Shorts 7: Local Shorts

Grayslake Campus
Friday, September 6
5:45 pm
Saturday, September 7
11:00 am
Monday, September 9
7:00 pm

Waukegan Campus
Saturday, September 7
6:20 pm
Sunday, September 8
2:40 pm

Bob & Edgar
Directed By: Bill Redding
Written By: Bill Redding
Cast: Bill Redding, Jeff Garretson, Walt Sloan, Sandy Gulliver

Bob and his dog Edgar go fishing, go for walks, and hang out, until a pair of surprise visitors reveal more about Bob’s identity.
USA, 12 minutes


Just Give Me A Minute To Change
Directed By: Michael Pomaro
Written By: Michael Pomaro
Cast: Liam Ratliff, Megan Ratliff, Evelyn Pomaro, Mia Pomaro

Dan comes home from work on a hot summer day. He wants to change out of his suit, but life has other plans.
USA, 8 minutes


The Replacement
Directed By: Sean Miller
Written By: Sean Miller
Cast: Mike McNamara, Cecilee Von Rhea, Kylan Conroy, Jeff Garretson 
 
On election night, a janitor feels cheated out of a life he might have lived when his own clone becomes the President. He goes on a bender to seek justice, encountering new forms of prejudice, dismissal, and classism. In a society where the morality around cloning is dividing the masses, physically looking like the newly elected President has its own dangers
USA, 15 minutes
Festivals: Newport Beach, Austin, Chicago International


Step One
Directed By: Sean Patrick Leonard
Written By: Thom McCloud
Cast: Thom McCloud, Chandra Michaels, Karen McCloud
 
Stuck at a train crossing on the way to his first AA meeting, Jeff finds that getting the words out is harder than he thought.
USA, 7 minutes


Her Mess
Directed By: Zachary Goodspeed
Written By: Amanda Goodspeed
Cast: Chelsea Latimer, Zachary Goodspeed, Ren Harris, Ryan Rodgers

Estranged siblings navigate the mess their divorced parents leave behind. Seen through the eyes of younger sister Riley – will she choose to LOVE or run.
USA, 14 minutes