Nursed Back || Daily Short Picks

Nursed Back

Nursed Back is a narrative, dance film that explores how we deal with grief in unconventional ways. The film centres on a nurse as she realises the loss of a patient. The nurse begins to dance, which acts as a cathartic release of her emotion. Unconventional and harrowing – this[…]

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Downward Dog || Featured Short Film

Downward Dog

Martin, a stay at home dog, questions whether his life matters or not. Martin struggles with all the complexities of life that we humans do but through the eyes of a dog. Everyone has thought about it at least once, what’s going through your dog’s mind on a day-to-day basis,[…]

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Acting in Short: Kelby Keenan in 'Fragments of May'.

Acting in Short: Kelby Keenan

We all know acting can be a difficult and often under appreciated part of filmmaking, and this couldn’t be more true in short films. In Maria Pia Fanigliulo’s destructive psychological drama ‘Fragments of May’, actress Kelby Keenan had to embrace a particularly complex character with May, dealing with a range[…]

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Mise-En-Abyme || Featured Short Film

Mise-En-Abyme

A young, aspiring actor gets a callback for an upcoming feature film but in his determination to impress he fails to see how easily ambition can fall prey to manipulation. A film built on emotions and uneasy tensions, showcasing the nerves that takeover actors while waiting for auditions. But this[…]

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Daily Short Picks | Circadian Rhythms

Circadian Rhythms

A mysterious condition compels a young man to run at night in a fever of euphoria, creating a rift between him and his family. The film was written, shot and edited in 48 hours. Inspired by cases of epilepsy where suffers have near religious experiences of transcendent emotion from something[…]

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Thunder | Featured Short Film

Thunder

A man stops to walk on a desolate road. In doing so he will be thrust into the light but not without passing through the darkness. When watching films you start coming across storylines that are very similar, and often comes with you saying ‘I’ve seen this a thousand times’.[…]

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Orbiting Without Sugar

Stuck in an emotionally abusive relationship, Rachel quickly decides she’s through waiting around in a dirty motel for her boyfriend Vince to return. When he finally does, he comes baring big news, large sums of cash and promises of a better future together. Their relationship escalates nearly to its to[…]

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Lena's Complicated Machine | Featured Short Film

Lena’s Complicated Machine

Three years after her partner’s untimely death, Dr. Lena Thierry, a neuroengineer, has been unable to move on. After years of research and development, she attempts to upload his consciousness into a computer software program. Grief is one of the hardest human emotions to cope with, and certainly a difficult[…]

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Mastodon | Featured Short Film

Mastodon

Old memories and ghosts from the past resurface when John reluctantly agrees to help his now-alcoholic childhood friend. ‘Mastodon’ is a tightly rounded film that revolves around strong emotions and linking bonds between the past and present. The film is about three best friends who did everything together, getting into[…]

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