Award of Merit – “Hand Me Down” (USA)

Title: Hand Me Down 
Runtime: 24 min
Country: USA
Director: Tom Quinn & Justin Piotrowski
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: March, 2024

Synopsis: Danny finds himself home alone after his parents leave on a business trip. Before leaving for their trip, they gave him an old dresser from their deceased grandpas mansion. Danny finds that the dresser has sinister qualities besides being just old. With help from his high schools friends, Danny uncovers disturbing details of a past feud between his grandfather and workplace boss. All along though, the evil within the dresser is closing in on Danny.