2018 Selections

Television Drama

#WHOKILLEDHEATHER

A murder/mystery web series following college student Andrew Olson on his personal investigation to uncover the truth behind the recent murder of a classmate.

CAYENNE PEPPER

Cayenne Pepper speaks to the desire in every woman to create her own reality rather than respond to the patriarchal paradigm that has been handed to them. The Main character, Claudia, experiences the shedding of her perfect facade, in order to step into her authentic sexuality, yearnings, and her truth.

DIRT

Set on a Paiute Native American reservation, a girl named Nina struggles to find her missing sister, forced to navigate jurisdictional issues, corruption, and even resistance within her own family.

HIGH LIFE

A sensible, creative, and overachieving 17 year old student in a respectable, middle class family seems to be having the perfect ride, until she experiences her first manic episode of bipolar disorder.

NEMAUSUS

Ben just turned 30. He's a shy man, and is in love with his coworker, Diane. He's got two main passions in life: historical reconstitutions with his figurines club, and his job at the tourism office in Nîmes, which consists of taking visitors on board across the city. After a sad birthday party, he's about to go home when he runs down a man with his car. Terrified, he approaches the poor man, only to discover that he's facing a Roman named Volesus who only speaks Latin and has travelled through time to show up in our present days.

PATRICIA MOORE

Patricia Moore, a beautiful teenage girl, lures young men to feed her cannibal family as they hide in the Australian outback. After a mishap with their food supply, the family seek refuge in a lakeside town. With the fear of exposure straining the family, Patricia finds herself drawn to local teenage boy who shows her a life outside the grisly nature of the Moores’ hunger.

REVENGE TOUR

Derek “Milkshake” Qamar is angry. He’s been cheated on, living in a friend’s living room, and stuck at a dead-end job. But one night, he finds an unlikely stress-reliever… rapping.

WHITE RIVER TALES

A struggling young father must face his dark past and decide his future after his mother is involved in a fatal car accident.

XYXX

Elle wants to find a nice guy, so she uploads her DNA to the internet.

88

How one forsaken Queens precinct handled crime, policing, and politics in 1980's New York. Detective Sica, who’s overzealous and looking to be a hero, is put under intense departmental pressure to solve a cop-killer case. When Detective Sica shoots and kills an innocent black teen, he must decide what’s more important, his freedom or self-preservation. Sica’s story dovetails with Brennan, an over-worked and anonymous assistant district attorney with mayoral aspirations. Brennan becomes a media darling after his younger brother Eddie, a rookie cop, is murdered. Brennan must decide whether or not to use his newfound political capital to jump his boss and run for mayor.

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A talented young rapper, who is considering giving it all up for a safer path, is confronted by a freshly-paroled gang banger he helped put away, forcing him and his dominatrix girlfriend into choices they can never undo.

DIVISION STREET

Young Dee resents having to stay with her cranky grandmother in the Lower East Side but soon begins having magical encounters in the rag tag neighborhood.

HUSTLEBUCKS

A web series about a gang of young people beating the system by pulling scams to survive in New York. In the strictest sense, it’s a heist story, but Hustlebucks is far more and does so by investigating the societal systems that would push a person to live outside of the norms.

NOTHINGMAN

A homeless alcoholic living on Skid Row dons himself a private investigator to solve cases for others living on the street.

PUBLIC WRITER

Mathieu works as a public writer in a community center in Montreal. Soon he discovers that his role is much more about humans than literature. He must first listen and then find the words to console his touching customers. In the midst of austerity, the survival of the center is threatened more than ever since its grant has not been renewed. As if that was not enough, a real estate developer wants to buy the building, tear it down, and build brand new condos.

TABITHA, WITCH OF THE ORDER

In modern day Seattle, magic is real and threatens to unravel the fabric of society. The Order of Lucis is the organization tasked with investigating magical crimes and bringing rogue witches to justice. Tabitha, a rookie Witch of the Order, is partnered with a priest named Father Thomas. Each week they tackle a new magical crime while working to stop a coven of evil witches lead by Father Thomas’ former apprentice, Hester.

WILD WEEDS

The story of three Israeli Reservis soldiers one year after a rough military operation.

YELLOW

Yellow follows ten characters on a seemingly ordinary afternoon in an art gallery as each experience a crossroads in their lives.

AVENUES

Traveling across the avenues of Manhattan, starting at First and ending at the Hudson River, this strange little comedy follows five friends through the seven stages of grief as they all learn to say goodbye in their own ways.

CURRENCY

Currency takes place in a small town one week after all banking, credit, and electronic monetary records disappear. People only have the food in their homes, the money in their pockets, and fading faith that their bank accounts will come back. A Cuban immigrant father and his daughter run the town's gas station and realize that they have the two things everyone needs as the country is plunged into crisis: food and gasoline. But the family finds itself deeply divided about what to do with its newfound "wealth."

FENIX

A drug war in Brabant, a province in the south of the Netherlands, ends up in a bloodbath. Jos Segers, the head of the losing drug operation, and Peter Haag, the public prosecutor for Brabant, are among the victims. Jos’ son, Rens, and Peter’s daughter, Jara, are left to pick up the pieces. Unaware of each other, they start a similar journey and leave their quiet lives to return to their hometown and restore their families’ honour.

JADE OF DEATH

Jade has a powerful ability, she can hear when and how people are going to die. She ran away from her hometown and gets by working at a seedy freak show carnival as the fortune-teller of death, but now people are after her. There’s more to her past than she lets on, and more to her abilities than she knows.

PATIRI IN THE PROMISED LAND

A young immigrant from Zimbabwe befriends a bookstore owner in hopes of forming an alliance that could help her remain in her country of choice. Her own lies create an outcome she could never have predicted.

RAMDAM

In a small mosque located in the south-west of France, a child’s drawing representing a masked character is controversial: super hero or jihadist? Amine the Imam will have to manage the unmanageable.

TRIADS

Triads follows the story of Jason Height, a young man recently displaced on the west coast. During his conquests and adventures as a twenty-nine year old gay man in Palm Springs, he stumbles into a triad relationship with a couple who are on the outs after thirteen years of marriage. Thinking that a third might help their relationship, they agree to move forward only to learn that relationship issues only become more apparent once someone steps in to fill the gaps. What ensues is a tumultuous experience as everyone tries to figure out what love really is.

THE WRONG KIND OF BLACK

In this four-part web series, master storyteller and DJ Boori Monty Pryor tells a poignant, hilarious, and heartbreaking tale of trying to stay black while playing a white man's game at the height of the 1970s disco inferno.

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