Hometown // Daily Short Pick

Hometown: A Portrait of the American Opioid Epidemic

An intimate look at the human faces of America’s current opioid epidemic. Seen through the eyes of a mother and the lens of a small town. Director’s Statement We set out to make a film that puts a human face to this tragic epidemic. A lot of people tend to[…]

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A Kings Betrayal // Featured Short Film

A King’s Betrayal

The last days in the life of a Piñata, as told from the Piñata’s perspective. If you have ever enjoyed smashing a Piñata, maybe you should look away now. A King’s Betrayal is a dark comedy about the final days in the life of a Pinata, as told from the[…]

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Kayla in 1A // Daily Short Picks

Kayla in 1A

On September 5th, 2016, I moved in with Kayla, we had never met prior to that day. This film portrays a peculiar roommate that I never really spoke to.

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Ostrich // Featured Short Film

Ostrich

Set late one evening in a Westminster bar, a journalist meets the no-nonsense Deputy Finance Minister for what begins as a simple interview. Tensions rise high in Patrick Walsh’s political thriller ‘Ostrich‘, where journalist Will Hewitt meets no-nonsense Deputy Finance Minister Pippa Thomas for what begins as a simple interview.[…]

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!aouo !a!a wa // Documentary // Daily Short Picks

!aouo !a!a wa

!aouo !a!a wa – meaning „The Stumbling Cheetah“ in traditional San Bushmen language – tells the origin story of the fastest animal on land and interweaves it with the difficult situation today, in which these big cats are considered a pest by many livestock farmers. Director’s Statement In 2017 I[…]

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Debbie Boon // Daily Short Picks

Debbie Boon – Fine Artist

Debbie Boon is a contemporary artist whose work is characterized by an energy and vivacity which reflects the joie de vivre she feels when faced with a subject that captures her imagination. Working in partnership with Debbie and The Norfolk Wildlife Trust we told the story of what inspires her[…]

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Sanderson to Brackettville // Daily Short Picks

Sanderson to Brackettville

Inspired by films like Wim Wenders’ Paris, Texas and David Byrne’s True Stories, photographer Jason Lee set out to document residual American landscapes across Texas in early 2017 with large format color films for his recently released book A PLAIN VIEW. This short documentary follows Jason on the road during[…]

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Miss Smith // Daily Short Picks

Moodoïd – Miss Smith

Unable to reconcile with an ex-girlfriend, musician Pablo Padovani holds a casting call to find the next best thing. Five actresses were invited to audition completely unaware of his intentions. What emerged was a satirical look at the baggage we try to work through in our art and how that[…]

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The Forge // Daily Short Picks

The Forge

Tanya Lim committed suicide, leaving her little brother money to make a film. To bring creation from destruction, he made THE FORGE, an emotional, anti-suicide message in which a man battles his inner demon in a fight for his life.

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Angelfish // Featured Short Film

Angelfish

After a night at the bar, a guy invites a girl home to see his angelfish. Over the course of just a few minutes, a promising connection is cut off and a fish is no longer a fish. Whether you were victimized or the abuser, the line was always very[…]

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