Submerged // Crowdfunding Pick

Submerged

We follow Eden, a freelance animator and grieving daughter, who refuses to accept the death of her mother. Eden’s coping mechanism is to submerge herself underwater, where she believes she is still connected to her. In reality, refusing to accept her depression or help from her childhood friend Miles. Eden[…]

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Addy // Daily Short Picks

Addy

Isolated in an impoverished environment, Addy experiences the death of a family pet – only for her grievance to be met by an unsympathetic father, who tells her to ‘man up’.

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Backstory // Featured Short Film

Backstory

A story about how everything we love, everything we learn, everything we build, everything we fear, will one day be gone. When looking at films we always search for the deep backboned storylines that support solid cinematography and other production values. In Joschka Laukeninks’ little masterpiece, the entire story is[…]

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A Welcoming Place // Daily Short Picks

A Welcoming Place

A dead father and an secret house he never mentioned. Phillip moves out to the middle of nowhere to search for peace. What he finds may be much worse. ‘A Welcoming Place’ is a short sci-fi/thriller set in rural England. The film tackles themes of grief, isolation and what it[…]

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When Pigs Fly // Featured Short Film

When Pigs Fly

To comfort a grieving child, you need compassion, understanding; to see the world through their eyes. If you can’t do any that… settle for beer. A fantasy film about magic and drinking, loss and the joys of swearing. When Pigs Fly will probably make parents cringe at the beginning as[…]

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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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Skümaskot || Daily Short Picks

Skümaskot

A young man journeys through grief after the sudden disappearance of a loved one. Filmed on Location, the Iceland journey was shot over the course of a hike, Jared and Madison traversed across the southern circumference of Iceland mostly on foot during the wintery month of December. Starring Madison Hatch[…]

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Nursed Back || Daily Short Picks

Nursed Back

Nursed Back is a narrative, dance film that explores how we deal with grief in unconventional ways. The film centres on a nurse as she realises the loss of a patient. The nurse begins to dance, which acts as a cathartic release of her emotion. Unconventional and harrowing – this[…]

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In Retrospect || Featured Short Film

In Retrospect

A young woman struggling to cope with the death of her fiancee is offered a new prescription drug designed to reconstruct memories and ease the pain of loss. Losing someone you love is one of the hardest things a human being will ever have to go through, where the mental[…]

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Inheritance || Daily Short Picks

Inheritance

When a pair of estranged siblings are brought together to clear out their late mother’s home, they spend the day working out some unspoken grievances

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