Short Round: Honor Student, deafening silence

Sometimes silence is the only thing we need to hear. When put into the right hands, that absence of sound can fuel an entire narrative, and in the case of Honor Student, the silence is deafening. Directed by Aaron B Koontz, his latest short is both heartbreaking and powerful as we watch a woman meander through her […]

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Short Round: What’s the worst that could happen?

We’ve seen quite a few fantastic short films grace the Short Round over the years, but none have been quite like Aaron B. Koontz’s The El Chupugcabra. With a heavy dose of over the top horror and comedy, Koontz’s short film follows a young family that adopts a pug and gets a whole hell of a lot more than […]

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