Dark at Sea // Daily Short Picks

Dark at Sea

An exploration of one man’s struggle with himself shot on 35mm motion picture film. “Dark at Sea” captures themes of frustration, defeat, and addiction to success through the movements of dancer Matthew Gibbs. Director’s Statement Dark at Sea started as a love letter to the ambitions and the payoffs that[…]

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Millennials Anonymous // Short Film Trailer

Millennials Anonymous

A group of 20-somethings come to terms with an addiction afflicting them all, the ‘gram. Premiering May 16 on Film Shortage.

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Perfect Man // Daily Short Picks

Perfect Man

Set in the very near future, a virtual reality addicted girl must follow a government mandate to remove her VR headset for 3 hours. When her dismal reality sets in, she goes online and orders Perfect Man: a robotic humanoid love companion.

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One // Featured Short

ONE

Katie is a writer, tortured by alcoholism, she has made a prison for herself in her own home. We witness Katie’s battle of self-will and where her thinking leads. When one is too many and a thousand is never enough… ‘ONE’ is a winning script for competition ‘Challenge TRINITY’, run[…]

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OSU // Daily Short Picks

OSU

Legendary Muay Thai fighter Kevin ‘The Soul Assassin’ Ross teamed up with Mr.Frank to tell the true story of how he overcame addiction and fought to chase his dreams. OSU is a beautifully personal short film, with a resoundingly universal message – the fiercest fight is always the one inside[…]

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Dance // Daily Short Picks

Dance

DANCE is a silent film for the digital age about how technology has affected modern courtship rituals. “Max”, our antihero, is paradoxically consumed by both self-centeredness and loneliness. Having ceded control of his social interactions to the perfectly curated world of his phone, he finds himself craving a meaningful relationship.[…]

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Detroit Diamond // Featured Short Film

Detroit Diamond

A childlike single mother, Diamond, has lost everything to her heroin addiction. In a last ditch effort to visit with the only person left in her life to love, Diamond, a heroin addict, must meet with a stern Children’s Protective Service agent. ‘Detroit Diamond‘ is a predominantly female driven cast[…]

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Hometown // Daily Short Pick

Hometown: A Portrait of the American Opioid Epidemic

An intimate look at the human faces of America’s current opioid epidemic. Seen through the eyes of a mother and the lens of a small town. Director’s Statement We set out to make a film that puts a human face to this tragic epidemic. A lot of people tend to[…]

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Binge // Daily Short Pick

Binge

BINGE follows identical twin sisters, Ani and Ale, and their addiction to popular teen-soap, Runyon. Although they are drifting apart, the sisters share a love for Johnny, the James Dean-esque main character of the show. As they binge-watch Runyon, one twin tries to navigate her first relationship while the other[…]

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