Sleep Well, My Baby || Daily Short Picks

Sleep Well, My Baby

A narrative film based on the harrowing reality of human trafficking along the Chinese/North Korean border, Sleep Well, My Baby follows the incredible journey of a refugee who’s had everything taken from her and will go to desperate measures to get it back. Behind The Scenes with Filmsupply

Read More »
Seam || Featured Short Film

Seam

In the not-too-distant future, a tenuous peace between humans and remarkably humanlike “machines” is tested when synthetics begin spontaneously exploding. The war between humans and machines is now a familiar fiction story seen through numerous films in an increasing fashion over the last three decades – with each passing year[…]

Read More »
Killing-the-rock || Daily Short Picks

Killing The Rock

Killing The Rock which is about a Syrian refugee living in Jordan who’s effort to keep living through his creativity has not been shaken despite loosing his family in the genocide that is happening in Syria.

Read More »
Facing Mecca || Short Film Trailer

Facing Mecca

The hospital calls Fareed; his wife’s cancer has reached its terminal stage. Swiss pensioner Roli comes to his help and takes him to the hospital but the wife passes away shortly after, leaving the Syrian refugee alone with two daughters. Fareed wants to see his wife buried in accordance with[…]

Read More »
Silent Man || Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Silent Man

Refugees need a superhero Silent Man seeks to raise awareness around the global asylum seeker issue in an entertaining way. We are subjected to so much negative news about immigration and refugees on a daily basis, that it becomes very easy to just tune out. Viewers may be less inclined[…]

Read More »

Bon Voyage – About the making-of

A while back we featured a crowdfunding-campaign for the short film BON VOYAGE. With more than $ 57k gathered with a successful Kickstarter-Campaign, the film was shot in February this year in the Mediterranen sea, and is now ready to Premiere at the Palm Springs Short Film festival! Film Shortage[…]

Read More »
Nowhere Line: Voices from Manus Island | Featured Short Film

Nowhere Line: Voices From Manus Island

​Two asylum-seeking men detained in Australia’s Manus Island, recount the dangerous journeys that brought them to the island. After being featured on our Crowdfunding Picks and getting a must-see mention in our Top 5 trailers of 2015, we are not surprised to see the glorious detailing in this animated doc[…]

Read More »

Trapped in Transition

Over 1 million Syrian refugees have fled to Lebanon. Trapped in Transition is about the refugees trapped in transition in Beirut and near the Lebanese-Syrian border. Shot on location during October 2015 in the homes of the refugee families, a small group of us were lucky enough to have the[…]

Read More »
Crowdfunding Picks We Dig | Bon Voyage

Bon Voyage

During a holiday cruise a sailing yacht encounters a sinking refugee boat. – Inspired by the current events in the Mediterranean sea. Every day, since years, little boats leave the African coasts, overcrowded with desperate passengers, trying to reach Europe. At the same beaches the refugees land, we, the Europeans,[…]

Read More »
Displaced in the Middle East | Short Film Trailer

Displaced in the Middle East

Over 1 million Syrian refugees have fled to Lebanon. Displaced in the Middle East is about the refugees trapped in transition in Beirut and near the Lebanese-Syrian border. Shot on location during the October 2015 in the homes of the refugee families as they share their personal stories of escape[…]

Read More »

The Best Shorts in Your Inbox!

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


Subscribe!