Myles || Daily Short Picks

Myles

A young man embarks on a day full of skateboarding with his friends, to only return home with a different outlook on life and how he’s truly seen in society.

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Big Dog || Featured Short Film

Big Dog

Upon re-entering society, a young man is given work in the harsh environment of a meat processing facility. As the full moon draws nearer, his self-control comes under ever greater strain faced with the mounting cruelty and indifference he sees around him. Jamie Gyngell and Jamie Whitby play deep with[…]

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Redeem: The Beginning || Featured Short Film

Redeem: The Beginning

In a weak and ruling society, not far from today’s world, where people are killed simply because they are poor, a young woman named Dina is murdered. Redeem is an inspirational proof of concept film that thrives on ambition. For Swedish director Dennis Peterson, his inspirations came from seeing people[…]

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Temple || Daily Short Picks

Temple

2045 A.D. Cybernetically enhanced beings are in control of society. A new genetic disease is making humans reject their own organs, forcing one man to steal cybernetic implants from others to survive.

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The Human Mirror | Daily Short Picks

The Human Mirror

Starring Anna Castillo (“El olivo”, “Promoción fantasma” and “Blog”), and Sílvia Sabaté (“Cruzando el limite” , “Hospital Central”), is based on a true story about a 17 years old with sociability problems who sees each day the cruelties announced in the news and his mind is getting closer and closer[…]

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Gravity's Law | Featured Short Film

Gravity’s Law

Inspired by Rainer Maria Rilke’s poem ‘Gravity’s Law’, we tap into themes of meditation and nature in a deliberate response to the overload of information in modern society. This film is inspired by the poem Gravity’s Law by Rainer Maria Rilke which featured on a Radio 4 programme about Mindfulness[…]

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Awaiting Lazarus | Daily Short Picks

Awaiting Lazarus

Awaiting Lazarus is a love letter to classic hammer style horror. A secret society with a keen interest in the occult gathers for one of its regular ceremonies. Its members are tricked into performing a forbidden ritual and unleash a dangerous spirit in the house. Each member struggles to survive[…]

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Styx Inn || Short Trailer on Film Shortage

Styx Inn

In a highly capitalist society where the suicide rate is soaring, a 19-year-old pregnant girl is losing her willingness to live and decides to use the services of a hotel, the Styx Inn, specialized in assisted suicides. There, she meets a mysterious room service boy.

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Daily Short Picks | Shade

Shade

After receiving a life insurance payout check from his wife’s passing, a man reflects upon his past relationship and the attribution of finite value to a person’s life in modern society. Inspired by Carl Jung’s theory of “The Shadow,” a notion in which he believed every individual possesses a suppressed[…]

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Daily Short Picks | The Youth

The Youth

A young man with a destructive mindset struggles to communicate with society and his peers. Giving an intimate look into the youth culture.

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