Here it is. We’ve taken everything into consideration and made our selections for finalists for the Sploid Short Film Festival. It’s a combination of films that will make you laugh and smile and cry and wonder a little bit about the future.

Judging the finalists will be an esteemed panel of jurists involved in the film industry.

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Rel Schulman is a writer/director and half of Supermarché. Their next film, Nerve, a NYC thriller starring Emma Roberts and Dave Franco, comes out next spring.

Janicza Bravo is an LA-based filmmaker and photographer whose work includes the short film Gregory Go Boom, which premiered at Sundance.

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Jesus Diaz is the former editor of Sploid and currently head of Gawker Media’s video production.

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Matt Hardigree is the former editor of Jalopnik and the current Executive Editor of Gawker Media for Publishing Partnerships. He’s also a writer, filmmaker, and producer of the Jalopnik Film Festival.

Casey Chan is the current editor of Sploid.

A big thanks to all the filmmakers who participated and everyone who watched their work, we hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did.

One-Minute Time Machine

Kite

The Fleeting Little Life of Peter Wright

The Pavement

The Action Hero’s Guide to Saving Lives

Ape

Wire Cutters

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