IN YOUR EYES (DIRECTOR)
In the frozen East Coast winter, Rebecca (Zoe Kazan) is withering away in a life of cocktail parties and lonely nights as the sheltered, soft- spoken wife of a successful doctor. Across the country in sun- drenched, arid New Mexico, charismatic ex-con Dylan (Michael Stahl-David) is struggling to find his footing and a fresh start. When these polar opposites realize they share an inexplicable connection, a unique metaphysical romance begins.
Featuring: Zoe Kazan, Michael Stahl-David, Nikki Reed, Jennifer Grey, Mark Feuerstein, Steve Harris, and Steve Howey
Director: Brin Hill
Writer: Joss Whedon
BALL DON'T LIE (DIRECTOR)
Based on the acclaimed young adult novel by Matt de la Pena, "Ball Don't Lie" takes it to the streets for an urban basketball coming-of-age drama. Sticky (Grayson Boucher) is a 17-year-old foster care kid living in Venice, California, who discovers his talent on the court can open doors and cure ills.
Featuring: Rosanna Arquette, Ludacris, Nick Cannon, Ricardo Chavira, Emilie de Ravin, Steve Harris, Melissa Leo, Harold Perrineau, James Pickens Jr., Dania Ramirez, Mathew St. Patrick, Kim Hidalgo, and Grayson “The Professor” Boucher
Director: Brin Hill
Writers: Brin Hill (screenplay)
Matt de la Peña (screenplay and book)
WON'T BACK DOWN (WRITER)
In this powerful story of parenthood, friendship, hope and courage, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis portray determined mothers who will stop at nothing to transform their children’s failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy and a system mired in traditional thinking, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children. Inspired by true events.
Featuring: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Holly Hunter, Rosie Perez, and Ving Rhames
Director: Daniel Barnz
Writers: Brin Hill, Daniel Barnz
BATTLE OF THE YEAR (WRITER)
For breakdancers, winning the Battle of the Year is like taking the gold medal in the Olympics. A veteran basketball coach whips a talented American breakdancing troupe into shape for the biggest b-boy competition in the world in this kinetic dance drama starring Lost's Josh Holloway.
Featuring: Josh Holloway, Josh Peck, Laz Alonso, Chris Brown.
Director: Benson Lee
Writers: Brin Hill, Chris Parker
Based upon the documentary "Planet B-Boy" by Benson Lee
THE ECOLOGY OF LOVE (WRITER / DIRECTOR)
A stylish romance centering on a brokenhearted urbanite who (Pharrell Williams), only after breaking down and getting stranded in the desert, unearths the resources to woo a French-speaking woman (Dania Ramirez) at a lonely motel.
Featuring Pharrell Williams, Dania Ramirez, and Kam Heskin.
Written and Directed by Brin Hill
MORNING BREATH: A BROOKLYN LOVE STORY (DIRECTOR)
A love poem by Craig muMs Grant provides the narrative to this intoxicating short. A working-class Brooklyn cat with street credibility struggles to choose between gambling on love or staying true to his constricting but ultimately comfortable environment.
Featuring Lord Jamar (Brand Nubian), Kimberli Carter, Mark Breland, and Craig muMs Grant.
Directed by Brin Hill
Written by Craig muMs Grant (poem),
Story by Brin Hill