Ella // Daily Short Picks

Ella

Left behind by the same loved one, two Asian American youth search for connection in their small Midwestern town. Director’s Statement The story was based on my experience trying to fit in when I was young, and I threw a friend of mine under the bus during some lunch table[…]

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Connection // Daily Short Picks

Connection

Sam likes to keep his options open, stomping all over the line between hopeless and romantic. The online world offers a dizzying array of possible hookups and dalliance, but running late and double booked will Sam ever make a connection amongst such pixelated perfection? Maybe he should have just stayed[…]

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Missed Connection // Daily Short Picks

Missed Connection

After one girl drops her phone in the toilet, she must work to get it back on so she doesn’t lose the connection of a lifetime. Director’s Statement I made this to heighten the idea that we put so much pressure on obtaining a potential partner and as a result[…]

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Submerged // Crowdfunding Pick

Submerged

We follow Eden, a freelance animator and grieving daughter, who refuses to accept the death of her mother. Eden’s coping mechanism is to submerge herself underwater, where she believes she is still connected to her. In reality, refusing to accept her depression or help from her childhood friend Miles. Eden[…]

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The Vanishing Man // Daily Short Picks

The Vanishing Man

Desperate to understand his past, a black ops soldier risks everything to unlock the truth behind the event that started a civil war, and his connection to the man at the center of it…

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I Am Like Water / Daily Short Pick

I am like water.

A woman with bipolar disorder reflects on her condition, as she’s struggling to connect with people around her.

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Xeno // Daily Short Picks

Xeno

Two people walking in the street lit by the neon lights of the restaurants and shops, bump into each other. Time stands still, an immediately powerful connection is shared between them. Strangers deeply in love shared only in a stare so piercing there is no need for words. In this[…]

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Off Track Betty || Daily Short Picks

Off Track Betty

In a rapidly changing city, a woman realizes she no longer recognizes the neighborhood she calls home. When a young man approaches her with a direct connection to her past, she is forced to ask: When do we hold on to our past, and when is it time to let[…]

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Shorty || Daily Short Picks

Shorty

An unknown being – part human, part cosmic humanoid – longs to be of the peoples’ world. However, the search for connection proves tenuous, as her survival depends upon siphoning the lives of those she seeks to join.

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Absolute Threshold || Daily Short Picks

Absolute Threshold

Set in 1993 New York, Absolute Threshold tells the story of a young social worker named Charlotte who craves the intimate connection missing from her husband and finds herself overpowered by a precarious desire.

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