Short of the Week

Nothing

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War about Survival in Live-Action
Acim Vasic / 10 min / Serbia / 2014

In the depths of a snowy forest in an unknown wartime, two soldiers from opposing armies try to outwit each other in a perilous game of cat and mouse.

Music Video about Nothing in Live-Action
Ilya Naishuller / 4 min / Russia / 2013

An office escape turns into first-person action insanity in this music video from Russian punk rock band, Biting Elbows

Action about Nothing in 3D Animation
Dan Sumich / 3 min / UK / 2012

The proverbial flap of a butterfly’s wings set into motion a chaotic chain reaction that perfectly ruins one man’s morning.

Fantasy about Nothing in Animation

Complementing Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom is this collection of super brief animated short stories based on the main character’s library books.

Comedy about Nothing in 3D Animation
Peter Peake / 4 min / UK / 2011

When talented directors at the famous Aardman Animations studio are given free reign, they come up with crazy stories like this one about a dinosaur who’s good at math.

Experimental about Nothing in Live-Action
Harmony Korine / 15 min / USA / 2011

Harmony Korine & Die Antwoord team up for this bizarre film that follows the antics of two wheelchair-bound rapscallions.

Dark Comedy about Nothing in 3D Animation
David OReilly / 17 min / Germany / 2011

Enter the disturbing world of David OReilly (Please Say Something) for a spin into low-poly, subconscious madness.

Experimental about Nothing in Animation
Christian Schlaeffer / 7 min / Germany / 2010

A mind-bending trip through the unconscious loosely based on a polynesian prophecy.

Drama about Nothing in Live-Action
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen / 3 min / USA / 2009

Brief look at the curious interactions between a lone cowboy and a theater ticketer by the Coen brothers.

Experimental about Nothing in Stop-Motion
Pes / 2 min / USA / 2009

Pes brings magic to the ordinary task of making spaghetti.

Comedy about Nothing in Live-Action
Daren Rabinovitch / 3 min / USA / 2009

We get a brief look at the daily life of God in this short from the Whophin collection.

Branded Film about Nothing in Special FX
CISMA / 4 min / France / 2009

Young girl lives in a fantasy world in this effects-laden film meant to show off Adobe’s creative suite.

Drama about Nothing in Live-Action
Bernardo Dutra, Manitou Felipe / 15 min / Brazil / 2008

Ever find yourself so wrapped up in a film that you feel as through you’ve become a part of the plot? Watch obsession turn into a story of its own.

Experimental about Nothing in Live-Action
Igor Zimmermann / 2 min / Brazil / 2008

Gorgeous images grace this mood piece, created for the runway of Beckmans fashion designer Sarah Törnqvist

Experimental about Nothing in Stop-Motion
Blu / 8 min / Argentina / 2008

Familiar morph-animation on a ridiculous scale—street-artist Blu takes his animation to the streets of Buenos Aires, onto the walls, and into its hidden places.

Music Video about Nothing in Special FX
Pleix / 3 min / France / 2007

Magnetic and often amusing retro-futurist film of dogs flying in slow-motion to the music of artist Vitalic.

Comedy about Nothing in Live-Action
College Humor / 3 min / USA / 2007

Just another day at the High Times Editorial Office where real work is always difficult to accomplish and employees are fired for passing their drug tests.

Parody about Nothing in Stop-Motion
Pes / 2 min / USA / 2007

A fun, stop-motion parody of the classic arcade games of the 1970′s. Pes’ inventive use of household objects brings a new level of meaning to the film.