Underwater || Featured Short Film

Underwater

A man lost in the present drifts through his past. A film that will make you get lost in a drifting and wandering state. Swayed by a continuous movement your mind will try to grasp onto anything it can as the scenes shift around. Director Russ Lamoureux has fun challenging[…]

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Child's Play || Featured Short Film

Child’s Play

Nothing has value unless we grant it, and value does not mean anything unless we give it a meaning. Welcome to a visual ballet of money, greed and violence playing through your favourite childhood toys. Director Murat Kılıç just wanted us to see the world through his eyes, and this[…]

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Die Luke || Daily Short Picks

Die Luke

My film crew and I participated in a competition hosted by the Zurich Film Festival. Each team had 72 hours to produce a film lasting no longer than 72 seconds. The theme which we were provided with was «Water».

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The River. My Brother, Me | Featured Short Film

The River. My Brother, Me

When his brother struggles to adapt in the wake of tragedy, a young man tempts fate by returning to the crux of his family’s ruin. A film driven by a mellow tone, where little words will carry a tragedy’s enormous weight. The River, My Brother, Me is a story about[…]

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Arcanum | Short Film Trailer

Arcanum

Parker, Emma and Lucas encounter a mythical body of water.

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Chromaticity

“Chromaticity” – The quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength and its purity. An ethereal flight over the ocean as mysterious colored smoke leaves its mark across the sky. A beautiful choreography between four drones simultaneously in flight and hundreds of smoke grenades. Watch the behind the[…]

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Elwood's Ark | Daily Short Picks

Elwood’s Ark

A young boy releases a cloud into a church and it builds to a storm. Elwood’s Ark traces the journey of the water we drink, back 13.8 billion years through time and space to the beginnings of the Universe, challenging our perceptions of religion and redemption. Water is something that[…]

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The Useless Sea | Daily Short Picks

The Useless Sea

The Salton Sea – California’s largest body of water, and a tragic mistake. Tucked away deep in the Southern Californian desert, the Salton Sea is quite a peculiar place in desperate need of relief to assure the survival of its fragile ecosystem. “The Useless Sea” takes viewers on a cinematic[…]

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Daily Short Picks | Beíth

Beíth

BEÍTH, Inspired by Khalil Gibran’s poem ‘On Death’. A young woman breaks free in this original and visually compelling piece. Dedicated to all women of the world who are still struggling to be free.

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