Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A
BIFF Episodic, 109 minutes
Comedic and dramatic short form, multi-arch storytelling.
Kelsea Claire (Dir.), 29 minutes, World Premiere, USA
Director Kelsey Ford in attendance.
After (sort-of) coming to terms with their failed acting careers, best friends Jackie (Jennifer Downses) and Dent (John Pena Griswald) stumble into day jobs as professional mourners with a grieving services company in this Buffalo-shot pilot.
Ryan DeNardo & Thaddeus McCants (Dirs.), 25 minutes, WNY Premiere, USA
Mark and T (Creators Ryan DeNardo & Thaddeus McCants), two dudes from Brooklyn who tell convenient lies to get ahead, learn a valuable lesson in this award-winning pilot.
Nick Porreca (Dir.), 17 minutes, WNY Premiere, USA
An arrogant ad exec (multi-hyphenate performer Cody Easterbrook) meets his match when an eleven-year-old girl arrives on his doorstep, claiming to be his daughter.
To The Madness
Kyle Mosonyi (Dir.), 26 minutes, NY Premiere, USA
Two out of work actors decide to leave their go-nowhere lives behind to pursue their dreams in Los Angeles.
Javier Devitt (Dir.), 25 minutes, WNY Premiere, USA/Argentina
A young American couple traveling in Patagonia enter the woods with a local con man where they soon discover that something supernatural is in the wait.