The main character in writer and director Joshua Kameyer’s comedic short film CHANCES ARE is constantly crunching numbers in his head. He has a hard time focusing on the world around him. That changes when one day, he meets a woman who can also perform mental subdivision.

Kameyer is an MFA graduate of the University of Southern California and received a Sloan Production Award in 2004 to produce CHANCES ARE. The entire film is available to stream below and is included in the Sloan Science & Film Teacher’s Guide making it available for the classroom.

The Sloan program at the University of Southern California provides production funds and screenwriting grants to students who tackle science and technology themes and characters, or challenge stereotypes of scientists, mathematicians, or engineers in their films.