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A boy letting go of his kite is a metaphor for life

Sometimes you should fight for what you love and keep on trying to make things work and never stop chasing it down but once that’s over and you’ve reached your limit or realized the expiration date already hit, you should let it go. Life works better that way. And in this short animation, a boy realizes that with his… » 7/23/15 7:30pm Thursday 7:30pm

What happens when your best friend catches you trying to kill yourself

There’s a lot of things to consider when you commit suicide. How you’ll do it, what you’ll write in the note, who you have to consider, and so on. It’s a logistical nightmare! And things will get worse once your best friends catch wind of your plan too because they’ll hilariously blow holes and expose embarrassing… » 7/15/15 7:40pm 7/15/15 7:40pm

The life and death of an iPhone from an iPhone's perspective

Imagine all the things that our phones get to see. I mean, they’re pretty much with us every step of the way. It can be a camera for concerts, a music player for parties, a distraction on dates, the only light source for the lonely nights at home, and everything in between. To see things from our phone’s perspective… » 7/13/15 3:55pm 7/13/15 3:55pm

Short film: Having a one-minute time machine is hilariously useful

Here’s the problem with time travel, we always dream too big and think about going back in time to see dinosaurs (they’ll eat you) or gladiators (they’ll kill you) or other important moments in history (they’ll all be racist). Fact: Life sucked back then! You wouldn’t want to go back. It’s way better to go back one… » 7/08/15 12:34pm 7/08/15 12:34pm

Scared Of Going To The Dentist? This Short Film Will Make It Even Worse

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. » 6/23/15 6:00pm 6/23/15 6:00pm

An Animated Musical About Lilian Todd, First Woman To Design An Airplane

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. » 6/17/15 6:00pm 6/17/15 6:00pm

A "Zombieroo" Terrorizes The Outback In This Ghoulishly Fun Short

A mysterious contaminant in an Australian town’s water supply unleashes delightful kangaroo zombie carnage in Waterborne, a nine-minute prequel to a planned feature film. This is good news, because after this short, you’ll be as hungry for more of that adorably lo-fi “zombieroo” as he is for brrraiiinnss.
» 6/16/15 2:30pm 6/16/15 2:30pm

This Short Film Reveals Why Being The Devil's Lawyer Is A Lousy Job

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. » 6/12/15 11:20am 6/12/15 11:20am

Static Shock Is A School Teacher On A Mission In This Heartfelt Fan Film

Electrogenesis may not have the slick production values of some of the fan films we’ve seen, but what it lacks in budget, it makes up for with its story of Virgil Hawkins as a teacher who has left Static behind. But when a student comes to him for help, Virgil realizes the world may still need Static. » 6/09/15 2:00pm 6/09/15 2:00pm