Indie Short Fest


Felipe Guzman, an insecure gay teen, invites the “cool kids” for a sleepover hoping to finally be accepted into the coveted boys’ club. To his dismay, he finds himself on the peripherals of their inside jokes and homophobic jabs. As the kids grow more intoxicated, Guzman realizes he’s not the only one with secrets and being accepted into the group might cost him more than a few drinks.
Directed by Pedro Bitar (USA)

Kate Allen is Getting a Life

Kate Allen (20s) is an aspiring young novelist who’s failing in all aspects of her life. Her novel, ‘Death Metropolitan Style’, has been rejected by a series of publishing companies. Sharing an apartment with her gay roommate Joe (20s), Kate can barely pay her rent which has just been raised – again. Kate seeks help from her wealthy parents, Harold and Lily Allen (50s), who insist that it’s time for Kate to take charge of her life.
Directed by Linda Stuart (USA)

A Good Story

A middle school teacher who wants desperately to be a big-shot writer in Hollywood struggles to come up with an idea for a screenplay contest, until his characters start to appear to him in real life.
Directed by Marcus Mullen (Canada)


Jim is a young writer from out of town, who gets invited to LA for winning a writing contest. He then finds a lost cell phone. In his gallant effort to return the phone the its rightful owner, gets a taste of LA that changes the course of his life.
Directed by Zane Johnson (USA)

Red Wire Blue Wire

Marty thought being strapped to a ticking time bomb was bad enough…and then Trish arrives.

Insurance broker Marty, having been held at gunpoint, is now strapped to a bomb with only six minutes left on the clock. His saviour Trish, lead bomb disposal officer, has more on her hands than stopping it from going off. They’ve had history, they’ve kept secrets and both of them won’t stop arguing about coffee! 
Directed by Charlotte Rose (Australia)