Short of the Week

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Drama about Identity in Live-Action
Casey Modderno / 14 min / USA / 2014

An over-worked father returns home to have an unsettling conversation with his son.

Documentary about Inspiration in Live-Action
Josh Izenberg / 16 min / USA / 2014

Disillusioned with his life, Dr. John Kitchin abandons his career as a neurologist and moves to Pacific Beach. There, he undergoes a radical transformation into SLOMO.

Drama about Friendship in Special FX
Peter Szewczyk / 17 min / USA / 2013

A mentally unstable vagrant comes to the aid of a student. When she tries to return the favor, she gets far more than she bargained for.

Thriller about Childhood in Live-Action
Kellen Moore / 20 min / USA / 2013

A mysterious Stranger kidnaps Peter Pan on his return to the Darling House.

Dark Comedy about Love in Live-Action
Matt Spicer / 10 min / USA / 2013

Starring Gillian Jacobs (Community), a young woman’s relationship takes a dark turn when every sound her boyfriend makes starts to annoy her.

Drama about Art in Live-Action
Julian Marshall / 20 min / USA / 2013

The first narrative film about the early life of street artist Shepard Fairey and the origin of his OBEY GIANT street art campaign.

Sci-Fi about Other Worlds in Special FX
Derek Van Gorder, Otto Stockmeier / 15 min / USA / 2013

The story of Lieutenant Commander Malleck, and her radical act of mutiny aboard the KESTROS IV. With the help of her co-conspirators, she attempts to harness this weapon of mass destruction for a grand new purpose.

Horror about The End in Live-Action

It’s Dogs vs. Zombies, in this light-hearted horror film from Miami collective Borscht Corp.

Fantasy about Perseverence in Multi-Media
Jared Varava, Justin Varava / 7 min / USA / 2012

From acclaimed indie short filmmakers, the Varava Brothers, comes the whimsical and historically accurate tale of one tumbleweed that did not tumble.

Thriller about Reality in Live-Action
Colin Levy / 15 min / USA / 2012

An obsessive mathematician attempts to discover a hidden integer in this well-crafted psychological thriller from Colin Levy

Experimental about Human Nature in Special FX
Andrew Huang / 10 min / USA / 2012

An experimental film dealing with themes of separation and connection, Andrew Huang’s latest is a jaw droppingly gorgeous visual symphony in 3 movements.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Josh Soskin / 11 min / USA / 2012

An ambitious mover is blindsided when he discovers that one of the pieces of furniture left behind for him is a suicidal daughter with 20 minutes left to live.

Documentary about Love in Live-Action
Matt Morris / 10 min / USA / 2012

Come rain or shine, 88-year-old Bermudian Johnny Barnes devotes six hours every day to an endearing traffic ritual that has made him one of the island’s most cherished citizens.

Adventure about Other Worlds in Flash Animation
Mike Roberts / 6 min / Canada / 2011

A man takes a ride through the afterlife with four rockabilly musicians in this rich animation featuring music by The Sadies.

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.