Short of the Week

Crime

Thriller about Crime in Live-Action
Adam DeViller / 8 min / Canada / 2014

A gang of petty criminals enlists the last-minute help of an irrational acquaintance to pull off a robbery [NSFW].

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.

Drama about Crime in Live-Action
Benjamin Arfmann / 7 min / USA / 2014

A first person POV of the true story of a Sheriff’s deputy who encounters an aggressive driver on a lonely stretch of highway.

Tragedy about Human Nature in Live-Action
Antonio Orena-Barlin / 13 min / Australia / 2014

An ordinary day in suburbia is shattered by the unexpected. Based on true events.

Comedy about Crime in Live-Action
Michael E Wood / 11 min / USA / 2014

Shot on location in Hasidic Brooklyn, this film puts a comedic spin on the typical dark NYC gang film.

Comedy about Crime in Flash Animation
Martin Woolley, Tom Gran / 5 min / UK / 2014

Set in a prison for criminally poor writers, a gang of cons get ahold of the script to their own lives and attempt to re-write it in order to make their escape.

Sci-Fi about Other Worlds in Live-Action
Chris Caldwell, Zeek Earl / 13 min / USA / 2014

Alone on a foreign world a father and daughter must fend for themselves in place without law.

Sci-Fi about Crime in Special FX
Marcus Alqueres / 9 min / Canada / 2013

A mysterious vigilante takes to the skies to rid a city of crime

Documentary about Crime in Live-Action
Jamie Jessett / 6 min / UK / 2013

A day in the life of a London cocaine dealer

Dark Comedy about Crime in Live-Action
Domhnall Gleeson / 18 min / Ireland / 2013

Two men with no idea what’s going on. A comedic short written and directed by Domhnall Gleeson. Starring Brendan Gleeson and Brian Gleeson.

Dark Comedy about Crime in Live-Action
Dan Sully / 5 min / UK / 2013

In a typical South London kebab shop, Nathan explains to Beefy why he really shouldn’t eat the burgers.

Dark Comedy about Crime in Live-Action
Timm Bunn / 7 min / UK / 2012

Did the mime commit the crime? Clive Buckle is being questioned about the murder of his wife. The police are convinced he did it—if they could just find the weapon.

Sci-Fi about Crime in Special FX
Eric Ramberg, Jimmy Eriksson / 7 min / Sweden / 2012

In 2027, everyone is implanted with a chip which records everything they see. It is the end of judicial doubt, but not of crime, in this slick sci-fi action flick.

Comedy about Crime in Special FX
DANIELS / 3 min / USA / 2012

Pockets are pretty convenient, but can be dangerous when the wrong hands are in them.

Action about Crime in 3D Animation
Philippe Gamer / 4 min / France / 2012

Four sassy cougars enjoy the thrill of a chase in this action-packed short that doesn’t take itself too seriously.

Fantasy about Crime in Animation

Oswald the bunny did something terrible, and together with his friends they must do all they can to ensure no one ever finds out.

Music Video about Crime in Live-Action
Daniel Wolfe / 8 min / UK / 2012

French band The Shoes and promo director Daniel Wolfe appear to have come up with a surefire formula for music video success with their latest collaboration Time to Dance. So…

Action about Crime in Live-Action
Justin Lutsky / 14 min / USA / 2012

If at first you don’t deliver cocky perfection, try try again—a behind the scenes look at the making of a classic action hero in this comedy from On the Lot alum, Justin Lutsky.

Sci-Fi about Crime in Special FX
Alex & Steffen / 2 min / Germany / 2011

Somali pirates take over a huge cargo freighter at sea. Things don’t look good for our crew, but they have an ace up their sleeve—Vestrons! Engage!

Thriller about Crime in Animation

Set on a train, a passenger let’s his worries get the best of him.

Dark Comedy about Crime in Live-Action
Gunnar Järvstad / 3 min / Sweden / 2011

Amidst a dark situation, victim and executioner share a light moment.

Action about Crime in Live-Action
Lin Oeding / 9 min / USA / 2011

A harmless discussion turns into serious action in this fable from Hollywood stunt man, Lin Oeding.

Thriller about Crime in Special FX
Ruairi Robinson / 13 min / USA / 2011

Boy wants the latest toy for Christmas, a friendly robot to fill the love left by his parents’ broken marriage. But when the boy loses interest in Blinky, one final request remains.

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.

Action about Crime in 3D Animation

Pete, by day, an awkward salesman, by night, a government-controlled secret agent assigned to thwart a theft