Everyday Planning My Escape || Short Trailer

Everyday Planning My Escape

Everyday Planning My Escape is an experimental short film about a young male figure trying to escape his environment to a better life but his peers and surroundings do everything they can to try and delay his departure. Watch the full film here

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Ridgeland || Daily Short Picks

Ridgeland

A teen attempts to escape his dead-end life as his best friend tries to stop him at any cost.

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Ridgeland || Trailer

Ridgeland

A teen attempts to escape his dead-end life as his best friend tries to stop him at any cost. Premiering on Film Shortage / 06.23.2017 – Stay tuned!

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Mary & Marsha in The Manor || Daily Short Picks

Mary & Marsha in The Manor of Madness

Sinister secrets await as Mary helps her girlfriend Marsha escape from her parent’s gothic mansion one dark and eldritch night. This hand drawn and digitally animated ‘one shot’ film takes us on a Lovecraftian escapade through the Manor of Madness. Director’s Statement Our goal with this film was to combine[…]

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A Drop || Daily Short Picks

A Drop

In the vertical skeleton of an aborted and abandoned megalopolis, a man stands on the edge of the void. The only escape from this forsaken place is through the depths of the unknown… The main motivation behind this short film is to create a movie that has a strong visual[…]

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Lost Face || Featured Short Film

Lost Face

​Adapted from the Jack London story: A fur thief must think fast to escape the terrible, protracted death that awaits him at the hands of the native tribe he had helped enslave. Lost Face takes us in a time and place not often seen nor explores in short films, which[…]

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Extraction || Daily Short Picks

Extraction

Jack longs to escape his monotonous routine, but obedience to society and fear of change leave him with more of the same: a busy, yet unfulfilled existence. In this off-kilter world, a group of extractors are targeting those who have neglected to truly live. Jack is next. Directed By Elaine[…]

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Pages || Daily Short Picks

Pages

PAGES explores the imagination of a young boy looking to escape every day chaos as he reads from Robert Frost. The interpretation of Fire and Ice and the journey that unfolds.

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The Beasts || Short Film Trailer

The Beasts (Las Bestias)

One summer night wild animals spread terror at a Barcelona suburbia after a mass escape from a private zoo. A group of cops must rescue a baby trapped inside a house with a big carnivore. Inspired by true events in Zanesville (Ohio, USA) in 2012.

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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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