Sanderson to Brackettville // Daily Short Picks

Sanderson to Brackettville

Inspired by films like Wim Wenders’ Paris, Texas and David Byrne’s True Stories, photographer Jason Lee set out to document residual American landscapes across Texas in early 2017 with large format color films for his recently released book A PLAIN VIEW. This short documentary follows Jason on the road during[…]

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Miss Smith // Daily Short Picks

Moodoïd – Miss Smith

Unable to reconcile with an ex-girlfriend, musician Pablo Padovani holds a casting call to find the next best thing. Five actresses were invited to audition completely unaware of his intentions. What emerged was a satirical look at the baggage we try to work through in our art and how that[…]

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The Forge // Daily Short Picks

The Forge

Tanya Lim committed suicide, leaving her little brother money to make a film. To bring creation from destruction, he made THE FORGE, an emotional, anti-suicide message in which a man battles his inner demon in a fight for his life.

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Angelfish // Featured Short Film

Angelfish

After a night at the bar, a guy invites a girl home to see his angelfish. Over the course of just a few minutes, a promising connection is cut off and a fish is no longer a fish. Whether you were victimized or the abuser, the line was always very[…]

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Have Had // Daily Short Pick

Have Had

Grace and Adam had never met–until their mother died. To Grace she was a stranger. To Adam she was everything. Now, they have to uncover what they will mean to each other: whether they are family, or just strangers in passing.

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Donny The Drone // Featured Short Film

Donny The Drone

The world’s first sentient machine goes on stage to accept a prestigious “Person of the Year” award as an auditorium of humans are confronted with his emotional and controversial story. A story truly depicted for today’s state of mind between politics and technology. Donny The Drone paints a picturesque photograph[…]

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A Dream Dressed in Black // Daily Short Picks

A Dream Dressed in Black

I often wonder what the world would look like if the ancient cultures of the past had survived repeated attempts to have their faiths banished from popular practise through colonization. Did the ancient Mexican culture and religion die during the conquest by the Spaniards in the 16th century, and are[…]

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Backstory // Featured Short Film

Backstory

A story about how everything we love, everything we learn, everything we build, everything we fear, will one day be gone. When looking at films we always search for the deep backboned storylines that support solid cinematography and other production values. In Joschka Laukeninks’ little masterpiece, the entire story is[…]

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Unpresidented // Daily Short Picks

Unpresidented

New Yorker Keith had a good feeling when he bet on Trump to win the 2016 Presidential Election, but as the inauguration looms he keeps on losing friends. Official Selection New York Film Festival Maryland Film Festival Montclair Film Festival Sidewalk Film Festival Nitehawk Shorts Film Festival

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Pregnant Pause // Featured Short Film

Pregnant Pause

Pee. Wait. Panic. Steph is in a happy, long-term relationship, but now she might be pregnant, she has no idea what she wants. Steph is in a happy, long-term relationship with James, and she’s technically an adult. At her age, Steph’s mum had already given birth to two children, and[…]

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