Adorn || Short Film Trailer

Adorn

A young woman confronts her emotionally unavailable boyfriend after being stood up on their anniversary date. As the reality of their loveless relationship destroys her fantasy of how things could be, she is forced to either sacrifice her desires or be alone.

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Honor Student || Featured Short Film

Honor Student

A middle aged woman with nothing left to give meanders through her day just like any other, or so she thought. Honor Student is the type of film that needs little description, but introduces lots of talk – despite its lack of talk in the script. The story follows a[…]

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The Holes Beneath The Trees || Featured Short Film

The Holes Beneath The Trees

When her sister and her friends disappear, Fae is left wondering if the stories about the woods behind her new house are true. The Holes Beneath The Trees explores an emerging minimalist filmmaking style, made popular by the likes of shows like Stranger Things, where the mystery itself becomes a[…]

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Our Father || Daily Short Picks

Our Father

The Second World War is experienced through the journey of Private Cole, a dramatic study of the contrasting nature between the innocence of childhood and the reality of war, and the emotional struggle that accompanies it. An odyssey of sorrow, friendship, innocence and adventure set against a canvas of war-torn[…]

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The Story of 90 Coins || Daily Short Picks

The Story of 90 Coins

9 Yuan, perhaps can’t get you a dinner or a decent piece of clothes but it allows you to get a legal significance little red book which is a marriage certificate issued by the People’s Republic of China. ‘The story of 90 Coins’ is a character-driven true emotional love story.[…]

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Drone || Featured Short Film

Drone

A rookie Air Force drone pilot finds himself increasingly attached to a target he watches from halfway around the world. In a world where drones take more and more prominence in the skies, Justin S. Lee and the USC School of Cinematic Arts bring us the story of a controversial[…]

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The Departure

Departure is a hybrid animation/live action short film about an old man who relinquishes his lifelong memories after his death. It follows the mind of an elderly man during his final days and eventually through his transition into the after life. The story taps into the question of whether we[…]

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When Tears Have Fallen | Daily Short Picks

When Tears Have Fallen

In a near future almost all of mankind has lost it’s emotions. For these people a certain drug is the only way to briefly experience joy or sadness. In this indifferent world, where function and economy governs, an exception is a young mother who faces an impossible choice. Our short[…]

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How Movies Make Us Crazy Emotional

How Movies Make Us Crazy Emotional

The Crazy Emotional Everyone enjoys some good movies online or cinema. Sometimes we like to watch a touching, heart-warming flick that grants us the chance to shed a few tears, and sometimes we want to get our heart pumping with exciting action or a terrifying horror movie. As with anything,[…]

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Future Emotions | Daily Short Picks

Future Emotions

An emotional journey across Japan “Look, there are so many places out there we could go. It doesn’t make any sense to live here forever.”

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