Short of the Week

Romance

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Shahir Daud / 8 min / USA / 2014

While waiting to board his flight to America, Augusto Ramirez remembers the three biggest regrets of his life.

Romance about Music in Live-Action
Yulin Kuang / 19 min / USA / 2014

After a bad breakup, Zoe Smallman decides to take down her ex-boyfriend in a wizard rock battle of the bands with help from her best friend, Charlie.

Romance about Love in Animation
Felix Massie / 10 min / UK / 2014

Christopher Gray has been in love with Stacey for quite some time, and no amount of lemonade can cool his desire. Meanwhile, Barry Flint has just bought his son a five-foot python from the pet store.

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

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

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

Even heroes have to do laundry sometimes.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Stanley Brode / 13 min / USA / 2014

Faced with the prospect of a true connection, lonely and insecure Brad scrambles to save his relationship before it even starts.

Romance about Love in Puppetry
Mauchi Baiocchi / 7 min / USA / 2014

Cicadas come out of the ground for a party at the end of their lives.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Todd Strauss-Schulson / 12 min / USA / 2014

A young man, heartbroken when his girlfriend dumps him, hires a prostitute to recreate the mundane intimacies he used to take for granted.

Romance about Growth in Live-Action
Yulin Kuang / 18 min / USA / 2013

Sixteen-year-old Katya Liu is determined to increase her bust size before a study date with her science lab partner.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
James Sweeney / 13 min / USA / 2013

A young man has first-time sex with both male and female partners, but is he more drawn to one than the other? (NSFW)

Romance about Love in Animation
Emily Carmichael / 9 min / USA / 2013

Two 8-bit video game characters enter the world of online dating and forge an unlikely romance.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Eric Kissack / 10 min / USA / 2013

Katie just found out that she has genital herpes. Enter the man of her dreams.

Tragedy about Love in Live-Action
Joshua Leonard / 12 min / USA / 2013

A young couple confronts a painful future by looking to the past. A tender and heartbreaking short by Josh Leonard (Hung).

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Brian McAllister / 8 min / USA / 2013

A Capraesque story about life, love, and sugar packets.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Guy Aroch and Jonathan Doe / 4 min / USA / 2013

A touring band member and his bohemian beaut are unexpectedly reunited on a Brooklyn street and share a short time together in the city’s boroughs.

Romance about Family in Stop-Motion
Timothy Reckart / 10 min / UK / 2013

CURRENTLY OFFLINE—For a limited time, Timothy Reckart’s 2013 Oscar-nominated animation is online. An elderly couple live in two radically different ways, but find the will to come together.

Romance about Love in Animation
John Kahrs / 6 min / USA / 2013

CURRENTLY OFFLINE—A 2013 Oscar nominee, an urban office worker finds that paper airplanes are instrumental in meeting a girl in ways he never expected.

Romance about The End in Live-Action
Garrett Murray, Shawn Morrison / 12 min / USA / 2012

George discovers that the end of the world is the perfect time to lose everything.

Romance about Growth in Pixilation
Vicky Mather / 11 min / UK / 2012

Stanley’s life runs like clockwork, until a chance encounter with a mysterious girl turns his world upside down…

Romance about Love in Live-Action

On a cold winter’s night, Lynn’s quest for a one night stand is complicated when the guy she goes home with lives two hours away via public transit.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Liliana Greenfield-Sanders / 12 min / USA / 2012

Adelaide is looking for love in all the wrong places. Seeking attention by faking illnesses, she meets Brad at the pharmacy counter, turning her strategy – and their lives – upside down.

Romance about Community in Animation

One man always on the move will have an encounter that puts into question everything he knows.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Drake Doremus / 7 min / USA / 2012

A unique Branded Content Series from Intel and Toshiba directed by 2011 Sundance Grand Jury Winner Drake Doremus (Like Crazy)

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.

Romance about Perseverence in Pixilation
Juan Pablo Zaramella / 6 min / Argentina / 2012

A beautiful pixilation short imagining a world controlled by light, and a young man determined to find his own agency within it.———Currently OFFLINE.