Buttercup // Daily Short Pick

Buttercup

As Maggie struggles with her mother’s death, a surprise visitor helps her find joy again. Director’s Statement Buttercup was inspired by a dream that I had about my best friend Jill, who passed away fourteen years ago. Her death was very unexpected and I struggled to accept the fact that[…]

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The Offering // Daily Short Picks

The Offering

It’s about a girl begins a journey through the darkness until she reaches her goal; get to a house to snatch a soul. The resulting film reveals a foggy landscapes where the death the girl represents death and the house represents the sin, making a double symbolism with the tree[…]

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Outline // Short Film Trailer

Outline

Outline is about a young woman who spirals into darkness following the death of her mother, set against the isolating and desolate landscape of Norway. The short film is a character based study about grief and addiction, which shows the agonizing experience of losing someone, featuring Inga Ibsdotter Lilleaas.

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Mama Jane // Daily Short Picks

Mama Jane

An imminent death in the family puts a spotlight on the complex relationship of a free-spirited mother (Constance Shulman) and her twenty-something daughter (Jenny Donheiser).

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After She's Gone // Daily Short Picks

After She’s Gone

When their only daughter suddenly dies, a grieving mother and father are forced to confront their once competitive relationship over her – and their failing relationship with each other. In this tale of love and loss, moving forward will require an acceptance the past. Director’s Statement This short was created[…]

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Rajam // Daily Short Pick

Rajam

A Syrian woman living under strict Sharia Law is accused of adultery, imprisoned and sentenced to death by stoning.

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Kin // Daily Short picks

Kin

A depressed girl seeks companionship when her cousin comes into town for a funeral.

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Middle of Nowhere // Daily Short Picks

Middle of Nowhere

Regretful and uncertain Olivia has lost her best friend who was the last person that tied her to her small hometown. Her best friend’s death has put her face to face with her old friends who have all moved on to live very different and exciting lives around the world.[…]

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The Human Project // Daily Short Picks

The Human Project

In the wake of their father’s death, two estranged siblings begin a journey of self-discovery. When family responsibility conflicts with their dreams, they must learn to love each other before they can truly begin to heal.

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Nobody Knows

Nobody Knows

In the wake of his brother’s death, a quiet high schooler navigates his small Texas town, all while knowing he is responsible for the accident. The film stars Tommy O’Brien, Bo Mitchell (Academy Award nominated DeKalb Elementary), Liana Liberato (Hulu’s Light As A Feather, To The Bone) and Abby Wathen.[…]

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