SHORT FILMS - A to Z

SHORT FILMS - A to Z

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SHORT FILMS - A to Z
  • 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

  • Eggs and Soldiers, 20min., USA, Drama

    A single Irish Dad forgets the tree on christmas eve. Ned the older son's humanity is challenged when he risks everything to give his younger brother Marco a real Irish Christmas.

    Director Biography - Imelda O'Reilly
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    Imelda O’Reilly is an independent filmmaker known for expl...

  • 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, ...

  • FOOD CART, 19min., USA, Thriller

    Ali is a talented chef and Food Cart owner in Portland, Oregon. After falling behind on rent, a tragic accident forces Ali to make a change in his father's recipe. He becomes an overnight sensation but finds achieving his dream of opening a restaurant means selling his soul.

    Director Statement
    F...

  • 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...

  • GRUF & ME, 9min., Israel, Live Action/Animation

    Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in animation. Gruf falls in love with the street artist who created him. He desperately tries to find her in the shabby streets of Tel Aviv and discovers that inter-dimensional love is not easy.

  • JAKE & JULIA, 12min., USA, Comedy/Romance

    During an overnight hotel stay after a depressing engagement party, a young couple decide to pursue a spontaneous erotic fantasy.

    Director Statement
    Let's be honest. Far too often, reading a director's statement for a short film is an exercise in tolerating unhealthy levels of self-indulgence fr...

  • JUSTIN AND THE WERLOOBEE, 11min., USA, Animation/Family

    Based on the published book, FRUIT OF THE VINE (Weisberg and Yoffe, Waldorf Publishing, 2018). In JUSTIN AND THE WERLOOBEE, we meet Justin, a sensitive, introspective boy whose physical features and personality make him a convenient target for many of his cruel peers. One night, he wakes to find ...

  • I DON'T KNOW WHAT I'M DOING, 4min., Canada, Experimental

    A man grieves the end of a relationship on a walk at night during a global pandemic.

    Director Statement:

    i don't know what i'm doing is an experimental film about a young man grieving the end of a relationship. The film was shot in one day in the middle of lockdown in Toronto with only a 3 per...

  • IMAGINARY FRIEND, 17min., USA, Thriller

    IMAGINARY FRIEND is a short film following a detective who reluctantly agrees to help her niece, a young girl experiencing vivid nightmares. While the 'help' begins as a lighthearted joke, strange details and events suggest something more ominous is at hand.

    Written & Directed by Jason Sanchez

    ...

  • I'M PRESS, 9min., USA, Romance/Comedy

    Presly Jones, a beautiful yet insecure environmentalist goes on her first date in a very long time. With the help of her best friends, Presly gets two ear fulls of advice during the date and soon realizes the extra assistance may be more problematic than depending on herself alone.

    Director: Emm...

  • LADY BE GOOD, 6min., USA, Dance/Music Video

    A bartender reflects on one unforgettable night.

    Directors: James Kinney and Pierre Marais

    Producer: Straighten Your Crown Productions

    CAST: Skye Mattox, Caleb Marshall, Ahmad Simmons, Alex Nordin, Jess LeProtto, Ramone Owens, Nathan Keen, Christian Borle

    Lighting Designer: Curtis Shields

    Wa...

  • LEMONS, 2min., USA, Animation/Family

    "Lemons" is a minute and half long short film which explores the idea of perfection, and the pursuit of perfection. Of course perfection is hard to achieve and even if we cross our t's and dot our i's sometimes it doesn't work out. "Lemon" also speaks to what failure could feel like, and what it ...

  • LILI SEES YOU, 15min., Sweden, Thriller/Drama

    A seven year old girl finds a friend in her new computer. A virtual assistant challenges her to take up more space at home. It starts as a game but soon becomes more serious.

    What does a child reveal about private-life to an Ipad? What happens with the information? Can it be dangerous?

    Written ...

  • LIT, 5min., USA, Romance/Comedy

    Two childhood friends agree to "get lit" and sleep together on New Year's Eve.

    Written & Directed by Sarah Schuessler

    Co-Writer: Thia Schuessler

    Cinematographer: Marisa DeMarini

    Composer: Benjamin Stanton

    Cast: Thia Schuessler, Al Rahn

    Director Statement:

    I’ve been directing my sister sinc...

  • Löffel, 21min., Germany, Drama

    Günther is planning his death. He´s living in an old-age-home and can´t move his fingers anymore. For a long time he was collecting tablets and right now he has enough to commit suicide - if there wouldn´t be Heinz. The new roommate easily takes away Günther´s tablets. Heinz annoys Günther hardly...

  • LOVELY, 5min., Canada, Dance/Black & White

    A woman remembers her worth and stands in her truth.

    Directed by Yared Gebrekidan

    Produced by Nathan Witte

    Dancers: Cassandra Naud, Nasiv Sall, Nadia White

  • MONTH TO MONTH, 13min., USA, Drama/Fantasy

    A traveling musician (Paul Bergmann) decides to try his luck in Los Angeles, but when supernatural things begin to happen at his new apartment, his life is forever altered.

    Written & Directed by James Ersted

    Cast: Paul Bergmann, Ivan Katz, Christine Donlon, Jake Bellows

    Cinematography: Jeffrey...

  • MURDER IN THE CAT HOUSE, 4min., USA, Comedy/Crime

    *SPECIAL MENTION - LONDON WORLD COMEDY FEST*
    *OFFICIAL SELECTION - HOLLYWOOD COMEDY SHORTS FEST*
    *OFFICAL SELECTION - DIE LAUGHING FILM FEST*

    Exes, a shooting, a dead body.
    Not necessarily in that order.

    Written & Directed by Kristy Linderholm

    Cast: Heather Taylor, Bret Porter

    Director Statem...