Young Filmmakers Program
Saturday, October 26, 2019
The Young Filmmakers Program Roundtable offers students the opportunity to meet and learn from selected shorts filmmakers in a casual setting among a small group of peers. Students are encouraged to ask specific questions about the creative and business aspects of filmmaking.
This session is open for participants in the Young Filmmakers Program only and requires advance sign up through the Young Filmmakers Program Department.
Sunday, October 27, 2019
(TRT: 95 min)
Showcasing the best youth animated, documentary, and narrative films from around the world.
BETH FROM BINGO (NARRATIVE, 5 MIN)
Writer/Director: Samantha Holton, Eliza Yeakel, Tatum Ostos
Stanley, awkward and introverted, learns that his best friend is moving
away—will he be able to make a new one?
MILLION DOLLAR HEIST (NARRATIVE, 6 MIN)
Writer/Director: Wade Spencer, Toni Chang, Victoria Marriott, Lucy Tarman
Veteran detective Schrute is called upon by The Commissioner to solve the
murder of a well-known criminal.
PARTIES ARE OPPORTUNITIES TO MAKE FRIENDS, RIGHT?
(NARRATIVE, 8 MIN)
Writer/Director: Rose Gittinger
A meek young man overhears his coworkers discussing an upcoming party
and decides to attend in order to possibly make a connection. Parties are
opportunities to make friends, right?
FALLEN DUO (NARRATIVE, 6 MIN)
Writer/Director: Natassja Canales
When Jupiter gets caught up in another one of Devlin’s hijinks, their friendship
HOW TO MAKE A MOVIE (NARRATIVE, 5 MIN)
Writer/Director: Gabe Schmidt
How hard can making a movie be?
GROW (NARRATIVE, 10 MIN)
Writer/Director: Claire Dooley, Zoe Geeroms
After a bear eats his cat, Cody gathers his friends for an adventure to find the
HEARTH (ANIMATED, 1 MIN)
Writer/Director: Max Shoham
Hearth is a sixty-second animation that explores the connection between
citizens in a village; it attempts to show the power of giving, and how each
and every citizen can make a contribution to the greater good. When we all
give a bit of ourselves, the entire village benefits.
An homage to the fables of the filmmaker’s childhood, most notably Stone
TONGUE TIED (NARRATIVE, 6 min)
Writer: Noelle White
Director: David Mansour, Noelle White
Gabriel, a 17-year-old creator, faces his biggest enemy on his path to writing a
THE INCIDENT AT THE PIER (DOCUMENTARY, 9 MIN)
Director: Abby Bright, Grace Joo
What happens when the tea gets spilled? This mockumentary explores the
fallout of the drama that unfolded on a recent class trip.
PARKING LOT (NARRATIVE, 5 MIN)
Writer/Director: Jack Nordstrom
After a boring day at school, an awkward student searches for his limited
edition Star Trek pen so that he can finish his drawings.
RUN MIA RUN! (NARRATIVE, 5 MIN)
Writer/Director: Ella McKeon
Mia realizes that she’s forgotten her homework and will go through quite the
ordeal in order to get it in on time.
THE TOWER (NARRATIVE, 12 MIN)
Writer: Sadie Edney, Hazel Park
Director: Sadie Edney
Lilah’s having the worst day ever: her boyfriend broke up with her, she’s fighting
with her best friend, and she has to sing love songs with her uncle. This is
a story about the turmoils of female friendship and figuring out where you
THIS HOUSE HAS EYES (NARRATIVE, 7 MIN)
Writer/Director: Theo Taplitz
A house and an invalid boy collude to keep the boy’s fragile relationship with
his depressed caretaker afloat.
BLOOD CARGO (NARRATIVE, 11 MIN)
Writer: Brendan Hickey
Director: Brendan Hickey, Talin Phillips
A chance encounter on a foggy morning between three travelers out of gas
on the side of the road and a kindly old man who stops to help them out. Not
all is as it seems, especially when it comes to the mysterious cargo these