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.
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.
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.
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.
A young couple experience a defining moment in their relationship when she asks him to play the lead role in her short film about racism. | Directed by Hanna van Niekerk. Cast: Tarikh Janssen, Lonneke Bakker, Helen Martina, Max van Kreij, Hiske Bongaarts.