2017 lineup for iou video festival

 
 

CARCASS ON CAMPUS

/ DIRECTED BY JHURMEL PASCUA

When a manipulative student accidentally kills her classmate, she and her best friend must get the body off campus without getting busted. 

Cast: Celeen George, Sabrina Banks, Jhurmel Pascua, Chase Miller and Adam Yasinski


mr. bitey

/ directed by matthew van ginkel

A neglected young boy finds an unlikely companion and attempts to befriend it.

Cast: Keneen Lehmann, David Kuivenhoven, Mariely Valdenegro, Maclean Fish, Matthew Lupu, Cody Ledoux


SCHOOL DAZE

/ DIRECTED BY TOMMY PHAM

"Got any vape juice?"


tough crowd

/ DIRECTED BY CHRIS FREELAND

a COMEDIAN DISCOVERS HE HAS A CULT FOLLOWING.

Cast: Spencer Adamus, Gabriel Gosselin, Riva Billows


i'm dating a demon

/ directed by alex sitko

michael has a couple problems with his girlfriend and some of her eccentric habits.

Cast: Jack Maier, Hera Nalam, Joel Bevacqua


bilingualism

/ directed by ryan steel
and cody zaporzan

Adapted from a poem of the same name, the film explores the dynamics between french and english cultures.

Cast: Rob Malo


NICE SHIRT

/ DIRECTED BY TAVIS PUTNAM

A YOUNG MAN BEGINS TO REGRET WEARING A SPECIFIC SHIRT AFTER AN UNEXPECTED MEETING WITH A MYSTERIOUS STRANGER.

Cast: Michael Teichman, Tavis Putnam, Chelsea Mazur


images

/ directed by omid motarassed

a music video for the song images by yem iso.

Cast. Jesse Lawrence


APOCALYPSE TOMORROW

/ DIRECTED BY JHURMEL PASCUA 

uPON HEARING THE NEWS OF THE WORLD'S DEMISE, A HAPPY-GO-LUCKY BOY FULFILLS HIS LAST WISH WITH THE HELP OF A STRANGELY QUIET FRIEND.

Cast: Rej Pascua, Jhurmel Pascua, Brooklyn Kilfoyle, Jerone Verga, Psalms Bailon, Adam Yasinski, Jesse de Rocquigny, Emma Pele and Brooke Butterworth.


julie

directed by gennevieve bourdeau
and miranda moroz

a music video for a song by baltimore road. the video shows "julie", a symbol for missing women across canada, and is meant to shed light on the struggles as well as the strengths of women of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs.

Cast: Baltimore Road, Marlo Edwards & many more.


shot in the dark

directed by jesse de rocquigny

we follow tanner, a mechanical engineer by day, hobbyist astrophotographer by night.


tick tick bang bang

/ directed by Thomas Groom

a hitman's job becomes a lot harder as the ENVIRONMENT and his own conscience begin to turn on him.

Cast: Joel Bevacqua 


the cleaner

/ directed by solmund macpherson

talia, the owner of a laundromat, and host of an underground dog fighting ring, attempts to keep both businesses afloat amidst gangsters, THIEVES and con artists. 

Cast: Miranda Baran, Eric Plamondon, Andres Collantes, Kamal Chioua


the lake

/ directed by miranda moroz

Andrew recounts the events of two nights prior, assisting a detective in the investigation of a missing person.

Cast: Jack Maier, Tyra Godenir, Tim Haughian and Dagen Perrott


IT BLEEDS BLACK

/ directed by kenji dyck

a man stuck with a dead end job as a bathroom janitor dreams of a better life. But his job takes an unfortunate turn when a man in black begins to stalk him. 

Cast: Dale Diamond-Burchuk


used to love you

/ directed by erin buelow

a music video featuring collage-style digital COMPOSiTeS.

Cast: Chloe Chafe, Sarah Helmer, Darah McCarthy


joe doesn't realize (his mind is hacked)

/ directed by erin buelow

joe helps his friend marv dig up a mandrake. Once unearthed, the mythical plant USURPS joe's reality and steers it on a new course.

Cast: Eli Terlson, Ben Muir, Erin Buelow, Katie Housley, Scott Johnson, Chell Dunphy, Rena Taylor, Max Hale, Michael Distefano 


albatross

/ directed by morgan thickson

a woman showering, just an everyday act for most of us becomes intertwined in magical realism.

Cast: Colleen Furlan


exposed nerves

/ directed by madison thomas

a young dance instructor's life becomes awry when her bi-polar SYMPTOMS begin to manifest themselves.

Cast: Alexandra Winters, Warren McClelland, Amy Donnelly.