The Films

Caterwaul

Caterwaul

| April 3, 2013

An aging fisherman struggling to find closure with his lost wife develops an unusual relationship with a lobster. A short film by Ian Samuels.

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Clean

Clean

| April 3, 2018

James, a young man with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, lives in a small New York City apartment with his overworked mother and younger sister.

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Crazy Glue

Crazy Glue

| April 1, 2013

A broken marriage is patched by a common household item. A short film by Elizabeth Orne.

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Culture

Culture

| August 23, 2016

In exactly 60 seconds, Ari Gold acts out war, art, movies, death, life, love, and the present.

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Cupcake Bob

Cupcake Bob

| April 5, 2018

A short film about a girl who wants go out on a boat, and about everything that stands in her way; from death to dads to cupcakes. Inspired by true events.

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Delicacy

Delicacy

| March 11, 2014

A culinary connoisseur and an expert chef go on a hunt for a rare animal. A short film by Jason Mann.

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Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos

| February 21, 2014

A little girl visits the land of the dead and experiences the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos with the help of someone very special to her. A short film by Ashley Graham, Kate Reynolds and Lindsey St. Pierre.

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Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

| March 10, 2015

A hurricane pulls a couple out of their comfort zone and drops them at the crossroads of commitment, disaster and the art of being prepared. A short film by Melissa Finell.

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Doubles with Slight Pepper

Doubles with Slight Pepper

| February 21, 2014

Despite their strained relationship, a young Trinidadian street-vendor must decide if he will help save his estranged father’s life. A short film by Ian Harnarine.

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Duvid

Duvid

| February 21, 2014

Pressured by his Satmar Hasidic community to settle down and start a family, Duvid Stern decides to experiment with the world of underground electronic music and psychedelic drugs. A short film by Chelsea Rebecca.

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Funders

Film School Shorts is made possible by a grant from Maurice Kanbar, celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image, and by the members of KQED.

Film School Shorts is a production of KQED.

KQED

Credits

Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Editor
Peter Borg

Design
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by
Trifonic

Audio
John Andrieni

Interactive
Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Publicity
Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

Legal
William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer