Meet the entrants in the 2014 ConGlomeration Short Film Series

Meet the entrants in the 2014 ConGlomeration Short Film Series

A group of independent sci-fi and fantasy short films have been selected for screening at ConGlomeration 2014, including:




Cape and Cowl
Cape and Cowl is a genre-bending documentary short exploring the world of “cosplay,” or costume play. Abby Polakow, a costume designer, creates costumes for those wanting to take their appreciation of comic books, character design, and superheroes to a new level. The “cosplayers” also reveal how wearing costumes affects them on a more personal level.

View deleted scenes from Cape and Cowl.


Game Companion
Thirty-something Bob lives downstairs in his mom’s house, works in fast food and has one friend. His greatest accomplishment is making it to master in a fighter-style video game, permitting him a game companion, Kimiko, which turns out to be real. Kimiko is impressed with Bob as ‘great warrior’, but when she starts to discover he is not very important in his own world, her enthusiasm fades.

View the Game Companion trailer.


Frankenstein’s Monster
A steampunk-light film adaptation of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece. In his obsession over the Prometheus’ flame, Victor Frankenstein abandons those he loves to create a living being. Leaving behind his abominable work, Victor hopes to escape judgment and return to a peaceful life. He soon discovers: all secrets have their price.

View the Frankenstein’s Monster trailer.


Programming questions?

Contact Keith Bratcher, Programming Chair [programming@conglomeration.info]

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