2018 Comedy Short Film Showcase
May 1st is the Midwest Independent Film Festival 2018 Comedy Shorts Night!
We are proud to present an evening full of short films and web series that are guaranteed to make you forget your troubles. . . or at least laugh about them.
Featuring the FESTIVAL PREMIERE of GUMBO AND STREET RAT, director Ned Baker’s tale of bored home invaders; a SPECIAL SNEAK PEEK of CODE-SWITCHED, Karan Sunil’s sit-com about five South Asian Millennials trying to make it in Chicago; the WORLD PREMIERE of THE BIG SLIP, a spoof on the film noir detective story shot on Super 8 film, by Eliaz Rodriguez; SEA-TECTIVES, Indiana animator Christopher Dobbs, Jr. tale about two crime-solving crustaceans; and SEEDS, Deja Harrell and C.J. Thomas’ hilarious take on female friendships and early adulthood.
OTHER PEOPLE’S CHILDREN (Brad Riddell and Anna Maria Hozian), GEEK LOUNGE (Larry Ziegelman) and F*CK YES (Jessica King) round out the evening’s web series.
Additional short films include LOCKER ROOM TALK (Penny Penniston) and Pizza Night (Aaron Fronk).