Short of the Week

Drama

Drama about Reality in Live-Action
Robert Hloz / 10 min / South Korea / 2014

Nick, a man with a supernatural ability, encounters Mia, a woman with the same ability. For better and for worse, Mia helps him to understand his power.

Drama about Family in Live-Action
John William Ross / 20 min / USA / 2014

A storm rages outside, but it is within the walls of her home that a woman finds her life spinning out of control.

Drama about Loss in Live-Action
Matthew Thorne / 12 min / Australia / 2014

A man suffering from Alzheimer’s desperately tries to put together the pieces of his past.

Drama about Loss in Live-Action
Hervé Demers / 15 min / Canada / 2014

Nine-year-old Noémy is about to leave the carefree world of childhood behind.

Drama about Human Nature in Animation
Ed Chen / 2 min / USA / 2014

An animated short film about the nature of humans, envy and the violence we see in society.

Drama about Love in Live-Action
Rory Uphold / 12 min / USA / 2014

Andy tries to get over her ex by getting under Morgan. The results are awkward and unexpected.

Drama about Human Nature in Live-Action
Ariel Kleiman / 20 min / Australia / 2014

A Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner. After three months submerged underwater in a Russian submarine, the men have become savages. Oleg fears that losing perspective may mean losing himself.

Drama about Crime in Live-Action
Benjamin Arfmann / 7 min / USA / 2014

A first person POV of the true story of a Sheriff’s deputy who encounters an aggressive driver on a lonely stretch of highway.

Drama about Childhood in Live-Action
Jeroen Bogaert / 21 min / UK / 2014

12-year-old Mila has a secret crush on her 40 year old neighbour and coach, Sam. When she finds out that he’s moving away to Italy for at least a year, she conceives a plan to go with him.

Sci-Fi about Survival in Live-Action
Stephen Fingleton / 16 min / UK / 2014

A man lives in a forest, surviving through murder and deceit. When he finds himself drawn to two strangers, his strict code of self-preservation is put to the test.

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.

Drama about Life & Society in Animation
Mak Ying-Ping / 8 min / UK / 2014

A man becomes a social outcast when he refuses to give up breathing.

Tragedy about Human Nature in Live-Action
Antonio Orena-Barlin / 13 min / Australia / 2014

An ordinary day in suburbia is shattered by the unexpected. Based on true events.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Kevin Lim / 8 min / Australia / 2014

Through chance and coincidence, infinitely small decisions can produce new life.

Drama about Identity in 3D Animation
Franck Dion / 15 min / Canada / 2014

Edmond is a small man whose life transforms when his co-workers crown him with paper donkey ears.

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action
Benoit Lach / 11 min / Canada / 2014

In a suburban town near Montreal, a man spends a day with his sister’s son, forcing him to confront some poignant sexual decisions of his past.

Drama about Hope in Live-Action
Ritesh Batra / 8 min / India / 2014

Akhil, a young shoeshine boy, dreams of becoming a gourmet chef when he has a chance encounter with India’s most popular TV cuisiner.

Drama about Childhood in Live-Action
Sam Dixon / 12 min / Australia / 2014

Desperate to impress the boys he idolises, fifteen year old Casey agrees to steal a hunting rifle from a crippled old man’s cabin in the hills.

Drama about Friendship in Animation
Eamonn O'Neill / 10 min / Ireland / 2014

SotW Award winner Eamonn O’Neill (I’m Fine Thanks) returns with his graduation film from the Royal College of Art.

Drama about Friendship in Live-Action
Jesse Coane / 7 min / USA / 2014

Childhood friends, Adam and James, are both back in town for Thanksgiving. After a long night drinking with their hometown crew, the estranged friends decide to hike up the hill where they used to hang out in time past.

Drama about Friendship in Live-Action
Bram Schouw / 11 min / Netherlands / 2014

A bittersweet examination of friendship, life, love and enduring bonds. Three youngsters make a roadtrip that will change their lives forever. But they, and you, could never be prepared for what happens in Sevilla.

Drama about Loss in Live-Action
Lewis Arnold / 18 min / UK / 2014

17-year-old Caroline breaks down after receiving a phone call delivering some tragic news, but her reaction soon reveals there is more to this call than first appears.

Drama about Love in Live-Action
Brooks Reynolds / 17 min / Canada / 2014

Four friends are about to leave the safe confines of their small town in pursuit of their dreams, but one young man plans on staying and won’t let them go without a fight.

Drama about Family in Live-Action
Matthew James Reilly / 17 min / USA / 2014

At the end of what she hopes to be her last day at work, a young gas station attendant attempts to leave town permanently.

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action
Simonee Chichester / 8 min / Canada / 2014

A love triangle is complicated by penis captivus, an urban legend where an entangled couple cannot physically separate themselves.