Atlantic Shorts Program 1


Feelin' Squirrelly
A man who identifies as a squirrel is confronted with a difficult choice when his girlfriend and best friend hold an intervention for him in the park where he lives.



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Director:  Drew Meade
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  8 minutes
 



Here to Help
In this dark, screwball comedy set in the not too distant future, the dynamics between an office worker and his smartphone’s digital assistant interfere with his ability to deal with a choking co-worker.



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Director:  Tim Beers
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  10 minutes
 



The Unhappy Pioneers
Two freshly arrived Scottish settlers in 1780s Nova Scotia are in for a big surprise in their new home, and turn to the fast-talking land agent for help.

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Director:  Iain MacLeod
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  Gaelic
Subtitle:  English
Runtime:  11 minutes
 



Sleeping with the Fishes
Stop, drop, and flop on down to The Burg! As two tourists are shown the sites of a tourist-trap oceanside village, one realizes that there are fishy things afoot.

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Director:  Jordan Dakota Beck Crouse
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  13 minutes
 



Wooden Nickels
After receiving a 48-hour eviction notice, two roommates resort to petty crimes to pay the bills. They soon realize they aren't the only ones being kept down by the man.

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Director:  Drew Meade
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  12 minutes
 



Disco Apocalypse
Inspired by her late son, a mother attempts to come out to her two grown daughters, with unexpected results.

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Director:  Kevin Hartford
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  8 minutes
 



Beer Bowl
A man looking to drown his sorrows finds himself at an unlikely bar.

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Director:  Tim Mombourquette
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  4 minutes
 



Smartificial
Members of an elite community respond with varying degrees of acceptance and hostility toward their new neighbour, a promiscuous AI named Johnny.

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Director:  Mark Palermo
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  10 minutes