Short of the Week

Rob Munday

Adventure about Perseverence in Animation

All houses have a story, some have an adventure

Horror about Loss in Special FX
Ray Sullivan / 12 min / Ireland / 2014

In a self-assembly cabinet, bereaved parents find a monstrous substitute for their dead son.

Thriller about Conspiracy in Live-Action
Josh Tanner / 18 min / Australia / 2014

A man returns to the midwestern farm of his childhood on a desperate mission to unearth the horrifying truth of what landed there in the summer of 1960.

Interview / December 8, 2014

Australian short The Landing is one of those film’s that’s going to leave you with questions. Whether based around the impressive craft on show in the production of the piece…

Documentary about Community in Live-Action
Ryan Reichenfeld / 12 min / USA / 2014

The story of Arizona teenager Sean – A small-town skate enthusiast with dreams of making it big.

Comedy about Friendship in Live-Action
Alexander Engel / 3 min / USA / 2014

Two college kids. First apartment. Shit gets real. Fast.

Sci-Fi about Love in Live-Action
Wilson Bethel, Dugan O'Neal / 11 min / USA / 2014

A tale of love lost in the distant future where people relive their fondest memories with virtual reality.

Horror about Family in Interactive

John is fighting to survive after being injured during a battle with a zombie. The viewer has to help him to make a test which will figure out the fate of him and his daughter.

Sports about Abuse in Live-Action
Kevan Funk / 11 min / Canada / 2014

Torn between his guilt and the fraternity of the team, a young athlete struggles to reconcile his feelings after witnessing a heinous act at a party.

Documentary about Survival in Animation
Tom Schroeder / 6 min / USA / 2014

Marcel survives the bird flu, alcohol, sleeping pills and his son Max. Though blinded in one eye, he remains the King of Tervuren.

Drama about Loss in Live-Action
Ian Samuels / 14 min / USA / 2014

An ageing fisherman develops an intimate relationship with a lobster

Dark Comedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
Harrison Atkins / 6 min / USA / 2014

Owen never learned about sex or relationships from his parents, since they turned into cats. But today, with the help of a human girl, Owen is going to learn a lot. [NSFW]

Dark Comedy about Community in Special FX
DANIELS / 13 min / USA / 2014

A red ball bounces past a cafe and a couple folks’ houses and then goes to the beach.

Comedy about Growth in Animation
Robert Grieves / 6 min / UK / 2014

The idyllic world of two artisan stallholders is invaded by a devious fast-food vendor whose devious methods provoke life changing events.

Horror about Crime in Live-Action
Jamie Ryan Scott Brooks / 9 min / USA / 2014

An undaunted Sheriff’s Deputy sets out on a solo mission to find a missing girl in the erie backwoods of East Texas

Drama about Childhood in Live-Action
Julius Avery / 13 min / Australia / 2014

A kid risks everything after he is bullied into making a life and death decision.

Dark Comedy about Identity in Animation
Iria López / 8 min / UK / 2014

As the only pig in his family, José starts to come to terms with his identity when a new neighbour moves in next door.

Drama about Conquest in Animation
Nathan Campbell / 2 min / USA / 2014

Aquaphobia: a persistent and abnormal fear of water.

Drama about Childhood in Live-Action
Josh Baker, Jonathan Baker / 15 min / USA / 2014

With a mysterious duffle bag in hand, a 12-year old boy takes us on an introspective journey out of the city and into the remote countryside of upstate New York.

Interview / October 7, 2014

Leaving you with more questions than answers, it would have felt wrong to let the recently featured short film ‘BAG MAN’ pass-by without talking a bit more about the filmmaking and storytelling involved. Having tried to leave the article on the film as vague as possible to avoid spoiling the impact of the movie, we took the chance to speak to directorial duo Jonathan & Josh Baker about their head-turner of a short.

Adventure about Conquest in Live-Action

Renegade has lost everything…all he has left is his Renegade underwear. Embarking on a quest to claim back what is rightfully his, he battles through dangerous lands to win back his wife from the evil Dr. Monocle.

Mystery about Identity in Live-Action
Justin Tagg / 15 min / UK / 2014

Who are you, if you’re not the only you?

Sci-Fi about The End in Special FX

Leo, a Hi-Tech ‘pet’ robot, wanders alone in Paris following the mysterious disappearance of nearly all living species.

Drama about Community in Live-Action
Camille Stochitch / 20 min / USA / 2014

Joaquin, a 40 year old driving instructor, struggles to survive in a city where he arrived years ago as an undocumented worker.

Experimental about Human Nature in Collage Animation
Christine Hooper / 5 min / UK / 2014

Four in the morning, crapped out, yawning.