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Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort PSA
A PSA shows the dangers of road rage and how it can escalate quickly into something out of control.

Yo Le Digo Al Tango

As an ode to the Argentine Tango, a young girl revisits her heritage to help cope with isolation.
As my parent's are immigrants from Argentina, I have always been surrounded by their culture and have traveled there many times. I made this film during quarantine as a means to depict how I revisited my heritage, through an ode to the Argentine Tango, as a means to cope with isolation.


A teenage girl, Zelda, experiences the vivid hallucinations of the “answer”, but is met with the harsh reality of an addiction.


A businessman under pressure working at home, finds himself facing a series of strange occurrences while waiting for his wife to come home.


While attempting to migrate to the US, a mother, Esperanza, and her two children, are faced with a life altering decision.
After struggling for years, a mother, Esperanza, decides to immigrate to the United States with her children, Mateo and Camila, to seek a better life. She was told she had enough money to cross the border illegally and knew that taking that risk was the only option she had. Esperanza, Mateo, and Camila make their way through an underground tunnel to meet the man that is meant to transport them. When he comes face to face with the family, he is shocked with what he sees. He was sent a photo prior to their meeting which included only Esperanza and Mateo, two people. He immediately motions that he is only able to take two people. This interaction is made more difficult because none of them are able to speak as a border patrol guard is on the ground above them. Esperanza immediately panics and is willing to empty her pockets and give this man everything in order for them to stay together. He refuses her offer and tells her to make her decision quick. Esperanza then had to make the hardest decision of her life: does she turn around to her old life just to stay together? Or does she separate her family to give her children a better life? While she has her children wrapped in her arms, they all cry uncontrollably, knowing that this may be the last time they will see each other. The man is in contact with a corrupt cop that is planning on helping them escape. Mateo assures Esperanza that he will be able to take care of Camila, and they embrace one last time. As they exit the man hole, Esperanza is left there, empty, collapsed on the ground with nothing to look at but her past.

Heart to Heart

The Magic of Music is Limitless
Music connects with our emotions, innermost thoughts, and even our souls, but is hidden behind headphones, playlists, and stereotypes of what the world assumes we like to listen to by how we look. But what if the music we listened to also changed our outward persona? June explores this idea as she takes the bus on a dreary, boring day, expecting this ride to be nothing out of the ordinary. But as she gets lost in the magic of music, she finds out this bus ride will be nothing short of extraordinary.

The Panic

Keep Calm and Play On
This movie is about the people who lost their minds when the lock down began worldwide. It's supposed to poke fun at the virus and the people's exaggerated, if not melodramatic, reactions to it.

Via: The New World

The Immovable Object vs. The Unstoppable Force

A self conscious writer experiences an immovable wall of writers-block. While trying to find inspiration in a park, the writer begins to get the feeling he's being watched.

Touch of Terra

An average man is torn between his dream of the stars and the love his life
In the future when Martian colonization becomes available to the public, one man must decide if following his dreams to travel to the final frontier is worth leaving the love of his life.