Independent Episodics 1

Independent Episodics 1

Program Details:

Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband
Screening Section: Independent Episodics
Screening Category: Shorts Program
Runtime: 89:00 mins

Program Includes:

A young calm, mentally unstable man attempts to convince his new buddy that they don't belong at a Psych ward by inciting an uprising, While trying to win back the affection of his ex-fiancée and daughter.

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One Eye Small is an NYC fairytale which follows Irene and Eleanore, two women in the midst of personal crises, who are brought together by fate and decide to keep each other company during a night out in the city. They encounter a slew of hilarious psychos, throughout their journey, who poke and prod them. As brave, eccentric Eleanore takes the reigns and lures Irene, the victimized crab, out of her shell, the lines of attraction and friendship blur. Just like the characters themselves, the film walks a fine line between reality and the absurd.

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UNSPEAKABLE is an episodic drama/thriller that follows a young woman in a desperate situation whose only option to avert authorities is to claim to be a girl who disappeared years ago as a child. But when the missing girl’s family welcomes the impostor home, she’s forced to keep the deception alive or face the consequences. UNSPEAKABLE is a proof of concept for a 1 hour TV drama.

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BEAST is an anthology series about small towns in America and the actual monster stories that haunt them. Set on the eerie maritime landscape of Smith Island, BEAST, Season 1 centers around the perplexing disappearance of a fisherman named Christopher Press, and his determined teenage son who, despite being warned of a formidable sea-monster that lurks in the water, will stop at nothing to find his father and figure out once and for all why people keep disappearing on Smith Island.

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Terrorized by an unbearable sound a group of teenagers commit suicide in the habour of Nuuk. After being declared dead, Ivik, awakes again. As the phenomenon returns to haunt the young population of Nuuk, Ivik sets out to find the nature of the sound

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]


Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.