The Best Short Films

We watch thousands of films gathered from all over the world and profile the very best short films. The sort of films that make you laugh or cry, shock and amaze, but always entertain. Scroll down to watch a sample of short films curated by our team.

We profile a wide range of different genres from comedy to horror to drama and occasionally throw in something left field – so check back regularly. If you don’t have time to watch now, get our free app which allows you to watch films offline. If you would like to enquire about licensing short films please contact us.

Staff Picks

80%

The Robbery

10 mins796 ViewsNo User Reviews

Crystal robs a liquor store-it goes pretty OK.

67%

Snake Bite

9 mins573 ViewsNo User Reviews

Four adventurous kids. One deadly snake. Ten quick minutes. Snake Bite.

87%

Whale Valley

15 mins579 ViewsNo User Reviews

The film shows a strong bond between two brothers that live in a remote fjord with their parents. We look into their world through the eyes of the younger brother and follow him on a journey that marks a turning point in the lives of the brothers.

71%

Never Happened

9 mins502 ViewsNo User Reviews

A pair of business travellers have an affair and decide it might be easiest to just forget about it.

84%

Project X

11 mins688 ViewsNo User Reviews

A top-secret handbook takes viewers on an undercover journey to TITANPOINTE, the site of a hidden partnership. Narrated by Rami Malek and Michelle Williams, and based on classified NSA documents, Project X reveals the inner workings of a windowless skyscraper in downtown Manhattan.

69%

YIKES

11 mins955 Views2 User Reviews

A struggling young actor begins to see disturbing visions of the immediate future and he soon realizes that having this ability is not exactly a welcomed gift unless he is ready to do something about it.

85%

Best Wishes

1 mins699 ViewsNo User Reviews

A super short film about a duel between two neighbours showing off their Christmas lights.

72%

The Open Doors

12 mins602 ViewsNo User Reviews

A young man from the London visits the countryside to relax. Little does he know the frightening tale that awaits... Based on 'The Open Window' by Saki.

74%

Invaders

7 mins861 ViewsNo User Reviews

A pair of home invaders consider their potential character choices just prior to their planned invasion.

77%

Salad Fingers Episode 1: Spoons

2 mins767 ViewsNo User Reviews

The adventures of Salad Fingers, an unspecified mutated creature driven to madness by his loneliness.

70%

Don’t Move

14 mins650 ViewsNo User Reviews

Set on one fateful night, six friends gather for their monthly 'games night'... and accidentally unleash a demonic force that might tear them - and their friendships - to pieces.

70%

Lights Out

3 mins652 ViewsNo User Reviews

A woman soon finds out that she is being haunted by a mysterious figure every time she turns the lights off.

82%

A Writer and Three Script Editors Walk Into a Bar

3 mins657 ViewsNo User Reviews

A writer tells a joke. Complications ensue.

Curmudgeons short film with Danny DeVito

16 mins987 ViewsComments off

A funny and touching tale about two foul-mouthed senior citizens and their relationship.

77%

Makeover

7 mins791 ViewsNo User Reviews

Horrie, a lonely widower,decides it's time to start dating again. He finds the perfect woman in a singles magazine, and before they meet has an unconventional makeover. Will he be able to keep up this youthful facade, or will he be found out?

75%

Times Like Dying

22 mins796 ViewsNo User Reviews

Surviving the night begins to outweigh saving the family farm, after four desperate men who robbed a bank, have a chance encounter with a dying law man.

78%

All’s Fair

13 mins924 ViewsNo User Reviews

A young man, heartbroken when his girlfriend dumps him, hires a prostitute to recreate the mundane intimacies he used to take for granted.

82%

Thunder Road

13 mins1,216 ViewsNo User Reviews

Thunder Road is an extremely funny (and also, deeply felt) short film, that was filmed as a single-take tragicomedy about a police officer's eulogy at his mother's funeral.

77%

Drawcard

7 mins763 Views1 User Review

A lighthearted office prank gets out of hand leaving Ed trying to save not only his job but also his dignity.

84%

Code 8

10 mins865 ViewsNo User Reviews

Code 8 is a 2016 short sci-fi/action film starring Robbie Amell and Sung Kang. The film is a futuristic vision taking place in a world where 4% of the population are born with some type of supernatural ability.

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At any one time, we have some of the best short films available to sample on the site. You can browse these by looking at our short film channels or by theme. If you would like to enquire about licensing short films, please contact us.