Make The Final Breath Kill // Daily Short Picks

Make The Final Breath Kill

After a man’s life is burned to the ground, he violently hunts down the creature responsible for the destruction. Director’s Statement Make the Final Breath Kill is a suspenseful thriller that questions the depths at which revenge can be obtained. Going into production, I really wanted to make a story[…]

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The Mess He Made// Featured Short Film

The Mess He Made

A man waits for the results of a Rapid HIV Test in a strip mall, trying to stay calm as his life hangs in the balance. An immensely powerful film, in a rather gently subtle tone. Director Matthew Puccini gets the personal aspect just right, sending shimmering vibes through the[…]

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Typical Life // Daily Short Pick

Typical Life

To move forward, we must look back. After the death of his grandfather (Oupa), Jan locks himself inside his grandparent’s house – determined to hold onto their memory. The limbo Jan finds himself in proves to be the catalyst for inspiration as he discovers possessions within the house that will[…]

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of_Angels // Daily Short Picks

of_Angels

When a young Czech woman moves to Los Angeles with hopes of becoming an actress, the result strays far from her and her brother’s expectations. Director’s Statement Sometimes, a film not meant to be personal is the most personal film of all.

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Time Left // Short Film Trailer

Time Left

In the near future, the new VEDA Watch can calculate each person’s life expectancy. We are able to observe and witness the life of a man once he has bought this device until his progressive fall into obsession as he desperately tries to control his life up.

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Exsanguinata // Short Film Trailer

EXSANGUINATA

EXSANGUINATA, the new film from SABBATH ASSEMBLY and director GRETCHEN HEINEL, asks: Wherefore the quest for eternal life? To what lengths would any of us go to stave off the inexorable rite of aging, sickness, and finally… death. The story reveals a noblewoman and her devotees perpetuating their power by[…]

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Trouble Will Find Her // Featured Short Film

Trouble Will Find Her

A Toronto transplant struggling with guilt, relationships, and the life she left behind. Driven by performance, Trouble Will Find Her explores the struggling journey of Julia, and her escape to a new city. Directed by Nickolas Duarte at Crown Chimp Films who previously brought us ‘Sea Change‘, the film charms[…]

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Sussurro // Daily Short Picks

Sussurro

Life is made of wishes and fears. In the life of a mother and her little daughter, Ingrid, fear meet desire, as they face the pane of absence. Together, they roam in this journey in which, from small gestures, stories and whispers, they find strength in the power of believing.

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A Single Life // Featured Short Film

A Single Life

When playing a mysterious vinyl single, Pia is suddenly able to travel through her life. It’s pretty incredible where 2 minutes can bring you. For Pia, it brings her through her entire life, for the Netherlands animation studio Job, Joris & Marieke, it brought them straight to the Oscars! A[…]

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