UK | 2014 | 10 min | DIR: Jen Moss | World premiere
When Grace (Olivia Hallinan) gets invited to a reunion she can’t get out of, she turns to her friend Laila (Sophie Wu) for guidance. Laila has much more than supportive words and a shoulder to cry on for her wayward friend.
Jen Moss has made numerous shorts than have been well received on the festival circuit. She won Best Director at the Viscera Film Festival in LA for My Brothers Keeper: Or How Not To Survive The Apocalypse.
A schoolgirl goes to her Koto lesson. Soon she realises that there’s something very odd going on in her teacher’s house.
Kayoko Asakura has directed number of short films and TV dramas including Furoagari-no-Onna / Don’t Peep (2010) which was a “viral-video” for Kyofu (2010) directed by Hiroshi Takahashi of The Ring. She wrote and directed her feature film debut It’s a Beautiful Day in 2013, which screened at the Stranger With My Face Sidebar at Monster Fest in Melbourne last year.
USA | 2014 | 15 min | DIR: Barbara Stepansky |World premiere
An innocent mix-up leads to disaster when two girlfriends encounter an extraterrestrial substance at a winter music festival.