The Heart Challenge

– An official OIF Script-to-Screen Challenge.

This is an OIF Red-Carpet World Premiere Private Screening Event

Screening:   Saturday, February 23, 2019

This event is open to members, their families and guests.  There will be an Awards Ceremony following the screening.   There will also be an after-party immediately following the Awards Ceremony.  Venue to be announced to the general membership.

Congratulations to the following Official Selections into The Heart Challenge!

Film Screening line-up (listed alphabetically by main film title):

If any of the shorts have a public trailer, the Film title will be linked to it.






Absolutely Lemonade  Comedy Joseph O’Connor A young boy finds a way to solve his financial woes and help his adult patrons “Take the Edge Off”
All I Can Be Drama Lexa Davis A Musical Short Film. Two robbers break into the home of an unsuspecting dancer.
Amira Short Film Amira Drama Concept by Samantha Burton written by Shiminga Forney Two former assassins are forced to come out of retirement and fulfill one last mission to reunite with their kidnapped daughter. 
Anything You Can Do Comedy Laura VonMutius During election season, an elderly man tries to outdo his neighbor.
  As I Walk This Path Of Sorrow Drama Shaun Koffinas Approximately 20% of veteran soldiers in America suffer from PTSD after they return from overseas. This is just one short interpretation that any one person may being going through. 
Behind the Scenes Comedy Just Muse Production  It’s just one day in the life of a Production Assistant. Her personal family drama of parentage and romance comically plays out amongst the crew behind the scenes on the set of a film production.
Believe Drama  Tzvia Lorusso  A scrappy writer on a verge of eviction, struggles finishing a story for a cash price. 
Come to me Miss Ripples
Comedy Wayne Thomas A very low budget movie being made about Count Dracula and the love of his life Mildred Directed by an A Lister Hollywood Director who has a temper problem.
Digits Short Film - Poster Digits Thriller Gary Kennedy An evening takes a grizzly turn after a couple gets robbed on a first date
How do I let you go Drama Maria Celli A godmother tell her story of her pain, after her god-daughters failed suicide attempt.
If I could Save Time in a Bottle
Drama Maribel Lopez Jazylo A 55 year old woman is warped to her past by a bottle that her love of her life gave her on Christmas Eve

I WUUUUUUVVV YOU SO MUCH Comedy Cecil Battiste A geeky teenager wants to give away a Valentine’s Day card to the girl he likes but first must stop listening to his trouble making friends.
  Kat Drama Paisley Greer An elderly man with dementia struggles to cope over the loss of his wife, Katherine, and begins a relationship with his cat. 
A Kung Fu Anniversary
Comedy Matthew Burgess When their anniversary is threatened by crime ring, a couple must battle to make their dinner reservation
The Last Act Drama Zainab F. Raza  An orphan must find the courage to love himself before committing to his hopes and dreams, but it won’t be an easy journey.
Mine Forever Horror Ron Baker   A young couple’s Valentine’s Day dinner takes a turn down a dark path leading to unforeseen consequences. 
Noticeable Differences Comedy Alexandra Balda Once, before time, there was only pure and unconditional love. This is the story of Phillips, a successful “Boomer” and Vivian, a stunning “Millennial”. But don’t judge a book by its cover. Age makes no difference when love is real.
Return to Sender Comedy Joel Otero  A space station package clerk is forced to train his new replacement. What could go wrong?
The Tragic Tale of Two Bars Drama David Kashner On the one year anniversary of meeting, a couple retrace their footsteps until an encounter with a palm reader ends in tragedy.
What Are You Thankful For Drama Kelly Weaver A love story about a man losing his wife to cancer and his struggling to find love again.