Hair Trigger // Daily Short Picks

Hair Trigger

School shooting survivor Sadie, her mother Terry, and Sadie’s best friend Elyse struggle to reconcile the night before the rest of Sadie’s classmates return to school without her. Director’s Statement When media coverage of a shooting takes place we often lose focus on the survivors, especially those who suffered injuries.[…]

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The Seditionist // Daily Short Picks

The Seditionist

In a future-dystopian world known as Starkam, Eloy, a young survivor of the notorious “black-bagging”, plans to rescue his mother from a government medical facility. Director’s Statement I set myself one clear task with this film: “Make a mini blockbuster”. It was probably just an excuse for myself to unleash[…]

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Lifeline // Short Film Trailer

LIFELINE

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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Happy Birthday // Daily Short Picks

Happy Birthday

An astronaut is sent on a mission to shut down the computer network on a destroyed mining colony, but on the way he discovers that there is a lone survivor on the planet. Is she a human, or a machine come to life? Inspired by Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness,[…]

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The Name That Separates // Featured Short Film

The Name That Separates

Leah finds herself at the center of an investigation after she becomes the only known survivor to encounter a mysterious being. This Sci-fi short film takes place in the future where there have been strange occurrences involving a specific supernatural being. ‘The Watchers’, a private investigating team hired by the[…]

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Love at The End of Earth // Daily Short Picks

Love at the End of Earth

The year is unknown, the world has been decimated by an unpredictable meteor strike leaving Austin and Eveline as the only survivors. Director’s Statement Working with Paul as a writer for this 48 hour film was amazing, he gave us a story that had a lot of heart, and something[…]

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No Love For Fuckboys || Daily Short Picks

No Love For Fuckboys

A portrait of a sexual assault survivor’s journey through love, sex, violence, and hope post-assault. Director’s Notes Living 8 months in Maryland catapulted me through a multitude of experiences that have kicked me into high-gear with growing up and moving forward. When I was in Maryland I dealt with a[…]

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I Remember a Lot of Octobers | Daily Short Picks

I Remember A Lot of Octobers

I Remember A Lot of Octobers is a Sci-Fi Thriller which takes place in a desolate and distant future. We follow the story of Mara Burke, who as a result of surviving alone for years, is now battling with the psychological effects of her loneliness.

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Empsillnes |Featured Short Film

Empsillnes

Last survivor of destroyed starship meets with his enemy in the void. The setting is obscure and disastrous, there is a lone survivor aboard a destroyed spaceship orbiting around a distant blue giant. Struggling and fighting for his life, the astronaut is waiting for a human rescue, where another day[…]

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Former Things | Featured Short Film

Former Things

Alex, a travel-worn survivor in a desolate post-apocalyptic world, returns to his childhood home to find not only artifacts of his youth, but also the plague-ridden body of his recently deceased father. Welcome back Nicholas Payne Santos & Adam R. Brown with another exquisite short. Once again set in the[…]

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