Down Again // Daily Short Picks

Down Again

Down Again is an exploration of the connection between mental illness and creativity told through the lens of photographer and Chimaira frontman Mark Hunter. The film explores the catharsis of making music and art and how the result affects the fans. Director Statement Down Again is a very personal project[…]

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4/4 // Featured Short Film

– 4/4 –

A woman retreats to a cabin to compose a piece of music only to be haunted by writers block. Films are often about tempo and beat, and able to find a rhythm to carry the audience. In 4/4, Kyle Sawyer set out to create that in the most literal of[…]

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Electromatic // Daily Short Picks

Electromatic

A grandfather sneaks out for one last night of freedom under the stars. A pit stop to give his grandson his prized Electromatic guitar turns into a pivotal moment for both of them as they reflect on the role music has played in each of their lives. Director’s Statement Electromatic[…]

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Revival // Daily Short Picks

Revival

Exploring a life without music. Within 6 months of the outbreak humanity had been hunted to the brink of extinction and the world plunged into silence. 15 years later, Alex fights for her survival alone in the British wasteland. After discovering an abandoned shelter Alex meets Jordan, a feral orphan[…]

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The New Music // Short Film Trailer

The New Music

A musical drama revolving around the life of a talented pianist diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s and the punk band who try help him live again through friendship and music.

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Speaking in Voltages // Daily Short Picks

Speaking in Voltages

Pin Park are a polish experimental electronic band formed by Maciek Polak and Maciek Baczyk. The name is derived from a part on the instruments they use to compose, two “EMS Synthis”. Built in 1971, these were one of the first commercially available synthesisers used and praised by musicians ever[…]

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Esme Winters Master Musician of Magic // Daily Short Picks

Esme Winters – Master Musician of Magic

In a world where music is banned young Esme Winters, aided by best friend Jacob, must search for her missing brother. On the way she is mentored by mysterious music teacher Havisham before facing the evil force that lurks in the woods.

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Trailer || Humans of Someone

Humans of Someone

‘sarah & i’ is a ‘telephonic equivalent of a duet’. If one were to find tapes of a conversation that may or may not have happened, take it home and set it to music, this is what it must sound like. A 3-minute photograph of 2 people who’re soulmates on[…]

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The Art of The Short Film Title

The Art of The Short Title

Our friends over at The Art of The Title have been inspiring us for years with incredible in-depth interviews of some of our favorite title sequences in film and TV shows. I think that we can all agree that a film’s title sequence will not make or break the film[…]

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Acting In Short: Julian Casey - Modern Artist

Acting in Short: Julian Casey

You might remember Julian in ‘Death by Chocolate‘ by Dimitri Gochgarian, featured on Film Shortage back in 2015. Part of a new series called Modern Artists by Dimitri, episode 2 focuses on actor Julian Casey who tells us about the art of acting. Modern Artists – Episode 2: Julian Casey[…]

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