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Mama Jane // Daily Short Picks

An imminent death in the family puts a spotlight on the complex relationship of a free-spirited mother (Constance Shulman) and her twenty-something daughter (Jenny Donheiser).

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Wings // Daily Short Picks

A girl finds a magical seashell after her parent’s heated argument. Director’s Statement Magic doesn’t exist. Monsters aren’t real. Our stuffed animals do not spring to life when we leave the room and no, a boogeyman certainly does not live under a heap of clothes in our closet. At least…[…]

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Skickelsen // Daily Short Picks

A mysterious old man is moving into the abandoned apartment next to Sara. Someone is now in trouble. Destiny is no matter of chance. Directors Statement I love the short film format! It’s really challenging to tell a compelling story in just a few minutes. Me and Mikael Homström set[…]

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Blue Bags Float in Saltwater // Daily Short Picks

A fugitive husband and wife take shelter at a beach house during the off-season but struggle to agree on how to best hide their bag of money. Director’s Statement A fascinating quality of crime is that it’s one of those rare times when people make life-altering decisions at a moment’s[…]

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Sleep On It // Daily Short Picks

A quarrel puts things into perspective for a young couple mattress-shopping for their first apartment. Director’s Statement As the film’s writer/director, Sleep on It was an attempt to purge myself of past lovers, failed relationships and toxic intimacy. After putting pen to paper and conceptualizing the first draft, it quickly[…]

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It's About Time // Daily Short Picks

A young man’s night takes an eventful turn after a mysterious object appears in his backyard. Directors Statement The inspiration for this film stemmed from a curiosity of time travel and a simple desire to see a project through to the end. If there’s anything I’ve learned about filmmaking over[…]

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Brandon // Daily Short Picks

On a make-or-break weekend with his girlfriend, a man is confronted with a new terrible reality. A revelation aimed right at his weakness. He struggles to be strong for her, as his psychologically worst-case scenario unfolds.

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