Lonely Planet || Featured Short Film

Lonely Planet

Whilst in Barcelona on a temporary writing assignment, Julia beds a tall dark stranger to find herself with more than what she bargained for – a serious relationship. The ingredients are all set to create the rather clichéd storyline; a single woman meeting an estranged tall-dark haired man in a[…]

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All Men May Cry || Featured Short Film

All Men May Cry

The year is 2019 and a homosexual couple is feeling the backlash from the hateful rhetoric that has accompanied Donald Trump’s rise to power. The film reminisces of a science fiction post-apocalyptic film, without any giant monsters or aliens (unless you envision a giant Donald Trump with lasers coming out[…]

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Street Spirit || Featured Short Film

Street Spirit

A frustrated young man under the influence of a supernatural presence, ventures out into the streets and confronts the darkness in himself. If you grew up in the 80s ‘Street Spirit’ will certainly have a familiar feel, while thriving on the mysterious, the film runs on a nostalgic beat. Director[…]

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Tombstone Trouble || Daily Short Picks

Tombstone Trouble

Hell hath no fury like a woman on the rag. And in the Wild West, what greater fear is there? Josephine rides on her horse seeking aid for her “sick” sister Etta Jane, but the town of Tombstone has been abandoned under the looming threat of the nefarious outlaw pair,[…]

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Our Deepest Fear || Daily Short Picks

Our Deepest Fear

One night during a photoshoot, I was rained out, and instead, took the brief time we had to film this short inspirational piece. I built the piece around a quote by Marianne Williamson: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful[…]

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Numb

NUMB is a short film about the fragility of the female body, the fear of diseases and the thereby associated escape from reality.

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Fomo Sapiens | Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Fomo Sapiens

A young couple, suffering from the worst imaginable form of “fear of missing out”, decides to take on a tough challenge. ‘FOMO SAPIENS’ is a Swedish short comedy about a couple who are suffering from the ultimate form of fear of missing out (‘fomo’). They decide to spend an evening[…]

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Sweep

A tense chance encounter at a local recycling center leads to an instant friendship— which in turn leads to a bitter moment of reckoning. SWEEP is a compelling tale about fear, fatherhood, and racism.

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Tik-Tik || Daily Short Picks

Tik-Tik

Fearful villagers gather at the beside of a woman nearing labour as they prepare for the presence of a sinister creature. Set in the Philippines, TIK-TIK is based off of a popular creature in Filipino folklore, known as the Aswang.

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American Hell

A family’s worse fears are realized when their apartment is invaded in the middle of the night. While neither their lives nor their valuables are threatened, their would-be attackers provide a grim glimpse at how alone and helpless the family is when their entire hallway of neighbors did nothing to[…]

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