NoBudge is a streaming platform for young & emerging filmmakers. We present a new, hand-picked film every day, along with a director interview. Our wide-ranging program is equal parts drama, comedy, and experimental film, as well as animation, documentary, sketch, web series and dance/music video.
A young woman recalls her lover and children. Written and Directed by Ryan Henry Knight. Creative Direction by Ryan Henry Knight and Luigi Thomas. Cast: Gelilla Mekonnen, Amira Nailah, Scott Moon, Ben Spencer, Paris Howard, Luigi Thomas.
The journey of a lonesome girl, Mona, as she pursues a mysterious young man known as Elio. “You Almost Saw Me" is a hypnotic experimental piece about infatuation and what becomes of it. Director, Writer: Ryan Henry Knight. Cast: Camara Bomani, Myles Fulton.
A woman's day is interrupted by the presence of an unwelcome guest. “Run Away, They’ll See Us" is a striking video poem told in black and white, largely silent but for the inclusion of an unsettling applause track. Director, Writer: Ryan Henry Knight. Cast: Cora Linnea, Camara Bomani, Noble Pryor.
Two estranged sisters reckon with the truth of their relationship. “Ludere” is a haunting portrait of grief and guilt told with measured simplicity, and spare but potent visuals. Written, Directed by Ryan Henry Knight. Starring: Camara Bomani, Kayla Dixon, and Zipporah Dorsey.