Short of the Week

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Horror about Desperation in Live-Action
Alfonso Garcia / 5 min / Spain / 2014

A man’s obsession with the world of the dead leads him to make one last phone call in a quest for salvation.

Sci-Fi about Survival in Live-Action
P.J. Wolff / 14 min / USA / 2014

In a desolate desert area in Joshua Tree, a man and his dog encounter an inexplicable phenomenon.

Western about Human Nature in Live-Action
Eric Kissack / 8 min / USA / 2014

A narrator sets up the story of a lone gunslinger who walks into a saloon. However, the people in this saloon can hear the narrator and the narrator may just be a little bit bloodthirsty.

Fantasy about Survival in 3D Animation
Alex Glawion / 7 min / Germany / 2014

In an alien world, a creature is granted the chance to alter the future.

Adventure about Growth in Animation
Miguel Jiron / 7 min / USA / 2014

A young boy travels with his family to Nicaragua. When the boy fails to roll his r’s, his imagination takes over.

Sci-Fi about Survival in Live-Action
Stephen Fingleton / 16 min / UK / 2014

A man lives in a forest, surviving through murder and deceit. When he finds himself drawn to two strangers, his strict code of self-preservation is put to the test.

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.

Documentary about Love in Animation
Freddy Arenas / 2 min / USA / 2014

Tim and Sarah McEown never saw their 22-year age difference as an obstacle in their relationship, until Tim had a heart attack.

Documentary about Conquest in Live-Action
Alex Sutherland / 3 min / New Zealand / 2014

In 1980, with a healthy mix of imagination, balls and roughly-remembered Newtonian physics, a Kiwi bloke jumped off a bridge and started a worldwide phenomenon.

Drama about Life & Society in Animation
Mak Ying-Ping / 8 min / UK / 2014

A man becomes a social outcast when he refuses to give up breathing.

Tragedy about Human Nature in Live-Action
Antonio Orena-Barlin / 13 min / Australia / 2014

An ordinary day in suburbia is shattered by the unexpected. Based on true events.

Romance about Love in Live-Action
Kevin Lim / 8 min / Australia / 2014

Through chance and coincidence, infinitely small decisions can produce new life.

Thriller about Social Justice in Live-Action
Aritz Moreno / 6 min / Spain / 2014

Outraged villagers attempt to rid themselves of the danger resting on the outskirts of their community.

Fantasy about Growth in Animation
John Lee / 4 min / Canada / 2014

A young boy fears the onset of puberty and his imagination takes over.

Adventure about Other Worlds in Animation
Guilherme Marcondes / 10 min / Brazil / 2014

Not many people know this but every night at 3:33AM time is frozen for a moment. During what is a fraction of second to mortal eyes there is a second night, a secret one where the spirits of the city come out to play.

Documentary about Loss in Stop-Motion
Gemma Green-Hope / 3 min / UK / 2014

A granddaughter celebrates the life of her ‘Gan Gan’ by telling the story of her colourful life.

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.

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

Even heroes have to do laundry sometimes.

Silent about Community in Animation
Kristof Babaski / 6 min / Poland / 2014

An extroverted mouse battles censorship in this restored 1957 Polish animation.

Article News / May 29, 2014

As short film curators, we often get asked the broad question: why make a short film? After all, they tend to be money losers, and even if you do capture…

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.

Interview / May 28, 2014

Making a great short film requires a certain kind of alchemy; because there are no hard-set rules in regards to running time, subject matter, or even medium, filmmakers traverse a…

Documentary about Inspiration in Live-Action
Diesel Films, Seth Shapiro / 13 min / USA / 2014

Doctors gave him a five-percent chance of survival when he was born three months pre-mature. Now, he’s defying everyone’s expectations.

Documentary about Life & Society in Animation
Amy Enser, Drew Christie / 4 min / USA / 2014

A homeless teen describes his challenges and celebrates the triumph of his creative self.

Adventure about Conquest in 3D Animation

A fisherman returns to the dock to share the tale of his most epic fishing expedition with the boy waiting for him.