Lullaby Theories: A Secret Message // Daily Short Picks

Lullaby Theories: A Secret Message

When we feel pain, there’s a complex conversation going on between the brain and the body. But we don’t feel pain until the brain interprets these ‘secret messages,’ evaluates the danger, and determines how much pain we should feel. With the help of science, we may have some control over[…]

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A Welcoming Place // Daily Short Picks

A Welcoming Place

A dead father and an secret house he never mentioned. Phillip moves out to the middle of nowhere to search for peace. What he finds may be much worse. ‘A Welcoming Place’ is a short sci-fi/thriller set in rural England. The film tackles themes of grief, isolation and what it[…]

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Planemah // Daily Short Picks

Planemah

In a dark world of greed a king chases the secrets of universe and existence. Planemah is a trippy allegory about desire, ruthlessness and the complete loss of control.

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Coldblooded // Daily Short Pick

Goldblooded

A transient with gold in his blood accidentally unleashes his secret while experimenting with extraction methods and everyone wants a piece. Director’s Statement Tom Botchii: Goldblooded is really a study about greed. We’re always fighting over something – If it’s not money, it’s oil, if it’s not oil, it’s water[…]

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Chocolate Queen // Short Film Trailer

Chocolate Queen

Danny has a secret – an addiction – and though he pretends to live a normal life, he can’t resist the delicious, sultry, seductive curves… of chocolate!

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What About Shelley // Daily Short Picks

What About Shelley

Billy and Shelley are best friends, but their friendship is greatly tested when Shelley’s boyfriend, Adam, secretly comes out to Billy – the only other gay man he knows.

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Vesper // Short Film Trailer

Vesper

Marge Ofenbey shuts herself away from all in a house to flee her sinister and manipulative husband. She asks her nephew Christian for help. But, Christian will soon discover the secrets hidden by Marge and Walter. What are Walter’s true intentions? Why is Marge haunted by stars?

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The Secret of Spring // Daily Short Picks

The Secret of Spring

The Secret of Spring is a poetic short film on the uplifting and unknown feeling of staring deeply at someone’s eyes for the first time. It explores the themes of youth and courage as well as an innocent look on love and modern romance. Director’s Statement The Secret of Spring[…]

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Somna || Daily Short Picks

Somna

Emily comes home late and finds her husband Anthony sleepwalking. As Anthony’s actions become more unpredictable, Emily is determined to keep herself – and her secret – safe. Director’s Statement Perhaps the most difficult battle for someone with a secret is the battle of knowledge. Paranoia and suspense creep in[…]

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C.I.T. || Short Film Trailer

C.I.T.

Sarah and Lizzie live for their summers at Blackhawk Farm. This summer, Lizzie will be a counselor, while Sarah is a C.I.T.; this creates some tension. Everything changes when Sarah is told a secret that will change Lizzie’s life forever.

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