Season 9 Episodes
'Notifications On' by Justin Maine
After an unsatisfactory departure from her boyfriend, Lara visits her friend Megan in the country for a girls’ getaway. Although news notifications persistently warn them that something unusual may happen, the girls are too busy trying to sort out unfinished business to notice… until their ‘unfinished business’ comes to call in a way they can no longer ignore.
'The New Weapon' by Michalina Scorzelli
High School Student Destinytakes refuge from the cruelty of bullies in her room. The walls only help keep her secrets from her Mom and Dad Her worried friend Kenya urges her to tell her parents. Destiny refuses as she continues to take her punches on Social Media. Destiny struggles to make it stop.
'Pet Monkey' by Brianne Merkel
Happy couple TERRY and GWEN are spending a quiet night in, watching embarrassing home videos from the comfort of their couch. Between munching on popcorn and laughing at 70s fashion, Terry turns to his girlfriend and offers to buy her a monkey, something she is adamantly against. Frustrated that her boyfriend won’t accept no for an answer, Gwen locks herself in the bathroom to ease her nerves, as a now delusional Terry storms out into the night to cool off in his own strange way.
'No' by Micah Khan
A couple struggles for words in a difficult situation.
'Key Transitions' by Christopher Schiller
KEY TRANSITIONS explores the universal emotions felt when a sudden tragedy strikes a couple. Their lives are split in two, between the life they could have had but can no longer, and the life they now have to live
'Plenty of Sweaters in the Sea' by Morgan Wright
A fisherman discovers something mysterious under the ice, then strange things start to happen.
'Gasser' by Jon Russell Cring
Gasser is the only thing he inherited from his Father. A beautiful HotRod, painstakingly restored received more attention from his Father than he ever did. After the funeral, he visits Gasser to see if he can come to accept the ghosts of his past.
'Undesired Effects' by Michael Turner
A man suffering from paranoia takes medication to help with his ailment, but winds up suffering from terrible hallucinations that take him to a very dark place.
Puberatum by Marty Hardin
The time honored and timelessly awkward discussions about puberty, adolescence, and human reproduction are explored through archival footage from the 1940's to the 1970's. We've all been there.
Make it Float by Aden Suchak
“Float” is the word young artist Taofeek Abijako uses to describe his works. Hailing from Lagos, Nigeria, his cultural and family backgrounds influence the art that he produces. His unique perception of the world inspires him to apply his creations onto a variety of different canvases. Taofeek’s trademark as an artist is the lively and vibrant colors he implements. The unique shapes and designs he produces create art that “floats” on the canvas that he expresses himself on. “Make it Float” shares Taofeek’s story and how he intends to leave his mark on the world.
'Finding Strength' by Darian Henry
This powerful Youth FX documentary tells three intersecting stories about the impact of bullying on the lives youth in Albany.
'Haircuts' by Morgan Wright
A short animation about repition.
'Manhunt' by Youth FX
After his mother dies, Josh is relentlessly bullied till he reaches a breaking point.
'This is Andromeda' by Alex Guilderland
15 Billion years after the Big Bang, he is waiting for his wife to return from the trip overseas.