Love in Kind // Daily Short Picks

Love in Kind

In a dark and strange world, a young man tries to break a vicious cycle of lust and murder. Director’s statement When my friend, Chris Voss, came to me with a script he had written, I immediately jumped at the chance to direct it. On the surface the story seemed[…]

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Trashy Booty // Crowdfunding Pick

Trashy Booty

Trashy Booty—a drama with dark comedy elements—follows two dumpster diving trans women in Philadelphia, who come across a hitchhiking robot on a mission to spread human kindness. The short reimagines true events when a social experiment met a violent end in Philly several years ago. Trashy Booty shares a story[…]

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The Sandman // Daily Short Picks

The Sandman

A dream salesman, distressed by his erratic dream-writing boss, conspires to write his own dreams. But his subconscious unleashes a dark side that’s been simmering just beneath the surface.

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Howls // Daily Short Picks

Howls

A young girl goes towards a solitary cabin in the middle of the forest. As the days go by and the night approaches, she feels strangely attracted by the light, the atmosphere becomes dark and turbid, and a mysterious madness will trap her all night. Director’s Notes Howls has been[…]

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Abandoned in The Dark // Short Film Trailer

Abandoned in the Dark

“Abandoned in the Dark” is a four-story horror/thriller/suspense anthology film based on the book of the same name by David Boyle. “The Core”: Tender-hearted Karl Stevens has an ordinary day of work ahead of him—or so he believes. Following a routine meeting with his domineering boss, Karl discovers that a[…]

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The Order / Short Film Trailer

The Order

Three young scouts have been selected for a prestigious opportunity, but as they struggle to prove themselves during the initiation, they realize that this world is darker than they ever imagined. Director’s Statement I achieved the rank of Eagle Scout at age 15. This would be an impressive achievement for[…]

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Different / Sleep // Daily Short Picks

Different / Sleep

With dancers as our guides, we are taken on an exploratory journey through a strange, enigmatic house, encountering glimpses of those who have lived there, past and present. As different scenes and stories unfold, we begin to experience the dark beauty of a space both empty and inhabited. This short,[…]

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The Birth of Deceit // Short film Trailer

The Birth of Deceit

A peaceful town where all seems to be normal lies a dark cold secret that took the town by surprise as a couple befriended their neighbor/close friends, granddaughter for their own psychopath needs. Which led to the main character, Amber along with her friends fighting for their life.

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In The Campfire Light // Crowdfunding Pick

In The Campfire Light

In The Campfire Light is a dark, dramatic short film that illuminates the complexity of the American dream in all its glitter-addicted glory; positioning the aspiring performer in the spotlight, the film examines the susceptibility of ambition to exploitation, staging the elusive bewitching dance between power, sexuality, and its inevitable[…]

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Father // Halloween Week

Father

A young boy lives with his mother who does not give him the attention he needs. There is also a father figure, but unfortunately for the boy, he is much worse… Father is a twisted metaphor about a dark monster conjured up by a mother’s neglect. It played at over[…]

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