Film Conference producer Janet Pierson has also booked "The Insider's Guide to Independent Film Packaging in a Troubled Economy," "Reel To Reality: How Good Film Does Good," "Sustainable Filmmaking Workshop," and "A Conversation with MacGruber."
Here's a taste of the 130 shorts over ten categories, including Midnight ("bite-sized bits for all of your sex, gore, and hilarity needs"),Texas ("somehow relating to the Lone Star state") and Future States ("What is the America of the future?"):
Narrative: Televisnu (Prithi Gowda). An Indian woman’s computer leads to a magical web of wires, memories and more.
Documentary: Solitary/Release (Holden Abigail Osborne). Explores the life of a recovering drug addict on the verge of great change.
Experimental: The Bellows March (Eric Dyer). Hand-paints 3-D "cinetropes."
Texas: Mnemosyne Rising (Miguel Alvarez). A deep-space pilot is told he’s being sent back to Earth.
Future State: Plastic Bag (Ramin Bahrani). Follows a bag as it searches for its long lost master through a barren American landscape.