Spring 2020 Projects

The Tryout

A young basketball prodigy aspires to play for the best team in the state, but achieving this may be harder than he thought we he is met by the militant coach.
  • Directed by Madison King and William Hunter-Reay
  • Written by Madison King and William Hunter-Reay

    Fall 2019 Projects

    The Robbery

    An on-probation fast-food manager and her sexually-troubled co-worker have their nights derailed when an oddly empathetic criminal tries to rob their store.

    A Clockwork Journey

    A man must take a train to escape a city that has fallen apart, and inside he experiences a journey built on emotion.

    Spring 2019 Projects

    Daddy Issues

    Two college students are on their 3rd date and things get complicated when the guy reveals new information.

    “Daddy Issues” is a Luna Negra and KSUIF Collaboration sponsored by the Kent State Student Media Flashlab Innovation Pitch Contest. Luna Negra is Kent State’s Literary Arts Journal. Based on a story written by Nina Palattella

    • Directed by Michael Doerge
    • Adapted by Michael Doerge, Cameron Gorman, Ashley Lamatrice, Nina Palattella and Anna Katsas
    • Produced by Ashley Lamatrice


    After being targeted at her local grocery store, a young girl must make a life-changing decision before she becomes a victim of human trafficking.

    • Directed by Madison Ledyard-King
    • Written by Madison Ledyard-King
    • Produced by Michael Doerge

    Fall 2018 Projects

    Together, Alone 

    A narrative that takes place in a post apocalyptic America about a man who stumbles upon the first sign  of life he’s seen in months.

    • Directed by Zac Gosen
    • Written by Zac Gosen
    • Produced by Stephanie Martzaklis

    Nocturnal Faith 

    A narrative about a teenage boy who gains the courage to ask his crush to the school dance in a very peculiar way.

    Directed by Michael Doerge

    • Written by Jonathan Brooke
    • Produced by Adam Wasserman

    Spring 2018 Projects

    Home For Christmas

    Set in the 1940’s, a soldier returns home from war to spend the holidays with his girlfriend and her family

    • Directed by Trevor Strahler
    • Written by Trever Strahler
    • Produced by Shane Witt, Zach Wyers, and Trevor Strahler

    Made Up

    A girl goes to a party without her make up on and causes a stir.

    • Directed by Paulina Tesnow
    • Written by Paulina Tesnow

    Every Day of the Week

    After a slight argument, a photographer and his model girlfriend decide they should break up.

    • Directed by Cameron Croston
    • Written by Cameron Croston
    • Produced by Zoe Logston

    Fall 2017 Projects

    The Elephant in the Room

    An enthusiastic office worker begins to feel the pressure of being the odd one out and decides he should be normal.

    • Directed by Jason Cox
    • Written by Jason Cox
    • Produced by Nick Fatica, and Shane Witt


    Ty, a 13-year old boy, is struggling to deal with his alcoholic father, a school bully and his own sexuality.

    • Directed by Ben Kemper
    • Written by  Ben Kemper
    • Produced by Zoe Logston


    Ramona and Joan have until curfew to figure out their issues, sexuality, and save their friendship. This fast-paced satire will transport you back to your worst years of high school in the best possible way.

    • Directed by Rachel Ramras
    • Written by Rachel Ramras
    • Produced by Rachel Ramras

    Spring 2017 Projects

    Body Talk

    A PSA on the subject of eating disorders and the toll it takes on someone.

    • Directed by Rachel Ramras
    • Written by Rachel Ramras
    • Produced by Alyssa Standen


    KSUIF’s first web series that follows the life of Alex and his trials at a certain point in his life. Watch the first episode of the web series here:

    • Directed by Brandon Lazenko
    • Written by Greg Castetter, Ashley Lamatrice, Zachary Manthey, Evan Schorr, Jenson Strock, Abby Hermosilla, and Mattew Garofalo
    • Produced by Hannah Raulston, and Corey Thur

    Miscellaneous Projects