Each of us, without exception will eventually be summarized and symbolized by a singular dash. vimeo.com/Markofthecosmos

Read More »


Invisible figures emerge from a forest to be revealed by bursts of colored powder. Shot on the Phantom Miro at 1500 frames per second. Of course, you need to see how this was made!

Read More »


A man seeks to discover his connection with nature while hunted by the onslaught of the machine. lkfilms.com thedeanbrothers.com

Read More »

C4 Random Acts: The Hunt

An ominous fox hunting party slowly disintegrates before our eyes as they give chase to an unlikely victim. What remains of ‘the hunt’ after all its defining symbols have fallen away? Short film commissioned and broadcast as part of Channel 4’s Random Acts series. Watch Spike Morris & Oscar Hudson’s[…]

Read More »

The Death of an Insect

Erään hyönteisen tuho In a lifeless urban landscape where time itself has stopped its crawl, a mad ballet is commencing and a newly hatched butterfly is about to die. This tragic story was constructed using dead insects gathered from forgotten attics and tool sheds, between window panels and cobwebs. It[…]

Read More »


A romantic encounter between two snails. Alas, it is an ill-fated affair. Shot in beautiful macro photography and culminating in a spectacular climactic sequence, this film offers a fresh perspective on the popular ‘Romeo & Juliet’ theme. twitter.com/ChristophKeller

Read More »


Reflections is a 64 second journey in time. The sound and images tell a story of two women, who lost their husbands. This film was created to show the beauty of pure emotion. flatcamel.net

Read More »


Short movie that deals with dead end situations in which we encounter in life. In order to run away from those situations we frequently seek for shortcuts in life. Toyshen is a magical pyramid that has the power to change human’s destiny in a sec and for life.

Read More »


Imagine an empty worrying Paris. Imagine that human action is more harmful to our fragile planet. Hypocentre started out as a technical exercise for french couple Claire & Max, but then decided to turn the exercise into a film and have the focus on the environmental side. Specialists in travel[…]

Read More »
The Weekend Shortlist: Without You


For Patrick, a tortilla chip started his moment of self-discovery. With exuberant dancing and magical passion he shares his inspiration and invites everyone to participate. Even his mother. With the score by award-winning composer Ralf Hildenbeutel, Momentum (winner of the ‘Dioraphte Cinedans Jury Award‘ – the highest for dance film[…]

Read More »

The Best Shorts in Your Inbox!

Every week we send an email with the top short films from Film Shortage.