Short of the Week

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Drama about Family in Live-Action
Jordan Bayne / 28 min / USA / 2014

When estranged couple, Sara and Sonny, come to the aid of their dying daughter, the experience sends them spiraling into spiritual crisis and brutal heartbreak

Dramedy about Art in Live-Action
Shia LaBeouf / 12 min / USA / 2013

This is the story of Howard Cantour. A warrior. His life as a film critic and how he comes to terms with reviewing his hero’s film.

Comedy about Identity in Live-Action
Wes Anderson / 8 min / Italy / 2013

Film director par excellence, Wes Anderson, returns to his commercial ways with this delightful branded film for fashion house Prada.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Drake Doremus / 7 min / USA / 2012

A unique Branded Content Series from Intel and Toshiba directed by 2011 Sundance Grand Jury Winner Drake Doremus (Like Crazy)

Comedy about Friendship in Live-Action
Jeremy Konner / 6 min / USA / 2012

Comedy/Music Duo rebound from a disappointing feature film with a killer short.

Action about Growth in Stop-Motion
Bruno Collet / 8 min / France / 2011

The ghost of Bruce Lee is reborn! Except it is in the form of a toy figurine.

Music Video about Love in Live-Action
Drew Barrymore / 11 min / USA / 2011

Drew Barrymore updates West Side Story in this MTV-produced project for buzz-band Best Coast.

Dark Comedy about Decay in Live-Action
Jordan Vogt-Roberts / 25 min / USA / 2011

Despite their heavy drinking, everything seems to go their way. So what’s wrong with that?

Comedy about Perseverence in Stop-Motion
Dave Green / 6 min / USA / 2011

Encroaching ice from a malfunctioning refrigerator is threatening the welfare of all the inhabitants, and its time for the fearful fruit, dairy and leftovers to hunker down and stategize!

Comedy about Identity in Live-Action
Jac Schaeffer / 10 min / USA / 2011

A man sets his inner mustache free and finds himself in this Tribeca “Pitch Your Film” contest winner.

Drama about Identity in Live-Action
Vin Diesel / 20 min / USA / 2011

Written, starring and directed by Vin Diesel this 1995 short film gave the future action star his break. Playing a largely autobiographical role, we see the struggles of a young actor.

Comedy about Friendship in Live-Action
Adam Yauch / 29 min / USA / 2011

The Beastie Boys delve back into their past with this celebrity-driven, meta-comedy short film.

Branded Film about Love in Live-Action
Joe Wright / 3 min / Italy / 2011

Keira Knightley plays the uncatchable madame flying through Italy on a motorcycle in this branded film from Chanel.

Branded Film about Conquest in Live-Action
Robert Rodriguez / 6 min / USA / 2011

Robert Rodriguez teams up with Kobe for an action-packed, zombie-chasing showdown.

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.

Branded Film about Sexuality in Live-Action
Guy Ritchie / 5 min / France / 2010

Famed director, Guy Ritchie, helms this stylish noir film featuring some not so subtle product placement and Jude Law.

Branded Film about Music in Live-Action
Danny Clinch / USA / 2010

Hip hop master, Jay-Z, tells his success story as he prepares for a massive show at Madison Square Garden.

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.

Music Video about Other Worlds in Stop-Motion
/ 4 min / UK / 2009

Inventive music video for Coldplay featuring lead singer Chris Martin as an explorer of new worlds and realized entirely in drawn chalk animation.

Thriller about Revenge in Live-Action
Alex Merkin / 16 min / USA / 2009

This taut two-part thriller stars Entourage’s Adrian Grenier who on the phone must attempt to defuse a tense situation—his friend is camped out with a gun in the hotel room across from of his cheating lover.

Dramedy about Growth in Live-Action

A young woman (Selma Blair) becomes a medical oddity when it is discovered that she is “empty”. She struggles with that emptiness, but can anyone help her?

Dark Comedy about Revenge in Live-Action
Rob Meltzer / 18 min / USA / 2008

For character-actor Andy Shrub, life means always playing the sidekick. What would life be like if he was a leading man? Somebody like…John Stamos?

Comedy about Friendship in Live-Action
Bob Odenkirk / 12 min / USA / 2008

OFFLINE: With the Demise of SuperDeluxe, there are no legitimate copies online any longer. From the mind of Bob Odenkirk comes this very natural comedy about two real-life friends, Derek and Simon, and their struggle to find love.