Fantasy

Trailer // Scavenger

Scavenger

In the aftermath of a brutal conflict a militia-woman Abbie awakes to a haunting new reality. Can she face the loss of her innocence to survive?

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Good Bones // Daily Short Picks

Good Bones

Based on the viral poem by Maggie Smith that seized the mood, and social-media accounts, of so many people in the tumultuous year that was 2016, Good Bones directed by Anais La Rocca, is the fantastical story of a mother trying to navigate how to shield her daughter from the[…]

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A Report of Connected Events // Featured Short Film

A Report of Connected Events

Exploring iconic moments in film and television history, blurring the lines between our reality and some of our favourite stories. Remember Mischa Rozema? The wonderful cinematic genius who brought us Sundays, winner of best short in 2015 and best trailer in 2014, well he’s back along with production company Post[…]

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The Faceless Man // Featured Short Film

The Faceless Man

The Faceless Man is an offbeat fable about a disillusioned man who discovers his face has been transformed into a mirror and must venture out into the world to reclaim his identity. One of the unwritten rules in cinema is to heavily limit the use of mirrors in a scene,[…]

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Eldritch Code // Daily Short Pick

Eldritch Code

A dedicated IT-guy must stop a computer virus from spreading, unaware of the cosmic horrors he is about to release. Eldritch Code is an entertaining IT nerd story that takes place in the H.P. Lovecraft universe. The film is based on a short story from Cthulhu Tales, written by Glen[…]

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Ghosts and Fashion / Fantasy // Daily Short Picks

Ghosts and Fashion

“Ghosts and Fashion” is a visualization of a poem by the same name by world-renown poet Elaine Equi (The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry). The short tells the simple, lyrical story of a new ghost who now needs to figure out what to wear in the[…]

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The Devil Needs a Fix // Daily Short Picks

The Devil Needs a Fix

An ambivalent reporter will get a big break if his interview with the Devil goes as planned, in this narrative short film from writer/director Ian Ebright (From the Sky). THE DEVIL NEEDS A FIX is a dark comedy/fantasy/drama exploring disconnectedness, longing, and fear in modern society. THE DEVIL NEEDS A[…]

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Melancholy Man // Daily Short Picks

The Melancholy Man

The Melancholy Man tells the story of the world’s saddest man who meets the world’s saddest woman. Through a fantastical lens, these characters come together in their harmonious misery and find something that surprises them both.

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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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Picture Wheel // Daily Short Picks

Picture Wheel

In an alternate reality where memories are literally worn about one’s head, a jilted lover wrestles with the image of his ex.

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