The Knocking // Daily Short Picks

The Knocking

A lone woman wakes up to a mysterious knocking sound and decides to investigate. Directors Statement This short film was shot in Portugal (where I’m from) in a 200 year old house that belongs to my family. The story is loosely based on an experience that my dad had when[…]

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Millennials Anonymous // Short Film Trailer

Millennials Anonymous

A group of 20-somethings come to terms with an addiction afflicting them all, the ‘gram. Premiering May 16 on Film Shortage.

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Samira // Daily Short Picks

SAMIRA

From becoming the first female in history to join her University’s all male American football team, to getting the lead in Shakespeare’s Othello, Samira redefines what it means to be a woman in modern day Britain, in this visual exploration of youth, identity and womanhood. Director’s Statement The desire to[…]

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Cabin Pressure // Daily Short Picks

Cabin Pressure

A safety and regulations obsessive is forced to revaluate things when a routine flight runs into difficulties. Director’s Statement Cabin Pressure is my first foray into stop motion and follows fussy and nervous passenger Graham Penge on board a routine flight as he is sat next to disruptive passenger Cynthia.[…]

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VI // Short Film Trailer

VI

When Jerry’s mother passes away. Jerry is hit harder than expected. Especially since she promised him not to drink anymore. Jerry must now fight off his demons before things get worse.

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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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M. What If? // Daily Short Picks

M. What if?

What if a 76 year old women could become a Muse for Beauty? Facing exhaustion, being confronted by the classic idea of perfection in the media, we want to give you a different vision. This Film is inspired by M. Create to enlighten her spirit and to make her feel[…]

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Symmetry // Short Film Trailer

Symmetry

Symmetry is a short conceptual film about how we as humans have recreated jungles in our cities and how it’s impacting us and our earth.

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Perfect Man // Daily Short Picks

Perfect Man

Set in the very near future, a virtual reality addicted girl must follow a government mandate to remove her VR headset for 3 hours. When her dismal reality sets in, she goes online and orders Perfect Man: a robotic humanoid love companion.

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Selkie // Daily Short Picks

Selkie

A wayward selkie (a seal that can turn itself into a human) has followed a school of herring up the Delaware river when her seal skin is captured by a man from the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia. Director’s Statement A “selkie” is a seal that can shed its skin and[…]

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