SHORT FILMS - A to Z

SHORT FILMS - A to Z

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SHORT FILMS - A to Z
  • 5476 MILES, 4min., UK, Animation/Music Video

    A handmade paper stop motion music video that tells the story of a lonely starling waiting for love in an adventure that takes him from land to sky to under the sea.

    Directed by Terry Thomas

    Music by Nigel Thomas

  • ALWAYS THE SUN, 9min., UK, Experimental/Black & White

    A short film based on a poem: always the sun by Keith Sargent. Wilderness, illness and the great British cretinocracy.

    Written & Directed by Keith Sargent

    Key Cast: Lindsay Seers

  • A NIGHT WITHOUT, 6min., Israel, Thriller/Animation

    A sleepless father, in danger of losing his sanity, is hopelessly trying to put his crying baby to sleep.

    Director Statement:

    Inspired by the short story "Sleepy" by Anton chekhov, this short film deals with the process of going insane and the awakening of a man's inner demons.

    Writer & Direct...

  • ANOMALY 4, 18min., UK, Animation/Experimental

    There is no singular way to sum up this work. It does not really want to be explained by an elucidating text; it wants to rest in the medium that shapes it. It does not follow a convention of story telling that governs cinema. What it does follow is a freewheeling set of associations and the vaga...

  • ANYONE, 5min., USA, Dance

    A young woman, searching.

    Directed by James Kinney

    Produced by Nicole LaFountaine

    Cast: Ryan Steele, Yesenia Ayala, Jessica Lee Goldyn, Blake Zeleznikar, Caleb Marshall, Arisa Odaka, Michael Graceffa, Cajai Fellows, Connor Schwantes,

    Director Statement
    Twelve years ago, I was commissioned to...

  • ARIA (AIR), 3min., Italy, Experimental

    Directed by Brace Beltempo e Barbara Sirotti

    How are relationships changing during lockdown? Is time, still and truly, the only thing missing to understand each other?
    So easily as a makeup mask following down her eyes, a woman tells her true shocking story, unfortunately similar to many others...

  • ART IS ANGST, 5min., Sweden, Animation

    The frustrated artist is trying to make a painting of a model.
    He doesn´t find the model doing very well though, and his frustration rapidly rises, until finally he comes up with an especially distinct solution

    Director/Animator: Björn Granberg Ahlmark

  • A TURBAN & A BEARD, 9min., Canada, Drama

    Witness three stories told over two decades shedding light on Sikh hate crimes in one nation. It doesn’t
    matter who’s in the White House. White supremacy is still all around us.

    Medium Film Synopsis:

    Respite is defined as a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant. ...

  • A(A)utomated (I)rritation, 6min., USA, Sci-Fi/Comedy

    A man struggles to make breakfast in a kitchen filled with appliances with a mind of their own.

    Directed by Ali Presley Paras

    Written & Produced by Bo Liebman

    Cast: Torrey Halverson, Eric Shulman, Julian M. Stern, Nadav Fleisher, Sarah Afkami

    DP: Steven L. Smith

    Editor: Dana James Jones

    Com...

  • BEHIND THE GLASS, 5min., Canada, Animation/Experimental

    Behind the glass is an animated drama about a man struggling to overcome his own limitations, while facing the rejection of society.

    Written & Directed by Pedro de la Llave

    Director Statement

    Behind the glass is a drama about a man struggling to overcome his own limitations, while facing the r...

  • BIRDS OF A FEATHER, 3min., Australia, Animation/Experimental

    Set in a rainy city this film focuses on the scavengers on the street and how the effects of sharing and being greedy can alter one's perspective in life.

    Directed by Richie Valentino

    Director Statement:

    Art offers the ability to express one's inner self.

  • BUST, 7min., USA, Thriller/Crime

    An Ordinary day goes South, LA.

    Director Statement

    I’d like to take on the conventional stories and tell them in unconventional ways. I’m more interested in asking, raising the questions, then giving answers.

