SALMIAK by Aurélia Morin-Clarke

A young woman’s home is stripped of its light by a mysterious hand of shadow.   WW0711 statement: Beautiful little animated slightly gruesome scene, masterfully drawn.   Director: Aurélia Morin-Clarke Writer: Aurélia Morin-Clarke Producer: Aurélia Morin-Clarke Key Cast: Fatima Mahrouz Country of Origin: Montréal, Canada Genre: Drama, Mystery Film language: French Runtime: 50 sec   Director’s…

PARALYSIS by Tom Sajewski

Shin is caught between dreams and reality. She tries to cope with everyday responsibilities, not being sure, if what she sees is real or not. WW0711 statement: Sajewski generates an absorbing tensity between the main character and her haunting demon in a remarkable setting that itself becomes the third protagonist. Director: Tom Sajewski Writer: Tom…

SPYGLASS by Chris Hunt

SPYGLASS tells the story of a dead man that speaks from beyond the grave and his childhood friends-turn-close but troubled business partners Joseph and Nicodemus who must unravel the mystery of his disappearance. WW0711 statement: It is always hard to make a short Sci-Fi film work. But Chris Hunt succeeded in doing so including believable…

ROAD LESS TRAVELED by Aric Iverson

SUBCATEGORY: AMATEUR HOUR After being betrayed by a friend, a conflicted man is forced to choose between sacrificing his soul or his life. Aric Iverson (pronounced ah-ric) is a Sun Valley, Idaho, native. His early years were diverse and active, combining snowboarding, martial arts and acting as his main passions. Becoming a professional snowboarder in his…

LIKE EVERY MORNINGS by Cédric Dupuis

Like every morning… An ordinary day starts, punctuated by the automatisms of a man worn by his peers. His only happiness: a morbid passion that should be, like every time, a mere formality. But after this day, nothing more will be as before… Like every morning… An ordinary day starts, punctuated by the automatisms of a man worn by his peers. His only happiness: a…