A Dream Dressed in Black // Daily Short Picks

A Dream Dressed in Black

I often wonder what the world would look like if the ancient cultures of the past had survived repeated attempts to have their faiths banished from popular practise through colonization. Did the ancient Mexican culture and religion die during the conquest by the Spaniards in the 16th century, and are[…]

Read More »
Happy Valentines Day // Featured Short Film

Happy Valentine’s Day

Love,Death, Fate. The downfall of a couple triggers the birth of a new love between two strangers. ‘Happy Valentine’s Day‘ is an award-winning CGI short film told in slow-motion, in one unique camera sequence and in reverse. In other words, all the secret ingredients to create the perfect over-dramatic Valentines[…]

Read More »
Breakdown // Daily Short Picks

Breakdown

A husband on the brink of despair, relives a tragic event, as a storm engulfs his car. Can anything save him?

Read More »
Evil's Evil Cousin // Daily Short Picks

Evil’s Evil Cousin

Pastor Bob is struggling with his faith in God, so the good lord decides to take things into his own hands by testing his tumultuous servants loyalty via a Nokia 3310. Donut fuelled flatulence, creepy sing songs and unnecessary food fight follow; whipping the unwilling congregation into an uncanny frenzy[…]

Read More »
Early Departure || Featured Short Film

Early Departure

A group of travelers’ fateful encounter while stuck in a bus station overnight. Sometimes not much narrative is needed to tell a solid and engaging story. In Mason W Dixon’s ‘Early Departure’, a simple location is the core of the storyline, where the environment almost takes on a character of[…]

Read More »
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[…]

Read More »
Beacon || Daily Short Picks

Beacon

The youngest member of a small, isolated congregation begins to question her faith when a pilgrim arrives, then mysteriously disappears.

Read More »
Crossroads | Daily Short Picks

Crossroads

At some point in our lives, we all ask ourselves that one question: “What I am supposed to do with my life?”. It seems so easy, and yet for many of us, that becomes the most defining part of our lives. For Margaret, it is no different. She was raised[…]

Read More »
The Tell Tale Heart

The Tell Tale Heart

Most live action versions are add dialogue and change things around, I wanted to make on completely faithful to the txt, but stylize it in a new way. facebook.com/lonelycactus

Read More »
Daily Short Picks | Kissing Hank's Ass

Kissing Hank’s Ass

Kissing Hank’s Ass is an analogy highlighting the absurdities of blind faith in general and some of the basic tenets of Christianity in specific. The story was written by James Huger and is viewable at his website as a transcript and as a downloadable pamphlet. The story has become quite[…]

Read More »

The Best Shorts in Your Inbox!

Every week we send an email with the top short films from Film Shortage.


Subscribe!