One In The Dark // Daily Short Picks

One In The Dark

A film about loneliness and isolation and how some times the hardest part of life is having the courage to truly live.

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Shepherd // Short Film Trailer

Shepherd

After the disappearance, and suspected death of the local pastor’s wife, Thomas steps away from ministry and retreats into isolation, not knowing this would cause even greater troubles.

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Shadows of Greatness // Daily Short Picks

Shadows of Greatness

Shadows of Greatness follows pro boxer Sena Agbeko, Ghana’s former middleweight boxing champion. With a record of 60-9, he moved to the US to take his career to the next level, but has yet to make his mainstream debut. In the middle of a career gap and an immigrant with[…]

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Stillness is a Lie // Daily Short Picks

STILLNESS IS A LIE

Inspired by the Poem by Sylvia Plath using the themes and images and sounds from the poem of love and isolation – To Eva Descending the stair – Summary –Follows the narrative of the Poem Clocks cry: stillness is a lie, my dear; The wheels revolve, the universe keeps running.[…]

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Yeah But No - My Secret Beating // Daily Short Picks

Yeah But No – “My Secret Beating”

This video is an exploration of self isolation. It represents a loneliness and depression that can only come from alienating oneself. This depression can be a sinking whole that’s hard to surface from; but it can also be a semblance of peace in an otherwise chaotic world. Directors Statement From[…]

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Do Not Go Gently Into That Good Night // Daily Short Picks

Do Not Go Gently Into That Good Night

Should we fear the light, or embrace it? Based around the iconic Dylan Thomas poem of the same name, Do Not Go Gently Into This Good Night uses interwoven art form vignettes to make a commentary on how the implementation of recent restrictive night-time laws and regulations within Sydney have[…]

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Warsnare Syndrome // Daily Short Picks

Warsnare – Syndrome

A man living in isolation is awoken by a mysterious intruder… In this music video for UK artist Warsnare, director duo Lukas Schrank and George Thomson push the boundaries of the conventional music video edit into a triptych structure, with the three acts of the story playing out simultaneously, mirroring[…]

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Tickle / Crowdfunding Pick We Dig

Tickle

Tickle is a live-action psychological and supernatural horror about the isolation, trauma and intense vulnerability of domestic abuse. Lilly, our exhausted and desperate protagonist, struggles through a sleepless night of being tormented by a menacing and salacious creature. Skeptical of her own sanity and separated from the outside world, she[…]

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A Welcoming Place // Daily Short Picks

A Welcoming Place

A dead father and an secret house he never mentioned. Phillip moves out to the middle of nowhere to search for peace. What he finds may be much worse. ‘A Welcoming Place’ is a short sci-fi/thriller set in rural England. The film tackles themes of grief, isolation and what it[…]

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Lorne // Featured Short Film

Lorne

Lorne, a wasteland traveller dealing with the oppressing boundaries of isolation, is confronted by a mysterious stranger, who helps him realise his existential fears. Wonderful, crisp and breathtaking cinematography. The story of Lorne, (Guy Pearce) is grappling and tense, brining us on an edgy and uncomfortable little journey – in[…]

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