An SPMS Story: I'm Still Kenny // Daily Short Picks

An SPMS Story: I’m Still Kenny

Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis sucks! One mans journey with the disease echoes—’I’m still here.’ Kenny kindly shares a bit of his journey with SPMS, helping us understand and have compassion for others dealing with the various forms of MS. This is our first foray into 360/VR video. It was a[…]

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Little Shit // Featured Short

Little Shit

Paul has an attitude. He’s the kid you cross the road to avoid. The no-hoper you pray your children never become. But there’s more to Paul than meets the eye or the ear. A side that he only finds when he’s truly lost. Perhaps not the type of picture we’d[…]

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[ UNUM ] // Featured Short

[ UNUM ]

[ UNUM ] (lat.”one”) discovers the singularity of life. Beginning with a carnal prologue between man and woman, the figurative journey continues with a lone huntsman at a cave. Accompanied by his loyal dog the huntsman delivers delicate honey to a shady merchant – as a single drop of the[…]

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The Search for Amy Ning // Daily Short Picks

The Search for Amy Ning

A detective suffering an existential crisis searches for Amy Ning Director’s Notes It’s fundamentally about loss and how we try to reconcile such a vague and mysterious concept. The whole piece has a lot of word play to help follow the philosophical path and each character the hero encounters is[…]

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Como en Arcadia // Daily Short Picks

Como En Arcadia

Como en Arcadia (Just Like Arcadia) is a personal piece about the loss and mythification of youth and the magic and pain of platonic love. A journey into the beginning of times, when mortals lived like Gods, without worries and no caring about old age. A melancholic, dreamy intrusion back[…]

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Six Minutes // Daily Short Picks

Six Minutes

What would you do with only six minutes to live? This one-take takes you on a terrifying journey after someone gets a Presidential Alert of his phone.

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Kinsetsu // Daily Short Picks

Kinsetsu

Kinsetsu, a short fictive macro sci-fi journey to planet nine. All footage was shot using live action and practical effects, no cgi involved.

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Node 2018 // Daily Short Picks

Node 2018: Explore, Connect, Create

Substance created the titles for Node2018 to explore the idea of connection, through a cinematic narrative. We developed the tagline: “Explore, Connect, Create” as a summary of what Node meant to us, and described this visually through the journey of the Explorer. Each stage of the unidentified pioneer’s odyssey is[…]

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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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