Short of the Week

Craig Downing

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action
Simonee Chichester / 8 min / Canada / 2014

A love triangle is complicated by penis captivus, an urban legend where an entangled couple cannot physically separate themselves.

Sci-Fi about Conquest in Live-Action
Henry Dunham / 17 min / USA / 2014

An advanced virtual machine, with a troubling choice for humanity, reaches out for help to a humble janitor.

Documentary about Sexuality in Live-Action
Andre Andreev, Dan Covert / 6 min / USA / 2013

This is the story of a young girl from suburban Virginia who dreams of moving to New York City. Unexpectedly, her dream turns into the reality of high class escorting.

Poem about Beauty in Live-Action
Daniel and David Holechek / 8 min / USA / 2012

Spoken word rock star Derrick Brown and the Holechek duo team up to deliver a moving piece describing where two lovers should meet after the lights get dim.

Fantasy about Perseverence in Animation

Struggle for life told in beautiful geometric animation from EMCA students.

Comedy about Love in Animation

Night lovestory of two outsiders, who meet in closed swimming pool in the middle of big city.

Drama about Love in Live-Action
Rob Chiu / 9 min / UK / 2012

The formation of love, and then its disintegration. The cycle of a relationship, told with beauty and empathy.

Dark Comedy about Identity in 3D Animation
Jaime Maestro / 7 min / Spain / 2012

Observe the antics of a wolf trying to peacefully work in an office chock-full of plump and succulent sheep.

Fantasy about Other Worlds in Stop-Motion

One student’s daydream comes vividly to life during Biology class, in this Best Animation Winner from SXSW 2012

Action about Love in 3D Animation

Buck can slow time to a crawl—How will he use his new power?—To impress a girl, of course. A slick 3D animation from France’s ESMA school.