IN A LAND FAR, FAR AWAY...(VOL. 1)

A series of films that are out of this world… Literally! Dive into this creative sci-fi storytelling that takes you from space, to Gotham City, to unheard of worlds.

DARK/WEB

(WEB SERIES)

Dir. Michael Nardelli, Zelda Williams, Mario Miscione, Boman Modine, Roxy Shih / Writers: Michael Nardelli, Mario Miscione, Boman Modine, Zelda Williams / Prod. Michael Nardelli, Tim Nardelli

 In the near future, the evolution of the internet has given way to a world in crisis; one where everyone's connected and no one is safe. Molly Solis, a cyber securities analyst, understood these dangers better than anyone and was determined to find a way to keep people protected... until she vanished without a trace. Now, friends and foes from her past are in a race against time to decipher cryptic messages she's left behind; tales that paint a grim picture of technology run amok. As the mystery deepens, they’ll discover the stories, and Molly herself, may be concealing information that could change the world, or destroy it.  

DISTANCE

(SHORT FILM)

Dir. Jared Milrad / Writer: Jared Milrad, Nathan Johnson / Prod. Kiana Madani, Jared Milrad

 In a world where physical distancing is strictly enforced during a years-long pandemic, Eric Jones looks forward to his frequent video dates with Kat Hunley, a tech wizard who does consulting projects for the government. Eric's last girlfriend, Sarah, was killed by the virus, so he values his time with Kat. A nonprofit advocate, Eric's also intrigued by Kat's penchant for taking risks, and tonight, she has a crazy idea: meeting up "IRL," or In Real Life.  

THE BLUE CAVE

(SHORT FILM)

Dir. / Writer: Muhammad Bilal / Prod. Muhammad Bilal, Sadiya Bilal

 Ali, a troubled yet imaginative boy, has one dream in life: to become a screenwriter. Neglected by his mother, brutalized by his stepfather, and bullied by members of the neighborhood gang; he longs for a safe space to simply write screenplays and immerse himself in the world of his imagination. As he searches for a safe haven, he discovers a magical cave. Nestled inside of the cave, he begins to write and draw prolifically. But as the violence from his stepfather and the local gang turn deadly, he must decide to either take a stand or lose his dream forever.  

NAVEL GAZERS

(SHORT FILM)

Dir. Kimmy Gatewood / Writer: Annie Mebane / Prod. Lauren Bancroft, Kimmy Gatewood, Matthew C. Johnson, Devin Doyle

In the inevitable future where everyone has a permanent curve in their spine from looking at their screens, one woman longs to break free of her screen and experience the world with her own eyes. After discovering an old chiropractic book from the past, her wish becomes a reality at a horrible cost.

(SHORT FILM)

#ANNIVERSARY

Dir. / Writer: Ellis E. Fowler / Prod. John F. Thomas

On his wedding day, Eric Fuller tries to clear his conscience and break things off with his secret lover Sarah, but she's not ready to let him go. This near-future sci-fi drama explores love, letting go, and how the technology of today will affect the relationships of tomorrow.

JEWELS OF LIGHT

(SHORT FILM)

Dir. Fanny Pierre / Writer: Tessie Herrasti, Andi Yuma / Prod. Tessie Herrasti, Andi Yuma, Rune Mansson, Michael McIntyre

Gaelira's memories and lost powers are forced to resurface while the world slowly sinks into darkness.

ROGUE SEVEN: A STAR WARS FAN FILM

(SHORT FILM)

Dir. / Writer: James Martinez / Prod. Jessica Bikales, James Martinez

A young thief must save Rebel fighter pilots from an Imperial armada and an overconfident bounty hunter.