Union // Daily Short Picks

Union

A young Māori outsider living in Japan tackles cultural isolation using the universal language of rugby. Living in a self-imposed exile from his home in New Zealand, Jared James finds himself struggling through crushing isolation in Japan. Union follows this small town boy through the challenges of an unfamiliar city[…]

Read More »
Street Racers || Daily Short Picks

Street Racers

Street Racers is a short film documenting the illegal motorbiking culture in the Dominican Republic. The film follows a tight-knit community of teens who risk their lives to entertain themselves, blocking off motorways and hitting high speeds on small custom bikes.

Read More »
Lush || Short Film Trailer

LUSH

In a modern society where sexual violent crimes are committed against women all across the world every single day. We follow a special group of girls who are not what they seem. LUSH shines a flashlight on our current hyper gratifying culture and explores the psychological consequences of our internet[…]

Read More »
♀ || Daily Short Picks

♀ – (women)

♀ is a short music video about women seen through the angle of the media and a dominated men culture.

Read More »
Daughter || Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Daughter

Daughter is based on the Parable of the Lost Son and follows Lilah, a 16 year old British-Pakistani Muslim girl who is searching for her place in the world. Since the death of her mother, Lilah has begrudgingly taken on her mum’s role in the family home. Frustrated by her[…]

Read More »
Pessim || Featured Short Film

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[…]

Read More »
Kong's || Featured Short Film

Kong’s

A low level criminal makes a bad decision leading to serious consequences. Kong’s is a short film built on brute emotion by filmmaker Ian Schiller, who used his home town of Santa Cruz, California, as a backbone to his storyline. Santa Cruz is a town where the tech billions of[…]

Read More »
Fix You || Daily Short Picks

Fix You

‘Fix You’ tells the story of two childhood friends who awaken dormant feelings after one falls in a deep slumber caused by a shocking ‘heartbreak.’ Fix You is inspired from classic fairy tales, but also features many themes and social ideals that speak to our current culture. It’s fun, short[…]

Read More »
Oh, Buoy Vol 2 || Daily Short Picks

Oh, Bouy Vol 2

“Oh, Bouy” is a two-part fine art project that explores my recovery from being raped. Volume 2 serves as a visual statement piece regarding the need to involve more men in discussions of rape culture. Through spoken-word poetry, Jackson Katz’s “Violence Against Women—It’s a Men’s Issue” Ted Talk, and a[…]

Read More »
I Thought I Told You To Shut Up!!| Featured Short Film

I Thought I Told You To Shut Up!!

In 1977 David Boswell created comic book anti-hero Reid Fleming, the World’s Toughest Milkman. 30 years later, the big screen Hollywood adaptation remains in contractual limbo. In the late seventies Canadian cartoonist David Boswell created Reid Fleming, the World’s Toughest Milkman, a comic book anti-hero, and counter culture icon. By[…]

Read More »

The Best Shorts in Your Inbox!

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


Subscribe!