E T A // Daily Short Picks

E T A

While waiting alone in a bus station, uncertain and insecure, one woman fights the urge to isolate herself and instead connects to the strangers around her to build a community. Set to an original song created specifically for the project (now available on all digital streaming platforms), E T A[…]

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Abandon // Daily Short Picks

Abandon

Shot in one take we follow an ambitious dancer in the moment she finds out she’s pregnant and is then forced to put her emotions aside for the final day of rehearsals of her latest show. Her understudy eagerly awaits for an opportunity to step out, but as the choreography[…]

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Dance // Daily Short Picks

Dance

DANCE is a silent film for the digital age about how technology has affected modern courtship rituals. “Max”, our antihero, is paradoxically consumed by both self-centeredness and loneliness. Having ceded control of his social interactions to the perfectly curated world of his phone, he finds himself craving a meaningful relationship.[…]

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Dreamland // Daily short Picks

Dreamland

A man becomes entwined in a battle between light and dark. A dance performance by Paul Vickers, based on a poem by Lewis Carroll.

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Golden Gates // Daily Short Picks

Golden Gates

Golden Gates is a one shot, slow motion music video for Australian band, Sundown Jury. It shows the surreal moments of a young girl’s dream, and as she dances her way along the path laid out before her, the surrounding world changes, guiding us through an abstract story that explores[…]

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Bite // Daily Short Pick

Bite

Rejected from yet another audition, a dancer heads back to her rehearsal space late at night. But when her reflection takes on a terrifying life of its own, she must try to conquer her self-doubt before it devours her completely. Bite is a short film from writer/director Jack Pirie starring[…]

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Sofia // Daily Short Picks

Sofia

On his deathbed, an elderly man has a dream where he wanders through the memories that marked his life. Director’s Statement Sofia is my thesis project from film school, and the first narrative film I directed. While developing the project, I was preoccupied with the ways in which cinema could[…]

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Nulla // Daily Short Picks

Nulla

Nulla is the latest film by New York-based motion picture director Jean Claude Billmaier. The film represents a carefully constructed study of movement, with a crescendo of tension and energy being unleashed to an original score by long-standing collaborator, R&B singer and producer Toulouse. Developed as a response to our[…]

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The Best Is Yet to Come // Featured Short Film

THE BEST IS YET TO COME

Injured dancer, Ella, is consumed by her desire to be prepared for an upcoming performance. Forgoing rest and convalescence, Ella pushes through physical pain and mental exhaustion to perfect her routine. In doing so, she leads a solitary existence, where nothing can deter her from being the best she can[…]

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Dear Leina // Crowdfunding Picks

Dear Leina

Dear Leina , is a short film musical about re-discovering your passion after it’s been lost for a long time. After an argument with her older sister, a 12-year-old girl decides to write a letter to her future self, describing what she wishes her life to be like when she[…]

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