Animal // Featured Short

ANIMAL

In a near future, Jawak leads a recluse life with a strange animal he’s taking care of. At night, haunted by a painful childhood accident, he prepares his vengeance… Every once in a while we get a short film that breathes aspirations and brings innovation to the world of Science[…]

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Je l'aime aussi // Daily Short Picks

Je l’aime aussi (I love her too)

A short film about not being able to let go. We find ourselves in a closed loop, that for a short moment seems to open as the clarity of our conscious appears. At this moment we are left alone with the paradox of choice and desire. Should we change? Director’s[…]

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Marguerite // Interview

An Interview with Oscar Nominee Marianne Farley on Marguerite

Marianne Farley’s heartfelt film Marguerite shares a long forgotten love story and stars Béatrice Picard (Les Jeunes Loups), alongside Sandrine Bisson (1991). This wonderful French-Canadian film is about an ageing woman and her nurse who develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her[…]

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Cheveux Sacrés by Mario Morin

Mario Morin on his Award Winning Short Film CHEVEUX SACRÉS

Director Mario Morin’s Sacred Hair shares the story of a young boy’s innocent curiosity lifting him beyond the insidious confines of prejudice and showing how the essence of two diametrically opposed individuals are the same. This wonderful film took home the Best Live Action Oscar-qualifying award at the Cleveland International Film Festival,[…]

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The Earth is Blue Like an Orange // Daily Short Picks

The Earth is Blue like an Orange

I’ve done this little film based upon the poem by french surrealist poet Paul Éluard “La Terre est bleue comme une orange”, from his collection of poems “L’Amour la poésie” published in 1929. I’ve tried to interpret Éluard’s words along a colorimetry scientific trial. So blue is in fact the[…]

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Kingspin // Daily Short Picks

Kingspin

A series of events leads to the demise of an underground Romanian gang. In the midst of the chaos, unintentional partnerships seem to form.

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The Final Act of Joey Jumbler // Films de chez nous

The Final Act of Joey Jumbler

A party clown has nothing to smile about. Director’s Statement The idea for my film was inspired by the real life story of my main actor, Alain Boucher, whom I had worked with on my first short film, “Mirage“. During the shoot Alain confessed that he was a single parent[…]

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8328 // Featured Short Film

8328

8328 is about an unexpected encounter between young Hugo and Raymond, to whom life has given few gifts… except a few wooden carvings. 8328, c’est une rencontre entre le petit Hugo et le grand Raymond, à qui la vie ne fait pas de cadeaux. À part des petites sculptures en[…]

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Coup de Grace // Daily Short Picks

Coup de Grâce

At a remote mountain lake a bound man with cement shoes is being dragged to the water. His request for a coup de grâce escalates into an absurd clash.

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