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The Best Is Yet to Come // Featured Short Film

THE BEST IS YET TO COME

Injured dancer, Ella, is consumed by her desire to be prepared for an upcoming performance. Forgoing rest and convalescence, Ella pushes through physical pain and mental exhaustion to perfect her routine. In doing so, she leads a solitary existence, where nothing can deter her from being the best she can[…]

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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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Lorne // Featured Short Film

Lorne

Lorne, a wasteland traveller dealing with the oppressing boundaries of isolation, is confronted by a mysterious stranger, who helps him realise his existential fears. Wonderful, crisp and breathtaking cinematography. The story of Lorne, (Guy Pearce) is grappling and tense, brining us on an edgy and uncomfortable little journey – in[…]

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Stye // Featured Short Film

Stye

A father and son’s attempt to reconnect over the course of a weekend visitation will send them further into a world of crime that will ultimately bring devastating consequences. BJ is a twelve year-old boy desperate to win the attention of his father. Tacco is the father desperate to win[…]

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Twenty Forty Three || Featured Short Film

Twenty Forty Three

A dystopian love story set in a world where a virus deems physical contact impossible. Thirty years after a devastating disease has consumed humankind, Jack and the last of humanity live under the ultimate truce: to never touch again. Working as a disposal officer, Jack sees the last terror of[…]

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The Heart of Sky || Featured Short Film

The Heart of Sky

Taking inspiration from Mayan myth, a story about how lives might have been created on earth, in a science fiction style. The myths run deep in Jimmy Yuan’s imaginary depiction humanity’s first steps. Created entirely in CG mainly due to budgetary constraints, the film tells an impressive story in a[…]

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Girl + Ghost || Featured Short Film

Girl + Ghost

In a surreal and quiet suburb, a beautiful girl waits for the flirtatious postman to arrive each morning. Little does she know, across the street lives a lonely ghost, trapped in an old house, longing for her from afar. In a film four years in the making, director Nik Wansbrough[…]

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Mise-En-Abyme || Featured Short Film

Mise-En-Abyme

A young, aspiring actor gets a callback for an upcoming feature film but in his determination to impress he fails to see how easily ambition can fall prey to manipulation. A film built on emotions and uneasy tensions, showcasing the nerves that takeover actors while waiting for auditions. But this[…]

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Return Flight || Featured Short Film

Return Flight

A fantasy adventure short set in Australia during the early 1950’s. – A teenage girl and her younger brother find their missing father. Return Flight is a proof of concept short film with the allures straight out of a comic book. It teases a bigger story to come in the[…]

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The iMom | Featured Short Film

The iMom

When a mother leaves her kids under the supervision of the family’s iMom, a dark biblical link is realized. The iMom will change your life! Well, at least that’s what the ads claim. Welcome to the oh-so-near future, where the newest digital product and trend is a robot who can[…]

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