Ginevra // Daily Short Picks

Ginevra

Dawn is breaking and the owls are stirring. A young woman has been murdered, but is this truly the end? Based on Percy Shelley’s poem “The Dirge”, Ginevra depicts the aftermath of the death of a young woman. As her distraught mother looks on, she learns that life after death[…]

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Death in Bloom // Daily Short Picks

Death in Bloom

A Door-to-Door ‘Death’ Salesman, struggles to close a deal with a fabulously picky customer.

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Typical Life // Daily Short Pick

Typical Life

To move forward, we must look back. After the death of his grandfather (Oupa), Jan locks himself inside his grandparent’s house – determined to hold onto their memory. The limbo Jan finds himself in proves to be the catalyst for inspiration as he discovers possessions within the house that will[…]

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Exsanguinata // Short Film Trailer

EXSANGUINATA

EXSANGUINATA, the new film from SABBATH ASSEMBLY and director GRETCHEN HEINEL, asks: Wherefore the quest for eternal life? To what lengths would any of us go to stave off the inexorable rite of aging, sickness, and finally… death. The story reveals a noblewoman and her devotees perpetuating their power by[…]

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Axiomatic // Daily Short Picks

Axiomatic

In the near future – nanotechnology exists that can alter your beliefs for a predetermined period of time. Marissa Carver, a non-violent pacifist seeks to avenge the death of her wife by using an Axiomatic device that suspends her moral convictions allowing her to exact revenge on her wife’s killer.[…]

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The Coffin Club || Daily Short Picks

The Coffin Club

A group of rebellious, creative Kiwi seniors give death the finger, one crazy coffin at a time. Musical and documentary unite to introduce The Coffin Club, a truly unique community organisation bringing free-spirited seniors together to construct and personalise their own low-cost coffins. Based in small town New Zealand, with[…]

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The Slottery || Short Film Trailer

The Slottery

Mysterious deaths plague a small town in the Pacific Northwest and it’s up to two sex-crazed youths to figure out why.

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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[…]

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Death Loves Life || Daily Short Picks

Death Loves Life

Young and beautiful, Life is enthralled with the world around her. Death is enamored by Life’s innocence and vivacity, but his attempts to connect with her are fleeting. Despite Death’s awkward and destructive path, Life recovers from each loss with graceful fortitude. In Death’s gloom, a passionate love for Life[…]

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In Retrospect || Featured Short Film

In Retrospect

A young woman struggling to cope with the death of her fiancee is offered a new prescription drug designed to reconstruct memories and ease the pain of loss. Losing someone you love is one of the hardest things a human being will ever have to go through, where the mental[…]

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