Submissions Now Open for Fourth Annual Apex

The fourth annual Apex Short Film + Music Video Festival will again be hosted in sunny Tucson, Arizona next winter.

A 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.

If you’re a local Arizona filmmaker, your submission fee will be discounted. We hope to see you at our next event!



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

Official Selection: Honeymoon in the West

Lisa, a young newlywed, is captured by a dangerous bandit.
With his accomplices, they oblige her to attend the hanging of her husband, Mike. But he manages to escape death and he is going to do his utmost to deliver his wife from the claws of the outlaws.

Written and Directed by: Laurent Ardoint, and Stéphane Duprat.