DOORS OPEN AT NOON
Intro 12:30 - 12:45
SESSION I 12:45 - 2:15 PM
Godspeed is the official music video for the title track of Santa Barbara singer David Segall's most recent EP album. It was filmed along Cabrillo Boulevard and the SB Harbor and directedby SBCC film program alum Alina Wilson.
MUSIC VIDEO 4:00
Inspired by Sergio Leone's The Good, The Bad and the Ugly, Three men have an epic showdown for the last available parking spot in the building.
Jamie Bovshow, Director
This short dance film was created in an evening at a small park in Santa Barbara, CA, using only an iPhone. PARK. takes the viewer through a range of expressions, from slow, sustained movement to energetic jams, all to the ambient sounds of airplanes, breath, and body brushing against pavement.
Hannah Ruth Brothers
One day in the lives of Jack and Josey... married for a lifetime. Jack, a retired judge who habitually has his face stuck in the daily newspaper, and Josey his feisty, unpredictable wife, are embarking on yet another typical, frustrating, and very confusing day... until…
Gloria Morrison, Director
The Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network's mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and return to the wild sick, injured, orphaned, or oil-impaired wild birds and small mammals native to Santa Barbara county and to educate the public about living in harmony with wildlife.
On July 4, 2011 we posted a request online to participate in a short film about interdependence. Artwork and videos emerged from around the world. Here's what unfolded…
Community Film Studio of Santa Barbara
Alan and Jamie are wide-eyed scientists with ambitions of changing the world, but their fledgling startup is close to bankruptcy. Desperate, they concoct a story about a prototype medical device that can instantly diagnose any illness or disease. Their fraudulent claim captures the interest of an investor, but his surprising revelation is about to change their lives forever.
An animated short film about two beetles fighting over a fig fruit which leads both of the beetles to complete disaster. Will Kim uses watercolor to tell a story of ambition, greed, and selfishness with an original soundtrack composed and performed by Tatenori Hamasaka.
Will Kim, Filmmaker
"A heart-felt, revolutionary music video by spoken word artists and activists, Climbing PoeTree. The subject matter explores many of the pressing issues of our day such as race, gender and politics. Powerfully insightful, a must see!"
MUSIC VIDEO 3:46
2:30 - 4:00 PM approximately
An imaginative man goes through a tumultuous relationship with a woman over the course of a public bus trip, communicating with only facial expressions and body language.
STUDENT/MUSIC VIDEO 7:04
Jeff Bridges and Alan Kozlowski walk through Alan's Making Music Photographic exhibition at SOhO Music Club and discuss the creative process involved in it's creation
Jeff Bridges/Alan Kozlowski
A boy, a girl, a cat and Gordon Ramsay. One of these doesn't belong.
Euler the Jealous Cat is a family-friendly, surrealist comedy of missed connections, feline interventions, and kitchen nightmares. When Casey invites a new love interest over for a Gordon Ramsay marathon, tensions mount - with his cat. In actor and director Casey Black's
debut short, the mini-Maine Coon strikes back.
Casey Black, Director
An adult animated sitcom created by James Mosley II, that centers around an African American family living in a fictional town in Florida. In this particular short, the father of the household, Moe Irwin, gets inspired by a Super Bowl win that is spearheaded by his favorite quarterback, but his inspiration is short lived thanks to the comedy
provided by his family.
James Mosley, Creator
As empires crumble to sand, a dancer appears on a marbleized rock face under the light of a fading sun. Her language is a vanishing one, cipher to fleeting archeologies.
Robin Bisio and Arna Bajraktarevic, Co-Directors
Dancer: Nikki Pfeiffer
When Pierce’s older sister, Laura, gets a diary, he discovers that his relationship with her is changing. In Pierce's attempts to reconnect with Laura, conflict arises and the two must renegotiate their relationship. This short coming of age story demonstrates the everchanging dynamics between siblings.
4:30 - 6 pm approximately
Directed by Min Reid, Silver Girl is a beautiful music video shot in the stunning Highlands of Scotland taking the audience on a journey of finding the silver linings in life when they have been touched by cancer.
MUSIC VIDEO 6:00
A washed out police cadet failing to carry on his family's legacy of decorated police officers in light of his dead brother’s passing decides to find the hero within in the most roundabout way – the neighborhood watch.
Ida Dahlgren, Director
SESSION 4 (PG-13)
7:00 - 8:45 pm
A beautiful, young couple wakes up on the beach with no recollection of how they got there. It’s not until they find the woman’s cell phone and watch a video that’s been recorded on it that they discover they recently became engaged. But the end of the video delivers an unexpected and shocking revelation. The couple must come to terms with a terrible event before they can continue their journey together.
A short film about two strangers connecting in the final minutes before an asteroid impacts and destroys earth. It’s about how the need for human connection, especially during traumatic circumstances, overcomes the social and cultural differences that otherwise keep people apart.
Kim Nunley, Prod/Writer
April Abeyta, Director
We are never ourselves the first six months of a relationship. How would our representative negotiate the beginning of a relationship on the first date?
John Arthur Ingram, Director
A young man is tired of the way his generation is addicted to technology, but he can't cope with the way his hacker-genius friend tried to take it all away.
Jordan Metz, Writer
Keely Metlen, Director
An exploration of the relationship with shadow self.The law of duality implies that shadow exists within all of us; until we are able to face the shadow within shadow will threaten to drown us in subconscious realms. To face our shadow is to overcome it.
In this heartbreaking caregiver story from award-winning director Dawn Fields a scared young woman goes to extreme measures to escape the clutches of a terrifying older man only to realize the shocking and heartbreaking truth about why she's really there. A film about one of
the deadliest issues of our time.