NoBudge is a streaming platform for young & emerging filmmakers. We present a new, hand-picked film every day, along with a director interview. Our wide-ranging program is equal parts drama, comedy, and experimental film, as well as animation, documentary, sketch, web series and dance/music video.
The Erdenleib lives in the dark tunnels of an old mine. The only light he needs is his own. Until one day those lights extinguish. He is forced out of his space into the world above. Directed by Vincent Ercolani, Nicholas Dues, Julius Farwick.
A woman retreats to a cabin to compose a piece of music but is haunted by writers block. Wonderfully constructed with rhythmic visuals and sound design, “4/4” is about the battle between creator and creativity. Directed by Kyle Sawyer. Starring Katie Billo.
A mannequin at a vintage clothing store falls for his human co-worker. “Mann” is a nearly silent drama about loneliness that spins what could easily have been a cheap gimmick into unexpectedly moving territory. Director: Kyle Sawyer. Cast: Dave, Jamie Finch, Haley Bidez.
Set in the New York theatre world, a woman's role in an Off-Broadway play becomes strangely interconnected with her personal life. Jaclyn Bethany directs and stars in “The Rehearsal,” a rich, patient drama full of well-observed personal and professional struggles. Writer/Director: Jaclyn Bethany....