FutureWave Shorts

FutureWave Shorts

2018 | 88 minutes

The next generation of filmmakers are finding their own unique voices and are creating media with purpose. These international shorts from filmmakers 18 and under are glorious evidence that storytelling is already strong in the future.

  • Year: 2018
  • Running Time: 88 minutes
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP

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Bearon Old Coyote

USA | 2018 | 4 minutes | Miya Smith

A young man explores his Suquamish heritage and his own connection to composing and performing indigenous songs.

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Building Solutions

USA | 2018 | 9 minutes | Krystelle Kurz

Humanity is endangered when two types of buildings, conventional buildings and green buildings, battle for control of the building industry.

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USA | 2017 | 7 minutes | Alexander Puga, Monica Matute

Based off of a Twitter thread, Carhop is a story of a girl who doesn't know how to "boy.”

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Forever Below

USA | 2017 | 4 minutes | Healey Koch

Several creatures construct enormous spires and will push their machines to the brink to be the tallest.

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Goodbye Sam

USA | 2017 | 5 minutes | Theo Taplitz

A eulogy film told through puppets about a boy who must say goodbye to his pet.

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Ireland | 2017 | 8 minutes | Rachel McGill

An Irish boy and Syrian girl break down the societal barriers and find themselves as best friends.

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Australia | 2017 | 8 minutes | Radheya Jegatheva

A film that explores the relationship between man and technology...told from the perspective of a phone.

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Joya Mia

USA | 2017 | 5 minutes | Ella Warner

A story of a young woman who must come to terms with her grandfather’s Alzheimer's.

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Missing Piece

USA | 2017 | 9 minutes | Grace Gallagher

A lonely boy who aspires to become a poet meets a strong-willed, roller-skating girl who brings forth complications.

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The Night I Lost My Favorite Jacket

USA | 2017 | 4 minutes | Jenna Krumerman

This animated short follows a young girl who loses a piece of her identity when she loses her favorite jacket.

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USA | 2017 | 7 minutes | Troy Charbonnet, Omeed Farsoni

62-year-old Dinh Van Phú explores the value of knowledge and inner beauty that help him overcome his challenging birth defects.

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USA | 2017 | 6 minutes | Jinho Rhee

An unexpected presence haunts a new student's dormitory in this frightening short film.

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Sok Dina

USA | 2017 | 4 minutes | Leah Jester

A young woman navigates the worlds between her adoptive white family and Khmer birth family.

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United Kingdom | 2017 | 4 minutes | Chris Pugh

Investigating the concept of free will, this short film follows a man whose destiny is determined by a single string.

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Unknown Sender

Ireland | 2017 | 4 minutes | Johnathan Connolly

Anonymous Snapchat messages start to be received from inside the house of a young girl.

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