• Balloon

    Directed by Jeremy Merrifield
    USA | 17 minutes | World Premiere | The Kids Are Alright

In the brutal battlefield of junior high, Sam has always tried to stay below the radar, but all that changes when he discovers he has super powers.


The Kids Are Alright

Sex, violence, politics and companionship – grown-up themes uniquely glimpsed through the lens of childhood. The leads may be kids but this program is decidedly for adults.

film details

Country: USA
Year: 2019
Running Time: 17 minutes
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Director: Jeremy Merrifield
Producers: Christina Cha, Kate Chamuris, Alex Peurye, Michael James Scott
Principal Cast: Paul Scheer, Jonah Beres, Jaylin Ogle, Carson Severson
Primary Company: Dream Three Films
Primary Email: contact@dreamthree.com
Cinematographers: Frances Kroon
Editor: Bowei Yue
Music: Ali Helnwein
Screenwriter: Jeremy Merrifield, Dave Testa

2019 ShortFest Archive