6:16 || Daily Short Picks

6:16

In a waiting room, four people wait for a job interview. The situation slowly takes a turn for the worst when a mysterious timer appears, counting down from 6:16. This is the fifth no-budget short film in our “12 films in 12 months” project. Enjoy !

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Already Dead || Daily Short Picks

Already Dead

‘Already Dead’ is a short documentary about recovering zombies. Fifteen years after a zombie outbreak (ZE Day) Zombies live among us, working 9-5 jobs, holidaying in Barbados and living “life” to the fullest. A documentary crew have been given exclusive access to a group of Zombie’s day-to-day “lives”. But have[…]

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Day Before Yesterday || Films de chez nous

Day Before Yesterday

DAY BEFORE YESTERDAY follows the story of a woman suffering from total memory loss. Found unconscious in the middle of the downtown Montreal strip, she was brought in by police who proceed to interview her. Does she remember who she is and where she came from? Can anyone else remember?[…]

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Where We Go From Here || Daily Short Picks

Where We Go From Here

A Pakistani journalist is forced by the CIA to set up a fake interview with government whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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The DEvil Needs a Fix || Short Film Trailer

The Devil Needs a Fix

Temptation can be a trap, but so can responsibility—in the new narrative short THE DEVIL NEEDS A FIX from writer/director Ian Ebright. In the film, an ambivalent reporter sits down for coffee and an interview with the Devil, which could land the reporter his big break—if everything goes as planned.[…]

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The Stairs || Short Trailer

The Stairs

Ten-year-old boy hides on the top of the staircase as his father tells a horrific story about the holocaust and escaping being gassed to death in Nazi concentration camp. After his father passes away, the boy, now a fifty-year-old man receives a cassette tape that his father made six months[…]

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Breaking The Scene: Embers & Dust

Breaking The Scene: Embers & Dust – Musicbed’s 2016 Initiative Winner

Guest Post provided by Musicbed.com There are plenty of filmmakers exploring the burred line between fiction and reality, but far fewer explore a much more interesting phenomenon: fiction that creates reality. The most iconic example being Orson Welles’ 1938 radio broadcast, “War of the Worlds,” which became instantly legendary for[…]

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Acting in Short: Kelby Keenan in 'Fragments of May'.

Acting in Short: Kelby Keenan

We all know acting can be a difficult and often under appreciated part of filmmaking, and this couldn’t be more true in short films. In Maria Pia Fanigliulo’s destructive psychological drama ‘Fragments of May’, actress Kelby Keenan had to embrace a particularly complex character with May, dealing with a range[…]

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The Beginning | Daily Short Picks

The Journal Thief

A misguided director seeking real, authentic stories meets a young woman who uses her dark truth to manipulate his feelings towards her. This is an experimental film, a combination of short, documentary style videos and writing, much like a series of journal entries. Due to the nature of the layout,[…]

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Are You With Me?

A woman in financial straits takes a job at a fly-by-night call center, where she finds that desperation alone won’t turn her into a successful salesperson. The script used in the call center was taken from a real-life job interview the director attended while looking for a summer job in[…]

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