Award of Merit – Self Serve (USA)

Title: Self Serve
Runtime: 12 min
Country: USA
Director: William Wilms
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: September, 2020

Synopsis: Matt, a twenty five year old waiter, is stuck in his dead end job. After a conversation with a regular customer he begins to consider moving on to something new in his life. After Matt’s shift, the restaurant manager Craig asks Matt to work on his day off. He tells Matt that Lisa, a fellow coworker, has been fired for stealing money from the register.

Matt knows that there is something strange going on and decides to confront Lisa and his coworkers to get to the bottom of it. What Matt learns will will set him on a course that could bring him more trouble than what he was looking for.