Congratulations to the teams who were selected for Crazy 8s top 12! After much deliberation, an elite team of judges narrowed the Crazy 8s top 40 to 12. We are very pleased to have been a part of the process and wish these applicants all the best as they move on to the script writing stage.
Check out the Crazy 8s finalists:
Directed by: Stephanie Rossel
Written by: Stephanie Rossel
Producer: Shona Miko-Musgrave
A senior recounts her forbidden love story to a decluttering expert who assumes a chipped angel is junk but one person’s junk is another person’s chance at romance.
A DINNER, WITH ROBOTS
Directed by: Jeremy Brown
Written by: Jeremy Brown & Andrew Duncan
Producer: Jessica Rivers
A young woman attends a family dinner with her fiance, only to discover each member of her family is dating a humanoid robot.
Directed by: Steven Kammerer
Written by: Steven Kammerer & Mika Deneige
Producer: Avi Glanzer
Based on a true story. Dying of cancer and facing down early-Victorian sexism, brilliant mathematician Ada Byron King risks a high stakes gamble to raise the money needed to complete her life’s object, the world’s first computer.
Directed by: Sunny Mohajer
Written by: Sunny Mohajer
Producer: Jesse Copeland
A couple are trapped in a surreal hotel purgatory that neither can escape from unless they both come to terms with their relationship ending.
Directed by: Heather Perluzzo
Written by: Heather Perluzzo
Producer: Robin Macabulos
After Marcy Martens suffers a horrible miscarriage, she adopts an alien egg found buried beneath her backyard and must face her grief in this sci-fi drama.
IDOLS NEVER DIE
Directed by: Jerome Yoo
Written by: Jerome Yoo
Producer: Lawrence Le Lam
When a beloved K-Pop idol dies in a tragic accident, four fanatic girls cope with the aftermath by seeking to fulfill his last wish.
Directed by: Lee Shorten
Written by: Lee Shorten
A Japanese single mother struggles to reconcile with her dying Yakuza father after his recent release from prison.
RESPECT YOUR ELDERS
Directed by: Gigi Saul Guerrero
Written by: Gigi Saul Guerrero & Nhi Do
Producer: Raynor Shima
A group of seniors in a nursing home exact revenge against sinister care aids in this gory romp about respecting your elders.
Directed by: Ray Raghavan
Written by: Ray Raghavan & Nick Purrier
Producer: Haydn Wazelle, Krista Rand & Orsy Szabo
A young Mexican girl recounts the night she and her father escaped an alien in the woods.
Directed by: Nessa Aref
Written by: Alysson Hall & Nessa Aref
Producer: Madeleine Davis
The Mirror is a teenage thriller about Olivia who finds her and her friends in an abandoned house with a strange spinning mirror where the people in the room with her may not be the same ones in the reflection.
Directed by: Christian Lagasse
Written by: Nate Kelly
Producer: Pranav Marwah
A boy with Tourette’s dreams of performing at his school’s talent show, even though that means facing his 3 biggest fears: his bullies, his self-doubts, and himself.
Directed by: Michael P. Vidler
Written by: Pawan Deol & Michael P. Vidler
Producer: Pawan Deol
A young boy with a turban makes an irreversible decision to fit in with his baseball team.