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A program filled with unexpected ideas, choices, feelings, actions, friendships and fears… For a taste of unusual characters and offbeat storytelling!

In and amongst the confusion created by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, 8 year-old Jackie believes she is turning into a vampire. As her suspicion is reinforced by her parents’ bewildering behavior, the imaginative girl creates her own plan to survive the confinement.

About the Director:

Sofia Garza-Barba is a Mexican born genre-bending writer and director based in LA. Her work is often described as fantastic, whimsical, and highly art driven. She’s directed music videos for bands like Kinky and Natalia Lafourcade, and worked with clients like Nickelodeon, CryptTV and Sony Music. Her films have been presented on reputable festivals like CIFF, Tribeca (Nespresso Talents), LAShorts, SANFIC and Festival de Cannes (Shortfilm Corner). She’s a 2018 Ryan Murphy’s Half Initiative mentee, a 2019 Fellow Director of the DGA’s Commercial Directors Diversity Program, and a 2021 SANFIC-Morbido Lab participant and winner. She’s currently in development for her first feature.

  • Runtime
    14 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Northwest Premiere
  • Director
    Sofia Garza-Barba