Best of the Festival – Narrative Shorts
Directed by Michael Rouse & Will Kenning20 min. | Narrative ShortGeoff has Gephyrophobia – a fear of crossing bridges. To avoid his anxiety disorder, he has constructed an ingenious (and sometimes ridiculous) daily routine, but when the woman he loves offers an opportunity to change, Geoff must confront his fear, or loose everything.
Directed by Trevor Jimenez15 min. | Animated Short2019 Oscar Nominee,Weekends, is the story of a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Surreal dream like moments mix with the domestic realities of a broken up family in this hand-animated film set in 1980's Toronto.
Directed by Randall Whittinghill15 min. | Narrative ShortA down-and-out dad is ready to do just about anything to watch his team play the World Series—and that includes hanging out with his neighbor's daughter.
Directed by Kate Cheeseman11 min. | Narrative ShortWhat Happened to Evie is a complex thriller about a young woman piecing together and dealing with her memories of a sexual attack. Taking the audience through her own journey, this short deals with some of society's own prejudices in a subtle and informative way.
Directed by Kendall Goldberg19 min. | Narrative ShortWhen struggling voice actress, Gloria, discovers her agent failed to tell her that her claim-to-fame cartoon is being remade, she sets her sights on reprising her role as the famous BioBoy.