Bullet Time - Shy Panther // Daily Short Picks

Bullet Time

A highway motel speaks to ideas of privacy and escape, spaces where temporary guests can find resignation, displaced from their past lives in search of something new. Shot on 16mm film, Bullet Time weaves the stories of four characters as they confront their identity within the motel walls – a[…]

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Katanga // Featured Short

Katanga

A young woman living in Katanga turned to her local boxing gym after being brutally assaulted in her neighbourhood. Katanga is photo series and docu-fiction featuring the female boxers of Katanga, one of the largest slums in Kampala. It is based on the true story of Hellen Baleke, a young[…]

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Spaceman // Daily Short Picks

SPACEMAN

This music Video SPACEMAN is the simple story of a young woman reminiscing a childhood friendship gone by set to the spacey synths and powerful voice of Midwest based singer songwriter (and dear friend of mine) Anna Marie Carey. The project was a hands-on labor of love. It was primarily[…]

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The One // Daily Short Picks

The One

The One is an emotive and elegant art film designed to explore a key issue of our times. It’s a visual discourse inspired by the monumental ‘Me Too’ movement, showing differing visages of female strength, beauty, power and identity that unite to empower and inspire. The project was devised and[…]

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Guardians of the Ghost // Daily Short Picks

Guardians of the Ghost

In November 2018 we set out to meet Gruppa Bars, an environmental task force assigned to protect the remaining snow leopards of Kyrgyzstan. Not knowing what to expect we joined the anti-poaching unit on their arduous journey through the mountains in order to find out what it is that motivates[…]

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i Come From The Fire City // Daily Short Picks

I Come From The Fire City

A visual interpretation of the poem by Eve L. Ewing, adapted to 16mm motion picture film. Official Selection: Raindance Film Festival // HollyShorts Film Festival The poem appears in Eve’s book Electric Arches, stories of her time growing up in Chicago. From Haymarket books: ‘Electric Arches is an imaginative exploration[…]

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Boohoo! // Daily Short Picks

Boohoo!

If you love someone, set them free. Or… abduct them! Boohoo! is a short chase-and-dance rom-com about a glamorous bicycle thief with a big crush and even bigger plans. The film takes a meet-cute trope and pushes it quickly to a bizarre extreme, essentially to say: if it’s true love,[…]

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To The Right. // Daily Short Picks

To The Right.

As an Alaska Native born into a nomadic tribe, Lena understands what it takes to survive. Over the years she has battled hunger and extreme cold, fighting for the survival of her family and their way of life. But today, living alone in a small cabin deep in the Alaskan[…]

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Zsofika // Films de chez nous

Zsofika

A man returns home after dedicating his life to war. In the now abandoned house where he once was happy, he tries to reconnect with what was lost. Remorse fills the final moments of his life as his broken promise haunts his memories. At the origin of the project, there[…]

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Wild Animals // Daily Short Picks

WILD ANIMALS

A teenage boy hiding in a bathroom after a school shooting struggles to come to grips with the aftermath. A film about the epidemic of gun violence in the USA through the eyes of two boys, in one intimate eight minute span. Shot on Super 16mm.

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