Node 2018 // Daily Short Picks

Node 2018: Explore, Connect, Create

Substance created the titles for Node2018 to explore the idea of connection, through a cinematic narrative. We developed the tagline: “Explore, Connect, Create” as a summary of what Node meant to us, and described this visually through the journey of the Explorer. Each stage of the unidentified pioneer’s odyssey is[…]

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A Report of Connected Events // Featured Short Film

A Report of Connected Events

Exploring iconic moments in film and television history, blurring the lines between our reality and some of our favourite stories. Remember Mischa Rozema? The wonderful cinematic genius who brought us Sundays, winner of best short in 2015 and best trailer in 2014, well he’s back along with production company Post[…]

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Edifice // Featured Short Film

Edifice

A short film about who we are, where we come from, and where we are heading; it’s a journey from stardust to singularity. ‘Edifice‘ is an artistic cinematic peace from creative film director Ash Thorp, one of the wonderful minds who brought us one of our favourite ever Sci-Fi concepts[…]

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Lost in Sound // Featured Short Film

Lost in Sound

A woman whose life has been accompanied by a cinematic score struggles to connect with people. Lost in Sound is an absurdly whimsical film which will certainly relate to many artistic minds who often dream up their own cinematic score to their life. The film is a collaboration between filmmaker[…]

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Carloman - Fool || Daily Short Picks

Carloman – Fool

Carloman is a two-person music project in which Dominic Matar and Elliot Thompson, based in New York/Los Angeles, summon the forgotten souls of times past in order to tell their trivial stories to a modern audience with little-to-no attention span. The music video for Carloman’s new single “Fool” is directed[…]

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Remembering The Fallen | Daily Short Picks

Remembering The Fallen

A French veteran of world war II remembers a particular day of his life… An immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing one man’s epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of human’s spirit

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Another World | Daily Short Picks

Another World

Another World is a short based on cult classic game Antother World (Out of this world in the USA). The protagonist of the game is Lester Knight Chaykin, a young genius physicist. In the opening cinematic, Lester arrives at his high-tech underground laboratory in his Ferrari 288 GTO[8] during a[…]

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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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The Useless Sea | Daily Short Picks

The Useless Sea

The Salton Sea – California’s largest body of water, and a tragic mistake. Tucked away deep in the Southern Californian desert, the Salton Sea is quite a peculiar place in desperate need of relief to assure the survival of its fragile ecosystem. “The Useless Sea” takes viewers on a cinematic[…]

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Project Senium

Project Senium

Project Senium is an effort to preserve the experience of one of the most beautifully disturbing places in the world: an abandoned asylum. Project Senium offers an unprecedented cinematic look into this location that stands far removed from the shaky, dark tour footage that normally attempts to show this place.[…]

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