Emma // Daily Short Picks

Emma

A woman discovers a playful ghost residing in her new apartment. Soon she realizes that there may be more to this spirit than fun and games. Director’s Statement We originally filmed this short to submit to David F. Sandberg’s #MyAnnabelleCreation horror competition. However, our lead actress (Chelsea) got sick toward[…]

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Wade || Featured Short Film

Wade

A maladroit bumbler marvels at an associate’s sustained charm and fluidity in contrast to his own ineptness. What begins as a simple spirit of inquiry quickly becomes a dark obsession. A film that lets us explore, in a rather unusual way, the depths of a person’s dark obsessions. Devereux Milburn’s[…]

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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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Waves || Daily Short Picks

Waves

WAVES is a story about urbanism, where the aesthetic of the built form clashes with the spirit of nature. How conscious are we of the forest floor that once lived beneath us?

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Summoning || Daily Short Picks

Summoning

A spiritual medium [Jacinthe Connor] and her apprentice [Emmett Ruth/Nate Ruth] attempt to contact a dark spirit through a sinister ritual.

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Ghost Can || Daily Short Picks

Ghost Can

Following a date gone awry, Josie returns home with an unwanted souvenir and an unexpected visitor. A horror comedy that takes a disquieting look at modern dating, and the perils of unleashing spirits from the past.

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Bolero || Daily Short Picks

Bolero

Love, hope, friendship, and the indomitable human spirit conquer all in this fractured tale about a victimized boy who transcends his miserable life after he meets a girl who lives beyond a vent in the wall, set to Ravel’s “Bolero”.

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The Nativitree || Daily Short Picks

The Nativitree

It’s Christmas Eve. But there is no tree. And it doesn’t seem like there will be. When a young man queries to his old man, he is met with unyielding resistance. Pop denies him Christmas, so he defies his Pop, setting off on a quest to reclaim his family’s yuletide[…]

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Street Spirit || Featured Short Film

Street Spirit

A frustrated young man under the influence of a supernatural presence, ventures out into the streets and confronts the darkness in himself. If you grew up in the 80s ‘Street Spirit’ will certainly have a familiar feel, while thriving on the mysterious, the film runs on a nostalgic beat. Director[…]

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