The Wizard Oz || Daily Short Picks

The Wizard Oz

Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, known simply as “OZ”, is a self-described wizard who created a life for himself that is truly stranger than fiction. His tale conjures stories of unicorns, mermaids, a serial killer and the most cryptic magic of all, love.

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A Film by Vera Vaughn || Featured Short Film

A Film by Vera Vaughn

Filmmaker Vera Vaughn’s world takes a frightening turn toward the surreal as life threatens to imitate art — or is it the other way around? Created as a proof of concept, ‘A Film by Vera Vaughn’ is a twisted suspense thriller that takes place in a confined environment with limited[…]

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Animal Fiction | Daily Short Picks

Animal Fiction

ANIMAL FICTION is an abstract short film about a young couple exploring Las Vegas on the eve of their wedding day. Shot on location at Las Vegas’ very own A Little White Wedding Chapel, and using non-actors, the film details the impulsivity and energy of Sin City, and the people[…]

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Daily Short Picks | Lines


A girl and a full sized replica of Humphrey Bogart reenacting a scene or fiction come to life? An interesting dialogue ensues.

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Top 5 Trailers 2015

Top 5 Trailers of 2015

Let the countdowns begin! What better way to finish off the year with a Top 5 of this year’s favourite short film trailers. Our judgements come from the trailers alone, without any influences from the actual films, and scored based on originality, creativity, editing and story, but most important, the[…]

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Amendment 10/60 | featured Short Film

Amendment 10/60

​In a post nuclear era where owning books is a felony and the intellectual community is persecuted, a group of scientists is trying in vain to find a way to save the world. A Professor’s assistant will be called upon to make the most difficult decision of his life. Writers[…]

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Fortabt: Loss of Love

Experimental in process, merging documentary & fiction, “fortabt” was born as visual representation of an actual heartbreak in copenhagen. giving life to that place we go when we know it is over. where we reset, find ourselves. take a deep breath & do it all over again.

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Here’s a fantastic fictional trailer that I’ve been meaning to post for a long by time by Sebastian Lopez, director of previously featured short films on Film Shortage ‘The Killing Joke‘ (FS Top 10 2012) and ‘Escape‘. Portraying a fake movie, Sebastian created this thrilling video in just 20 hours[…]

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