Short of the Week

The End

Romance about The End in Live-Action
Dylan Allen / 16 min / USA / 2014

Even heroes have to do laundry sometimes.

Sci-Fi about The End in Special FX
Christopher Frey / 7 min / Australia / 2013

As gravity appears to fail all around them, the inhabitants of a neighbourhood begin to mysteriously float into the sky.

Dark Comedy about The End in Live-Action
Michael Duignan / 17 min / New Zealand / 2013

Darby Duncan is convinced he will die on his Ten Thousandth Day. But when he meets Arabella at the funeral of his cousin, things don’t quite go to plan.

Drama about The End in Live-Action
Ted Marcus / 13 min / UK / 2013

Jamie’s about to find out he may have chosen the worst night imaginable to disobey his parents.

Horror about The End in Live-Action

Stranded in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, a man sets in motion an unlikely plan to protect the precious cargo he carries: his infant daughter

Dark Comedy about The End in Live-Action

A practical joke spectacularly backfires when a night watchman at a movie studio gets stuck inside an unwieldy monster costume.

Experimental about The End in Animation
Julia Pott / 3 min / UK / 2013

Animation star Julia Pott is back with a new work based off a poem by Tom Chivers. Tagline—Love and a severed foot at the end of the world. A Sundance 2013 short film.

Documentary about The End in Live-Action
Garret Harkawik / 13 min / USA / 2012

Robert Fitzpatrick spent over $100,000 of his life savings on subway ads warning that the world would end.

Romance about The End in Live-Action
Garrett Murray, Shawn Morrison / 12 min / USA / 2012

George discovers that the end of the world is the perfect time to lose everything.

Thriller about The End in Live-Action
Matthew Nayman / 5 min / Canada / 2012

Steven couldn’t see how his day could get any worse. That’s because he’s looking the wrong way.

Musical about The End in Live-Action
Adam Hall / 19 min / USA / 2012

Finally, a musical where everybody dies.

Sci-Fi about The End in Special FX
Kevin Margo, Barrett Meeker / 8 min / USA / 2012

One astronaut’s journey through space and life ends on a hostile exosolar planet. Grounded is a metaphorical account of the experience, inviting unique interpretation and reflection by the viewer.

Horror about The End in Live-Action

It’s Dogs vs. Zombies, in this light-hearted horror film from Miami collective Borscht Corp.

Experimental about The End in Photography
Chris Marker / 26 min / UK / 2012

The ground-breaking 60′s experimental film that influenced “12 Monkeys”. In the wake of WWIII Paris, a team of scientists experiment with time-travel in order to provide hope for their future.

Experimental about The End in Animation
Philip Bacon / 9 min / UK / 2012

A sparse, metaphorical rotoscope animation that made waves at Ottawa, Annecy, and Stuttgart.

Satire about The End in Motion Comic
Hasraf HaZ Dulull / 9 min / USA / 2011

Usually we’re discouraging silly cat videos, but Fubar is an exception. Don’t get me wrong—silly it still is. In fact, it’s modus operandi seems to be taking the best viral…

Action about The End in Special FX
Michael David Lynch / 10 min / USA / 2010

Alien attackers, supernatural defenders, an effects-laden battle in downtown Chicago, and more in this epic sci-fi extravaganza.

Action about The End in 3D Animation

Mayhem shakes a world constructed of corporate logos in this Oscar-winning animation.

Drama about The End in Live-Action
Lucas Krost / 9 min / USA / 2010

A “48 hour film competition” entry of precocious quality, a young woman must escape a city under attack by a lethal virus.

Satire about The End in Animation
Stephen Irwin / 2 min / UK / 2010

Advice on how to survive a nuclear attack from experimental animator, Stephen Irwin.

Dark Comedy about The End in Live-Action
Carl Laudan / 9 min / Canada / 2010

It’s 1889 and the world is about to end thanks to an unlikely friendship between Lucifer and Archangel Michael.