Umut // Short Film Trailer

Umut

Umut, a University student with some mental problems, wants to help a girl who has stepped on a spiky wood stick. He leaves his mental problems aside and decides to see this girl one more time. This will cause him to realize his psychological problems and change himself.

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Overcome || Short film Trailer

O V E R C O M E

Due to unforeseen circumstances friendships are formed. As we follow six different stories a common thread emerges. Realizing the future of their mentally stability lies in assisting each other grow the group bands together.

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Fragments of May | Featured Short Film

Fragments of May

A mix of real accounts with a semi-autobiographical short story by DF Wallace, which visualises mental discomfort as living on a different planet to Earth Fragments of May reaches a different level of subconsciousness, where director Maria Pia masterfully illustrates the mental discomforts that people with anxiety will go through.[…]

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Sultan of the Sea | Daily short Picks

Sultan of the Sea

When Leah’s mentally ill brother goes missing in an abandoned Sea Side Resort, she is forced to search through rotting homes and forgotten memories. Every door she opens, pulls her deeper into her brother’s world. “Sultan of the Sea” is an experimental narrative film about siblings, mental illness and abandoned[…]

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Meat The Leekes

Meat the Leekes discusses themes of isolation, despair, pressure, and mental illness. It is a tense and uncomfortable portrait of an idyllic and aspirational family life gone stale, and the now vacuous and toxic relationships that remain within. It’s commonplace that the families we grow up with, the people we[…]

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Daily Short Picks | Post Human

Post-Human

Post-Human is a scifi proof-of-concept based on the bestselling series of novels by David Simpson. Filmed over three hours by a crew of three, the short depicts the opening of Post-Human, giving viewers a taste of a world of immortality, onboard mental computers, nanotechnology, and even flight. facebook.com/posthuman.by.david.simpson

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Bruised | Short Trailer

Bruised

Amelia is a self-employed house cleaner who is struggling with mental instability due to an ongoing work injury. Her body is slowly breaking down. The line between reality and delusion becomes blurry as she descends into a spiral of self medication and alcohol abuse. With nowhere to go and no[…]

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The Widow | Short Trailer

The Widow

As the sole carer for her mentally-ill husband, Elaine finds herself in an uncomfortable position: suspended between love and duty, between the need to stay and the desire to flee, she is neither fully a wife nor a nurse. And as she moves through the shuttered halls of their home,[…]

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The Last Time I Saw Richard | Daily Short Picks

The Last Time I Saw Richard

In 1995, two boys sharing a room in a mental health clinic become locked in a battle of wills that turns sinister when night falls and their demons descend. nicholasverso.com twitter.com/nickverso instagram.com/verseyverse

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