The Cure


Logline: A mom cries, photos fly, cats spy, and bodies collide in this sci-fi soap opera focusing on the secret dreams of people who are desperately searching for ways to cure their fears of loneliness.

Synopsis: Dad is dying, mom can’t sleep, and Nancy is determined to forget what she saw. Linda relives a past trauma and fears what might happen while she is away from home. Meanwhile, Mark entertains a mysterious stranger, who is secretly conducting a deadly experiment.

The Cure is a Vimeo Staff Pick! Watch it below:

Official Selection of Slamdance Film Festival, Fantastic Fest, Fantasia International Film Festival, Palm Springs ShortFest, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Inside Out, NewFest, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Athens International Film + Video Festival, Nightmares Film Festival, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles, and more!

Selected awards: Best Cinematography in a Short Film, Nightmares Film Festival.

Featuring an original score by A.E. Paterra.
Prosthetic effects by Cavebear Studio.

Supported by a Greater Columbus Arts Council Artists in the Community Supply grant.

19 mins and 35 seconds, 2017.