The Last Dance // Daily Short Pick

The Last Dance

In the not-too-distant future, an old man works alone in his garage – click-click-clicking the hours away on an old desktop computer. His name is Hugo, and he’s making something… Something great… Today, the not-too-distant future will become the not-too-distant past. Mastered in 4K resolution with spectacular digital effects from[…]

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The Knocking // Daily Short Picks

The Knocking

A lone woman wakes up to a mysterious knocking sound and decides to investigate. Directors Statement This short film was shot in Portugal (where I’m from) in a 200 year old house that belongs to my family. The story is loosely based on an experience that my dad had when[…]

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Buzz // Featured Short

Buzz

A codependent woman’s life is disrupted when her servile best friend wants to move out of their isolated mountain home to be with a man. She hatches an unusual plan to ensure she will never be alone. Standard relationships take a bizarre twisted turn in this comedic short from the[…]

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Blackwood // Featured Short

Blackwood

A sound recordist picks up a strange sound whilst filming on location in a forest. After a disturbing encounter, she wakes up alone, confused and filthy in her house Turn up your speakers or better yet plug up your headphones. Blackwood is a short that emphasizes on sound design to[…]

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Virtaus // Featured Short

VIRTAUS

A young woman, Iris, finds herself in a foreign city all alone, haunted by her past. She wanders the empty streets, until she meets a young man, Niko, who tries to dig deeper into her bleak past. VIRTAUS is a Finnish short film made by a passionate team of young[…]

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Virtaus // Short Film Trailer

VIRTAUS

A young woman, Iris, finds herself in a foreign city all alone, haunted by her past. She wanders the empty streets, until she meets a young man, Niko, who tries to dig deeper into her bleak past. VIRTAUS is a Finnish short film made by a passionate team of young[…]

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Are You Wild Like Me // Daily Short Picks

Are You Wild Like Me?

A string of missing person cases plague a small New England town. Could they be related to the infant girl who disappeared in the woods nine years prior? Director’s Statement About 3 years ago, I was listening to the song Bros by the North London band Wolf Alice in my[…]

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Happy Anniversary // Daily Short Picks

Happy Anniversary

On the morning of their anniversary, Marcus is called out to work. Joan is at home all alone… or is she? Directors Statement The film was created from a last-ditch effort script idea we had during the 48 hour film festival. We stayed up the whole night before trying to[…]

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Alfred J Hemlock // Daily Short Picks

Alfred J Hemlock

When Emily’s boyfriend abandons her in the night, her only way home is through an alleyway where she is terrorized by the mysterious entity Alfred J Hemlock. Director’s Statement When I was a young boy my mother told me the story of how one night she had been chased home[…]

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Writer's Block // Daily Short Picks

Writer’s Block

A writer suffering from writer’s block travels to a cabin in the woods to clear her head. Chaos ensues when her things start to go missing. Official Selection: Upstate NY Horror Film Festival 2018, Seneca Film Festival 2018, The Brightside Film Festival 2018, Roselle Park Short Film Festival 2018, New[…]

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