In a giant dump where even monuments are melted down, a worker hears singing from a decommissioned cruise ship. Do not go investigating, lest you become dinner for an evil mermaid. »
Trailer is a fun short about a voiceover artist having a bit of trouble selling the action film he’s supposed to be pumping up. »
The characters in the short film Proximity barely move. After all, they’re kitschy ceramic figurines in some lady’s living room. But they still manage to make us giggle with this tale of love and revenge. Pixar this ain’t. »
23.2 lightyears from Earth sits the Scorpius Constellation, where scientists are working on an artificial biosphere that can harbor human life. And perhaps some other forms of life, too. »
Short horror film The Root of the Problem takes us to a dentist’s office in the 1950s, where a nervous housewife is waiting to have her wisdom teeth pulled. Once the anesthesia kicks in, things start getting very sinister. And it’s not just because that dentist looks like he wants to make love to her teeth. »
In “Coda,” an animated short from And Maps And Plans studio and directed by Alan Holly, a drunk man dies. And then Death finds his soul in the park, refusing to let him just wander. Instead, Death takes him on a journey to see “many things.”
In “One Bright Dot,” the titular dot travels from the depths of the ocean up to the stars, finally coming to rest right where all adventures like this truly start. It’s a stunning short. »
In 1910, Didier Masson successfully flew a biplane designed and built by self-taught engineer Lilian Todd. In the short film Miss Todd, Todd’s life — with the challenges the came with being a woman in early aviation — is turned into an animated musical, although her life takes a slightly different turn. »
We were drawn into Chris Yau’s short film A Space Dogyssey because of the charming animation featuring a sweet-faced dog aboard a spaceship. But it’s the end of the dog’s journey that really brought a smile to our faces. »
In a great many stories about the Devil and his infamous contracts, the Devil’s lawyer is a confident, mystical figure as tricky as the Devil himself. But in the short film Chasseur, a demon hunter tries to summon the Devil and gets his lawyer instead, a man who seems, much the hunter’s frustration, perfectly ordinary. »
REW DAY begins at the end of a very, very bad day for its main character, then rewinds the tape, showing us everything that went wrong from dawn until dusk. We almost feel bad for laughing so much at this fellow’s misfortunes. »
I’m just saying, there’s more creativity, humor, and character in this than in the Jurassic Park sequels.
Prosopagnosia is a cognitive disorder that prevents sufferers from being able to recognize faces. In this short film, a woman is found murdered in her apartment, and the only witness is her best friend, who suffers from prosopagnosia. Naturally, not everything is as it seems. »
In this short comedy film, a very ordinary insurance salesman named Ike receives a very unusual honor: He gets to talk to God. But when he hears what God has to say, Ike finds he has to do some very quick thinking. »
It’s called Porsicure, a procedure where a person’s digestive organs are replaced with those of a pig. But in this short film, based on a story by Life of Pi author Yann Martel, the breakthrough becomes popular long before the medical community understands the disturbing side effects. »
Laser raptors. Gun-toting vikings. A kung fu-obsessed Adolf Hitler. Hacking your way back in time. This is just some of the ridiculousness that you can expect from Kung Fury, the crowdfunded movie that mashes together all sorts of action flick favorites into one hilarious short film. »
When a young man tries to propose on a dock, he ends up losing the engagement ring to the drink. Fortunately, he finds a friendly octopus willing to help him find it. Unfortunately, the ring has found its way into a wicked shark’s kingdom.
After the latest takedown by a costumed crimefighter, a crime boss kills his right-hand man and promotes a lowly henchman to Bad Guy #2. But in this splatter-filled comedy, a promotion isn’t necessarily a good thing. In fact, it can be downright dangerous. »
In “The Mountain King” by Brandon Wu, a simple fairy tale unfolds: in a land of gentle, helpful giants, one king finally goes too far. And the lack of aid from the the mountain giant teaches him a valuable lesson in humility and true leadership. »
The Globosomes are orb-like creatures that live on a distant planet, and in this short animated film, we witness everything from the birth of their planet, through the appearance of Globosome intelligence, and to the death of the entire alien species.