The Devil Needs a Fix // Daily Short Picks

The Devil Needs a Fix

An ambivalent reporter will get a big break if his interview with the Devil goes as planned, in this narrative short film from writer/director Ian Ebright (From the Sky). THE DEVIL NEEDS A FIX is a dark comedy/fantasy/drama exploring disconnectedness, longing, and fear in modern society. THE DEVIL NEEDS A[…]

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SOOP // Daily Short Picks

SOOP

SOOP is a black comedy. Two detectives are called to investigate a strange death. They suspect food poisoning. They stay for lunch. They shouldn’t have.

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Whiskey Sour // Featured Short Film

Whiskey Sour

A career hitman is cosmically outmatched by his next target as he is unknowingly sent to kill the DEVIL. A hitman meeting quickly plunges into a battle between good and evil, light and dark, and the gray in between. Director Eli Stern brings us a rather elaborate and outside thinking[…]

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Socks and Robbers || Crowdfunding Campaign We Dig

Socks and Robbers

Socks and Robbers . . . . . Darned Robbers, Stitched Up Good and Proper. Socks and Robbers is a dark comedic, gangster, horror, heist film which sees a gang of daring robbers infiltrated by an undercover cop during their latest robbery. Stylistically it is influenced by film noir, 90’s[…]

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Love and A Lug Wrench || Featured Short Film

Love and A Lug Wrench

Pete’s absurdly desperate plan to win over his dream girl is everyone else’s nightmare in this tale of forbidden love and misguided affection. Love and A Lug Wrench is a little film just as twisted as it’s title. Director Jeffrey Fleisig has a taste for the cheeky humor which is[…]

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The Visit || Daily Short Picks

The Visit

THE VISIT is a dark comedy that takes an upside down look at present day racial prejudices. A generic bearded brown man, finds himself caught in a tricky situation where he is faced with the “looks like a terrorist” stereotype. And instead of fighting it, he decides to go along[…]

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Neverlanding || Daily Short Picks

Neverlanding – A Bad Thriller

After “Dave”, the hourlong tribute to David Bowie, Wim Reygaert comes with another movie about a larger than life pop icon: Michael Jackson. In “NEVERLANDING – A Bad Thriller”, we crawl into the mind of the world’s worst King of Pop impersonator. A pitch black comedy that ends with a[…]

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Hurricane || Featured Short Film

Hurricane

A dark comedy about couple’s encounter with a suspected communist during the height of the Cold War in the mid-1950s. Set in the 50’s during the Cold War, Hurricane is a dark comedy by Christiano Dias who brings a different dimension and certainly an uncoveted view of the era’s fears[…]

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Teachers || Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Teachers

A dark comedy short film. When fitting in at school goes horribly wrong. Teachers is a short film being produced by a crew of current Old Dominion University students and alum. Christy Stevens is the writer and director of photography, Jake Brinn is the director, and I, Steven Crocker, am[…]

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Jack and Jill || Daily Short Picks

Jack & Jill

A darkly comic tale of a rivalry between two elderly competitors for the best spot in the garden.

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