Short of the Week

Identity

Drama about Identity in Live-Action
Justin Giddings, Ryan Welsh / 19 min / USA / 2015

A young Deaf woman undergoes an experimental medical procedure that is supposed to “cure” her of her deafness and give her the ability to hear.

Dark Comedy about Sexuality in Live-Action
Russell Costanzo / 16 min / USA / 2015

A self-loathing, lonely, and horny man does everything he can to meet a woman. (NSFW)

Drama about Identity in Live-Action
Ben Aston / 11 min / UK / 2015

The story of a man who takes his skin off for his girlfriend, and why it probably wasn’t the best idea…

Horror about Identity in Live-Action
Ben O'Brien, Alan Resnick / 10 min / USA / 2015

Enter a nightmarish world of allergy relief and doppelgängers in Adult Swim’s latest “infomercial”

Drama about Identity in Live-Action
Jesper Quistgaard / 16 min / Denmark / 2014

After realizing that his 6-year-old son thinks he is working as a police officer punishing villains, a burdened parking attendant feels inspired to use his infamous profession to turn vigilante.

Drama about Identity in Live-Action
Chinonye Chukwu / 15 min / USA / 2014

A tale of tragedy and acceptance as a man revisits his old neighborhood and contemplates a fateful event from his childhood.

Documentary about Identity in Live-Action
Joris Debeij / 6 min / USA / 2014

A quiet, yet powerful portrait about a young man named Terrance and his struggles to overcome Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and depression.

Dark Comedy about Identity in Animation
Iria López / 8 min / UK / 2014

As the only pig in his family, José starts to come to terms with his identity when a new neighbour moves in next door.

Drama about Loss in Live-Action
Jonny Blair / 16 min / Scotland / 2014

A Scottish football groundsman discovers the club he’s been a part of for thirty years is going out of business.

Sci-Fi about Love in Special FX

2065. The entire planet is hit by the effects of climate change. One of the few places that remain habitable is Antarctica, where big corporations have built private cities. Hebe and Ciro get back together again. She is looking for love. He is searching for his own identity. (NSFW)

Thriller about Identity in Live-Action
Justin Tagg / 15 min / UK / 2014

Who are you, if you’re not the only you?

Drama about Identity in Live-Action
The Funk Brothers / 14 min / USA / 2014

Alone, with no one to inherit his family legacy, a farmer struggles to find purpose in his life.

Poem about Transformation in Live-Action
Guy Pooles / 7 min / USA / 2014

A little girl becomes infatuated by a beam of light and does everything in her power to capture it.

Documentary about Identity in Live-Action
Andrew David Watson / 5 min / USA / 2014

The true story of Greg Packer, an average joe with an uncanny skill at making media appearances

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action

Amidst a time of sexual confusion, severe bullying at a high school leads to very unfortunate circumstances.

Documentary about Identity in Live-Action
Tom Gould / 8 min / New Zealand / 2014

The life and times of Martyka ‘Skin Dog’ Brandt – a member of New Zealand’s largest and most notorious gang, the Mighty Mongrel Mob.

Drama about Transformation in Live-Action
Matthew Saville / 12 min / New Zealand / 2014

A young man hitch hiking across New Zealand determined to meet his birth mother encounters a seemingly unsavory tattooed man.

Dramedy about Identity in Live-Action
Hughes William Thompson / 9 min / USA / 2014

After his wife leaves him, Charles begins to assume the identities of strangers at a local coffee shop to avoid being alone.

Adventure about Identity in 3D Animation
William Reynish / 12 min / Denmark / 2014

After a devastating breakup, a young girl goes on a quest to find her spirit animal.

Drama about Revenge in Live-Action
Will Maloney / 17 min / USA / 2014

To avenge his family, one man must destroy another.

Drama about The Mind in Live-Action
Robert Hloz / 10 min / South Korea / 2014

Nick, a man with a supernatural ability, encounters Mia, a woman with the same ability. For better and for worse, Mia helps him to understand his power.

Documentary about Identity in Live-Action
Nathan Honnold / 9 min / USA / 2014

An intimate portrait of Thomas Bennett, a man who lives on the fringes of society.

Drama about Identity in Live-Action
Casey Modderno / 14 min / USA / 2014

An over-worked father returns home to have an unsettling conversation with his son.

Drama about Identity in 3D Animation
Franck Dion / 15 min / Canada / 2014

Edmond is a small man whose life transforms when his co-workers crown him with paper donkey ears.

Adventure about Identity in Animation
Natalia Mirzoyan / 8 min / Russia / 2014

An independently minded ant defies his colony and dedicates his life to pursuing his dreams.