The Sermon // Featured Short Film

The Sermon

In an isolated church community in the English countryside, a powerful hate preacher prepares to deliver a sermon to his flock, but his daughter has a secret that could destroy them all. The Sermon is a short ‘Folk Horror’ dealing with sexuality, faith and oppression shot on 35mm film. In[…]

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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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Scrambled // Featured Short

Scrambled

After Esra misses her train late one evening, a discarded, living Rubik’s cube tries tries to get her attention in an attempt to get solved. This simple story set in an every day setting can easily become one of the most profound film’s we’ve seen all year. ‘Scrambled‘ tackles a[…]

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Should You Meet a Lady in A Darkened Wood

Should You Meet A Lady In A Darkened Wood

Once there was a taxidermist whose collection was his life; and what his life lacked most, he decided, was a Lady. But the Lady in question had other ideas. This campy gothic fairytale hides a sly analogy about how we objectify each other in the post-Tinder world of online dating.

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Left Alone // Daily Short Picks

Left Alone

Jaleel White realizes he’s the lead character of a short film.

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Incel // Featured Short Film

Incel

Sam is a reclusive young man who finds solace with those who share the same self-described title as him: Incel. When his countless real-life efforts at love fail, Sam turns to this anonymous community of the “involuntarily celibate” for help, but instead finds himself increasingly pushed towards extremism. Written and[…]

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To The Right. // Daily Short Picks

To The Right.

As an Alaska Native born into a nomadic tribe, Lena understands what it takes to survive. Over the years she has battled hunger and extreme cold, fighting for the survival of her family and their way of life. But today, living alone in a small cabin deep in the Alaskan[…]

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Knock Down Ginger // Featured Short Film

Knock Down Ginger

When a prank goes wrong on a London estate – Sarah-Lee learns that it’s not all fun and games when it comes to growing up. With not much else to do apart from cause trouble on the block – Knock Down Ginger is a coming of age film that explores[…]

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