Short of the Week

Parody

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.

Parody about Corruption in Found Footage
Jason Willis / 7 min / USA / 2013

Catnip is all the rage with today’s modern feline, but do we really understand it? Once and for all the facts about this controversial substance are frankly discussed, in the long-lost drug educational film that never-was, “Catnip: Egress to Oblivion?”. A Sundance 2013 short film.

Parody about Identity in Live-Action
Tetsuya Nakashima / 7 min / Japan / 2011

Who am I? It is a question we all ask. For high-schooler Katori Shintarou the question becomes more urgent when the Earth Defender Freshmen show up to defend the world—from him!

Parody about Friendship in Special FX
William Campbell / 5 min / USA / 2010

Relive the teen serial dramas of the 80′s with a decidedly modern twist in this short made by special effects mavens Team G.

Parody about Love in Live-Action
Max Sacker / 4 min / Germany / 2009

A brief yet inventive 16mm short highlights our hero’s journey into the cinema screen in order to save the starlet he loves.

Parody about Sexuality in Live-Action
Angela Robinson / 10 min / USA / 2009

A team of mini-skirt clad crime fighting women take on evil in this Sundance favorite.

Parody about Inspiration in Live-Action
Joe Nussbaum / 9 min / USA / 2007

The young filmmaker struggles to write his masterpiece in this film that comically combines the story of Shakespeare in Love with endless Star Wars references.

Parody about Nothing in Stop-Motion
Pes / 2 min / USA / 2007

A fun, stop-motion parody of the classic arcade games of the 1970′s. Pes’ inventive use of household objects brings a new level of meaning to the film.