Short of the Week

Beauty

Fantasy about Growth in Animation
John Lee / 4 min / Canada / 2014

A young boy fears the onset of puberty and his imagination takes over.

Horror about Decay in Live-Action
Dominik Hartl / 24 min / Austria / 2014

Anna should have had a closer look at the fine-print of her rental contract – for the old Viennese apartment is a creature with never ending appetite, living off the youth of its residents.

Fantasy about Beauty in Special FX
Peter Szewczyk / 8 min / Poland / 2013

A young girl, creative and idealistic, dreams of brighter days in a forgotten Eastern European city.

Fantasy about Beauty in Live-Action
David Field / 15 min / USA / 2013

Photographer David Field’s eerie world comes alive in this ten minute fable of an elderly woman’s transformation.

Music Video about Beauty in Live-Action
Khalil Joseph / 4 min / USA / 2013

A promo for electronic artist Flying Lotus, the impressionistic vision of rising star Khalil Joseph is displayed in this short, dreamlike trip through a Los Angeles project. A Sundance 2013 short film.

Poem about Beauty in Live-Action
Daniel and David Holechek / 8 min / USA / 2012

Spoken word rock star Derrick Brown and the Holechek duo team up to deliver a moving piece describing where two lovers should meet after the lights get dim.

Poem about Beauty in Live-Action
Damion Power / 11 min / Australia / 2012

16 year old Adam cruelly teases a classmate. When he seeks her out to apologise, she has quite different plans for him. Years later, when least expected, the memory of this event comes back to haunt Adam.

Documentary about Beauty in Animation
Bastien Dubois / 11 min / France / 2010

The Oscar-nominated animation about a journey across the geographic and cultural landscape of Madagascar.

Music Video about Beauty in Live-Action
Kanye West / 34 min / USA / 2010

A swan-woman explores the perils of modern life in this stylish experimental film from hip hop artist Kanye West.

Fantasy about Beauty in Collage Animation
Joaquin Baldwin / 3 min / USA / 2010

Spanish for “Origami”, Papiroflexia is the tale of Fred, a skillful paper folder who could shape the world with his hands.

Branded Film about Beauty in Live-Action
Yang Fudong / 9 min / USA / 2010

Beauty and elegance are on display in this black and white branded film from fashion label Prada.