Director: Ned Hurley
Drawn in by an echoing piano melody, a young man ventures into a warehouse to find its source.
Ned Hurley is soon to be a graduate of the film program at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. With a focus in directing and editing, his projects are always trying to dredge up the heart that can be found in the dusty, disused and mundane.
Director: Maximilian Selim
On the eve of a life-changing decision a young man stops at a mysterious motel with his girlfriend.
Maximilian Selim is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and Prague Film School, Czech Republic. Depending on the day, he's a music video director, a blog writer, a Play It Again Sports employee, a baseball coach at St. Paul Central, or unemployed.
Save the Victoria
Director: Angela Andrist
This film documents an effort to save an old historic theatre in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Angela Andrist (director) has directed a handful of short documentaries. She received the 2008 Best Film by an Emerging Filmmaker award at the Minnesota's Greatest Generation Moving Pictures Film Festival for her film Soap Box Derby Champion.
Director: Kris Dunlap and John Gigrich
"Waiting" is a musical journey of daily delays, highlighting all the mundane events that make us pause. And in the end, we find that some things are truly worth waiting for.
This is Kris Dunlap's second short film, which stars her younger brother, Peter Vickerman. A writer at The Shinebox, Kris lives in White Bear Lake with her husband Jim and two kids, Amber and Jake.
...With Veneration: Kolache Mapping
Director: Jamie Ischer
An examination of the interpersonal connectedness experienced through ritual. This work was made to explore how traditions can be used to reinforce the faculties of memory. Kolache is an Eastern European pastry that my Grandma Eileen routinely made and is significant due to the ability to perpetuate my relationship.
Jamie Ischer is a current student of interdisciplinary studies at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. His collaborator/camera operator/editor is MN filmmaker Amanda Becker. She enjoys making films and collaborating with inspiring people like Jamie.
Happy Birthday Norman
Director: Jaclyn Evert
Norman and wife sit at the dinner table. It is Norman’s birthday, and his wife has prepared dinner, and a cake. Not much is eaten in this intense battle of the sexes.
Sponsored by John and Allyn Davies in honor of Jaclyn Evert.