Touching on salient themes of gun violence, psychological trauma, and racial identity, “Outside” is a nightmarish mirror reflecting our troubled times. Fueled by powerful lyrics, provocative imagery, a meaningful message, and a hopeful ending, “Outside” will stir emotions and light a fire within. Music video directed by Jeffrey Blake Palmer, an independent filmmaker and an […]
Haunted by his past and surprising circumstances that happen along the way, this will be one night Joaquin will soon not forget. Directed by DJ Walker of Mesa, Arizona.
On his way to his daughter’s birthday party, a father discovers a taxi at an abandoned gas station with hundreds of thousands of dollars in the trunk. Directed by Ryan Collier-Woodford of Phoenix, Arizona.
An impulsive girl’s crush on a boy from her neighborhood becomes an obsession. She’s prepared to do anything to get close to him. Directed by Filip Ignatowicz of Gdańsk, Poland.
The annual Apex Short Film + Music Video Festival is returning to sunny Tucson, Arizona on February 22nd, 2020 for its sixth season. An $8 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 across […]
This past weekend was our 5th annual Apex film festival, and it was everything we’d hoped it would be. Keeping in tradition with our name, we screened a day’s worth of independent movies and music videos of the highest caliber. In addition, this marked our first year to include live performances. Award-winning violinist and composer […]
Last night’s audience ballots have been tallied and weighed, and the results are in. Congratulations to our winners! Thanks so much to everyone in our audience for voting. BEST FILM: “Caronte” by Luis Tinoco Pineda of Spain BEST MUSIC VIDEO: “Piccola Foglia di Vento” by Giacomo Rossetti of Italy BEST DRAMA: “Sidewalk Angels” by Paulo […]
A man overcome with the loss of his wife and daughter must also come to terms with a son who needs him, as he struggles to maintain his sanity. A vision from beyond could be either a saving grace, or final destruction for him. Directed by Derek James Carlson, and starring Rogelio Camarillo.
“A lonely janitor pulls an all-nighter at his school, dancing away the frustration and fear of losing his dream of becoming an aviator.”
Danny has a secret – an addiction – and though he pretends to live a normal life, he can’t resist the delicious, sultry, seductive curves… of chocolate! Directed by Mariusz Brozek, starring Dominic Fugere & Sade Deroche