Short of the Week

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Drama about Decay in Animation
Eamonn O'Neill / 5 min / UK / 2012

The indignities of life add up, sometimes more than you can take. But our protagonist is fine thanks.

Drama about Decay in Animation
Stephen Irwin / 6 min / UK / 2012

A young pyromaniac bear misses his mother in this Sundance and Ottawa favorite.

Thriller about Desperation in Live-Action
Padraig Reynolds / 9 min / USA / 2012

Three days before the gubernatorial election a candidate and his wife find themselves in the middle of the desert with a horrible dilemma.

Romance about Love in Live-Action

On a cold winter’s night, Lynn’s quest for a one night stand is complicated when the guy she goes home with lives two hours away via public transit.

Horror about Desperation in Live-Action
Kristoffer Aaron Morgan / 9 min / USA / 2012

Isolated in a place where twisted creatures torment him from the dark, a man desperately tries to find an escape.

Experimental about Corruption in Animation

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

Dark Comedy about Desperation in Live-Action
Chris Modoono / 17 min / USA / 2012

It’s a dark day in the life of Ethan Collins, a severely depressed, foul-mouthed elementary school teacher whose wife’s recent infidelity and departure have left him questioning everything in his life.

Myth about Human Nature in Multi-Media
Floris Kaayk / 12 min / Netherlands / 2012

Limbs are on the prowl in this dark, futuristic tale based on the Tower of Babel from viral video provocateur, Floris Kaayk.

Action about Conquest in Special FX
Dan Blank / 6 min / USA / 2012

It’s sushi chefs vs. sea monsters in this wildly entertaining special effects driven comedic short from director Dan Blank.

Dark Comedy about Desperation in Live-Action
Jonathan Reid-Edwards / 18 min / UK / 2012

Office politics lead to absurdly dark actions in this “Mad Men” era black comedy from director Jonathan Reid-Edwards

Comedy about Perseverence in 3D Animation

It’s soldier vs. bear in this light-hearted “Merry Melodies” slapstick from students at France’s ESMA.

Documentary about Loss in Photography
Robert-Jan Lacombe / 10 min / Switzerland / 2012

As a 10-year-old growing up in the small African village of Mandima, Robert-Jan Lacombe, the son of European parents, never thought he would have to say goodbye.

Sci-Fi about Life & Society in Special FX
Stephan Zlotescu / 6 min / Thailand / 2012

In a futuristic Bangkok where human cyber modification is the norm, Kaye finds himself on the run for stealing a particular augmentation in this visually stunning science fiction thriller.

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.

Documentary about Community in Live-Action
Alan Spearman / 13 min / USA / 2012

Chris Dean’s heart stopped when he was two. When Chris was five, his father was murdered, riddled by more than 20 bullets in a gang shootout. Chris is a poetic observer with much to say about life in South Memphis.

Sci-Fi about Life & Society in Special FX
Dennis Liu / 14 min / USA / 2012

In the near future, instant DNA identification has created an information grid that makes crime extremely difficult, and anonymity impossible. But, suddenly, the same ID’s start to appear in different locations. A pro-level and intelligent Sci- Fi piece about the genesis of a Big Brother State.

Drama about Identity in Animation
Alois Di Leo / 9 min / UK / 2012

Max is a seven-year-old deaf boy growing up in the 1960s. One day he goes on a school trip to the zoo, where he sees a lion for the first time. A feeling begins to grow inside him that will change his life forever.

Documentary about Identity in Live-Action
Ewan McNicol / 6 min / USA / 2012

Kendrick, an up-and-coming calf roper from Louisiana, shares his dream of reaching the Las Vegas rodeo finals.

Sci-Fi about Family in Live-Action
Stuart Willis / 18 min / Australia / 2012

Set in a dystopian future where the lower classes are left on Earth with only a space elevator that connects them with the possibilities of a better life.

Sci-Fi about Redemption in Special FX
Ian Hubert / 12 min / Netherlands / 2012

In a dystopian Amsterdam of the future, a team of warriors and scientists employ the powers of love and technology in an attempt to save the world from the clutches of an embittered humanoid robot.

Thriller about Music in Live-Action
Oliver Treiner / 13 min / France / 2012

A piano tuner pretends to be blind for simple thrills until he sees something he shouldn’t in this well-crafted French thriller. — OFFLINE due to Copyright claim by Premium-Films.

Dramedy about Identity in Multi-Media
Rian Johnson / 10 min / USA / 2012

A woman spends her life dreaming the dreams of a stranger—until she runs into him.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Liliana Greenfield-Sanders / 12 min / USA / 2012

Adelaide is looking for love in all the wrong places. Seeking attention by faking illnesses, she meets Brad at the pharmacy counter, turning her strategy – and their lives – upside down.

Sci-Fi about Identity in 3D Animation

Every second counts in this polished computer generated student film out of Bellecour School of Art

News / September 20, 2012

Vimeo has officially unveiled their plans for creators to monetize their videos.
The first is called Tip Jar where anyone can use PayPal or a credit card to simply…