Experimental Shorts

76 minutes
Directed by:

Confound Acts

Katina Bitsicas, 4 min.

This three-channel video — which combines nature footage, metaphorical symbols, and interview and courtroom audio — explores the ways in which the murder of a man in Verona, Ky.,  affects the families of both the victim and the perpetrators.

Green Lemon Buggy

Jessica Adkins & Shane Devine, 3 min.

This third-place winner of the Cinema at Citygarden Competition is a paper-cut stop-motion video by the Opera Bell Band that tells the musical story of a car made of fruits and vegetables.


Ashley Seering, 1 min.

A remembrance of the director’s first visit to England in 2016.

I Wanna Be a Kid

Sam Nickelson, 3 min.

A subversive collection of children’s commercials for the real world.

If I Could

Zlatko Cosic, 3 min.

Minimal explorations of light and sound.

Illusive Echoes

Zlatko Cosic, 10 min.

Abstract explorations of light and sound.


Noah Ilbery, 3 min.

A meditation on space and how it came into existence.

Kadentsiya Tsivilizatsii (Cadence of Civilization)

Wyatt Fecht, 9 min.

Enigmatic visuals that allow multiple interpretations accompany composer Pierce Constanti’s score, which served as his senior thesis project.

Locomotive Organisms

Chris Aaron, 4 min.

Organisms are turned in all directions by the limpid wind of momentary sensation.


Matias Wajner, 8 min.

A young man’s journey through heartbreak and mental-health issues to ultimate victory.

Meet the 4 Tracks — A Visual EP: In Harmonium

Ken Koste, 6 min.

Four short music videos by a band of cassette-tape puppets.


Ken Koste, 2 min.

A stop-motion film featuring abstract geometric renderings of plants, animals, and one human.

The Moon

Warren Reed, 3 min.

A hypothetical expression of Neil Armstrong’s inner child when he set foot on the moon.


Zlatko Cosic, 3 min.

Minimal explorations of water and sound.

Story 3: Scenes 1-9

Zlatko Cosic, 5 min.

A multi-narrative experience in nine scenes.

Try Again

Daniel Flood, 5 min.

A disquisition on themes of environmentalism and commercialism.

Up Close & Personal

Jerod Welker, 4 min.

Twin children laugh, play, and express themselves.