Monitor // Featured Short

MONITOR

A sleep-deprived corner store clerk wonders if he’s seeing things when a man mysteriously appears on his security camera feed… but not in the store itself. Monitor is a psychological-horror short directed by Ryan Polly and Matt Black. Despite it’s tight concept and minimalistic nature, the film is packed with[…]

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The 2018 Gift Guide for Filmmakers

The 2018 Gift Guide For Filmmakers

Alright, the holidays are just around the corner, your boyfriend / girlfriend / son / daughter / friend / secret santa / or whomever is a filmmaker, or aspiring to become one, and you have to get them a gift.. but you have no idea what you can possibly get?[…]

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The Untimely Gift // Daily Short Picks

The Untimely Gift

This 2x Academy Qualifying International Film Festival Finalist is about a young boy diagnosed with Astrocytoma who documents his recovery from cancer with his camera. However, after undergoing surgery to remove the tumor, he begins to look at life through a different, more spiritual lens.

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The Minimalist // Daily Short Picks

The Minimalist

Thomas, a self-proclaimed recluse, is a photographer in New York City who sees the world through the lens of his camera. He approaches his photography—as well as his life—in a minimalist style, focusing on the purity and simplicity of things. His world is turned upside down when he encounters Sylvia,[…]

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Pepper and the Salt Sea // Daily Short Picks

Pepper and the Salt Sea

After losing everything in Superstorm Sandy, a devastated photographer tries to forget that she ever loved the sea. Until a mermaid appears, to seduce her into picking up her camera again. Pepper and the Salt Sea is a magical realism fable about holding on to your dreams against all odds.[…]

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Krabbamlagram // Daily Short Picks

Krabbamlagram

A man walks through Brooklyn photographing creatures. Director’s Statement KrAbBamLGraM is an experimental film about a peculiar photographer, hunting and capturing elusive creatures with his camera. The grotesque creatures, names of which only he seems to know, live in the crevices of the city, amongst people who unseeingly pass by.[…]

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Dorothea || Daily Short Picks

Dorothea

With a broken car, a camera in hand and a half-built house in the distance, a photographer finds herself facing a deeper and more unsettling part of her desires than she hoped. DOROTHEA is a film about the sexual awakening of a woman divided between the promises that bind her[…]

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Film Romance || Films de chez nous

Film Romance

A shutter happy photographer finds an old film camera with a difficult last request. (a tribute to a great camera)

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Breaking The Scene: on the set of Intruders

Breaking The Scene: Intruders

For our next scene break we turned to some home talent and an underground comic book inspired film. Meet Santiago Menghini, a director, visual effect artist, co-founder of Nemesis Films, and founder of The Film Effect. Santiago is the craftful director behind the eerie short ‘Intruders‘, and we had a[…]

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Daily Short Picks | The Interview

The Interview

A prison interrogation room is the setting as a reporter interviews an ex-contract killer for TV broadcast. They discuss life and the human experience, as we build toward the reveal of a greater truth. We view the piece through the reporter’s own cameras, in a cinema verite styled piece. The[…]

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