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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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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The Ocean // Daily Short Picks

The Ocean

One woman’s universe expands the more she connects with her lover. An intimate lesbian love story told in contemporary dance, The Ocean celebrates love’s ultimate triumph over fear. Director’s Statement When Wallis first mentioned The Ocean – a new devotional song for her partner Tracey – I prodded her on[…]

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Comeback Kid // Featured Short

Comeback Kid

Young Hugh is haunted by a past life’s desires in this tale of reincarnation, revenge and lost love. So simple, yet incredibly twisted. The ‘Comeback Kid‘ is a haunting little comedy film directed by Ian Robertson as a graduation film from the National Film and Television School in the UK.[…]

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Pieces // Daily Short Picks

Pieces

A couple trying to figure out what love is and how it does and doesn’t change us.

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Boohoo! // Daily Short Picks

Boohoo!

If you love someone, set them free. Or… abduct them! Boohoo! is a short chase-and-dance rom-com about a glamorous bicycle thief with a big crush and even bigger plans. The film takes a meet-cute trope and pushes it quickly to a bizarre extreme, essentially to say: if it’s true love,[…]

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People In Cars // Featured Short

People in Cars

Everyday conversations inside cars about love, relationships and mistakes. We are often adamant about films with little or no camera movements. Since the emotional side of the story is often greatly enhanced by the small details hinted by the photography. But every so often some filmmakers like to prove us[…]

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The Wound is Where The Light Is // Daily Short Picks

The Wound is Where the Light Enters

The Wound is Where the Light Enters explores the push and pull between love ad hate. Director’s Statement A poetic short by Iranian director and photographer Somayeh Jafari. Shifting between scenes of extreme intimacy and distance, “The Wound is Where The Light Enters” explores the push and pull between love[…]

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The Subject // Short Film Trailer

The Subject

An uneasy journey of love, ambition and control, THE SUBJECT charts a young artist’s struggle to create the perfect piece of portraiture. Choosing her partner as her muse, Sally learns the hard way that personal sacrifice can inspire great art. The more her relationship fractures, the closer she comes to[…]

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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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