Mascots is a coming of age story about Ben, a college student, who is part Native American and desperately wants to be seen and accepted as Native. In order to prove himself and show the world he’s Native, he gets dressed in his new regalia and sets out with a couple college friends to protest the use of Natives as Mascots at a local college. In his struggle to get to the protest he comes to understand it’s not about what others think you are, but what you come to know about yourself.
Ben: Tony Plancarte
Karen: Misty Upham
Joseph: Winter Fox Frank
Uncle Robb: Joseph Runningfox
Lost in Heaven
James who is dire need to reconnect and take care of his family. With Henry, James goes into the community as a representative of a local, small church to share God’s word when they meet Michael. Michael believes already in heaven and simply lost. One significant problem is that the Earth isn’t supposed to be here.
Bernard Cummings Jr.
Directed by Scott Aaron Hartmann
Written by Jared Egol
Produced by Alex Costello
Cinematography by Libby Green
Edited by Regan Messenger
Sound Design by Zachary Birlew
Ralph Horowitz Edward Cohen
Florida Kaleo Griffith
Flossie Susan Watkins
Cowboy 1 Bill Scheer
Cowboy 2 Alex Costello
Cowboy 3 Glenn Hoeffner
A call begins a terrible, anxious day for Tami and she must simply endure to know what to do next.
PSA - Loneliness
A parody PSA and modern technology and isolation.
Wrapped up in the terrifying world Ben must keep it together to survive.
Ralph Horowitz struggles in writing a screenplay character until the fictional character forces the issue.
Directed by Scott Aaron Hartmann Written by Jared Egol Produced by Alex Costello Cinematography by Libby Green Edited by Regan Messenger Sound Design by Zachary Birlew Cast Ralph Horowitz Edward Cohen Florida Kaleo Griffith Flossie Susan Watkins Cowboy 1 Bill Scheer Cowboy 2 Alex Costello Cowboy 3 Glenn Hoeffner
Keys to Closure
Graduation day, the house is empty and now three roommates only have to drop off the keys to move on.
Struggling to hide his sexuality is a never ending secret and when he finally is able to talk about it, more people hear than he hoped.