N.I. // Daily Short Picks

N.I.

The first narrative live action to be filmed on the RED Digital Cinema’s Hydrogen phone, N.I. is a short film written and directed by (VFX Emmy-nominated) Sallyanne Massimini about a romantic encounter that goes horribly wrong…or is it? In association with Palo Pictures, N.I. stars Giorgia Whigham (The Punisher, 13[…]

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Rite of Passage // Daily Short Picks

Rite of Passage

Aliens invaded our planet, waging war until we agreed to a peace treaty: On each human’s 13th birthday, one of their young would be sent to battle one of ours– a new rite of passage. It’s the night of Jonathan’s birthday and he has to come face to face in[…]

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Warming Memories // Daily Short Picks

Warming Memories

In a time when so much is overly politicized we often forget to pay attention to how that can affect human connections. “Warming Memories” is a stop-motion and digital animation that shows the rift one family experiences over ideological differences. A soothing fireplace animation juxtaposed with sound-bytes from news reports,[…]

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Ways to Water // Short Film Trailer

Ways to Water

Premiering on Film Shortage August 31st! Inspired by the research of Masaru Emoto, the film is a dramatic short that explores the metaphysics of water and human relationships. Following a summer romance caught somewhere between the beginning and the end, the film follows a boy and a girl through a[…]

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Spirit // Daily Short Picks

Spirit

“Spirit” is a celebration of the human spirit, shot on location across Nepal in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and at the Nagi Gompa, Namo Buddha, Tamang and Kanying Sherub Ling monasteries, as well as at Pashupatinath temple. The film’s action follows a community of nuns and monks, young and old, as they[…]

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Happy Birthday // Daily Short Picks

Happy Birthday

An astronaut is sent on a mission to shut down the computer network on a destroyed mining colony, but on the way he discovers that there is a lone survivor on the planet. Is she a human, or a machine come to life? Inspired by Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness,[…]

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Donny The Drone // Featured Short Film

Donny The Drone

The world’s first sentient machine goes on stage to accept a prestigious “Person of the Year” award as an auditorium of humans are confronted with his emotional and controversial story. A story truly depicted for today’s state of mind between politics and technology. Donny The Drone paints a picturesque photograph[…]

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Alientologists // Short Film Trailer

Alientologists

An alien civilization is studying the human artifacts that float around the destroyed remains of Planet Earth. On their exploration ship, a curious alien breaks free of the monotony of his task and from the closed-mindedness of his co-workers when he discovers a pair of tap shoes, a jukebox, and[…]

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The Woman in The Movie // Daily Short Picks

The Woman in The Movie

In 2087, Wilgaard Lipthmus finds a woman in an 80-year-old home video on YouTube and volunteers to be the first human time traveler to meet her. The Woman In The Movie follows Wilgaard on the days leading up to August 12th 2087, when he will risk his life in the[…]

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Good Business || Featured Short Film

Good Business

Humanity makes a deal with a new client. We always urge for originality while searching for our next featured short, and sometimes that originality just creeps up from a mix-mash from various films, ideas and settings, and other times it just comes from an old comic book. Ray Sullivan was[…]

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