House of Xmas // Daily Short Picks

House of Xmas

In this film House Of Xmas produced by BRAVÒ NYC, directed by Aurélien Heilbronn and envisioned by Dazed we hit the streets of NYC with the city’s ball culture babes for an intimate insight into how they celebrate this time of year with the close friends that they consider family.

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$anta Con // Daily Short Picks

$anta Con

$anta Con is a :90 Christmas heist film written and directed by Hugo & Dean. In it a thief pulls off the perfect bank robbery dressed as Santa. It’s based on a true story. The crew came together through their shared love of the story and worked for free. Shot[…]

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Gremlins: Recall // Featured Short Film

Gremlins: Recall

A company, The Wing Corporation, has developed a medicine that allows Mogwai to be sold as family pets. It doesn’t go well. For most 80’s and 90’s kids, nothing yells out Christmas spirit like a good Die Hard or the Gremlins movies. Luckily this year, director Ryan Patrick decided to[…]

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The Gift Guide For Filmmakers

The Gift Guide For Filmmakers

Alright, the holidays are just around the corner, your boyfriend / girlfriend / son / daughter / friend / secret santa / or whomever is a filmmaker, or aspiring to become one, and you have to get them a gift.. but you have no idea what you can possibly get?[…]

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Forget Me Not || Crowdfunding Pick We Dig

Forget Me Not

A mysterious girl strikes up an unexpected friendship with a forlorn homeless man to bring peace to her grieving family at Christmas. Forget Me Not is a fantastical tale, where a mysterious, lost little girl strikes up an unexpected friendship with a forlorn, homeless man, in the hope of bringing[…]

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The Nativitree || Daily Short Picks

The Nativitree

It’s Christmas Eve. But there is no tree. And it doesn’t seem like there will be. When a young man queries to his old man, he is met with unyielding resistance. Pop denies him Christmas, so he defies his Pop, setting off on a quest to reclaim his family’s yuletide[…]

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Pause For a Moment || Daily Short Picks

Pause For a Moment

Pause for a Moment is a short narrative directed for the clothing retailer Kit and Ace. It’s about the importance of taking time to slow down during the holiday season. It’s a non-traditional approach to telling a christmas story that taps into the nostalgia, chaos and traditions we have created.

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More stuff || Daily Short Picks

More Stuff

What’s the true meaning of Christmas? More Stuff! We commissioned musical comedian Ben Champion to write and produce a festive song to parody an animated musical. Everyone in our studio was invited to pitch to direct the animation, and Blue Zoo animators Simone Giampaolo and Joe Kinch’s cheeky character’s won[…]

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Miracle on Canary Wharf || Daily Short Picks

Miracle on Canary Wharf

Miracle on Canary Wharf stars Denis Menochet (Inglourious Basterds) and Sarah Winter (Versailles) and features music by the acclaimed Folk Singer Fabian Holland. On Christmas Eve, CHLOE is having a really bad day. She’s late with her shopping and having been trying for a baby, her pregnancy test is negative.[…]

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