Over the past year the Jumpcut café has become the premier venue for independent horror in Los Angeles. Where else can you see, without much fanfare, premier screenings of shorts by luminaries such as Drew Daywalt and Rebekah McKendry, shorts that are so new that they don't even have IMDb pages yet?
Witches Brew, directed by Rebekah McKendry, is an ultra short, hilarious and adorable Halloween film. Children's horror is a difficult thing to pull off, because there has to be a perfect balance of childlike wonder and horror or the thing won't work. In Witches Brew McKendry successfully utilizes the naiveté of childhood to create something both cute and scary. I should also add that Actress Jessica Cameron gives the most appealing performance of her career so far.
Selfie is another in a long line of professional and slick Drew Daywalt shorts. There is