Short of the Week

Spain

Sci-Fi about Love in Special FX

2065. The entire planet is hit by the effects of climate change. One of the few places that remain habitable is Antarctica, where big corporations have built private cities. Hebe and Ciro get back together again. She is looking for love. He is searching for his own identity. (NSFW)

Horror about Desperation in Live-Action
Alfonso Garcia / 5 min / Spain / 2014

A man’s obsession with the world of the dead leads him to make one last phone call in a quest for salvation.

Thriller about Social Justice in Live-Action
Aritz Moreno / 6 min / Spain / 2014

Outraged villagers attempt to rid themselves of the danger resting on the outskirts of their community.

Dark Comedy about Love in Live-Action
Pablo Larcuen / 9 min / Spain / 2014

Manuel is stuck in a boring job, has only one friend whom he cannot stand, and his family despises him. But everything is about to change.

Fantasy about Inspiration in Live-Action

An aging circus performer seeks to mend the troubled relationship he has with his young son.

Drama about Childhood in Live-Action
Álex Montoya Melià / 29 min / Spain / 2013

Desperate for money to buy a motorcycle, Lucas makes a deal with a stranger to let him take some “innocent” pictures in exchange for cash.

Thriller about Family in Live-Action
Alberto Evangelio / 9 min / Spain / 2013

A father daughter driving lesson quickly escalates into horror.

Thriller about Family in Live-Action
Gerardo Herrero / 12 min / Spain / 2013

One misplaced footstep quickly turns a family picnic into a life or death situation.

Mystery about Life & Society in Live-Action
Victor Carrey / 11 min / Spain / 2013

Chewing gum. A dog leash. An Australia shaped stain on the wall. A bent traffic light… Each of these elements has its own story, even though all of them together can create a new plot.

Drama about Desperation in Live-Action
Jaime Dezcallar / 14 min / Spain / 2013

Nursing a broken heart, a man with arachnophobia buys a poisonous bird spider and sets it free in his apartment.

Epic about Other Worlds in Live-Action
Martin Rosete / 10 min / Spain / 2013

A conflicted narrator leads the viewer through three extreme situations that are actually the same…Will you survive?

Parody about in Live-Action

Jesus doesn’t only raise Lazarus from the dead…A hilarious, campy retelling of what didn’t make it into the Bible.

Comedy about Nature in 3D Animation
El Señor Studio / 10 min / Spain / 2013

A set of strange creatures whose instincts, rather than focus on survival, seem to doom them to an absurd and comic extinction.

Comedy about Greed in 3D Animation
Jaime Maestro / 6 min / Spain / 2013

Instructor Jaime Maestro and students from Spain’s PrimerFrame Academy produce this Goya-winning short translated as “The Smoke Seller”.

Thriller about Revenge in Live-Action
David Victori / 13 min / Spain / 2012

After the murder of Leo’s wife a single idea circles endlessly within his head: revenge. Winner of the YouTube “Your Film Festival” and a ridiculous $500,000 prize at Venice.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Nacho Vigalondo / 3 min / Spain / 2012

The distances we go to prevent the ones we love from changing in this short from famed concept filmmaker, Nacho Vigalondo.

Satire about Human Nature in Flash Animation
Jossie Malis / 11 min / Spain / 2012

The rich world of Bendito returns with this absurd look at transportation and it’s costly effects on a primitive tribe.

Dark Comedy about Identity in 3D Animation
Jaime Maestro / 7 min / Spain / 2012

Observe the antics of a wolf trying to peacefully work in an office chock-full of plump and succulent sheep.

Fantasy about Love in Animation
Alberto Vázquez, Pedro Rivero / 12 min / Spain / 2012

A simple fairytale takes a dark turn, in this award-winning adaptation of the director’s graphic novel.

Sci-Fi about Other Worlds in 3D Animation
Jesús Orellana / 10 min / Spain / 2011

Absolutely Stunning. Is it from SQUARE? PRODUCTION I.G? No, the most perfect realization of the anime-style in 3D comes from a single young animator out of Spain.

Horror about Growth in Special FX

On this Labor Day I hope your holiday goes better than Señor Olivares’. While trying to relax on the beach, Sea Monsters come to slaughter everyone.

Musical about Love in Live-Action
Nacho Vigalondo / 7 min / Spain / 2010

A woman enters a cafe only to find its diners in complete silence. Then… a man breaks into song. It’s a surprising, genre-bending film nominated for an Oscar in 2004.

Experimental about Inspiration in 3D Animation
Alex Roman / 12 min / Spain / 2010

Alex Roman invites us into a surreal world of architecture and light with his stunning mastery of CG.

Satire about Conquest in Flash Animation
Jossie Malis / 5 min / Spain / 2007

A fascinatingly simple animation about the perils of human greed.