Short of the Week

Celebrities

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.