Short of the Week

Adapted to Feature

Sci-Fi about Human Nature in Special FX
Rob McLellan / 8 min / UK / 2013

An emotional robot reconciles his feelings of loss—through butchery! A VFX horror short, being adapted into a feature by MGM.

Comedy about Family in Live-Action
Todd Sklar / 12 min / USA / 2013

After Dad dies, two brothers reunite to continue their childish rivalry in this hilarious Sundance short that spawned the feature, Awful Nice.

Dark Comedy about Conquest in Live-Action
Jalmari Helander / 7 min / Finland / 2012

The 2003 short adapted into a surprising 2010 hit feature. The long process of tracking, hunting and transforming this king of the forest into a finished product is a time consuming process, but the final outcome is a reason to celebrate.

Sci-Fi about Life & Society in Special FX
Matt Westrup / 8 min / UK / 2012

95% of the human genome is composed of redundant gene sequences. They appear to have no known biological function. Could a chance event reactivate them? Find out in the newest sci-fi short sensation.

Drama about Loss in 3D Animation

A creator’s puppets must struggle to carry on after their master is gone. A bizarrely moving animation from Supinfocom students.

Drama about Redemption in Live-Action
George Hickenlooper / 28 min / USA / 2011

The 1994 short film classic remade into the Oscar-winning feature Slingblade.

Documentary about Life & Society in Live-Action
Alison Klayman / 18 min / China / 2011

Ai Wei Wei, China’s most famous artist and dissident. Watch this short film from Alison Klayman who spent months documenting his life.

Drama about Childhood in Live-Action
David Michôd / 13 min / Australia / 2010

A stylish and meditative film centering on the unhappy life of a neglected teen, told from the perspective of his neighbor who attempts to make sense of him.

Parody about Sexuality in Live-Action
Angela Robinson / 10 min / USA / 2009

A team of mini-skirt clad crime fighting women take on evil in this Sundance favorite.

Comedy about Love in Animation
Jonathan Nix / 6 min / Australia / 2007

How to win the heart of the girl next door when all you have to communicate is an old, unreliable tape deck.