Hippopotamus // Short Film Trailer

Hippopotamus

Ruby wakes from a bad dream to find herself in a real life nightmare. She’s trapped in a basement, her legs are broken and she can’t remember who she is or how she got there. Her kidnapper, Tom, tells her that she will remain captive until she falls in love[…]

Read More »
5 Halloween Shorts That Will Feed Your Nightmares

5 Halloween Shorts That Will Feed Your Nightmares

Before Stranger Things takes up your Halloween Weekend binge, here’s a list of our favorite terrorizing shorts from the last year. Take out your popcorn and blanket and clear out your dreams cause nightmares are coming in! Enjoy! Night of The Slasher by Shant Hamassian Zygote by Neill Blomkamp Dark[…]

Read More »
Knack! // Daily Short Picks

Knack!

A late night at the office turns in to a nightmare when a copywriter realizes he might not be alone.

Read More »
Dark Wake // Featured Short Film

Dark Wake

A lonely recluse lives a recurring nightmare – he is trapped in a cycle where large demonic creatures devour him over and over again. In the wake of Halloween and a the revival of some awesome monster movies and shows, Abdul Ali brings us a terrifying nightmare from a lonely[…]

Read More »
Silver Screen || Daily Short Picks

Silver Screens

During a therapy session, a young man revisits his failed relationship, hoping to find an explanation for why he never felt safe. In his time reflecting, he finds that the nightmares and flashbacks to his rapist kept him from ever fully engaging in his relationship.

Read More »
Anomie || Daily Short Picks

Anomie

Awakened by a midnight fever dream, a grieving woman wanders into the night, only to watch her nightmares come to life. In the past, during the frantic scramble of production, I have found it hard to avoid my thoughts being pulled into a narrow avenue of tunnel vision. When I[…]

Read More »
If You Tell Your Dreams.. || Daily Short Picks

If You Tell Your Dreams…

This short film tells the story of an estranged middle-aged couple on an otherwise sleepy Saturday, soon to be disturbed by an account of a fresh nightmare which sends their world spiraling into instability, blurring the lines between the dream world and reality.

Read More »
Granny || Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Granny

An ozploitation-inspired horror comedy about a Granny who wants you dead. Granny is a high octane short about a grandmother who finally cracks. After a lifetime of playing by the rules, being that sweet lady society told her she had to be, this nan has finally been pushed too far.[…]

Read More »
Transmission || Short Film Trailer

Transmission

In the future nightmare state of Britannia, a political prisoner finds himself violently oscillating between death and delirium, whilst precariously tethered to a noose by his tormentor and only friend, Dr. Sam.

Read More »
He will Come for You || Daily Short Picks

He Will Come For You

A Vivid Dream / A Living Nightmare. One Young Man’s night of dread & surreal terror. ‘He Will Come For You’ is a micro-budget 6-minute student Suspense/Horror film from the young aspiring filmmakers in Dead Monkey Productions & serves as their debut. Shot in Cape Town, South Africa. It uses[…]

Read More »

The Best Shorts in Your Inbox!

Every week we send an email with the top short films from Film Shortage.


Subscribe!