2007 1st Prize Planet Out Short Movie Award at Sundance
2007 Zurich Pink Apple Award
2007 Best Student Short Film, Provincetown International Film Festival
Two teenage girls rendezvous at a carnival. While an educational-style voice-over discusses the science and art of flight, the characters, like airplanes themselves, take off, struggle to fly, and eventually come in for an emergency landing.
Air-Planes set a precedent with the Directors Guild of America for hiring a D.G.A. 1st A.D. under contract for a student film.