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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Breathe || Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Breathe

BREATHE is a dark emotional character driven drama set over the course of one day and night in London. The central character is Isobel, a lonely young woman who is deeply affected when she witnesses her neighbour Matthew knocked from his bike by a van. Isobel has a secret desire[…]

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Daughter || Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Daughter

Daughter is based on the Parable of the Lost Son and follows Lilah, a 16 year old British-Pakistani Muslim girl who is searching for her place in the world. Since the death of her mother, Lilah has begrudgingly taken on her mum’s role in the family home. Frustrated by her[…]

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Morok || Daily Short Picks

Morok

Morok in Slavonic mythology, is a spirit of lies and illusions, a master of deceit and obfuscation. This demon of darkness causes dizziness in his victims, usually choosing them among people with some kind of a dark secret in their hearts.

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Weird Box || Daily Short Picks

Weird Box

Weird Box is an interactive film that makes your Instagram pics part of its story. Seemingly normal thirtysomething Dave is pathologically obsessed with YOUR Instagram pics. And when his girlfriend discovers his weird secret, all hell breaks loose. Get the full Interactive Short Film here

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Absence || Daily Short Picks

Absence

Paul McGann plays a man with a twisted secret in a startling short by director Robert Savage.

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Mary & Marsha in The Manor || Daily Short Picks

Mary & Marsha in The Manor of Madness

Sinister secrets await as Mary helps her girlfriend Marsha escape from her parent’s gothic mansion one dark and eldritch night. This hand drawn and digitally animated ‘one shot’ film takes us on a Lovecraftian escapade through the Manor of Madness. Director’s Statement Our goal with this film was to combine[…]

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Phobia || Daily Short Picks

Phobia

The story is about a little boy with a great imagination and an even greater secret

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Spread || Daily Short Picks

Spread

Late at night, with a string of prowling single men on the other end of the phone, a woman with a secret preys on unsuspecting victims through dating apps. Body-horror and monster folklore meet modern hook-up culture in this nocturnal short film.

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