2021 - Amrita Acharia - United Kingdom
A devoted daughter fights to survive a mental breakdown whilst struggling to care for herself and her vulnerable mother after missing an important deadline.
Age / Asian Director / BIPOC Director / British Culture / Charity / Dark Comedy / Debut / Drama / Family Issues / Female Director / Female Narratives / Female Producer / Health / Isolation / Live Action / Low Budget / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Relationship / School / Short / Social Issues / Social Realism / Student
So I Erased His Face
2021 - Yimeng Yuki Yuan - USA
A female painter is forced to confront the wounded memory of a toxic relationship that inflicts both pain and illusion of fondness.
2021 - Nick Usher - United Kingdom
Joe is having a secret affair but when he witnesses a brutal attack he must make a life-changing decision.
Asian Producer / Debut / Drama / Family Issues / Female Producer / Horror / Isolation / Live Action / Low Budget / Mental Health / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Relationship / Revenge / Romance / Short / Suspense / Thriller
2021 - Ben Tricklebank - United Kingdom, USA
It's hard to be a boy when your dad wants you to be a man.
2021 - Jason Laurits - USA
Andrew must donate sperm to kick off the surrogacy process with his partner. But the pressure to perform spirals Andrew toward deeper doubts of fatherhood.
Age / Comedy / Debut / Family Issues / Female Producer / Gay Director / Gay Narratives / Gay Producer / LBGTQI+ Director / LGBTQI+ / LGBTQI+ Narratives / LGBTQI+ Producer / Live Action / Love / Low Budget / Mature Theme / Narrative Fiction / Queer Narratives / Relationship / Short / Slapstick / Social Issues
2021 - Paul O'Flanagan - Ireland
In Victorian London, a post-mortem photographer receives his latest subject, a recently deceased young woman, late one stormy night. 'Memento Mori' means 'Remember Death', and this night, and this encounter with the dead young woman will be unforgettable.
Animation / Children // Youth / Dark Fairytale / Death / Drama / Family Friendly / Fantasy / Female Producer / Horror / Irish Director / Irish Producer / Magical Realism / Mature Theme / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Short / Supernatural / Suspense / Thriller
Out Of This World
2021 - Elia Petridis - USA
An adventurous Teenage Alien and a Waitress with broken musical dreams are brought together for one unforgettable night on Earth.
Absurd / Adventure / Age / Alternative / BIPOC Producer / Bisexual Producer / Children // Youth / Comedy / Coming of Age / Dance / Drama / Family Friendly / Fantasy / Female Producer / Friendship / LGBTQI+ Narratives / LGBTQI+ Producer / Limited Dialogue / Live Action / Magical Realism / Music / Musical / Narrative Fiction / Queer Narratives / Sci-Fi / Short / Space / Supernatural / Surreal / Trans Narratives
2021 - Adam Etheridge - United Kingdom
A single Mum collects her teenage son from hospital following a suicide attempt, but quickly finds herself trapped between the medical advice she receives, and her fundamental instincts as a parent.
Love Ya Like Poison!
2021 - Max Azulay - United Kingdom, USA
An aspiring actress returns to NYC ready to assert her independence, but her firecracker of a Jewish mother isn’t ready to let her go.
Age / Alternative / Comedy / Coming of Age / Debut / Drama / Emigration / Faith / Family Issues / Female Narratives / Female Producer / Food / Grief / Jewish Director / Jewish Narratives / Jewish Producer / Live Action / Love / Low Budget / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Relationship / Short
2021 - Olivia Accardo - USA
While Olivia’s parents prepare to sell their NJ home and relocate to Florida, Olivia puts her life in LA on hold to embark upon an important mission – she must rescue the ghost of her childhood cat from her family’s home before it’s too late.