Short of the Week

Film Noir

Mystery about Crime in Live-Action
Zach Wechter, Jack Seidman / 24 min / USA / 2014

A shrewd high school detective must solve a curious gangland crime to protect the girl he loves.

Western about Redemption in Live-Action
Justin Lerner / 25 min / USA / 2013

After spending a year in a juvenile center for beating up his stepfather, Todd Turnbull returns to his backwoods hometown repentant. When he finds his best friend, withering away without any medical attention due to the family’s spiritual beliefs, Todd must make a choice: let his friend die; or break his oath of non-violence.

Film Noir about Crime in Special FX
Andrew Jones / 8 min / USA / 2010

Reporter, Holly Malone, is out to bring down drug lord, Dancoolo, and break the story of her career. It’s a fan film masterpiece with the perfect mix of wacky characters, memorable one-liners, and over-the-top effects.

Film Noir about Sexuality in Live-Action
Greg Williams / 8 min / USA / 2010

Celebrity photographer Greg Williams together with an impressive cast lead by Carla Gugino, take on the concept of the Femme Fatale in this stylish erotic-noir.

Film Noir about Crime in Special FX
Matthew Savage / 6 min / UK / 2010

1940′s visual styling combines with a futuristic setting in this sci-fi take on the hardboiled gumshoe. Now in development as a feature.

Film Noir about Crime in 3D Animation
Alexei Tylevich / 4 min / USA / 2009

A rapidly violent music video set in a cubic construction of the Mexican crime world.

Film Noir about Crime in Live-Action
Vincent Bal / 10 min / Belgium / 2008

A Christmas classic, this hilarious comedy is a loving ode to film noir, full of murder, love triangles and double-crosses.