Short Films

A Thought For Robert

AThoughtForRobert While "on vacation in Morocco", Mara tries to send a video message to her husband, but the simple task becomes an ordeal thanks to some outside interference.


Anamnesis When Adam wakes up in a childhood memory, he figures he must be dreaming, but as his girlfriend, Hannah, leads him deeper into his subconscious, he begins to realize the truth..
Opening Night Shorts Program, World Premiere

Behind Me

flyway2 A young woman is slowly driven to the edge by someone, or something she fears is stalking her.
Midwest Premiere, Opening Night Shorts Program


bubble_woods A woman is disrupted from sleep to discover a large bubble floating outside. Upon entering a seemingly happy and wondrous world, her safety soon becomes threatened. As she searches for something familiar, she is forced down a troubling path. Bubble explores the notion that we may create our own journeys in an attempt to comprehend our most difficult memories.
Opening Night Shorts Program


2013Shorts_chasseur 1 Sometime in the first half of the twentieth century, somewhere on the back roads of the Louisiana Bayou, the half-mad Louis Chasseur, hunts the devil. Setting an ambush at the crossroads, he kills the musician Jedediah Graham before the man can sell his soul. Chasseur then lies in wait for the Devil. Instead, the blood-soaked Chasseur encounters the Devil's lawyer, weaselly Mycroft Coney. What follows is a biblical battle of wills between the brutal, conscienceless Chasseur and the fast-talking Mycroft. Mycroft fights for his life as Chasseur pumps him for information on the Devil. Eventually, Chasseur gets what he wants…. and more.
Opening Night Shorts Program

Deal Travis In

renee_in_basement A man trying to make his peace with the mysterious death of his daughter is offered the answers he’s seeking, but at the cost of his freedom and another woman’s life.


Flyway2013_Logo_360x360 While trying catch up with his academics, Xeng struggles to overcome his experience of sleep paralysis.
Opening Night Shorts Program


large_epilogue_pubs At the end of his greatest adventure, Skillman has vanquished his nemesis, recovered the priceless artifact and saved his latest love from certain doom. As he struggles to figure out what comes next, his leading lady realizes her confident, capable man doesn’t have a clue what to do once the guns are down.

Friday Night Shorts

Flyway2013_Logo_360x360 Join us for a specially-curated selection of short films on Friday night. There's something for fans of every genre -- the perfect way to top off Flyway's Opening Night! Titles in this block include: -Chausseur directed by Chris Kelly -Sunburn directed by Jayce Bartok -Behind Me directed by Rebecca Pugh -Grandma's Not A Toaster directed by Andrew Napier -Jabberwockey directed by Ted Eschweiler -Deal Travis In directed by Kim Garland -Epilogue directed by Dylan Allen Additional information can be found in each film's individual listing.

Golden Hour

GH_STILLS_02 Jim is troubled by memory loss and is desperate to uncover his past. He relies on a book of prompts and post-it reminders to get him through simple daily tasks. Jim's mind has become scrambled with film clips of his life, where he searches to uncover the fragmented memory of a lost love. As his visions are revealed, Jim's memories begin to invade his reality - cold autumn streets are blurred with crashing waves and hot summer sand. Jim becomes consumed with unraveling the Golden Hour.
Opening Night Shorts Program

Grandma’s Not A Toaster

grandmas-not-a-toaster Three siblings plot to steal their ailing Grandmother's fortune, without realizing that Grandma has a plot of her own.
Opening Night Shorts Program


Jabberwocky Imprisoned in a winter wonderland, Alice and the Hatter must confront the Jabberwock in this adaptation of Lewis Carroll's poem.

LA Comedy Shorts

la_comedy_shorts_logo LA Comedy Shorts sends Flyway the funny! Please join us for the best in comedy from our friends at the LA Comedy Shorts Festival.

Mysteries of the Driftless

driftles2 What strange forces saved one isolated section along the Upper Mississippi River from the repeated crushing and scouring effects of glaciers during the last two million years? What pre-ice age throwbacks survived here in this unique geologic refuge that holds more Native America effigy mounds, petroglyph caves, strange geologic features, and rare species than anywhere in the Midwest? These questions and more are answered in this captivating documentary.

Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution

NotAnymore The story of the Syrian revolution as told through the experiences of two young Syrians, a male rebel fighter and a female journalist, as they fight an oppressive regime for the freedom of their people

Overpass Light Brigade

03 The film showcases OLB's simple, beautiful approach to performance art and playful action that beckons any who want to creatively join public discourse and voice concerns an elitist political system clamors to quiet. The movement was forged in the activist climate of the Wisconsin Uprising in 2011. Since OLB's inception, dozens of affiliations have sprung up across the nation focusing on a range of causes, from environmental protections to marriage equality and more.


Revelations_Still2 Luke, immature for his 29 years and sorely lacking in ambition and moral fiber, must meet his maker and face judgment after being processed by an impatient administrator as the world prepares to come to an end.
World Premiere

River Road Romance

RRR - still1 Big changes can happen in small ways. A chance encounter between two middle-aged strangers begins a story of tentative love on the Great River Road. Will both find what they need when neither one is looking?
Opening Night Shorts Program


Sunburn_still A young man looking to make his mark in reality TV gets a job at a network only to find himself morally conflicted when he picks a new couple for the popular franchise, The Manhattan Social Club. How far will Kevin go to secure his place in network television?

Sunday Flyway Shorts

Flyway2013_Logo_360x360 Start the final day of the 2013 Flyway Film Festival with an exploration of the short film form. From regional filmmakers to international. From charming heartwarming stories to explorations of the paranormal. Some of the best short films we've ever considered are here!

The Animation Tag Attack

The_Animation_Tag_Attack-222543574-large A worldwide collaboration between 12 of the most booming young animators on the scene today. We follow Bear and Duck in a relentless chase for a green bottle in a quest to set things right... The movie is a celebration to the art of collaboration and the creative process.
World Premiere

The Negative

Negative_promo_1_web The place where photography, memory, and a broken destiny collide. “The Negative,” explores the idea that a camera captures more than just an image, it captures a bit of soul.
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