SYS's Six-Figure Film Festival and Screenplay Contest
Created by filmmakers to celebrate low budget, independent films.
This year's festival will take place at LOOK Dine-In Cinemas Glendale in Glendale, CA October 6th-8th, 2023 showcasing a vareity of independent films. You can get tickets to all the shows through our schedule below.
SYS's Six-Figure Film Festival and Screenplay Contest: October 6th-8th, 2023
That Last Girl (Director Julia Bergeron / Thriller / 7 minutes): A curious office assistant discovers her boss's chilling secret, setting off a high-stakes struggle for survival.
Plea (Director Brian Mcquery / Thriller / 88 minutes): After a wrongfully convicted man is released from prison for rape and murder and law enforcement refuses to reopen the case, the prosecutor is kidnapped in a desperate attempt to convince her to find the real killer.
The Sadder but Wiser Boy (Director Daryl Della / Drama / Comedy / 30 minutes): Dallas sets up an intimate night with a San Francisco hooker for his longtime and volatile friend, Lando. Amidst pranks and revelations, they confront the depths of their toxic relationship, unearthing truths that challenge their bond and self-perceptions.
All My Tomorrows (Director Jeffrey Van Davis / Drama / 52 minutes): A lawyer mourning his wife’s death seeks solace in the company of a beautiful hispanic prostitute whom he quickly becomes endeared to, complicating their initial business arrangement.
Baby In The Basement (Director Dina Faye Gilmore / Drama / 15 minutes): In this urban drama, two homeless teenagers meet while seeking refuge in the basement of an abandoned building. What begins as a friendship sadly evolves into a mutual suicide pact.
Raising Nia (Director Kevin Starks / Drama / 17 minutes): The film Raising Nia takes place in Harlem New York. This film is about a father and daughter relationship. The main character Angelo is an ex stick up kid that turned his life around after the birth of his daughter Nia but due to the loss of his construction job angelo was forced to make a decision that could affect the lives of them both forever.
Meteoric (Director Philip C. Sedgwick / Drama / 19 minutes): When two couples simultaneously discover a meteorite landing site, the claim to the celestial object becomes a battle of wits, gender, and a declaration of true desire.
The Devil's Tromping Ground (Director Chuck W. Chapman / Suspense / 17 minutes): Would you have the courage to spend the night at The Devil's Tromping Ground? A beer drinking YouTuber thinks he does.
Caged (Director Jeff Perreca / Dark Comedy / 7 minutes): When a young woman finds herself in a hostage situation, she must find common ground with her captor in order to secure her freedom. A dark comedy about the ties that bind us. Or you know, unbind us.
Flowers for Autumn (Director Meg Poveromo, Kevin Black / Thriller/Dark Comedy / 16 minutes): After an encounter from a stranger, a stressed yoga instructor senses that one of her students might be in danger. Worried for her well-being, she keeps a close eye on the things that follow after, including anonymous packages containing flowers and a love letter, which only make things more questionable.
JACKS MOM Autism Warrior Princess (Director Lawrence Riggins, Lori Mizzons / True-Story Dramedy / 29 minutes): A successful model swaps her glamorous career for parenthood-on-steroids when she chooses to focus on her autistic son instead of herself.
Aris Demetrios: Sculpture From The Heart (Director Josh Aronson / Documentary / 15 minutes): A film that unravels the artistic process of Aris Demetrios, revealing the layers of inspiration that fueled his work and forever impacted the art world.
The Editor (Director Martin Laurence, Alastair Macmillan / Horror Thriller / 10 minutes): An overworked Editor becomes trapped in a nightmarish world of his own creation as he struggles to distinguish between reality and fantasy. With his life hanging in the balance, he must navigate a treacherous journey to uncover the truth and escape the clutches of his own unravelling mind.
You're Early (Director Felix Wollner / Thriller / 6 minutes): Returning home late at night after class, a woman finds her partner at the mercy of a desperate burglar. But things don't always seem to be what you think they are and surprises can happen at any second.
Tradition (Director Sabrina Ariss / Horror / 4 minutes): Doting parents teach their young daughter the family Halloween tradition.
Annie Pannie (Director Deanna Dewey / Thriller/drama / 7 minutes): When a troubled girl and man meet in a motel room, one gets more than they bargained for!
Kyle's Pocket Dial (Director Michael Baumgarten / Romantic Comedy / 85 minutes): Two stubborn exes litigate their previous relationship after a pocket dial pairs them together again.
Dope Gifts (Director Ben Gerber / / 15 minutes):
Rita Guida's 1st Job interview (Director Maria Paris / Comedy / 1 minute):
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