Sound of Waves // Daily Short Picks

Sound of Waves

Waves break upon a young woman’s subconscious. Director’s Statement We currently live in a time where suicide is on a rise, currently in the US over 44,000 suicides happen each year making suicide the 10th leading cause of death. Its absolutely not a secret that we live in difficult times.[…]

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Bill's Leaving // Featured Short

Bill’s Leaving

On the eve of his going away party, disgraced executive Bill goes into the bathroom to kill himself… The office bathroom stall is always known to be a gossiping headquarter, but director Brian Phares takes it to another in ‘Bill’s Leaving’.It’s Bill’s last day at work, and he wants to[…]

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Bill's Leaving // Short Film Trailer

Bill’s Leaving

On the eve of his going away party, disgraced executive Bill goes into the bathroom to kill himself, but before he can do the deed, a stream of his subordinates file in exchanging stories about him, each worse than the next.

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Alfred J Hemlock // Daily Short Picks

Alfred J Hemlock

When Emily’s boyfriend abandons her in the night, her only way home is through an alleyway where she is terrorized by the mysterious entity Alfred J Hemlock. Director’s Statement When I was a young boy my mother told me the story of how one night she had been chased home[…]

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End of The Suburbs // Daily Short Picks

End of the Suburbs

The remaining members of the indie folk band The Suburbs and their manager are thrown into a tailspin when their lead singer takes her own life unexpectedly. Director Statement I wanted to experiment with structuring a film like a concept album, which is the reason much of the story in[…]

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Lifeline // Short Film Trailer


The new, dramatic short film by award-winning filmmaker L. Marcus Williams, inspired by his own experience as both a crisis hotline operator and a survivor of attempted suicide. She is a woman in despair who calls a suicide hotline — not for help, but to say goodbye. He is the operator who[…]

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Obolus // Daily Short Picks


Tired and despondent with her everyday life, a young woman succumbs to a new virtual experience. Directors Statement The genesis of this film came about in a couple of ways, one being the desire to create something (in particular narrative work) whilst I pitched on music promos, and the other[…]

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Maya // Daily Short Picks


Maya is about to kill herself – until she is interrupted by someone from her past. Helen has turned up at an old friend’s doorstep to seek comfort after a tragic incident. Maya alters her decision after learning about Helen’s harsher life. As Maya regains her hope, Helen loses hers.[…]

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Blue's Story / Short Film Trailer

Blue’s Story

Blue, a 13-year-old girl, develops agoraphobia after the suicide of her older brother.

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Edisto Island // Short Film Trailer

Edisto Island

Edisto Island is about a young teen who is faced with horror, while waking up on a secluded island after taking his own life. The film depicts in an experimental way what life is like after one commits suicide. Himself and everyone he meets has to relive their past life[…]

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