SOOP // Daily Short Picks

SOOP

SOOP is a black comedy. Two detectives are called to investigate a strange death. They suspect food poisoning. They stay for lunch. They shouldn’t have.

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A Wake // Daily Short Picks

A Wake

After the death of one of their own, “A Wake” tells the story of three friends who gather at their favorite bar to process what has happened and how to move forward together. The film was shot over the course of two days on a micro budget and limited crew[…]

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Penny Sucker // Daily Short Picks

Penny Sucker

After the death of his mother, Clint (James Paxton) struggles to connect with friends and family while revealing an odd coping mechanism…

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Hume // Crowdfunding Pick

Hume

Hume’s life is thrown into disarray following the death of his mother. Sent to live with his estranged father, Hume is struggling to feel at home in his new surroundings and makes the decision to go back to the house he shared with his mother. Guided by his memories of[…]

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Submerged // Crowdfunding Pick

Submerged

We follow Eden, a freelance animator and grieving daughter, who refuses to accept the death of her mother. Eden’s coping mechanism is to submerge herself underwater, where she believes she is still connected to her. In reality, refusing to accept her depression or help from her childhood friend Miles. Eden[…]

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Addy // Daily Short Picks

Addy

Isolated in an impoverished environment, Addy experiences the death of a family pet – only for her grievance to be met by an unsympathetic father, who tells her to ‘man up’.

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Backstory // Featured Short Film

Backstory

A story about how everything we love, everything we learn, everything we build, everything we fear, will one day be gone. When looking at films we always search for the deep backboned storylines that support solid cinematography and other production values. In Joschka Laukeninks’ little masterpiece, the entire story is[…]

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Discovering Heaven // Daily Short Picks

Discovering Heaven

In 1969, Captain Dale Black along with two other pilots died in a non-survivable airplane crash in Burbank, California as covered by the LA Times. Dale later came back to life. Today, he lives to tell about it sharing this harrowing near-death experience that is unique, personal, and evocative in[…]

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Dave // Featured Short Film

Dave

Detective James Reinhardt and Samantha Trace arrive on the scene regarding the puzzling death of Reinhardt’s brother, Dave. The investigation leads to results that may just in fact haunt them for the rest of their lives. DAVE is a proof of concept short by director Shawn Lebert, about Detective James[…]

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