FirstGlance Spring 2015 Online Short Film Contest

The FirstGlance Short Online Contest is open to worldwide viewers who can access platform and watch films online on your PC, laptop, or mobile devices. Registered users can login at any time to watch all films registered as part of the contest, 24/7 from April 20th- May 18th at 12:00 EST. Enjoy your stay and thank you for supporting indie film!

The contest has ended.


Director: Adam Ung

A teen is constantly bullied, berated, and humiliated by his family until one day he's pushed over the edge...

If Ever There's a Tomorrow

Director: Samantha Holt

Ben, a soldier, returns home from war and attempts to keep his childhood promise to his sister that he will walk her down the aisle on her wedding day. However, his struggle with survivor’s guilt becomes personified and the promises he’s made seem impossible to keep.

Lady Luck

Director: Jo Lewis

Based on a short story by DH Lawrence. A young boy tries to win back his mother's love.

The Audition

Director: Philece Sampler

A hungry actress auditions for a role with both her best friend and worst enemy... herself. Produced by Rachel Reyes


Director: Chloe Sarbib

Young Like Us is a web series about three ex-roommates who form a fake band in order to stay real friends. When Mia, Ava, and Charlie realize that post-college life is pulling them in very different directions, they are forced to give up their shared Brooklyn apartment, and maybe more. Charlie convinces her reluctant friends that the best way for them to hang out more is to become a girlband -- because bands never break up, right? Through the songs the girls (try to) write each week, they are able to explore crises of sexuality, identity, and loneliness -- combining a nostalgia for the past and an anxiety about the future.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Director: Brian Seibert

Abbie shows up at a gas station after a particularly challenging Thanksgiving dinner at her parents’ house. She proposes that she and the gas station attendant James run off and get married. Connections between them are formed and broken and reformed until the attendant is left to make a decision. Will he go?



DEVIL MAKES WORK is a visually dark and sinister short film illustrating the devil's twisted view of humanity; our hopes and dreams, life, love and struggle together with the sacrifices we make for success.


Director: Lydelle Jackson

A dangerous yet remorseful man bleeds to death as he walks through a desert while in pursuit of his kidnapped wife. He will stop at nothing until he finds her, no matter how many men stand in his way.

Blade and Blood

Director: JD Glasscock

A man seeking to find redemption for the lives he has taken.

"Interrogation: A Scifi Webseries"

Director: Britain Valenti

In a dystopian future, a rebel interrogation group consisting of war vets and former state agents must battle against the current government regime.

Mixed Up

Director: Jeff Glaser

A dark-comedy about a mixed-race jazz musician, who finds he has no African DNA--and struggles to make sense of his life.


Director: Sabina Sattar

A young man falls in love with a deaf, mute girl and has to find a creative way to express his feelings for her.