Weekly Featured Shorts

Pessim || Featured Short Film
2017 /
/ 12m

Pessim

A short film depicting city cultures that grow in suburbs of Japan, seen through the eyes of a lonely man struggled with his past. From beginning to end, an exasperating experience taking us right between Japanese tradition and western culture. With a collection of styles and techniques, Pessim is a[…]

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Golden Shot || Featured Short Film

Rusty machines living in their small houses, imagine that the sun will come and take them to the sky someday. A film built upon a small, simple moral idea of how satisfaction works. Created by talented Turkish animator Gökalp Gönen, Golden Shot (Altın Vuruş) is about enclosed rusty robots living[…]

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Underwater || Featured Short Film

A man lost in the present drifts through his past. A film that will make you get lost in a drifting and wandering state. Swayed by a continuous movement your mind will try to grasp onto anything it can as the scenes shift around. Director Russ Lamoureux has fun challenging[…]

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Child's Play || Featured Short Film

Nothing has value unless we grant it, and value does not mean anything unless we give it a meaning. Welcome to a visual ballet of money, greed and violence playing through your favourite childhood toys. Director Murat Kılıç just wanted us to see the world through his eyes, and this[…]

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Tout devient possible || Featured Short Film

In one short night, a young spin doctor has to write a speech before the campaign rally of a mysterious candidate. After a heated election campaign in France, “Tout devient possible” (Time to believe) is a short film by Remi Besse about a young spin doctor has to write a[…]

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At The End of The Cul-De-Sac || Featured Short Film

In one continuous shot, a man has a public meltdown in the middle of a residential cul-de-sac. What unfolds is a constantly shifting scenario in which community’s cultish public shaming is taken to extreme heights. From the conceptualized mind of Paul Trillo, we get a quasi-impossible – one continuous shot[…]

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This Always Happens || Featured Short Film

A couple on a first date argues about astrology. This Always Happens is quite a particular film by Alexander Christenson which spawns an astrological debate through the mundane acts of a first date. Things get a little feisty as egoistic personal opinions get in the way. Like many artists, Alexander[…]

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Spin Dreams || Featured Short Film

Moving portrait of a competitive pole dancer. While Francesco continuously keeps impressing us with his stylish film – see previous features ‘I Killer’(Top 10 2013), ‘The Shift’ and ‘Lovely Monster’ – he moves towards a visual documenting portrait in Spin Dreams. The story takes on a dramatic storytelling approach which[…]

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Susie Sunshine || Featured Short Film

In an alternate world, Martin Energy dominates the energy market by harnessing women’s emotional intelligence and strength to generate resources. When one of their “Sunshine Makers” accidentally creates electricity, the balances of this imposed order start to unravel. Susie Sunshine seems like a condensed episode taken right out of the[…]

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Lost Face || Featured Short Film

​Adapted from the Jack London story: A fur thief must think fast to escape the terrible, protracted death that awaits him at the hands of the native tribe he had helped enslave. Lost Face takes us in a time and place not often seen nor explores in short films, which[…]

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