• Director

    Ashton Avila

  • Country, Year, Length

    United States, 2020, 8:58

  • Category

    Narrative Short

  • Format


  • Festival Year



A short film exploring grief. Lola & Ethan, trapped in a dream world, must face a recent tragedy that threatens to tear them apart forever.


Ashton Avila – Director
Poonam Basu – Writer, Producer
Jayme Woj – Writer, Producer
Poonam Basu – “Lola”
Jayme Woj – “Ethan”
Monty Sloan – Director of Photography
Andrew Scott Bell – Composer
Angela Harrer – Production Design
Michael Gutierrez – Editor
Celeste Maxwell – Makeup Design

Director Statement

It was such a wonderful experience directing Everfall and exploring the concept and experience of grief through film. I loved playing within this created world where the concept of reality continues to shift. My favorite part was definitely working with the talented cast and crew who really made this film possible. We hope you enjoy this film!

Director Biography

Ashton Avila is a Mexican American writer-director whose work brings a unique and diverse perspective to each story she tells. Her past work includes PlayStation original pilot Two Roads and the award winning short films I Got You Babe, Trying to Fuck: A Modern Day Romance, and Have A Little Faith. She has been working in the entertainment industry since 2013 in various production jobs and has been mentored by some of Hollywood’s most notable writers and directors. She is also a professor at the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island where she teaches production and critical studies courses. In addition, she currently works as a freelance writer/director and casting director.