He Calls Them All by Name // Short Trailer

He Calls Them All by Name

In this Southern gothic allegory, an anxious tenant farmer confronts his gun-toting neighbor at the climax of an ongoing conflict. Made against the backdrop of the partisan politics overwhelming our media, the film is a meditation on the dangers of allowing that which divides us to define our cultural values.

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Undefined // Daily Short Picks

Undefined

Your eyes – your soul is there, but the rest of you is still so undefined. Thats the beauty of childhood. The eyes show everything you’ve seen so far, but the rest of you is still so open to possibility, to what you might become. -Bree Despain

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Little Shit // Featured Short

Little Shit

Paul has an attitude. He’s the kid you cross the road to avoid. The no-hoper you pray your children never become. But there’s more to Paul than meets the eye or the ear. A side that he only finds when he’s truly lost. Perhaps not the type of picture we’d[…]

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The Hands of Time // Daily Short Picks

The Hands of Time

Treacherous lovers get what they deserve in this noir split screen palindrome. Director’s Statement This film was inspired by the film noir genre of the late ’40s and ’50s popularized by works such as the Lady from Shanghai and The Maltese Falcon. Borrowing the visual technique used by Michel Gondry,[…]

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UB-13 // Daily Short Picks

UB-13

A short film set in a German WWI submarine. Following the misjudgement of its ambitious young captain, a WWI U-boat is forced to wait for a prolonged period on the bottom of the North Sea, facing the threat of enemy torpedo ships. This will cause unprecedented physical and mental challenges[…]

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Sugar Land // Featured Short Film

Sugar Land

After spending years on the road chasing reckless dreams, a young couple gets the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have a child in a world where only few privileged people can. Surreal and expressionistic in its structure and composition, “Sugar Land” is the story of a decaying love told in reverse. Told[…]

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Milkshake // Daily Short Picks

Milkshake

A down on his luck ex-con, tries to convince his naive protege, that a life of crime isn’t right for him over some coffee and cigarettes.

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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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Stella Maris // Daily Short Picks

Stella Maris

Lydia (JoAnn Nordstrom), a widowed mother, obsessively wants her child to join the church as a choirboy. Unfortunately, her son is severely ill and unable to attend choir rehearsals. Lydia takes matters into her own hands as she trains him herself in preparation for a performance at the annual Annunciation.[…]

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