Stories we Tell Ourselves // Featured Short

Stories We Tell Ourselves

A man copes with abstract feelings of loss and anxiety as a long-term relationship comes to an end. “Stories We Tell Ourselves” explores the abstract feelings of loss, the chaos of thoughts, and the anxiety that comes from the strangeness of time and memories fading away. The story is told[…]

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Baraa // Daily Short Picks

Baraa

When the long-awaited dream dies, the reality begins to circle around us and encage us in the claustrophobic space of our fears and distorting anxiety. Director’s Statement “Baraa” is my first year film, produced at Royal College of Art, where I am currently doing my Master’s Degree in Animation in[…]

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Monday // Daily Short Picks

MONDAY

Crushed by the tedium of her daily routine, a woman takes a leap of faith. Clara is suffocated by her commute, by her job, by her life. One day, drowning in anxiety, she finally reaches her breaking point. Monday is an experimental film that explores the boundaries of narrative with[…]

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Not(e) for a Dreamer // Featured Short Film

Not(e) for a Dreamer

Changing of seasons reflect the transition from childhood into adulthood. Anaïs voices her feelings with a mixture of anticipation and anxiety. Anaïs is fully aware that things are changing, though not entirely sure to what extent. Each season represents a specific time in one’s life: spring full of the carelessness[…]

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Presentation / Short Film Trailer

Presentation

An anxiety-ridden high school girl is faced with the challenge of giving a class presentation.

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#PrayFor // Daily Short Picks

#Prayfor

A short film about the rise in global anxiety across disparate communities and how we respond to tragedy and fear through the use of social media. Director’s Notes A constant feeling of fear and anxiety has been building amongst many Americans (and abroad). There is constantly something to fear, climate[…]

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Pregnant Pause // Featured Short Film

Pregnant Pause

Pee. Wait. Panic. Steph is in a happy, long-term relationship, but now she might be pregnant, she has no idea what she wants. Steph is in a happy, long-term relationship with James, and she’s technically an adult. At her age, Steph’s mum had already given birth to two children, and[…]

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What Am I Doing // Daily Short Picks

What Am I Doing?

Feeling stuck. Can’t move forward. Which direction do I go? Afraid of my future. Time is running out. Am I good enough? Merging reality with a symbolic representation of the mind, the film attempts to capture and express the feelings of frustration and self doubt. Director’s Statement When coming up[…]

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View // Short Film Trailer

VIEW

Arthur suffers from extreme anxiety, a condition he must confront, when domestic abuse unfolds in an alley below his apartment. Arthur must push past the confines of the walls and memories that surround him, to help the victim below.

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Hi-Glow Retro // Featured Short Film

Hi-Glow Retro

Tommy Ashby, a high school senior with severe social anxiety, decides to step out of his comfort zone to learn 70’s disco dancing. Hi-Glow Retro is an enormous ode to almost every teenage boy’s dream, but not without passing through the anxieties first. Directed by Alex Morsanutto and nicknaming this[…]

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