    Written & Directed by Burak Tatar

    Produced by Bobby Soto & Edward J. Fee

    Cast: Bob...

  • CHERRY, 25min., Israel, Drama

    Broken-hearted Omer finds out she is pregnant and tries to use it to lure back her ex. She pushes away her worried mother but ends up realizing she is her true source of love and support.

  • CHIMICHANGA DAY, 3min., Mexico, Animation/Comedy

    Indypolis lived peacefully and quietly until a van with Mexican food appeared in their lives. He turned the life of the inhabitants into a chimichanga day. The film "Groundhog Day" became the basis of this parody-humorous animated musical short film. In addition, you will also take away parodies ...

  • COFFEE WITH EXES, 10min,. USA, Comedy/Romance

    This female driven plot depicts a woman reconnecting with her former relationships as she struggles to figure it out romantically. From the "Here's Your Shit Back coffee" to the "Wanna Hook Up for Old Time's Sake coffee", Jess reconnects with all her exes over multiple cups of Joe. Ultimately, sh...

  • DAMNED IF I DO, 8min., USA, Comedy/Black & White

    A custodian has to assess his morals after learning that his relationship isn't what it appears to be.

    Written & Directed by Jacob Samuels

    Cast: J.K. Robbins, Mallory Gonyea, Graham Luker

    Director Statement

    The idea behind this film came to me when feeling intense jealousy and overwhelming em...

  • DEBUT, 12min., Sweden, Comedy/Drama

    The day before the debut of her first major theatre production, an ambitious theatre director, Cornelia, comes to the horrible realization that her play is quite… bad. A self-destructive journey ensues involving PR agents and stubborn actors as she desperately tries to hold her play together.

    D...

  • DOWN DELORO RIVER, 13min., Canada, Thriller/Horror

    On the run after looting a prospector, William makes his way down a river to Deloro, Ontario where a man will trade gold for cash. After taking cover in this mysterious man's cabin, William soon realizes he isn't so much interested in his gold, but something much more valuable.

    Directed by Josh ...

  • DREAM ABOUT ME, 4min., USA, Experimental/Poetic

    A poetic reflection of a broken friendship

    Written & Directed by Juan Aragon

    Described by one contemporary as Visual Poetry, Dream About Me is the type of film no person wants to ever make. It is a deluge of raw, unfiltered emotions towards those we loved, but abandoned us.

    While originally w...

  • ELI, 11min., UK, Drama/War

    A terrorist attack raises uncomfortable questions about immigration, identity and morality. When a group of disillusioned strangers encounter Eli, an elderly man, can the harrowing events torn from his past influence their future?

    Written & Directed by Colin Gerrard

    Starring: David Gant

  • FIRST TIME, 3min., UK, THriller/Crime

    A young woman panics after getting revenge on her abusive boyfriend.

    Written & Directed by Euan Foulis

    Produced by Blair Macbride

    Cast: Nicole Docherty, Gareth Alexander

    Director Statement

    I created First Time as an experiment in telling a story on a solely visual level. I really want the fi...

  • FROM SHADOW, 20min., Thriler/Crime

    A police officer investigating disappearances and a Dog ranger with a tragic past discover their small town holds a dark secret. A long list of missing persons cases dating back decades and a mass shooting with no motive could be connected. There is something wrong with the people of Pine Falls, ...

  • FULL BODIED, 12min, USA, Thriller/Crime

    In an industry over-run with critics, one struggling winemaker is pushed to the edge. To save his winery, and himself, he must work quickly.

    Directed by Matt Bayer

    Written by Matt Bayer and David Sherod

    Cast; David Sherod, Katie Calogero

    Director Statement:

    Most of the winemakers I know aren...

  • GORILLA IN THE WASHING MACHINE, 8min., Estonia, Animation

    Late at night, there are animals minding their own business beside a lake. Some of them meet at the end, and then they drink tea and making sticky rice happily together ever since.

    NB: This is a film built entirely on sex metaphors, view with caution.

    Animator/Directed by Huei Jen, Hung

    Produ...