Romance

you always get somewhere else. // Daily Short Picks

you always get somewhere else.

you always get somewhere else. is a dark visual love story about a broken relationship caused by suppression. Director’s Statement With our short film “you always get somewhere else.“ we wanted to create the blurry end of a relationship caused by suppression. 2 individuals that don’t share anything else then[…]

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Peach and Cherry // Daily Short Picks

Peach and Cherry

A frenetic and impressionistic riff on films of the French New Wave, but not in an obnoxious way. Two self-proclaimed “Unlovers” who don’t give two damns about “L’amour” must find a new definition for their feelings as they drift through the end of summertime in Paris. Director’s Statement I made[…]

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Ask Me Another // Daily Short Picks

Ask Me Another

A London-set psycho-sexual drama of lust and loneliness for the Tinder generation. Harriet plays a titillating game with Tim through Dating Apps, Social Media and – eventually – in person until hidden truths emerge. Director’s Note ASK ME ANOTHER was written very quickly. Single life in London (at least for[…]

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Work // Daily Short Picks

Work

A young mom questions her choices and identity while raising her daughter on a farm. Director’s Statement Modern identity is built on the work we do, including — though it is rarely named as such — parenting. With this film, we wanted to explore how isolating it can be to[…]

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Pretty Is // Featured Short

Pretty Is

After being turned down by a boy her age, sixteen-year-old Honey, the daughter of a religious family in a small Southern town, turns her interests to Leander, an older man who’s recently been saved at her church. Set in rural South Carolina in the early nineties, sixteen-year-old Honey (Kristine Froseth),[…]

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The Last Message // Daily Short Picks

The Last Message

After the breakup, she left a final message. Director’s Statement This film was created around a real voice message I received at the end of my last relationship. When I heard it for the first time, I was a wreck. I’m not sure what possessed me in the moment, but[…]

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Anything for You, Abby // Daily Short Picks

Anything For You, Abby

Abby’s dream date won’t stop masturbating. It’s a problem. Director’s Statement Tim Berners-Lee created the internet to facilitate the exchange of scientific research between intellectuals. Within a decade, humans proceeded to use 80% of its bandwidth for porn, because of course we did. For all our scientists’ lofty ambitions, Anything[…]

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Touch // Daily Short Picks

Touch

Fragments of a love story, composed of point-of-view shots. Director’s Statement The concept of this film stemmed from a simple class exercise I did at Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema (Brooklyn College). The requirement was to shoot a short love story without showing the actors’ faces. I wanted to portray[…]

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