Danny Madden | Los Angeles, CA | 86 min
In a quiet southern town, popular and charismatic theatre kid Krista finds herself increasingly drawn to Nito, the new student in her high school who catches her attention with his impressive skating videos. The two share an easy rapport and quickly grow close. Unbeknownst to her, their lives and that of her gun-loving neighbor, Adam, will soon become intertwined—until they reach a breaking point. Beast Beast premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
Bernardo Britto | New York, NY | 6 min
Genre: Animated Short
On a beach in Miami, a lonely single woman (voiced by Abbi Jacobson of Comedy Central’s Broad City) notices a familiar face on a nearby sunbather’s dating app. This astute commentary on the transactional nature of romance is the latest short from Indie Grits alum Bernardo Britto.