A pet-store cashier reveals a special talent to a customer who would be happier just buying his cat food.
A door appears in darkness as your final distorted visions blink before you.
Minimal explorations of rain and sound.
A video collage — both pastoral and unsettling — fabricated from YouTube videos, online photos, nature desktop wallpapers, animation, and some “real life” shooting.
Breaking the never-ending everyday cycle just requires stopping ... and taking a breath.
A girl who died young tries to revisit the land of the living to communicate with her brother.
It’s Chuck’s first Christmas and, for an ornament, that can be a very daunting time.
An unconfident duck participates in the biggest racing event of the year.
Image-manipulated nature footage is set to a soundtrack of two kids having a conversation.
The first 72 hours after a breast-cancer diagnosis is depicted through a montage of sound juxtaposed with close-ups of gestural expression and contrasting images of the natural world.
The connection of a St. Louis musician’s ambient sound to the ambiance of the filmmaker’s home.
An acknowledgement of the art of visual simplicity.
Animations of collages of flowers in vases are juxtaposed with video footage of flowers.
Music composed by Stephen Werner — performed by the Pyroclastic Flow Orchestra — accompanies his art in motion.
A girl is determined to go to any extreme to catch the legendary Lake Loch Pond Monster, only to realize he may have feelings, too.
A stop-motion video made out of construction paper follows a bee through the outdoors and indoors.
A minimal exploration of society’s harm to itself and the planet.
An audiovisual poetry adaptation.
A big firework of bright colors — an ebullient young love — soars through a sunrise sky, teetering on the verge of a new beginning.
A series of claps, each creating a new space, echoes through anonymous worlds.