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Bliss Films Collaborations


Bliss Films aspires to be a space of creative incubation and support for filmmakers. Through our co-productions we’ve had the incredible opportunity to support talented filmmakers through every step of the production process. Our goal is to continue to bring more diverse, talented writers and filmmakers into the fold to tell moving stories through a variety of mediums.
Short Film


Directed by Grace Michael Cannon
Starring Natalia Bilbao and Carolina Vargas Romero

Grace Michael Cannon is a visual storyteller, interested in capturing the compelling aspects of the human mind. Her first short she directed, FOR MY LOVERS, was selected into the Santa Fe Film Festival in 2016. Her second short, PRETTY EMPTY, is currently in the festival circle and has won two awards with two selections into festivals such as The Studio International Film Festival. Whether it be a love story or psychological drama, she explores the journey with her characters as they try to negotiate their way through the thicket of human relationships and emotional pitfalls of modern life.

Short Film

A young woman receives a heavy gift.
Some wish to take it from her.

Directed by Denley Ryan
Starring Jill Galbraith

A long time collaborator of Bliss Films, Denley Ryan is an editor/director/sound designer from Buffalo, New York. A master of the uncanny and the unnerving in his own work, Denley’s films are heavy with atmosphere and the unexpected. Pay close attention to the sound design — you’re in for a wild ride.

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