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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

38:50 follows Andrew and John, two co-workers who hike out into the woods to face a difficult decision. An unexpected surprise with this short film by Chris Capel, who we have previously featured with the very funny and controversial infomercial ‘Naptime!‘. But this film is much more serious and frightening,[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

An interesting and fun music video for Biting Elbows’ 2013 single ‘Bad Motherfucker’ Support Ilya Naishuller in his next project, the world’s first action POV film: Hardcore. bitingelbows.com facebook.com/bitingelbows

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

Salt Photographs is an interesting experimental of an old man’s faded memories, his anxiety and uncertainty of what to come. A dark short film with music by Brambles. iambrambles.com serein.co.uk/releases/sere003/brambles-charcoal theworkofcastor.com

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A girl skips innocently through the woods. She comes across a giant mysterious wall. She hears someone crying on the other side of the wall, a girl. But all is not as is seems. Loonatik and Drinks present a dark modern fairy tale which warns to be careful where your[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

Thought I’d start the Weekend Shortlist with a title sequence. Yes just a sequence. A few weeks ago we wrote the article about the Importance of Title Sequences and Typography in short films, this is quite an impressive representation. MEDI Title Sequence is an intro-sequence designed by Guido Ekker for[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

A wonderful display of colors and textures in a fun experimental animated short, not to mention the lovely typography. Jekyll wants to work. Hyde wants to play. When Jekyll wakes, Hyde is plotting. Each necessitate the other, because without restrictions there could be no rebellion. In the end, there will[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

Ivor’s life is turned upside down after a falling plant pot sparks a series of paranoid reactions. ‘The Man Who Was Afraid of Falling’ has been travelling around festivals for over a year now, it has screened at more than 35 festivals internationally including Edinburgh International Film Festival and China[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

Del Alma is a lovely animated short with of a touching story about a relationship between father and son is cut short by the tides of war. Emotional and dramatic, it is hard to resist a tear at the end of this one! Well done Chris!

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

Hinode is a CG movie that depicts saltation and growth of life in the sea using jewelry as the motif for illustrating the theme “Jewels of Sea.” It creates mystifying and attractive scenery by the ores resembling creatures of sea and its transforming refraction and reflection of light that are[…]

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