April, a gay high school senior, and Sister Cecilia, a bisexual nun, begin an unlikely friendship after sharing a joint. April struggles with her sexuality as she continues to develop a crush on her classmate, Megan. Meanwhile, Sister Cecilia, determined to help April at all costs, attempts to reconcile her personal beliefs with the Church’s strict teachings on homosexuality.
Country: United States
Directors: Monica Arsenault, Sonja Cirilo
Writer: Monica Arsenault
Producers: Monica Arsenault, Melissa Victoria, Danny Epstein
Cast: Alice Marcondes, Samantha Proctor, Grace Adriana, Monica Arsenault
Director bio: Monica is the writer, director, and executive producer of Nun Habits. Aside from Nun Habits, she founded Soul Series Productions and worked as a producer on Cheer Up, Charlie written by Kara Grace Miller and directed by Carmen LoBue. Monica graduated from Atlantic Acting School's 2.5 Year Full-Time Conservatory in December 2017 after attending the School of Visual Arts for 2 years. Through Soul Series, she is currently in pre-production for two new projects which will be filmed in Summer and Winter of 2019. monicaarsenault.com
THE CROWN EXPERIMENTS
The Crown Experiments is a dramatic Sci-Fi web series, following an androids' psychologist. Created by Israeli brother and sister with no means, The show is a Sci-Fi series without spaceships, laser-guns, or a horror scenario in which robots take over humanity. It delves into the soul of a machine, and through its eyes explores the human experiences of loss, trauma, and loneliness. This is not a story about what the future will look like; it's a story about our lives in the 21st Century today.
Director: Shlomit Ginton
Writers: Shlomit Ginton, Yosh Ginton
Producer: Isahi Golan
Cast: Layla Isahi Golan, Ania Bukstein, Angel Bonanni, Iftach Ofir
THE SAD PARTY
Luca, a man of normal appearance but often struck by strong hallucinations, is walking along a mountain road in Marco's car, his eccentric friend with a strong passion for sadness. Their path is upset by the encounter with a mysterious man who, placing himself in the middle of the roadway, sends them off the road. From that moment, reality will continually alternate with fantasy, and the truth will never be taken for granted.
Director: Mattia Marcucci
Writer: Mattia Marcucci, Chiara Bonome
Producer: Mattia Marcucci , Chiara Bonome
Cast: Stefano Flamia, Mattia Marcucci, Chiara Bonome, Simone Balletti , Tommaso Setaro, Matteo Milani, Lorenzo Massa, Valerio Camelin, Stefano Dilauro, Alice Viglioglia , Orlando Petralia , Chiara David, Francesco Silella
THE SQUARE ROOT
The Square Root is a short form episodic series that explores memory and the small moments that make us who we are. Each chapter focuses on a different character, and each episode takes place during that split second before a character makes the decision that will change their lives forever. This submitted video consists of the first three episodes: Episode 1: "of Sara" (Running time: 03:41) Episode 2: "of David" (Running time: 04:19) Episode 3: "of Toby" (Running time: 06:00)
Country: United States
Directors: Misti Boland, Jeremy Osbern
Writer: Misti Boland, Jeremy Osbern
Producers: Patty Ann Dillon, Misti Boland, Chris Blunk, Jeremy Osbern
Cast: Alexandra Goodman, Ian Stark, Joseph Lee Anderson
A woman has been found in the middle of the forest by the Luxembourgish police. She doesn’t know who she is, where she comes from or what she was doing there... but, strangely, she knows everything, just like a walking Wikipedia. Who is this woman, main suspect in an ongoing investigation about the disappearance of three children in Luxembourg?
Director: Frederic Zeimet
Writer: Frederic Zeimet
Producers: Frederic Zeimet
Cast: Catherine Elsen, Jerome Burelbach, Frank Grotz, Claude Faber
Director bio: Frederic Zeimet is a Luxembourgish-born screenwriter and director. He worked with LUC DARDENNE on his first long-feature script, an adaptation of Friedrich Durrenmatt’s THE JUDGE AND HIS HANGMAN. He took part in several screenwriting competitions, was selected for the International Screenwriters’ Festival, twice for the Screenwriters’ White Night at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL, and finally won the Jury Prize at the BEST JUNIOR SCRIPT PRIZE in France in 2010. BLIND SPOT (DOUDÉGE WÉNKEL), the movie he co-wrote, hit the cinemas in 2012, the same year, COMEBACK, a sitcom on which he worked as Headwriter and Co-Showrunner, was broadcasted. This experience led him to be part of the European TV Lab in 2013. In 2017, he participated in Adaptlab organised by the TORINOFILMLAB. He is currently working on TV projects in France and Belgium and long-features in Luxembourg and France. Frederic speaks and works in four languages: Luxembourgish, French, German and English. These linguistic capacities have allowed him to work as a script doctor on numerous films in France, Germany and the UK. COWBOY, his short films, developed during the EUROPEAN SHORT PITCH, is his first experience as a director. It has been selected to over 20 festivals around the world. W. is his first experience in producing, directing, writing a web series.