In Short: Student Films from Across Colorado

In Short returns for its third season on Rocky Mountain PBS in Fall 2019. New episodes will air Mondays, October 14 through November 25. This partnership with Colorado College supports and promotes the work of up-and-coming filmmakers from across the state.

Watch Season 3 online. Episodes are posted each week after their broadcast date. 

Season 2 information

Season 1 information

Colorado College Film and Media Studies Program

In Short is now accepting student film submissions from across Colorado. Students, read more and submit your work here!

Season 3 Information

301: “On the Precipice” premieres Monday, 10/14/19 at 10:30pm.

Bitten by Meg DeMarsh, Jiayi Guo, and Story Schwantes: Nail biting is one of the most common oral compulsive addictions, so why quit?

Rocky Mountain Hive: The challenges of beekeeping in Colorado.

Distance by Fengyi Xu and Mary Sorich:  Sonja struggles to maintain her mental health while taking care of her younger sister.

Cam on the Moon by Cam Pazol: Cam takes an unexpected journey to space.


302: “Through the Colorado Air” premieres Monday, 10/21/19 at 10:30pm.

Big Air Max by Thang Khan Sian Khai, Rachel Mayoral, Ben Hunter, Danny Feria: Max is a spastic paraplegic yet his attitude for life is infectious.

Colorado Sky by Christopher Probst: An exploration of the Colorado views with a poem by Andrew Blakemore.

Utopik by Georgia Griffis: Charlie Carrel, a horseman from Wyoming, bonds with a troubled horse.


303: “Another Trip Around the Sun” premieres Monday, 10/28/19 at 10:30pm.

Over the Hump by Sam Sanson and Ella Grossman: A couple quit their city jobs and opted for a simpler life, opening a small camel farm.

Call Me If You Get This by Lee O’Dowd: A portrait through two years of ignored voicemail messages.

Queer Qafé by Lila Schmitz: A café steeped in magical realism hosts Cyd and Ronnie’s budding relationship.


304: “Paw by Paw” premieres Monday, 11/04/19 at 10:30pm.

A Few Acres at a Time by Will Sardinsky: Lani Malmberg herds 500 goats in the Western U.S. as a form of ecological weed control.

Bug Out by Andre Zimmermann: A portrait of the May Natural History Museum of Tropical Insects.

Young Summer by Eli Solt: A nostalgic trip on a ferris reminds us that the past and the future often exist as one. Duranium by Fort Lewis College Class.


305: “Carry On” premieres Monday, 11/04/19 at 10:00pm.​

PURE by Stephan Eigenmann: Helen is learning to accept herself with the help of a young girl with cancer.

Miles by Darren Barzegar: Miles, 18 and homeless, faces his routine survival, as a dangerous snow storm comes in.

Heartland by Fengyi Xu: Steven Durow sculpts glass to investigate his alternately idyllic and traumatic childhood.

Disappearance by Kai Cintorino.


306: “Under Your Skin” premieres Monday, 11/11/19 at 10:30pm.​

Witness by Jamon Tolbert: A young boy finds himself to be a witness to a murder.

Mecha by Jonny Mancini: We are the androids of the natural world. Be consumed by the personal apocalypse.

Toru Dream by Rishi Ling: A charcoal and conté stop-motion animation that follows a young boy in his dreams.

Underpass by Will Stockton: A photographer discovers how far he will go for success.

307: “Meet Me in the Middle” premieres Monday, 11/25/19 at 10:00pm.​

Guns for Everyone by Isabel Aurichio and Noah Weeks.

Just Going Through the Motions by Claire Barber and Liza Scher: A stop-motion documentary on communication between people across the political spectrum.

SEX ED by Lee O’Dowd: A film about the myths and stigmas perpetuated by Sex Education in the U.S.


308: “Dreaming Up” premieres Monday, 11/25/19 at 10:30pm.​

Little Lobster (小さなロブスター) by Aamuro Kanda: A short animation about a "Little Lobster".

Inseparable by Jackson Dorfman: A famous pop star attempts to reconnect with her family.

The Extraordinary Story of Oliver Wyght by Rico Hernandez: After wishing upon a star, Oliver Wyght discovers the true cost of an extraordinary life.


309: “Unlinked” premieres Monday, 12/16/19 at 10pm.​

Tom’s Diner by Rory Lowe: It’s election night at Tom’s Diner.

Three Tiny Dots by Eli Solt: An exploration of the little texting dots that are ever-present in our modern lives.

Gemini by Jonny Mancini: Everyone is linked to another human and will die upon their link’s death.

Cold Love by Emmett DeMaynadier.

310: “Seeing Double” premieres Monday, 12/16/19 at 10:30pm.​

Reroute by Corrina Leatherwood: A mother and son find themselves together on a road trip.

The Gardener by Samone Roberts: A gardener works hard raising his little flower daughter, but letting go is harder.

Spectacles by Story Schwantes, Espy Thompson, Eric Ohlund, and Aymeric Foyer: A look at glasses, those who wear them, and the effects they can have on one’s psyche.

Balancing Act by Fengyi Xu.

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