The + Was || Daily Short Picks

The + Was

“THE + WAS” is a story of four misfits who use the world as their playground to escape the dreams they so deeply desire to come true. With brushes of Dali, Van Gogh and Kubrick, set to a soundtrack of EDM, the film paints a picture of love and pain[…]

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August || Daily Short Picks

August

Deep in Louisiana’s swampland, a woman wakes from a fever dream where it has been August for 16 years.

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Anomie || Daily Short Picks

Anomie

Awakened by a midnight fever dream, a grieving woman wanders into the night, only to watch her nightmares come to life. In the past, during the frantic scramble of production, I have found it hard to avoid my thoughts being pulled into a narrow avenue of tunnel vision. When I[…]

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Videre || Daily Short Picks

Videre

Zoey Eris struggles to keep a grip on reality as she tries to figure out why she is haunted by a violent, recurring dream. Her search for answers falls apart when she discovers her “dream” isn’t in her imagination.

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Tether || Daily Short Picks

Tether

This simple narrative follows one rule: come in late, leave early. Featuring a single character in a single location with no dialogue, TETHER is a psychological thriller cross-bred with an escape drama and experimental dream sequence. The filmmakers focused on setting a tone and vibe while still allowing enough space[…]

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Hum || Featured Short Film

Hum

A solitary dish washing robot living out his life in the back room of a restaurant is enlightened to the world that exists beyond his four walls, with the help of a small friend he breaks free of confinement to pursue his dream of exploration. Box robots have become a[…]

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At Dawn || Daily Short Picks

At Dawn

The world around Jon is not the same as ours. Jon is an insomniac working nights delivering ice to bars and hospitals in London, an outsider Jon constantly self-medicates with sleeping pills, perpetually in a dream-like state. Strange things happen in dreams. When not working Jon obsesses over a homeless[…]

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At Dawn || Short Film Trailer

At Dawn

The world around Jon is not the same as ours. Jon is an insomniac working nights delivering ice to bars and hospitals in London, an outsider Jon constantly self-medicates with sleeping pills, perpetually in a dream-like state. Strange things happen in dreams. When not working Jon obsesses over a homeless[…]

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The Visitor || Short Film Trailer

The Visitor

A young woman, Hanna, comes home to her apartment for the evening. After a rather foreboding conversation with one of her friends involving recent disappearances in the area, and an old Native American boarding school that was burned down, she settles in to a seemingly hum-drum close of day, and[…]

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