Drama

Floreciente || Daily Short Picks

Floreciente

A coming of age story that explores the dynamics of age-appropriate behavior between a preteen girl and her unruly neighbor. Intrigued by an older woman’s lifestyle and the mysteries of her adult world, the young girl quietly begins the transitional process of abandoning her prepubescent understandings. As the young girl’s[…]

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To Love and to Cherish || Daily Short Picks

To Love And To Cherish

A young woman brings back home a handsome lawyer after a few drinks. Each one plays the best game they can but it will not end as either of them expect.

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Overcome || Short film Trailer

O V E R C O M E

Due to unforeseen circumstances friendships are formed. As we follow six different stories a common thread emerges. Realizing the future of their mentally stability lies in assisting each other grow the group bands together.

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All we Ever Had // Daily Short Picks

All We Ever Had

‘All We Ever Had’ traces the journey of losing someone you love to readjusting to this reality. It is a reflection on the past, acceptance and letting go – and everything in between. Director’s statement Our main motivation in filmmaking is to tell genuine, heartfelt and meaningful stories that explore[…]

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Somna || Daily Short Picks

Somna

Emily comes home late and finds her husband Anthony sleepwalking. As Anthony’s actions become more unpredictable, Emily is determined to keep herself – and her secret – safe. Director’s Statement Perhaps the most difficult battle for someone with a secret is the battle of knowledge. Paranoia and suspense creep in[…]

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The Hun || Short Film Trailer

The Hun

The Hun is a short film drama set in the trenches in the late stages of the First World War. It follows a young American Soldier, Private MacDonald, who has just become his company’s new message runner. Facing imminent German advances, MacDonald and his brothers in arms mentally prepare for[…]

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Dog Days || Daily Short Picks

Dog Days

Two brothers, Stephen and Isaac, are stuck on their farm alone and bored on a hot summer day. Their dog, Lily, hasn’t been around all morning. After hearing distant barking, Stephen decides to mount a rescue mission into their farmland with weapons they dig up in their garage. Things turn[…]

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Cinéma Vérité || Daily Short Picks

Cinéma Vérité

A Short Puppet Drama. As 3rd year university student Chek Geronimo loses interest in his education, he begins to question his relationship with Celine, his best friend and projectionist at a soon to be closing independent cinema. Director’s Statement Making this film was a blast and I could not be[…]

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Le nom que tu portes || Featured Short Film

Le nom que tu portes (The Name You Carry)

When Vlace is suspended for hitting a classmate, Sasha is called to come get his son at school and has no choice but to take him along on his delivery route. French Canadian filmmaker Hervé Demers is starting to make quite the name for himself, and after sharing with us[…]

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