Ovum // Daily Short Picks

Ovum

In the near future, a woman must make a life changing decision after a mind bending procedure. Director’s Statement I firmly believe great science fiction should hold a mirror to our society and challenge our deeply set traditions. That’s why I write humanistic sci-fi stories that take place in our[…]

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Sola // Daily Short Picks

Sola

Shot in Tijuana, Mexico over the course of three days with a Sony A7SII – Sola is a raw, candid portrait of a “stranger in a strange land.” The film follows Mimi Elashiry’s character as she wanders the city’s streets, clubs, beaches and back alleys. Mimi is far from home,[…]

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Strobe // Featured Short

Strobe

A troubled, teenage girl goes to extreme lengths on Twitter to make contact with a famous DJ In a world of raging social media obsessions, ‘Strobe’ delves into a teenage girl’s devotion to getting her favourite DJ’s attention. Wonderfully championed through it’s photography and sound design, the suspense levels are[…]

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Castells // Daily Short Picks

Castells

Castells is a film that looks into the art of human towers in Catalonia. It explores the characters and the communities that are part of this beautiful and mesmerising tradition. Castells are seemingly a simple activity; people climb on top of each other to create the highest tower. However, under[…]

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The Guy: The Brian Donahue Story // Featured Short

The Guy: The Brian Donahue Story

Stuntman. Actor. UPS employee. Former WWF wrestler, Disney World performer, and NFL nose tackle. Brian Donahue has seemingly done it all The Guy is a short documentary film chronicling Mr. Donahue’s surreal story as he tries to strike a balance between paying the rent and seeking out the elusive Hollywood[…]

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Cinematographer // Daily short Pick

Cinematographer

Cinematographers Reed Morano, Autumn Eakin, Kate Arizmendi, Maria Rusche, Allison Anderson and Emoni Aikens share honest insights about what it means to be a cinematographer in the modern era. Director’s Statement Claudia and I were really surprised that a project like this didn’t already exist. Cinematographer came about because of[…]

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Metta World Teeth // Daily Short Pick

Metta World Teeth

An interview with Metta World Peace in 2011 leads to an impromptu discussion about teeth. Director Statement On December 12th, 2011, the NBA player known as Metta World Peace gave an interview to the Los Angeles Times about his recent name change. Metta completely disregarded the reporter’s question and instead[…]

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Bronzed // Featured Short

Bronzed

Neo-sun worshiper Martin prepares to appease the solar Gods with ritual human sacrifice. But first he needs a spray tan. “Bronzed” is a dark comedy starring Linas Phillips and Johnny Pemberton. Produced by Chris Capretto and written and directed by Mike Egan, the film goes to get its absurd humour[…]

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IDEO and a story of Design // Daily Short Picks

IDEO and a Story of Design

An exclusive look behind the curtain at IDEO, the global design firm, who for 40 years (and counting) has changed the way we think about design.

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