Gold Star Kid // Short Film Trailer

A Gold Star Kid

One day 9 years old Matt is on the way to a restaurant, he’s finding a 20 euro bill on the pavement. At the restaurant Matt is seeing a soldier which reminds his late father who was a soldier, and he changes his mind to pay it forward that 20[…]

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Karens Unanimous // Crowdfunding Pick

Karens Unanimous

The hilarious madcap adventure feature film directorial debut of Maria Dizzia, starring Meghann Fahy A young film student finds out that her long estranged, recently deceased father was the leader of a cult. She becomes deeply entrenched in the group as they strive not only to memorialize their fallen hero[…]

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Barnaby // Crowdfunding Pick

Barnaby – The Faces We Wear in Grief

A short film tackling a son’s grief, a father’s impatience, and life in a polar bear costume. “Barnaby” follows the titular character’s relationships one year after the death of his mother. It also follows Jack, Barnaby’s father, as he attempts to date new women. The two cope in very different[…]

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Stye // Featured Short Film

Stye

A father and son’s attempt to reconnect over the course of a weekend visitation will send them further into a world of crime that will ultimately bring devastating consequences. BJ is a twelve year-old boy desperate to win the attention of his father. Tacco is the father desperate to win[…]

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Stye // Short Film Trailer

Stye

Premiering on Film Shortage October 19. BJ is a twelve year-old boy desperate to win the attention of his father. Tacco is the father desperate to win the admiration of his son. Together, their attempts over the course of a weekend visitation will send them further into a world of[…]

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[dis]connect // Daily Short Picks

[dis]connect

An estranged son’s disturbed attempt to reconnect with his news anchor father sets off a chain of events that unfold live on TV.

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A Stone of Hope // Daily Short Picks

A Stone of Hope

Jim St. Germain has surmounted enormous odds. He was born into poverty before immigrating from Haiti to Crown Heights in Brooklyn. Once in the states, Jim began to get into trouble with the law and almost died from violence in his neighborhood. Jim eventually turned everything around and now can[…]

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Found || Daily Short Picks

Found

Ten years on, a father’s relentless search for his daughter leads him to a remote farmhouse, three states away from where she went missing.

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Burnt Popcorn || Daily Short Picks

Burnt Popcorn

When a naive young woman is reluctant to break away from an unfulfilling dating situation, her father convinces her to handle it in an extreme way and complete her transition to adulthood.

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