Category archives: Shorts

  • Intercept

  •   Intercept After spiraling into a deep depression, a young woman's desperate plans are intercepted. 16:45 by Jackie J. Stone in Shorts Director Biography - Jackie J. Stone Jackie Stone is an award winning director/writer and a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of The Arts. Stone has a penchant for visual story telling, delivering poetic and precise w[...]
  • The Knockout Game

  • The Knockout Game: A disturbing and Brutal game amongst teens, targeting whites and immigrants in Inner city communities. Gregory wants to play. He wants to get in good with G-Life’s gang. He wants to be accepted and prove that he has heart. But G-Life demands he take the game to its sickest levels, attacking the elderly. His actions opens up a Pandora’s box of violence that will touch[...]
  • Pushing Skills

  • A street-smart hustler uses his invention to give people extraordinary skills for few hours but finds himself in trouble when the wrong people hear about it. Director Biography - Michael A. Krehan Michael Krehan, born in Germany but living in California since 2002, has been in the video games industry for almost two decades, working on titles s[...]
  • Hidden Treasure

  • Hidden Treasure Hidden Treasure is based in the real life story of a woman who suffered spousal abuse for over 15 years. Yvette flees her home one night after a savage beating form her husband. She meets two strangers Charles and Allen who help Yvette discover her inner journey to find her Hidden Treasure. At the same time Yvette gets Charles and Allen to examine their own ideas and belie[...]
  • White Knuckle

  • White Knuckle When a serial killer begins targeting the gentrifiers of a dwindling, historically Black neighborhood, three young adults attempt to determine the murderer’s identity… before they’re next. 00:22:57 Philip Champagne United States Short Director Biography - Xavier Coleman Honing his story-telling skills primarily through film editing, Xavier has worked post[...]
  • KINGS

  • KINGS is a powerful short film that follows rookie African American police officer BRANDON BILLIPS his first night after being sworn into the Oakland Police Department and the difficult choices he’s faced with when his veteran partner starts to abuse the power of his badge. KINGS not only addresses the obvious issues of black and white stereotypes but also of the reprogramming of self imagery [...]
  • Kyenvu

  • Kyenvu A young African feminist millennial finds love in a bittersweet moment as she struggles to find her footing in a patriarchal society. 00:20:00 Kemiyondo Coutinho Short Director Biography - Kemiyondo Coutinho Kemiyondo Coutinho has been writing and acting for the African woman since age 17. She is the founder of Kemistry Klass, a content company geared at producin[...]
  • Survivor 9

  • Yana is a refugee living in Los Angeles when she begins to suspect that Fundi, a taxi driver, is a war criminal from her country of origin. Yana recognizes Fundi’s voice as the radio DJ who urged murder and mayhem. It reignites the trauma of her past–especially her inability to save the lives of three school girls in her care. Haunted by these memories, Yana decides to track down the taxi driv[...]
  • A Beautiful Villain’s Greed

  • Consumed with the art of consumption, this beautiful villain takes her addiction to retail to menacing new heights. 00:01:49 Dominique Wilmore Animation, Short Director Biography - Dominique Wilmore Dominique Wilmore is an American designer and visual artist. A native of Washington, DC, she formally studied and practiced architecture in her early career. Dominique's work h[...]
  • Training Wheels

  • Amari, a gifted little 9 years old with mind-reading capabilities, is waiting patiently for her dad to come home and teach her how to ride her bike without training wheels. Her father gets home but is distracted by mom’s concerns about missing belongings from the house. Amari watches as her parent grow more and more frustrated with each other and dad storms out. Curious to learn her father’s w[...]