By Taylor Lindsay | Indiewire January 21, 2014 at 12:9PM
The winner will be announced January 25th.
Allergy to Originality
In this animated Op-Doc by Drew Christie, two men discuss whether anything is truly original — especially in movies and books.
It's late night in a burger bar in Wales...
The Big House
When a Yemeni boy finds a key to the empty mansion down the street, he lets himself and (his imagination) run wild in the big house.
Catherine returns to work after a hiatus.
Robin, a door-to-door salesman with nothing to sell, pays Levi Gold an unexpected visit. The ensuing encounter forces Levi to confront his true mystical calling and the nature of reality itself. A metaphysical comedy trip-out with Sun Araw.
Crime: The Animated Series
When Hartford teacher Marcus McGhee has his car stolen, the police refuse to assist him. Directors Alix Lambert and Sam Chou mix humor with stark reality in this animated documentary short.
Cruising Electric (1980)
The marketing department green-lights a red-light tie-in. Sixty lost seconds of modern movie merchandising.
A young girl watches her father dig a hole in their backyard. Mystified about his purpose, the neighborhood comes to watch.
When a man's car breaks down, he finds himself on a quest for a funnel.
Gregory Go Boom
A paraplegic man leaves home to be on his own. Starring Michael Cera.
Metube: August Sings Carmen 'Habanera'
MeTube is a homage to thousands of ambitious YouTube users and video bloggers, gifted and less gifted self-promoters on the Internet.
Notes on Blindness
In 1983, after years of deteriorating vision, the writer and theologian John Hull lost the last traces of light sensation. For the next three years, he kept a diary on audiocassette of his interior world of blindness. This film is a dramatization that uses his original recordings.
An animated city symphony celebrates the hidden world of background noise.
Rat Pack Rat
A Sammy Davis, Jr. impersonator, hired to visit with a loyal Rat Pack fan, finds himself delivering last rites at the boy's bedside.
Tim and Susan Have Matching Handguns
Love is swapping clips with your spouse in the middle of a Three-Gun Problem.