On making the the Sundance shorts lineup:
“Captain Coulier (Space Explorer)” / Canada, Director and Screenwriter: Lyndon Casey
An aloof space captain becomes restless amongst his robotic crew. Maybe intergalactic space travel isn’t his shtick.
“Next Floor” / Canada, Director: Denis Villeneuve; Screenwriter: Jacques Davidts
During an opulent and luxurious banquet, complete with hordes of servers and valets, eleven pampered guests participate in what appears to be ritualistic gastronomic carnage.
“Ten For Grandpa” / Canada / USA, Director and Screenwriter: Doug Karr
An introspective look at the enigmatic life of an influential ancestor that pushes an individual to immerse himself in a nefarious web of danger and infamy.
“Treevenge” / Canada, Director: Jason Eisener; Screenwriter: Rob Cotterill
Sometimes Christmas is worth crying over.
“The Real Place” / Canada, Director: Cam Christiansen; Screenwriter: Blake Brooker
An animated poetic film celebrating the life and spirit of playwright and librettist John Murrell.
“Cattle Call” / Canada, Director and Screenwriter: Matthew Rankin, Mike Maryniuk
A high-speed animation film documenting the art of livestock auctioneering.