Short of the Week

Crime

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action

A coming of age love story set in the shacks of Khayelitsha township, one of the most dangerous areas in the world.

Horror about Crime in Live-Action
Jamie Ryan Scott Brooks / 9 min / USA / 2014

An undaunted Sheriff’s Deputy sets out on a solo mission to find a missing girl in the erie backwoods of East Texas

Thriller about Humanity in Live-Action
Jack Michel / 7 min / Australia / 2014

A young man records a home intrusion.

Sci-Fi about Crime in Live-Action

In a the near future, a private company has developed a technology that requires its clients to store their memory data on a single server. In this highly controlled world, a young woman has the power to change things.

Drama about Crime in Live-Action
Josh Soskin / 13 min / Mexico / 2014

A 13-year-old boy from Tijuana embarks on his first drug smuggle across the Arizona/Mexico border

Thriller about Society in Live-Action
Marshall Burnette / 20 min / USA / 2014

A Southern tale of lies well-lived.

Thriller about Religion in Live-Action
Dustin Pegg / 10 min / USA / 2014

A small town is being terrorized by a serial arsonist. Detective Matthews is closing in on who he thinks is the suspect. But can he prove it?

Sci-Fi about Friendship in Live-Action
David Rosenbaum / 9 min / USA / 2014

On the final day of his life, an android has an unexpected encounter that alters the course of his existence.

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].

Thriller 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.

Drama about Humanity 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
Adam Marisett / 8 min / Canada / 2013

When an old childhood friend tracks him down, Quinn is confronted with the dilemma of choosing to remain idle in a city run by the corrupt Coreley Corporation or finally finish the war he never wanted to be a part of. A viral prelude to a planned TV series

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.

Parody about Crime 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.

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.

Horror about Crime in Puppetry

This holiday season, ask if you know where your Teddy Bear really comes from.

Experimental about Crime in Animation

An intense battle for love plays out in beautiful hand-drawn animation by Pixar animator, Erick Oh.