Short of the Week

Spike Jonze


Branded Film about Love in Live-Action
Spike Jonze / 30 min / USA / 2010

Spike Jonze’s story about two robots in love based on Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree”.

Adventure about Love in Stop-Motion

When the bookstore closes, the characters on the book covers come alive in this collaboration between designer Olympia Le-Tan and filmmaker Spike Jonze.

Drama about Friendship in Live-Action
Spike Jonze / 28 min / USA / 2011

A band of teenage friends struggle to find their place in a tumultuous militant world in this short film by Spike Jonze for the indie group, Arcade Fire.

Article / October 7, 2010

We published part 1 of this fashion film roundup to honor the end of New York fashion week and since then London and Milan have had their turn. Now we’re…

Fantasy about Human Nature in Live-Action
Spike Jonze / 10 min / USA / 2009

Spike Jonze spins a blend of realism and fantasy in this bizarre look into the twisted world of Kanye West.

Branded Content Playlist / October 3, 2011

What is a branded film? Genres are much easier to define in hindsight. For now, it’s a question we can only partly answer. What is it NOT? It’s not a…

Music Video about Beauty in Live-Action
Kanye West / 34 min / USA / 2010

A swan-woman explores the perils of modern life in this stylish experimental film from hip hop artist Kanye West.

Myth about Love in Live-Action
Ray Tintori / 12 min / USA / 2013

Bill loves Jane, the pastor’s daughter. When Bill becomes a threat to the community, the pastor is forced to curse his ax.

Branded Content Online Program / December 3, 2010

I watched a ton of skate and surf movie as a kid growing up in the hotbed of alternative sports culture, Southern California. I was an accomplished if not…

Article / January 5, 2012

The top 7 films in 2011 were all sequels—and three of those are part of franchises that made the same list 10 years ago. We all know there’s a lack of original stories coming from Hollywood these days, but just how bad is it?

Playlist / January 31, 2012

Best Documentary
With technology giving a platform to hordes of tenacious, DSLR-wielding documentarians, the short doc has never been more popular, or so mind-numbingly repetitive. But, just when you…