Toronto Shorts Fest
 
 
 
 

PROGRAM 3
SATURDAY - MARCH 3 - 7:00 PM

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Bully

Comedy / Canada / 20 min.

Bully is a twisted comedy that follows a sketchy uncle who enlists his underage nephew into a diabolical scheme to seek vengeance on his own childhood oppressor. Things get messy.

Director: Justin Sanchez
Producer: Justin Sanchez, Bruce Dawson
Writer: Justin Sanchez
 
Cast: Allan Michael Brunett, Gage Viaene, Matthew Willson
From: Santa

Horror / Canada / 16 min.

A mall Santa is determined to make a little girl's Christmas wish come true, even if it kills him... which it might.

Director: Craig Stewart
Producer: Craig Stewart, Ann Tipper, Mark Junop
Writer: Craig Stewart
 
Cast: Craig Stewart, Lara Mrkoci, Michael Allen
Synthesize

Drama / Canada / 17 min.

A Ukrainian musician travels to Canada to meet the one repairman she believes can resurrect her beloved late fatherís synthesizer.

Director: Matthew Edison
Producer: Matthew Edison, Miles DePaul, Chris DePaul, Natalie Novak
Writer: Matthew Edison
 
Cast: Jay Lemak, Lena Burmenko, Miles DePaul
Wave

Drama / Ireland / 14 min.

A man wakes from a coma speaking a fully formed but unrecognizable language, baffling linguistic experts from around the globe.

Director: Benjamin Cleary, TJ O'Grady Peyton
Producer: Rebecca Bourke
Writer: Benjamin Cleary
 
Cast: Jarvis Cocker, TJ O'Grady-Peyton, Emmet Kirwan
Soon You Will Be Gone and Possibly Eaten

Drama / USA / 16 min.

Soon You'll Be Gone and Possibly Eaten explores an alien invasion through the lens of a single intimate relationship. Isolated from the outside world - and confronted by cosmic forces beyond their control - a young couple must grapple with issues of love, commitment, and identity.

Director: Sophie Kargman, Bryce McGuire
Producer: Sophie Kargman, Christine Melton
Writer: Sophie Kargman, Christine Melton
 
Cast: Sophie Kargman, Daniel Sharman
Unconventional

Drama / Canada / 10 min.

Life is messy. Erin and Kyle find themselves in the heat of a complicated and confusing relationship.

Director: Hannah Michielsen
Producer: Hannah Michielsen, Diane Pellegrino, Jennifer Haufler, Rebekah Boisvert
Writer: Hannah Michielsen
 
Cast: Eileen Li, Kevin Claydon, Jon McLaren

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