Justin & Kristin Schaack


Rag Dolls | trailer

Playtime turns into uncontrolled shenanigans when a child discovers rag dolls in an antique chest. Her imagination runs wild, but for the dolls' real-life doppelgängers, self-control is out of their hands.

Awards Received:
BEST FILM | Short Shorts Film Festival | Duluth, MN
BEST FILM & AUDIENCE CHOICE | Films in 5 Film Festival | Cottage Grove, MN
BEST MEDIUM SHORT | Clean Shorts Film Festival | Oklahoma City, OK
BEST SUPER SHORT FILM | Slumberjack Film Festival | Widnes, United Kingdom
BEST SHORT SHORT FILM | Benicia Film Festival | Benicia, CA
BEST SHORT SHORT FILM | Big Water Film Festival | Ashland, WI
BEST EXTREME SHORT FILM & AUDIENCE CHOICE | River Film Festival | Padova, Italy
BEST SHORT FILM & AUDIENCE CHOICE | FAM Fest International Film Festival | Charlotte, NC
BEST SHORT COMEDY | South Dakota Film Festival | Aberdeen, SD
BEST COMEDY | Sunderland Shorts Film Festival |Sunderland, United Kingdom
BEST COMEDY | Short & Sweet Film Festival | Orem, UT
BEST COMEDY | Hyart Film Festival | Lovell, WY
BEST PHYSICAL COMEDY & AUDIENCE CHOICE | Laughter Film Festival | Vincennes, IN
EXCELLENT SHORT FILM | Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival | Seoul, South Korea
AUDIENCE CHOICE | Riverside Short Film Festival | New Haven, MO
AUDIENCE CHOICE | KINOdiseea Children's Film Festival | Bucharest, Romania
AUDIENCE CHOICE / BEST FAMILY SHORT | Gold Coast International Film Festival | New York, NY
YOUTH AUDIENCE CHOICE | Reel Shorts Film Festival | Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
HONORABLE MENTION | Rahway Reel Short Film Festival | Rahway, NJ
HONORABLE MENTION | Marin International Film Festival | Marin, CA
BEST FILM EDITING | The Mespies | Minneapolis, MN
BEST MUSIC | The Mespies | Minneapolis, MN

Directed, Written, & Produced by Justin & Kristin Schaack
Cast: Presley Grams, Andy Rocco Kraft, Lauren Masiello
Director of Photography: Ryan Grams
Original Score Composed by: Andy Stermer