2024 FESTIVALApr 10-20, 2024Lansing, MI


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POSTED: Apr 5, 2024

Hey Viktor!

Twenty years removed from childhood fame as Little Viktor in 1998’s Smoke Signals, CODY LIGHTNING has been forced to move home to his reserve in northern Alberta. He still believes himself to be famous— even though the only parts he gets these days are porn & fracking commercials. But when Cody learns his wife and […]

POSTED: Mar 2, 2024

Darla in Space

Darla runs a business called Kitty Kasket, LLC which makes custom burial receptacles for recently deceased loved ones (of the pet variety). It is an up-and-coming business, so Darla is stunned to learn that she owes $349,00.22 in taxes, due in one month! While filling in for her mom Leona cleaning a warehouse, Darla meets […]

POSTED: Mar 17, 2023

Aliens Abducted My Parents and Now I Feel Kinda Left Out

Itsy Levan is devastated by her parents’ decision to leave the city and buy a fixer upper in the middle of nowhere. Her life seems over until she meets her space- obsessed neighbor Calvin Kipler. Calvin has spent most of his life awaiting the next arrival of Jesper’s Comet— partly because of his obsession with […]

POSTED: Mar 13, 2023

The Bad Trip Home

Elliot’s plan was simple: take an edible, get some snacks, and get home before the drugs kick in. However, when his car breaks down leaving him stranded, Elliot must navigate his way home before he is too high to function. Will Elliot find his way home safely? Or will he break his brain and be […]


The Final Hours of South U Pizza

*DIRECTOR IN ATTENDANCE* A mysterious wandering man recalls the last breathes of his favorite late night pizza joint in beautiful nostalgia before it is decimated to build a high rise apartment complex that to this day is still empty.


It’s a Dog

He’s bald. Well, no, he’s *going* bald. He still has hair. On like, the sides. Does that count? It counts, right? Maybe? Either way, he’s pathetic. And he’s getting old.


Dead Dogs Don’t Lie

On the way home from another night of drinks at another neighborhood dinner party, Claire and Hugh brutally run over the family dog. While trying to get rid of the body before their daughter April wakes up in the morning, cracks start to reveal themselves in their marriage.