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Student Filmmaker Showcase

A Collection of Short Films

Image of a promotional still for the short film which will be featured during the Naples International Film Festival
Image of a promotional still for the short film which will be featured during the Naples International Film Festival
Image of a promotional still for the short film which will be featured during the Naples International Film Festival
Image of a promotional still for the short film which will be featured during the Naples International Film Festival
Image of a promotional still for the short film which will be featured during the Naples International Film Festival
Image of a promotional still for the short film which will be featured during the Naples International Film Festival
Image of a promotional still for the short film which will be featured during the Naples International Film Festival
Image of a promotional still for the short film which will be featured during the Naples International Film Festival

Student Filmmaker Showcase

A Collection of Short Films

 
The Fleeting Nature of a Rainbow

The Fleeting Nature of a Rainbow

2019, NR, USA, Drama, 8 minutes
  Florida Film
  World Premiere

Director: Isabella Korunda
Producer: Isabella Korunda
Writer: Isabella Korunda
Cast: Celine Brouet, Letizia Benes

A woman grapples with the changes in her life after the death of her daughter.


Hearse Hangover

Hearse Hangover

2019, NR, USA, Comedy, 6 minutes
  Florida Film

Director: Josh Ceranic
Producer: Gwyn Brarmen
Writer: Josh Ceranic
Cast: Richard Jewell

Harry is offered a mysterious ride home after a rough night on the town.


The Quest

The Quest

2019, NR, USA, Comedy, 4 minutes
  Florida Film

Director: Sage Croft
Writer: Sage Croft
Cast: Thomas Dyer, Alex Mohr, Sam Marzella, Blake Croft

Four young boys enjoy a classic game of Dungeons & Dragons, yet one of them has a secret that must come to light through their adventures. This film is a lighthearted take on growing up and the friendship of four teenage boys.


Serpendipity

Serpendipity

2019, PG-13, USA, Animation, 8 minutes
  Florida Film

Directors: Kevin Barwick, Carlos Mejia
Writers: Serpendipity Crew

Gordon does not want to freeze during his dinner date. Not only is he nervous, but he has a secret — he has snakes for hair, with a bad habit of turning people into stone. Will he find love, or is this a date with disaster?

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Recoiled

Recoiled

2019, NR, USA, Dramedy, 8 minutes
  East Coast Premiere

Director: Claire Grim
Producers: Shalom Simmons, Kersten Schatz
Writers: Kersten Schatz, Shalom Simmons, Claire Grim

Kailli’s hair is so curly that it has a life of its own. With the help of her younger sister, Kalli quickly discovers that being true to one another and to themselves is far more important than conforming to social norms of beauty and peer pressure to fit in.

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A Sidewalk Becomes a Street

A Sidewalk Becomes a Street

2019, NR, USA, Drama, 14 minutes
  East Coast Premiere
  English and Korean with English Subtitles

Director: Chris Lee
Producers: J. Izon, Don Ohmer
Writer: Pierson Carlsen
Cast: Trey Noh, Avery Hwang, Chris Yejin

John, a high school senior, is forced to leave soccer practice early to pick up his little sister. After a fight with his mother, John decides to run away with his sister. But when John loses her on the streets of Los Angeles, he must come to terms with his role in the family in order to return home and face his mother again.

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Tiffany

Tiffany

2019, NR, USA, Animation, 7 minutes
  Florida Film

Director: Christina Christie
Producer: University of Central Florida: School of Visual Arts and Design
Writers: Christina Christie, Savannah Berry, Desiree Vargas, Sara Villa
Cast: Callie Wills

While packing away her deceased grandmother’s belongings, Pauline discovers that one of their stained-glass sculptures has come to life. As the lights in the house go out and their memories together begin to dim, Pauline realizes there is joy in celebrating the legacy of those who have been lost.

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The Motions

The Motions

2018, NR, USA, Drama, 16 minutes
  Florida Premiere

Director: Frank Donnangelo
Producers: Luca Miano
Writer: Frank Donnangelo
Cast: Yaz Canli, Lane Compton, Charles Maceo

Overworked and under-slept, Mara, a conflicted paramedic, struggles to maintain focus in her life after her terminally ill husband requests her help with ending his. Confronted with the possibility of losing and letting go of the person she loves most, will today be the day Mara follows through with his request — one that will crystallize and define her life forever?

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