Schedule for Sunday, March 25th, 2018

We’ll kick off the event with a red carpet photo shoot and introduction, and will have Q&A panels with VIP filmmakers throughout the day. The following times are approximate.

3:00 – Red carpet & introduction
4:05 – Filmmaker Edina Kishonthy & dream expert Jason DeBord
4:55 – Filmmakers Gary Taylor & Eric Flores
5:15 – Filmmakers Ryan Riffle & Jazzy Boho
6:15 – Filmmakers Rebecca Ruhm, Rob Walker, Avai d’Amico
7:00 – Band The Endless Pursuit and filmmaker Josh Shelton
7:30 – Filmmakers Jacob Glass and Ryan Glauser

Announcing the Fourth Annual Apex

The fourth annual Apex Short Film + Music Video Festival will again be hosted at Unscrewed Theater in sunny Tucson, Arizona on Sunday, March 25th from 3 pm to 8 pm.

A $5 day pass will get you unlimited access to a red carpet photo shoot, exclusive short films and music videos from around the world, and Q&A panels with filmmakers from all over the southwest. Complete programming details will be announced closer to the event.

We hope to see you again this year!

Music Video for “Peaceful Life” by Guts feat. Lorine Chia

A homeless man lies in a crowded street. Ignored by the pedestrians, the old man is robbed of one of his only possessions : a football.
To take it back, the poor man stands up and shows everyone he is not only what he looks like.

Directed by: Sébastien Bellaval
Written by: Sébastien Bellaval and Laetitia Gau

Cinematography: Stefano Forlini

Official Selection: Reactionary

When two lab scientists discover an object hurtling towards the planet, their scientific and personal reactions bring them on a paranoid collision course with one another.

Written and Directed by: Gary Taylor

Cinematography: Brian Roth

Starring: Rhett Crosby and Jon Ingbretson

Official Selection: Checking Out

Two friends ponder love and relationships as they wander through a grocery store hours before one of them has a big date.

Directed by: Joseph Wright Sulek.
Written by: Joseph Wright Sulek, and Rhett O’Hara.

Starring: Brendan K. O’Grady, Jon Mendoza, Liz Rische, and Lana Davis.


Music Video for “Retro Fizzy Drink” by Silver Tongue Bandoliers

Fizzy drinks corporation STB is carrying out a photoshoot to try and sell their brand new drink “Donnie Pop”. Despite the model’s best efforts, nothing works for the frustrated director and his attempts to capture the perfect image become more and more elaborate. Things are going terribly until a a bored lighting man has a moment of inspiration.

Directed, and Produced by – Callum Lloyd-James

Written by – Callum Lloyd-James, and Kian Vaziri

Starring – Georgia Sidel, Anthony Portsmouth, and Kian Vazir