Refilmery Winter Festival 2019

A short film experience for creative professionals.

Whether you’re a filmmaker, musician, graphic designer, marketer, or just interested in the many creative elements that go into film and video production, come join us for drinks and lively conversation.

Engage with professionals in the media industry as we explore a curated collection of original cinematic short films. The filmmakers will be on hand to answer your questions and discuss their process.

Watch The Films Online

Good Girl

Latina teenager, Harper, creates a bad girl persona when at a high school party surrounded by her white peers, but when she meets Nina, a student bullied to the point of self-harm, Harper is forced to examine who she really is and that there are consequences to her actions.

About the Director: Alicia Herder is an award-winning film director whose work focuses on stories that intersect gender and violence, especially in regards to women. Good Girl is not available online, but you can view Alicia’s website here.

 

 

Lies

Secrets will out. A couple who is pressed to disclose all their financial assets for the sake of their son learns this the hard way.

About the Director: Michael Markham is an Actor/Filmmaker who lives in NYC with his wife and 2.5 kids.

 

 

Vandal

Rejected from the exclusive and elite New York City art scene, one young, unknown painter cheats the system to become recognized once and for all.

 

 

GoBeyond: The Brooklyn Bridge

GoBeyond is a digital docu-series about the women who built NYC and the women who are currently redefining our understanding of science and the universe. (Read the Forbes article)

 

 

Day One

A young woman struggling with self identity imagines a not-so-unlikely encounter with a stranger on the subway.

 

 

Crossing The River

(Watch Online) Inspired by a true story, “Crossing the River” is about a young white boy who is influenced to commit a hate crime against a biracial girl who is his friend. The film explores the points of view of both the victim and perpetrators, and seeks to reveal how someone can be influenced to do something morally unspeakable.

 

 

What Doesn’t Kill You

After a rare diagnosis, Lily’s attempts to flee from war torn Israel are thwarted when the airport shuts down and her zany cousin forces her to party. The full film is not available online but you can view an excerpt above and view Darya Zhuk’s website here.

 

 

A Conversation With My Black Son

When it comes to race relations in America, there has been no shortage of rhetoric, rage and accusations—but very little discussion. THE CONVERSATION is a series of short films that serve as a platform for dialogue on the deep racial tension and polarization that exist in our communities. “A Conversation with My Black Son” is the first installment in the series where parents reveal their struggles with telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling by the police.

 

 

Run For Your Life

Run For Your Life is an award-winning comedy web series about dating with 6 million views on YouTube. Season 01: Episodes 01-04, titled “Let the Fire Burn,” are viewable on YouTube. Episodes 05-09 are written and ready for production. Episodes run 3-5 mins and each season is self-contained in an anthology format: showcasing a unique age, race, gender demographic and place. For example: Working class ohio, Brazilian heiress, Argentina mafia daughter, Divorced publicist, Parisian orchestral conductor, Georgia farmer, Militant feminist.

 

This live event happened on Wednesday February 6th, 5-8PM

 

CONNECTING

Meet fellow creative professionals

REFRESHMENTS

Complimentary drinks and popcorn

SHORT FILMS

Showcase of original short films

DISCUSSIONS

Ask filmmakers your questions

Event Details

Refilmery @ WeWork
27 East 28th Street, 3rd Floor, New York
5–8pm, Wednesday February 6th, 2019
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Calling All Filmmakers!

Refilmery’s Spring Festival (May 8th, 2019) is currently open for submissions. Filmmakers are invited to send in their short film, web series, or passion project for consideration. http://refilmery.com/submit

 

About Refilmery

We are a New York video production company that produces commercials and brand videos for clients looking to tell their story in dramatic form. We develop our filmmaker community by encouraging different points of view and sharing our passion for storytelling. We are recognized as a top Video Production Company on DesignRush.

 

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