Director: Zijian Yan, Producer: Miroslav Macala, USA, 2014, DCP, 18m

When a Neanderthal rescues a human child from the woods he unwittingly attracts
the attention of a more advanced and dangerous species.

Director: Chelvendra Sathieaanandha, Producers: Andy Nguyen & Mike De Caro, Australia, 2014, DCP, 15m

Jacob, a self-medicated drug dealer, becomes alienated in his own world when he learns of his estranged brother’s death.

A Pinch of Salt
Director: Sebastian Nyman Agdur, USA, 2014, DCP, 9m

A woman gets caught up in the surreal anxiety of the final moments before an emotional meeting.

The King’s Pawn
Director: Jonah Bleicher, Producer: Rob Cristiano, USA, 2014, DCP, 20m

A former chess prodigy challenges the world champion with the super computer he spent his life designing.

Director: Tom Sveen, Producers: John Wakayama Carey & Sarah Dorman, USA, 2014, DCP, 10m

On a class field trip to the landfill, two boys make a startling discovery that draws them toward adulthood.