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May 27, 2013 at 9:24 am

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OBSOLETE

“Obsolete tells the story of a robot starting work in a decrepit toy factory. Trapped in the factory all its life it is curious about the outside world, watching a bird through the factory wall each day. When it mistakes a toy on the production line for the bird one day it sets the robots escape in motion.”

Created by Lewis Gray

FRENCH TOAST

“In a fancy Parisian Café, an uptight businessman is about to pay the check when he finds out that he has lost his wallet. To save time he decides to order more coffee.”

This Oscar Nominated Short film (2010) was created by Fabrice O. Joubert

GROW UP ALREADY

“After being dumped by his girlfriend Winnie, Andy Mott is determined to win her back — the only problem is, he’s got a LOT of growing up to do.” (Vimeo)

Written & Directed by Richard Keith

DANGER PLANET

“During a routine scan on a distant planet, a young space scout finds romance with a female pilot. But when peril strikes the two star-crossed explorers, he must face what lurks in the darkness of the planet to rescue the girl.”

Danger Planet is an animated short created by students at Southern Adventist University in Tennessee.

POLYPORE

“In this quirky Sci-Fi adventure, a young man must cope with involuntary telepathy, a potion-induced transformation, teleporting agents and a clone reincarnation, all while dodging an evil corporation that wants to harvest his brain for knowledge”

Directed by Jesse Barack

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SHORT FILM | Bed Trick

TRAILER | Self Inflicted | Watch the full film here.

TRAILER | Personal Demons

TRAILER | Breakin

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May 14, 2013 at 7:25 am

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MAC ‘N’ CHEESE

Directed by Tom Hankins, Gijs Van Kooten, Guido Puijk & Roy Neiterau

When you find yourself running scared and running out of energy, there’s only a few options left to outrun your opponent through the southern desert. Stopping at nothing, watch these two guys wear each other out and rip through boundaries hitherto unbroken. Enjoy the ride! (Vimeo)

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THE GIFT

Directed by Carl E. Rinsch

The Gift is a Sci-Fi short with a savage Chase sequence on it. (Vimeo)

MOBIUS

Directed by Vincent Laforet

A short film about a photojournalist who stumbles upon a cartel execution and supernatural events in the the “Zone of Silence” in Mexico. (Vimeo)

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PIVOT

Designed & Animated by Kevin Megens, Floris Vos, Arno de Grijs, André Bergs

When a man is witness to a murder and takes pictures of the killer, he has to run for his life. During the chase he is able to turn the tables and the prey becomes the hunter. All resulting in an unfortunate ending. (Vimeo)

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WEBSITE| I love short films | A great site full of high quality short films.

SHORT FILM | Miniature Melbourne

SHORT FILM | Lost In Manhattan

TRAILER | Self Inflicted | Click here for more.

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April 16, 2013 at 9:26 am

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23 DEGREES 5 MINUTES

“An old explorer close to freezing in the Arctic re-lives the events that brought him there in the first place.”

VOICE OVER

“I-will-not-tell-you-whose voice leads us through three extreme situations that are actually the same… Will you survive?”

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SIGNIFIED SIGNIFIER

“Signified Signifier is inspired by my experiences directing television commercials. The idea for the short was born from a discussion with a creative director over a couple of beers. I was explaining my distaste for certain industry buzz words, which led to a “You know what would be funny” moment.” (YouTube)

TO THIS DAY

“To This Day is a project based on a spoken word poem written by Shane Koyczan (shanekoyczan.com) called “To This Day”, to further explore the profound and lasting impact that bullying can have on an individual.” (Vimeo)

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SMOKE SELLER

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A STORY ABOUT ROBOTS

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THUMB SNATCHERS FROM THE MOON COCOON

“This 100% hand-made, action-packed short film tries to keep up as a Texas Sheriff hilariously massacres a race of clumsy aliens.” (Vimeo)

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WEB SERIES | The Comment Show | A show about awful comments found on YouTube

WEB SERIES | Blink | “A sci-fi web series in the tradition of capeless superheroes.”

SHORT FILM TRAILER | Ready 4 Whatever

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March 27, 2013 at 8:19 am

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FRIENDSHEEP

A wolf tries to work in an office full of sheep.

Directed by Jaime Maestro

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LIKE GRAINS OF SAND

“A short film that shows we are all the same.”

Written & Directed by Charles D. Conklyn

FLAMINGO PRIDE

“The Story of the only heterosexual Flamingo in his desperate attempt to find love.”

Directed by Tomer Eshed

40 YEARS

“As a child, David witnesses the death of his younger brother.  40 years on, his days are haunted by a powerful nemesis.”

Directed by Russell Appleford

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ON HOW TO FEEL BETTER

“Please follow these steps and you will be okay.”

Directed by Joshua Kang

A GUY, A GIRL AND THEIR MONSTER

“Having a Monster for a roommate is not always easy.”

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ANIMATION | Paper Age

FEATURE FILM | Gettin’ Some

SHORT FILM | The Astrological Whipping Boy

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March 15, 2013 at 7:36 am

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PAPER WAR

“Paper Diaosi* living in a white paper world always has nothing to do. One day, he sees an amazing beauty living on the opposite side of his building. When he is about to propose, the second Paper Diaosi shows up, it makes him furious. In order to get the beauty’s love, the two Paper Diaosi begin to fight each other. Time pasts every second. The beauty starts to lose patient. Who will win her love?
*Diaosi in Chinese means someone who is young, poor, miserable but never loses hopes for a better live.” (Vimeo)

Written and Directed by Zhang Zhe

PROJECT KRONOS

Project Kronos is an upcoming documentary film following a mission to achieve interstellar space travel. As the mission unfolds, the scientists find themselves questioning whether the space agency’s solution to achieving interstellar space travel is ethical at all.

Written and Directed by Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull

 

LEFT A JAR

“The story of a young man’s ambition and the realisation of a long-lasting dream… to open a jar of honey.”

Directed by Stuart Laws

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HENRi

“an emotionally powerful short film, which explores human existence at the most fundamental, personal level—what it means to be a conscious individual.”

Written and directed by Eli Sasich

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NATALIS

“Natalis tells the story of the robot Ea, who is threatened by visions and fear of a devastating future. To avoid this, she has to decide about the life or death of the newborn baby creature, Enki.” (Vimeo)

A student short film directed by animation students Daniel Brkovic and Jan-Marcel Kuehn.

MUM

“A mother and son. An early morning start. An eagerly anticipated road trip. It’s something they’ve done many times. Each adventure holds its own memories – moments to cherish for a lifetime.

Only, this trip is different. It’s not about making new memories. This time it’s about letting go.  But with such power in the urge to cling to life and to those you love, how do you find the words to say goodbye? Especially when this trip is the last. And time has run out…”

Written by James Norton and Directed by Christopher Norton

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WEBSITE | BLINKAMOVIE | “A new short film cinema which provides social viewing experience together with high quality short films.”

WEBSITE | FESTQUEST | “Research, rate and review film festivals and screening venues for your produced content.”

FEATURE FILM | TEN | Psychological horror directed by Michael Epstein | Website

TRAILER | SCRATCHED | Directed by F H Deiter

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