Encore // Daily Short Picks

Encore

It’s the 1950’s in London’s premiere entertainment district, the west end. The vibe is high but London is only just getting back on its feet after the devastation of the World War 2 blitz. Frank, the Nightguard, diligently watches over the theatre in the small hours, burning the midnight oil[…]

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Hurricane || Featured Short Film

Hurricane

A dark comedy about couple’s encounter with a suspected communist during the height of the Cold War in the mid-1950s. Set in the 50’s during the Cold War, Hurricane is a dark comedy by Christiano Dias who brings a different dimension and certainly an uncoveted view of the era’s fears[…]

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Hurricane || Short Film Trailer

Hurricane

A paranoia fueled dramedy set in 1950s Cold War, about a husband and wife’s unexpected encounter with Communism.

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Return Flight || Featured Short Film

Return Flight

A fantasy adventure short set in Australia during the early 1950’s. – A teenage girl and her younger brother find their missing father. Return Flight is a proof of concept short film with the allures straight out of a comic book. It teases a bigger story to come in the[…]

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Hurricane

Teaser for the short film, HURRICANE. A paranoia fueled dramedy set in 1950s Cold War, about a husband and wife’s unexpected encounter with Communism.

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Mitski – Happy

In this Sirkian-horror romance, a woman in the 1950s suspects her husband is having an affair. A short film/music video hybrid for Mitski, the video was chosen as the Best Video of the Week in Stereogum and featured on sites like Fangoria, Noisey, and Spin among others.

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Teddy Floppy Ear | Daily Short Picks

Teddy floppy Ear (Uszatek)

Teddy Floppy-Ear, is a beloved Polish children’s character created in 1957 by writer Mieczysław Janczarski that spawned a series of books as well as TV stop motion series. This video is a “proof of concept short film”, created using real life miniatures and CG characters. The feature film version is[…]

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Crowdfunding Picks We Dig | The Foster Portfolio

The Foster Portfolio

An offbeat, mid-century tale, adapted from the original short story by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. The Foster Portfolio is a short film adaptation of the original short story from Kurt Vonnegut’s Welcome to the Monkey House. It is an offbeat, 1950’s tale about a rookie investment counselor who discovers that his[…]

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Rebel Boy | Short Film Trailer on Film Shortage

Rebel Boy

In 1956, teenager Bobby Dayton lives in his delinquent brother’s shadow. After their pack breaks into the school secretary’s house, Bobby has to choose between following in his brother’s criminal footsteps and leaving the gang for good. facebook.com/rebelboyfilm twitter.com/rebelboyfilm

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Rocket | Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Rocket

Rocket takes you out of your world and into the world of 1950’s dirt track racing. When a champion driver is killed right before he reaches the finish line of a 1947 locals race, his legacy falls on the shoulder of his only child…a daughter named Annie. Twelve years later,[…]

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