The Descendent


The Descendent is a supernatural action film written, directed, and produced by filmmaker Robert Glickert. It was Robert’s Senior Thesis project at Chapman University film school and was inspired by his love of the wild fun and energy of Sam Raimi and Peter Jackson films. The film was released in mid-2006, went on a long, healthy run of film festivals and sold to Canal + and NBC Universal, where it has been broadcast in Europe, Africa, and the United States.

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Charlie Bit My Finger: The Horror, The Musical and The Dark Comedy


Anyone can upload. Few can direct.

In today’s snack culture, there’s no shortage of home videos circulating online, garnering millions of views worldwide. To demonstrate the difference in quality between a short film and a video, we had three directors turn the popular viral video “Charlie Bit My Finger” into a short film. We ended up with three very different cinematic interpretations, but they all share one thing in common: a great director makes all the difference. Come see the world’s best short films at the Worldwide Short Film Festival.

Presented by the Canadian Film Centre’s Worldwide Short Film Festival
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