Every semester the juniors and seniors of the Film program work together to create a variety of short films. These collaborative projects allow students the opportunity to work on larger films with support from their peers. To support these filmmakers feel free to give them a follow on social media or share their crowdfunding pages!


Senior Films - Fall 2021

Dead Girl Poster

Dead Girl

Written & Directed by Jake Marston

When a sorority live-out begins to be tormented by an evil spirit, three roommates must battle intrapersonal strife in order to defeat the entity.

To learn more about Dead Girl, please visit their crowdfunding page

ReAnimated, a short film, written by Liam Keshishian.

ReAnimated

Written & Directed by Liam Kershishian

When the opportunity to pursue a long buried dream as cartoon character designer presents itself, a talented, but apprehensive art teacher must confront and overcome her own deeply rooted insecurities with the help of the very characters she created.

To learn more about ReAnimated please visit their crowdfunding page.

Red Compulsion, directed by Ben Lunn.

Red Compulsion

Written & Directed by Ben Lunn

After visiting an art gallery David becomes infatuated by a mysterious painting, willing to do whatever it takes to possess it.

To learn more about Red Compulsion, please visit their crowdfunding page

Rising Voices, a TV production created by Audrey Schied.

Rising Voices

Created by Audrey Schied

Rising Voices is a live TV production showcasing the talent and stories of local Montana musicians through documentary interviews and live performance

To learn more about Rising Voices, please visit their Instagram

Service with a Smile Poster

Service with a Smile

Created by Chandler Pippin

By covering an entire shift at work, this film engages the audience by presenting the idea that employees are more than workers, they're also human beings. 

To learn more about Service with a Smile, please visit their Instagram

This Be The Verse Poster, directed by Noah Hense.

This Be The Verse

Written & Directed by Noah Hense

Thomas, a mild-mannered young man, visits his parents to tell them of a new job opportunity he’s received. However, his parents' grotesque appearance and behavior, and the nightmarish home in which they reside, has him yearning to leave as soon as he arrives.

To learn more about This Be The Verse, please visit their crowdfunding page

 


Junior Films - Fall 2021

Bumpers, written & directed by Jake Ames

Bumpers

Written & Directed by Jake Ames

A lonely and suicidal Wilson struggles to seek happiness, but a fortuitous call from his childhood friend could perhaps save his life, after a night of bowling and good conversation. 

Bumpers brings awareness to the idea that love doesn't have to be a romance, but rather love can be empathy. 

To learn more about Bumpers, please visit their crowdfunding campaign

Death in a Diner, written and directed by Meghan AmRhein.

Death in a Diner

Written & Directed by Meghan AmRhein

Death in a Diner  follows the story of Sarah, a young woman working at her mom’s old diner, and Death, a frequent customer. When Death comes into the diner on the eve of Sarah’s 24th birthday, they both look back and consider where they are in life as they ponder the question: “Would you be happy with your life if you died tonight?”

To learn more about Death in a Diner, please visit their crowdfunding campaign.

Nico Queen

Nico Queen

 

After the night of her first performance, a closeted drag queen accidentally runs into her father while in pursuit of nicotine at a convenience store. There, she must choose whether to remain in the closet or reveal her true identity.

To learn more, please visit Nico Queen's crowdfunding campaign

Two Beers, written by Zach Robinson

Two Beers

Written & Directed by Zach Robinson

Two graveyard shift janitors and lifelong friends, Graham and Adrian, have secret feelings for each other. These feelings are brought boiling to the surface when they are trapped in a room with a bomb.

To learn more, please visit Two Beer's crowdfunding campaign

20 Something, written & directed by James Takes Gun

20 Something

Written & Directed by James Takes Gun

20 Something is a student film about Rick, an emerging young adult, who conspires with his wild child sister to steal back his prized Beanie Baby collection after being kicked out of his apartment.

To learn more about 20 Something, please visit their crowdfunding campaign