In a seemingly utopian future, an elderly woman must hide a secret to protect the love of her life. The film is in the midst of its festival run and has already won 10 awards.
Cast: Lee Meriwether (Batman, Barnaby Jones), Max Gail (42, Barney Miller), Christopher Emerson, Joe Williamson, Alandrea Martin
Clip "Today" (trailer coming soon)
Ctrl Z What if life had an undo button?
Shot in a day, produced in a week, as an application for the reality show On The Lot, Ctrl Z went on to win the Delta Shorts Competition presented at the Sundance Film Fest and was later developed into NBC's hit webseries Ctrl. Cast: Tony Hale (Veep, Arrested Development), Zachary Levi (Chuck, Tangled), Emy Coligado (Malcolm in the Middle)
The Christmas Orange
Based on the award-winning children's book, The Christmas Orange was produced for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Winter Tales series.
Logline: When 7-year-old Holly awakens Christmas morning to discover her only gift from Santa is a solitary orange, the greedy girl takes Santa to court for “breach of promise.”
Starring: Al Simmons & Hailey Glor
Unlocked was produced for the Fox reality show On The Lot produced by Steven Spielberg and Mark Burnett. As part of the advanced stages of the application process, Kirbyson competed against other top applicants to deliver a finished film in 7 days with no budget and based on the logline, "Skeleton in the closet"
Produced for the prestigious Crazy 8s Competition (Vancouver, BC), in which 8 aspiring directors are challenged to make a short film in 8 days with $800.
Logline: A stockboy uses his powers of insignificance to battle a disgruntled coworker and save the only girl to make him feel like somebody special. Starring: James Kirk, Karyn Michelle Baltzer, Rob LaBelle, Giles Panton
Free of Charge
Free of Charge was produced as part of L.A.'s 168 Hour Film Project, where our newly discovered young lead, Marieke Douridas, won for Best Actress. Nominations also included Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor and Audience Award.
A coming of age drama about a 12-year-old girl who stands up to her irresponsible father on his birthday. Starring: Marieke Douridas & Haynes Brook.
No good deed goes unpunished in this dark office comedy about good advice gone terribly wrong.
Produced as part of L.A.'s 168 Hour Film Project where it earned nominations for every eligible award including: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay & Audience Favorite.