Topanga || Daily Short Picks

Topanga

Two lovers rendezvous at a secluded cabin in Topanga Canyon in this suspense film from Stewart Maclennan.

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Clanker Man || Daily Short Picks

Clanker Man

Reality doesn’t happen by itself. Terry Lothian works tirelessly to maintain the background details that we all take for granted. But with his department feeling the pinch of austerity cutbacks, it’s not just the fabric of reality that’s starting to unravel.

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A Drop || Daily Short Picks

A Drop

In the vertical skeleton of an aborted and abandoned megalopolis, a man stands on the edge of the void. The only escape from this forsaken place is through the depths of the unknown… The main motivation behind this short film is to create a movie that has a strong visual[…]

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At The End of The Cul-De-Sac || Featured Short Film

At The End of The Cul-De-Sac

In one continuous shot, a man has a public meltdown in the middle of a residential cul-de-sac. What unfolds is a constantly shifting scenario in which community’s cultish public shaming is taken to extreme heights. From the conceptualized mind of Paul Trillo, we get a quasi-impossible – one continuous shot[…]

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This Always Happens || Featured Short Film

This Always Happens

A couple on a first date argues about astrology. This Always Happens is quite a particular film by Alexander Christenson which spawns an astrological debate through the mundane acts of a first date. Things get a little feisty as egoistic personal opinions get in the way. Like many artists, Alexander[…]

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Spin Dreams || Featured Short Film

Spin Dreams

Moving portrait of a competitive pole dancer. While Francesco continuously keeps impressing us with his stylish film – see previous features ‘I Killer’(Top 10 2013), ‘The Shift’ and ‘Lovely Monster’ – he moves towards a visual documenting portrait in Spin Dreams. The story takes on a dramatic storytelling approach which[…]

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The Wizard Oz || Daily Short Picks

The Wizard Oz

Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, known simply as “OZ”, is a self-described wizard who created a life for himself that is truly stranger than fiction. His tale conjures stories of unicorns, mermaids, a serial killer and the most cryptic magic of all, love.

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Throw Me to the Dogs || Daily Short Picks

Throw Me to the Dogs

A troubled teenage boy, growing up in a dreamless wilderness and isolated from those around him, is stripped of his dignity as his father abandons him for the outside world which he is trying to retreat from.

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Sugarless Tea || Daily Short Picks

Sugarless Tea

Sugarless Tea takes viewers on a journey to India and Queens, NY, in a tale of separated brothers, chance meetings and identity. Sugarless Tea features watercolors paintings filmed using a stop motion technique that evokes travelogues and bedtime stories, and highlights the process of painting itself.

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