Short of the Week

Dramedy

Romance about The End in Live-Action
Dylan Allen / 16 min / USA / 2014

Even heroes have to do laundry sometimes.

Dramedy about Growth in Live-Action
Chris Keener, Rob Shore / 22 min / USA / 2014

Steven Crosby, a small town missionary in a strange land stumbles upon the low road to salvation with the help of a little Mayan girl, a black magic woman, and a saint with a cigar

Dramedy about Life & Society in 3D Animation
Ben Brand / 9 min / Netherlands / 2014

Anton may be done with life, but life ain’t done with Anton. In his convincing decision to change his measly existence he discovers the real greatness of life.

Dramedy about Friendship in Live-Action
Darren Kaliciak, Matt Sadowski / 11 min / Canada / 2014

An exceptionally grumpy employee at the Family Fun Centre may get closer to finding love and happiness after he’s befriended by a precocious 6-year-old.

Dramedy about Love in Live-Action
Michael Callahan / 13 min / USA / 2014

David and Kate’s sex life is on the wane. In an effort to save their relationship, they decide to raise the stakes: have sex that night or break up.

Dramedy about Love in Live-Action
Ben Aston / 14 min / UK / 2014

Lovestruck Randy gets more than he bargained for when he finally gets to meet his prison pen pal Crystal.

Dramedy about Love in Live-Action
Jeremy Hersh / 20 min / USA / 2014

From SXSW 2013. A white jewish girl joins her native American girlfriend on a visit to her parent’s place. Her attempts at family bonding go terribly wrong.

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.

Dramedy about Childhood in Multi-Media
Keith Bearden / 7 min / USA / 2013

Two young teens obsess about “The Raftman”, a comic superhero who does next to nothing.

Dramedy about Love in 3D Animation
Yonni Aroussi, Ben Genislaw / 6 min / Israel / 2013

An animated journey into the future of a young couple moving in together for the first time.

Dramedy about Love in Live-Action
Brie Larson, Dustin Bowser / 4 min / USA / 2013

She wants to go. He wants her to stay. Neither gets quite what they want.

Dramedy about Life & Society in Live-Action
Jesse Coane / 20 min / USA / 2013

Stuck in the doldrums of his daily life, Philip comes home to his apartment to find his world turned upside down.

Dramedy about Love in Multi-Media
Tom Jobbins / 10 min / UK / 2013

Larry’s Face was sent into space on the Voyager Spacecraft, an event he thought would bring intergalactic fame. This is his story of life and love.

Dramedy about Family in Live-Action
Michael Cera / 20 min / USA / 2013

In a self-effacing attempt to save his father from a death by deterioration, a young man enlists his curmudgeonly boss and Kelis to perform a song, and a miracle.

Dramedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
Sean Ellis / 10 min / France / 2013

Jean-Paul Clément checks into a hotel and faces a personal dilemma in this short from Cashback director, Sean Ellis.

Dramedy about Identity in Multi-Media
Rian Johnson / 10 min / USA / 2012

A woman spends her life dreaming the dreams of a stranger—until she runs into him.

Dramedy about Childhood in Live-Action
Suzi Yoonessi / 11 min / USA / 2011

A look into the summer dramas in the lives of the less popular kids.

Dramedy about Identity in Animation
Benedi Yann, Desrumaux Celine / 1 min / USA / 2011

The giants of our world are lonely outcasts in this web series from the animation duo, Celine & Yann.

Dramedy about Friendship in Stop-Motion
Kirsten Lepore / 5 min / USA / 2010

Separated by the sea, a unique duo pass along details of their lives through a bottle. An elegiac animation of minimalist perfection.

Dramedy about Love in Flash Animation
Barbara Benas / 4 min / USA / 2010

When a sensitive cowboy loses faith in this dark world, it takes a bit of kindness to bring him back.

Dramedy about Identity in Live-Action
Paul Trillo / 5 min / USA / 2010

A cute, absurd little film about a man who starts a cult with just one member—himself.

Dramedy about Love in 3D Animation
Wong Wei Jian / 6 min / Malaysia / 2009

A pair of window mannequins play out a calamitous scene of love on a small stage.

Dramedy about Life & Society in Live-Action
Michael Lucas / 10 min / Australia / 2009

Looking for shortcuts past traffic, Christine and Leo both drove into an alleyway, only to find themselves stranded in an absurd concrete jungle.

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?

Dramedy about Love in Live-Action
Wes Anderson / 13 min / USA / 2007

Wes Anderson gives us a glimpse into the dysfunctional relationship between a hotel hermit and his ex-girlfriend served up with Anderson’s no lack of quirkiness.