/HORROR 2016 Film Festival
Watch Audience Feedback Videos from October event
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ACTORHIGHLIGHTS September 2016 SCI-FI FEEDBACK Film Festival
Best of the Sept. 22, 2016 Fest.