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A Designer's Dream // Daily Short Picks

A Designer’s Dream

The main subject deals with the reflection of how to create ideas and find inspiration for creative people. In a world with daily software updates and tight project deadlines the actual creative aspect is sometimes missing out. Director’s Notes A DESIGNER’S DREAM is my MA graduation project at the HS[…]

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Sarah // Daily Short Picks

SARAH

A young girl facing the end of adolescence finds herself at her wits end – her ability to live freely and be happy becomes increasingly impossible under the strenuous, repetitive nature of her mundane country lifestyle. Sarah’s everyday life has become nothing but a distraction from her vivid imagination and[…]

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Taste of Love // Featured Short Film

Taste of Love

What is the taste of love? Could it be sweet, sour, bitter or even salty? A young woman on a quest for the taste of love: Taste of Love recalls past events, the most significant sexual moments of a young woman’s life. From her first intimate touch, that sweetly lingered[…]

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Temp to Perm

Temp To Perm

Jane is subjected to an increasingly bizarre series of questions and demands as we learn just how far she’s willing to go for gainful employment. The film begins by examining the dehumanizing behavior lauded in offices spaces but then takes a turn into the absurd tabloid demands placed on actresses.

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Norma's Colours // Daily Short Picks

Norma’s Colours

Following the death of her mother, Norma, Tina inherited her astonishing belongings, a collection built up during the course of Norma’s eighty-nine years. Over one hundred tiny mechanical birds, smock dresses engulfed with gardens and flowers, and countless rainbows of beaded necklaces and brooches are just some of the items[…]

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Better The End // Daily Short Picks

Better the End

Better the End opens with Qohelet, the author of Ecclesiastes as he reads from his ancient text, a text long considered dangerous for its pessimistic understanding of human endeavors. Yet the text feels at home in the setting of a modern city as we are confronted by two women whose[…]

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Collected Kingdom / Daily Short Picks

Collected Kingdom

Imprisoned by her own candy-coated fantasy world, Alice must save herself by capturing her boyfriend Peter’s heart in order let herself live happily ever after. Director’s Statement Serena Reynolds is a NY based director. Her work captures the innocence of mundane teenage life; touching the haunting, mysterious and lustful tones[…]

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Everything is Upstream // Short Film Trailer

Everything is Upstream

Part animation and part documentary. Buddhist monks from around the world offer vivid descriptions of their dreams, which are then brought to life through detailed rotoscope.

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Things I Carry Into The World // Daily Short Picks

Things I Carry Into The World

The film is an adaptation of the poem ‘Things I Carry Into the World’ by Cynthia Manick. It’s an abstract meditation on the body, the feminine, the everyday realities of being young and black, and the fragility between the manmade and the natural. We worked with an incredible nonprofit, Urban[…]

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Behind The Bars // Daily Short Picks

Behind the Bars

Throughout the course of his life, poet Edward Smyth Jones faces an uphill battle through the oppression that the institutions of the world hold against men of his race. As the obstacles surmount and things begin to seem hopeless, he turns to the written word to find solace in his[…]

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