A college student, who’s a stalker with a split personality, reveals his feelings to his love interest but is absolutely crushed to discover she likes his best friend. This causes him to go on a psychotic rampage leading him to kill his best friend then kidnap and lock away his love interest leaving her for death.
A pre-teen is forced to make a moral decision when she has to choose between telling the truth or following in her brother’s footsteps.
The agnostic teenage daughter of a U.S. Army chaplain learns to accept change when her refusal to cooperate with her family’s latest relocation from Oahu to North Carolina causes her to alienate her loved ones.
The story of a college freshman who is desperately seeking respect from his older brother by finally showing off his weightlifting skills.
This is the story of Leigh, an aspiring comedian, who is constantly trying to change others to cover up her denial of her true self. When Leigh catches a cheater in the act at a local park, she is faced with infinite possibilities of how one would react. The run in leads Leigh to reevaluate her friendships and ultimately, overcome her fears and accept her true self. Showing that letting go leads to true acceptance.
A teenage girl in high school seeks fatherly love and adoration from her legal father but doesn’t feel it, resulting in her reaching out to her biological father.
Photo Diary is a dramatic and comedic film that follows the story of Janna, an ambitious college student who lives a double life and struggles to pursue her creative dreams, connect with her culture and gain approval from her strict and overbearing mother, Loysa.
Set in rural Hawaii, a teenage girl is forced to confront her father after he enters her beloved pet in a dogfight.
‘In Memory Of’ is a story that revolves around two sisters, LUCIA and HAZEL, who struggle to redefine themselves and their roles after the death of their mother. A heartwarming and touching short film.
A Native Hawaiian young man, born and raised on the mainland, finding acceptance and belonging in his native homeland.
This story set in the near future revolves around a young teen, LEON, who is torn between using his artistic talent towards a successful technology company or towards his passion for tattoo art.
This is a sweet short story about a father and a son. The father wants to educate his son beyond the academic institution by teaching him tools that hopefully will last a lifetime. The son questions the father’s ways and shows resistance throughout, however at the end he acknowledges what it has been given to him, drops the resistance and thanks his father.
ACM alumna Erin Lau will be shooting her Sundance Institute workshopped script for her Chapman MFA Graduate Thesis Film here on Oahu in October. The film is currently looking for crew to help out with the production, and ACM students are highly encouraged to participate in this production by one of ACM’s most highly awarded alumni.
Queen Liliuokalani, the last reigning queen of Hawaii left her crown lands to the children of Hawaii that were orphan, half-orphan, or destitute. The Trust is responsible for utilizing her assets to provide social services for her beneficiaries. Liliuokalani Trust is sponsoring an Alvin Ailey 2 week dance camp for our middle school aged beneficiaries. They have a final ho’ike at Hawaii Theatre on Mar. 31, where they need two camera operators with their own cameras. They also need an editor to assist in the completion of a short documentary film of the camp.
The ‘Hele Kalei’ 399 production team is looking for crew for their upcoming shoot, which will take place during Spring Break (March 27 – April 2). They want dedicated students with a positive attitude, and no experience is necessary!
Looking for a female voice actor to voice main character of Anna for a student animation film that tells the tale of a girl who ends up wandering around, lost in the woods. When a sprout creature decides to help Anna, she arrives to an unexpected being that will help her find the way home.
‘Hele Kalei’ is a quirky coming-of-age film that follows Kalei, a self-conscious woman who struggles to hide a secret passion for taiko drumming from her oppressive mother. When the opportunity to perform in Tokyo arises, Kalei must choose between continuing to lie to those around her and dancing to the beat of her own drum.