SHORT FILMS - A to Z

SHORT FILMS - A to Z

Subscribe Share
SHORT FILMS - A to Z
  • 8 3/4, 10min., USA, Family/Comedy/Drama

    Armed with a formidable knowledge of Italian cinema, an irrepressible eight-year-old boy helps his grandfather recover from a catastrophic loss.

    Written & Directed by SHAWN M CHEATHAM

    Cast: Austin Cheatham, William Cheatham, Sarah Cheatham

    Score: Andrew Braun

  • 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

  • 10 SECONDS, 6min., Bulgaria

    During a boxing match, Alexandra is knocked down. To return to the match, she must first overcome her past and present. Vision and words intertwine in Alexandra's mind where the real battle take place.

    Director Statement - Evgenia Taneva

    The short film “10 seconds” is about the internal battle...

  • 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...

  • A QUICK LOVE STORY, 7min., Comedy/Romance

    Lovable but lonely Steve finally meets a woman who understands him. Unfortunately she is an online survey. A short rom-com for anyone who's ever given their email address away.

    可爱又寂寞的史蒂文终于遇到了一个懂他的女人。可惜她是一个在线问卷。

    Steve, garçon sympathique mais seul, rencontre enfin une femme qui le comprend. Malh...

  • 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 SIGN, 4min., France, Romance

    UN SIGNE is a bitter-sweet rom-com whose progress is paradoxically familiar and surprising. Everyone can identify with the young woman and has known a similar story, yet no one knows how this romance will end.

    An unnamed young woman walks in the streets of Montréal, all set up for Christmas. Thi...

  • 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.

  • BOOKENDS, 6min, USA, Romance/Drama

    An empty-nester couple rekindle their flame after realizing how much love and care, though they express it in totally different ways, they have for each other.

    Written & Directed by Lai Jiang

    Cast: Shelly Kurtz, DeeDee Michaels

    Cinematography: DeeDee Michaels

  • BOONDOGGLE, 11min., UK, Thriller

    Three men discover a mysterious box, supposedly containing the product of their deepest desires

    Dominic McCafferty - Director

    Dominic McCafferty - Writer

    Oliver Shuter - Producer
    Connor Evans - Producer
    Harvey Boyles - Producer

    Chris Kaye - Key Cast
    Ivan Comisso - Key Cast
    David Pitt - Key Cast

  • 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...

  • CALL COHO, 16min., South Korea, Drama

    Coho is a proxy driver who gets paid to drive other people's cars so that they can freely go drinking. His clients only think they see a man who is all out of luck but what mysterious past is he actually hiding?

    Director Statement
    This movie was inspired by the tragic Sewol Ferry accident that r...

  • CHIMICHANGA DAY, 3min., Russia, 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • CRUEL WORLD, 16min., Canada, Drama/Thriller

    As he drives down an old dirt road John has one thing on his mind: "Reunite with the woman he loves".

    The journey is prolonged when his SUV runs out of gas in the middle of nowhere. Luckily a mysterious old man intervenes and points him in the right direction.

    He arrives at a campground in sear...

  • 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...