Award of Merit – “The Crib” (USA)

Title: The Crib
Runtime: 14 min
Country: USA
Director: Augustus Childres, Sasha Shapiro
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: September, 2023

Synopsis: An out of work, down on his luck, young man (Augustus Childres) starts his day with a surprise package: The illustrious 2moms Breeze Go-Baby Play Yard (The Crib). After calling his overly optimistic, space cadet friend Zack (Sasha Shapiro) for help, the two embark on an adventure to find the rightful owner of the crib. Through their travels, our heroes must overcome greedy business moguls, their deteriorating friendship, and the overwhelming reality of life as an adult.