NoBudge Starter Pack #3

NoBudge Starter Pack #3

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NoBudge Starter Pack #3
  • The Inconceivable Mountain

    A musicologist and her dog climb a mountain in search of an indecipherable song hoping to understand its meaning. “The Inconceivable Mountain" registers both as an homage and a satire of black and white silent films of the 1930’s, particularly a type of German film common to the era. Directed by ...

  • Valeria

    Discharged from the hospital after a partial face transplant, Eva is struck with an intense curiosity about her donor. Shot in gorgeous, richly textured 35mm images, the film is minimally constructed but full of ideas. Written and directed by Erin Vassilopoulos. Starring Alexia Rasmussen. Cinemat...

  • There Is A River

    Four music videos flow together in this dreamy and entrancing short film. “There is A River” includes tracks from the indie pop musician Okay Kaya’s second album, “Watch This Liquid Pour Itself,” to create an experimental work of beautifully captured moods and places, delivered with a mix of Mini...

  • Ouchiemongo

    A slapstick comedy in super slow motion. An unnamed tourist with a leg injury searches for physical and spiritual healing on a week long Carnival cruise vacation from Baltimore to the Bahamas. Floating between narrative, documentary, and experimental tendencies the film creates an atmosphere simi...

  • Princess Rita

    A lonely insurance adjuster in Florida becomes consumed by his desire to meet his internet girlfriend, who claims to be a princess from a faraway country. Blair Waters directs “Princess Rita,” a uniquely realized portrait of an odd man dreaming of a new life. While composing a series of love lett...

  • my style ;)

    An experience from Edy Modica’s youth as she attempts to masturbate in the family bathroom with poor results (she describes her ‘style’ as “desperate and demonic,” quite unlike the delicate, pleasing-to-the-eye depictions of female masturbation seen elsewhere.) | Directed by Edy Modica.

  • Salt Mom

    An ode to teen friendships told through a series of vignettes exploring early-onset nostalgia, mediated friendships and teen movie cliches. | Director: Sam Kahrar. Cast: Elena Goluboff, Serena Griffiths, Chris Rivera, Wriley Hodge.

  • Single Dad

    A Single divorced Dad tries to put aside his selfish needs to be a good dad to his two boys for the day. Directed by Whit Conway. Written and Performed by: Carmen Christopher. Featuring: Clark & Jude Conway, Karolena Theresa
    Additional VFX: Eric Overton.

  • Tito

    PRESENTED BY FACTORY 25 | A desperate man seeks refuge from the predators hunting him by befriending a cheerful intruder. Directed by and starring Grace Glowicki. Co-starring Ben Petrie.

  • Rumspringa

    Two Amish teens embark on a rite of passage as they discuss sex, self-discovery, and the taste of cigarettes. | Directed by Kristina Arjona. Produced by, written and performed by Hannah Alline, Sailor Larocque.

  • Please Enjoy Your Stay

    An anxious musician finds himself unable to leave his hotel room. | Written & Produced by Dan Arnés. Directed by Tynan DeLong. Cast: Dan Arnés, Carmen Christopher, Caroline Yost, and Conner O'Malley.

  • Living My Best Life in Hudson Yards

    The story of a fool in a smart city– a glimpse into our glorious future where no scrap of data goes un-personalized. | Directed by Danny Garfield.

  • K.I.N.G.

    A troubled teen ventures into an unfamiliar city seeking a bond with his estranged father. | Directed by Rashad Frett. Starring Jadiah Bailey, Janice Dias, and Yarc Lewinson.

  • The Follower

    Fueled by the hope of escaping her dreary suburban life, a misunderstood teen entertains the increasingly sinister advances of an Internet acquaintance. A stylish and self-assured melange of high and low art, “The Follower” tracks the excitement and danger of a 16-old-year girl drifting away from...

  • Girlpower

    Waking in the home of a one night stand, a woman steals one thing while forgetting another. | Writer, director, editor: Caydon LiRocchi. Starring Tess Alexandra

  • Tender

    A boy seeks retribution after being attacked in this study of an isolated young man living with an unwell mother, spurned by his peers and neighbors for his large gangly appearance and mental issues. | Directed by Anthony Lucido. Cast: Gabriel Lucido, Mary-Ann Lucido.

  • Sacerdotisa - The 1992 Edit

    Selina has recently discovered a newfound hobby in Witchcraft but when her Abuelita finds out, it leads to trouble at home. “Sacerdotisa - The 1992 Edit,” directed by Christian Santiago, is a throwback drama of the occult delivered with VHS visuals and a synth score unfolding with a creeping tens...

  • MyToeShoes.Com

    A Florida man records an unboxing video for his YouTube channel. Directed by Corey Hughes.

  • Dirt

    A woman tries to clean her apartment, but her unkempt lover won't let her. Sara Silva directs and stars in “Dirt,” an experimental portrait of a messy relationship built with layers of spontaneous energy and complex threads of dissatisfaction. The two women wake up on the couch to find a dirty ap...

  • Khaki is Not Leather | Ep. 1: "Tilda"

  • LP

    A Loss and Prevention officer faces a difficult moral decision in Alexander Etseyatse’s “LP.” An attempted theft leads to a tense back-room stand-off in this riveting drama, placing complex characters in an agonizing dilemma. While it stays grounded as a personal account, it also raises larger qu...