In a world of growing connections, these stories of coincidental encounters and fragile relationships reveal a broader discussion on what it means to be connected.
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A man who passes flyers out to each apartment comes across a door ajar. Unexpectedly, his goodwill to try and close the door leads him to be involved in the lives of the apartment’s inhabitants.
Jihoon Shin is a filmmaker based out of Seoul. He is currently enrolled in the Master of Fine Arts program at Hanyang University.
Not knowing what else to do, Thuy continues to search for her missing daughter while living with the traumas of mourning and grief.
Carol Nguyen is a 20-year-old filmmaker based in Toronto. Nguyen’s films often explore the subjects of cultural identity and family, topics which heavily define her understanding of the world.
On a snowy winter day, a lonely mother connects with her daughter in the only way she knows.
Andrew Chung is a Toronto-based film and television director. Chung’s other short films have toured international film festivals in San Francisco, Vancouver, France, Montreal, Regina,Winnipeg, and Rhode Island.
When two elite astronauts wake up from their sleep and struggle to return to their spaceship, they try to piece together what happened in the first place.
Nguyen-Anh Nguyen is a graduate from the Film Production program at Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema and co-founded GreenGround Productions and CineGround Media. He recently founded Second Tomorrow Studios, where he is developing his first science-fiction feature film, TEMPLE.
Set in 1980’s Toronto, a young boy moves around between living with each of his separated parents.
Trevor Jimenez is a Canadian filmmaker who has worked as a story artist for over ten years, most notably at Pixar, Disney Feature Animation, and Blue Sky Studios.
Shiba San and Meow Chan is a hit children’s show in Taiwan. However, behind-the-scenes, there is more than meets the eye. Shiba san is in love with a married man. Meanwhile, Meow chan is trying to process his loneliness at home. Together, they confront their own emptiness as companions on set and in real life.
Chung Chieh Chiang was born in Taiwan and graduated from the Department of Radio, Television and Film at Shih Hsin University.