02 October 2017

Don't Tell Santa You're Jewish! (by Jody Kramer)



At her hockey league's Christmas party a seven-year-old girl is encouraged by her mom to pretend she's not Jewish so she can sit on Santa's knee. This coming-of-age comedic tale addresses the anxiety of not fitting in.

08 September 2017

05 September 2017

30 August 2017

01 August 2017

31 July 2017

A Town Called Panic: The Big Sleep (by Stéphane Aubier & Vincent Patar)



Curious events befall Cowboy, Indian, and Horse as they repeatedly fall into deep sleep.

The Magic Mile (by Toby Meakins)



A deaf girl miraculously finds that she can hear, but only within the limits.

21 June 2017

Land of Giants (by Krystof Zlatnik)



This short is a first look into the world of LAND OF GIANTS, where western, martial arts and giant creatures meet in a post-apocalyptic future.

After an apocalyptic storm reduced the world to ruins, Giants appeared, to punish those who would ever again lay their hands on the magic called "Electricity". A long time ago Crutch (Mathis Landwehr) challenged the Gigants anger. His destroyed knee won't let him forget the day, they took everything from him. So he ventured out to hunt and kill them...

20 June 2017

The Continuing and Lamentable Saga of the Suicide Brothers (by Arran Brownlee, Corran Brownlee)



Rupert Friend and Tom Mison co-write this visually arresting short film that mixes live action with computer generated imagery to tell the tale of two brothers with a most unusual death wish.

13 June 2017

Occupied (by Christian Filek)



A mysterious woman boards a passenger plane, locks herself into the toilet, and starts undressing herself. What is her intention?

09 June 2017

Snow Soldiers (by Geoffey Howell & Rowena True)



Japan's military force has been forbidden to train for war since the end of World War 2. They keep busy with much more creative activities.

06 June 2017

Autokratz - “Stay the same” (by Laurie Thinot)



Dear televiewers, we are proud to present to you the Autokratz software, the only software in the world dealing with the impermanence of reality by combinatorial system of cause and effect. Who of the chicken or the egg? What about egg? Why the pigeon? How the chick? Who mixes what to give when, and especially, where? The ultimate answer to your questions "Can't always stay the same". Autokratz is THE solution. Autokratz embodies the stream. Autokratz summarizes the world. Autokratz is."

02 June 2017

01 June 2017

Be A Light (by Christopher Johnson)



A story of how light ignites each of us and gives us the power to share it.

Daddy (by Ovsanna Shekoyan)



A poetic story about daily routines and what really gives meaning to it.

29 May 2017

Bulletproof (by Héctor Bustamante)



Between the struggle of the drug war, a brave boy who lost everything decides to confront death, so she grants him one last prize before leaving the land of living.

15 May 2017

What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (by Martin Scorsese)



A writer named Algernon (but called Harry by his friends) buys a picture of a boat on a lake, and his obsession with it renders normal life impossible.

The Garden of Delights (by Alejandro García Caballero "Male")



In the garden of delights, a visitor from the underworld finds that color and madness are the ingredients to create a new universe.

06 April 2017

Arrow‘s Paradox (by Jorge Caballero)



At 6 a.m. it begins the day in Arrow's house. Get up, take a shower, have breakfast, dress and leave. Day after day the same programmed actions. This life is annotated and it's impossible to escape.

The name of the short is original of the theory exposed by the American economist Kenneth Arrow in 1950 and demonstrates that its not possible to design rules for the capture of social or political decisions that obey a certain set of reasonable criteria.

31 March 2017

Viva Calaca! (by Ritxi Ostáriz)



Animation based on the Mexican Day of the Dead. Original music by the American Goth artist Voltaire.

21 March 2017

Possessed (by Martin Hampton)



"Possessed" enters the complicated worlds of four hoarders; people whose lives are dominated by their relationship to possessions. The film questions whether hoarding is a symptom of mental illness or a revolt against the material recklessness of consumerism. When does collecting become hoarding and why do possessions exert such an influence on our lives?

Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (by Krzysztof Zanussi)



A cynical doctor, who is dying of cancer, would like to know the meaning of his life. He has to fight for it or just get ready for death.

21 February 2017

Peripheria (by David Coquard-Dassault)



A journey into the heart of a large and abandoned council estate. Peripheria portrays an urban environment becoming wild: a modern Pompeii where the wind blows and dogs roam, tailing the remains of human life.

Polish Legends. Yaga (by Tomasz Bagiński)



Twardowsky opened Hell's prison. One of the escaped prisoners is Yaga - a delicate but deadly woman.

Polish Legends. Operation Basilisk (by Tomasz Bagiński)



A simple fishing trip changes into a fight for survival for a simple Polish policeman and his uncle. After destruction of the Hell's prison by Twardowsky, lots of mythical and folk-tales' creatures escaped and are now roaming free in Poland. Two simple guys will have to face Basilisk - a monster that can turn people to stone just by looking at them.

Pound (by Evan Bernard)



Two friends meet on the street and greet each other by engaging in an impressively long and complex handshake and once its completed they say goodbye, starting another minute-long handshake.

20 February 2017

Polish Legends. Twardowsky 2.0 (by Tomasz Bagiński)



Twardowsky is heading to the border of the Solar System. Can he make it? The Devil, and his hunter - Lucy are right behind him. Can desperate Polish astronaut win with his fiendish opponents?

Polish Legends. Twardowsky (by Tomasz Bagiński)



Twardowsky, a Polish billionaire, is living alone in the Moon station, where he's hiding from the Devil and Lucy - a hellfiend sent to collect his soul. When Lucy finally arrives, Twardowsky already has a plan to trick the devil. In the end - he doesn't want to spend the eternity in hell.

Polish Legends. The Dragon (by Tomasz Bagiński)



A Russian criminal called in Polish media "The Dragon" is kidnapping young girls. He's praised on the Internet, but the police do nothing to stop him. Only one young man will take his chance to defeat the menace. And he will use all his talent to achieve the goal - save the girl he loves.

In The Bar (by Cleiton Stringhini & Paulo Tarso)



A Brazilian federal law enforces cigarette manufacturers to print illustrated messages in all packages of cigarettes in order to discourage smoking. This may cause some controversy between retailers and consumers!

Danny Boy (by Marek Skrobecki)



A metaphorical and bitterly ironic story about a society suffering from "a headless existence". Marek Skrobecki's puppet animation Danny Boy shows an individual at odds with the system. His emotions reveal his otherness and need for acceptance. The production is a refined animated film featuring elaborate puppets. According to the director, it was his most difficult piece of work so far given the great number of puppets appearing on set at the same time. This pessimistic animated film refers by its title as well as by some motifs to the famous Irish ballad.

02 January 2017

Palíndromo (by Philippe Barcinski)



An ordinary tale told backwards.

Freedub 1 (by Stéphane Elmadjian)



The animal is a thinking human.

A short film combining an industrial techno tune by the band Spira with excerpts from - mostly old - documentaries. Cleverly edited and making a perfect music video (as long as one likes the genre).