Live-Action Shorts: Dramedy
Metro 4 Theatre 4
A diverse selection of comedic and dramatic shorts that contemplate the absurdities and ‘what ifs’ in life
2017 - USA - 20 min - DIR Neil LaBute - World Premiere
A man and a woman meet on a wooded path. Is it an accident or something planned? Is it the first time or the hundredth?
Chicken / Egg
2016 - UK - 15 min - DIR James D’Arcy - US Premiere
Mark’s a good guy. Kenneth not so much. Mark’s gonna help Kenneth out. Maybe.
2017 - USA - 24 min - DIR Maureen Bharoocha - World Premiere
When Michelle is done with the Los Angeles rat race, she and her fellow comedian friends have one last night out on the town.
2016 - USA - 10 min - DIR Jake Viramontez - US Premiere
In a world in which you disappear without explanation when you speak above 60 decibels, Remy Pointe must face her fears in order to explore what lies in the unknown.
2017 - USA - 10 min - DIR Zeke Farrow - World Premiere
Zeke never should have taken Megan’s shift.
2017 - USA - 6 min - DIR Andrew Rhymer, Jeff Chan - World Premiere
A group of friends implodes while stubbornly pursuing their self-interests on New Year’s Eve.
2016 - USA - 9 min - DIR Troy Miller - Featuring jane lynch
Past her prime, a veteran songwriter with writer’s block finds inspiration in a bird that takes up residence outside her home