Art of Motivation (United States, 24 min)
A motivational speaker, a life coach, and newly recruited relationship expert look to become an agency’s next big thing. If they weren’t constantly undermining each other, they might even have a chance.
For fans of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and 30 Rock
Doucheaholics: Melody & Madison (United States, 11 Min)
Melody and Madison, a pair of entitled, texting-obsessed “predouchelescents,” find themselves at what they think is detention, but is actually a support group for people who exhibit bad behavior. Hostility gives way to camaraderie as the girls rattle off their social media-inflected grievances.
For fans of Mean Girls and Ingrid Goes West
Missing Lefty / Lefty Me Manque (United States, 4 min)
The existential story of Righty, a lonely right hand, who mourns the unexplained absence of his other half: Lefty. With whom will he play rock, paper, scissors? This wry parody of French New Wave films, shot in black and white, ponders the question: who is right when no one is left?
The Rick and Stanley Show (United States, 7 min)
Rick and Stanley, a wannabe player and an older British man, are best friends. For no apparent reason. Driving around LA in a beat-up car, they muse over potato guns, Kenny G, and optimal sex positions. All the important stuff.
For fans of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and Curb Your Enthusiasm
Little Hope (United States, 37 Min)
Upon being released from prison, hapless white-collar criminal Terry grudgingly moves back in with his parents and takes a job leading a church self-help group. Surrounded by people with serious issues of their own and lacking the skills to assist them, Terry comes to realize how much help he could use himself.
For fans of Shrink and Short Term 12