Short Film

Watch our selection of the very best short films. These have been selected by our short film judging panel and audience viewing data.

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Salt | Two Minute Horror Film

Salt Short Film

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A woman protects her dying daughter from a demon. There aren't many short films that can force you into a rollercoaster ride of emotions with

Caroline short film

Caroline Short Film

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In the middle of a Texas summer, plans for a babysitter fall through and six-year-old Caroline is left in charge of her two younger siblings.

Hybrids short animation film

Hybrids | Animation About Pollution

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When marine wildlife suffer the pollution surrounding it, the rules of survival change... The directors wanted to tell a story and bring awareness about the

New Years Eve Indian Comedy Short Film

New Years Eve Short Film

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Muddled in ambiguous relationships, a Mumbai-boy paces through the streets, trying to find a partner to spend New Years Eve with. New Years Eve was winner

Last Words short film simon armitage

Last Words | Written by Simon Armitage

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Last Words is a visual reimagining of Simon Armitage’s poem by the same name, and was a recent winner of the Best Experimental category at

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Craig’s Pathetic Freakout

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Craig's Pathetic Freakout was a recent winner of ‘Best International Comedy’ at the Discover Film Awards October 2018 in London, this hilarious American short film follows

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Game Changer | Family Friendly Animation

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A macho wrestler toy arcade prize is quick to judge a young girl desperate to win him and is determined to thwart her attempts to

Drug Runner short film

Drug Runner | Short Film

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A docu-fiction short film, Drug Runner, shows us the real life story of a 15 year old drug dealer, who’s life is spiralling out of

Before The Storm Bike Documentary

Before The Storm | Youth Culture Documentar...

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A Documentary about a group of passionate elders the BikeLife movement and philosophy is giving these forgotten kids of London the opportunity to cross postcode

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The Fly Short Film

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From Olly Williams, the co-director of the short film Black Hole: a getaway driver waiting outside a bank robbery has three nerve shredding minutes

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The Hungry Corpse | Bill Nighy Short Film

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In London's bustling Trafalgar Square, a hungry corpse meets a pigeon with a broken wing. Voiced by Bill Nighy and Stephen Mangan.

Love is blind short film

Love Is Blind | Romantic Comedy Short Film

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A classic romantic comedy with a fresh twist. Alice is getting hot and heavy with a young, attractive man when her husband comes come. .

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while you were away short film richard herring

While You Were Away

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While You Were Away follows a woman returning from a trip away with her friends to find her husband (Richard Herring) has a strange confession

3x3 Short Film

3×3 | Family Friendly Short Film

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Our janitor hero then puts science behind basketball which finally enables him to challenge the jock security guard him to a game. 3x3 has won

Adam Animation About Depression

Adam | Animation About Depression

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World renowned artist Emma Allen's (Discover Film Awards alumni) face-painted animation shows the neurological processes and emotions that are affected by someone suffering from depression.

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The John | Dark Comedy Short Film

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This beautifully stylised dark comedy about the perils of exploring your sexuality, is a real crowd pleaser. Starring the beautiful Laura Dale, as a no-nonsense

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Star Cross’d | Shakespeare Short Film

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British poet and illustrator Laura Dockrill’s contemporary take on Romeo and Juliet is set on a windswept English beach, where ‘two houses, both alike in

A Reasonable Request Dark Comedy

A Reasonable Request | Dark Comedy

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A Reasonable Request is a very, very dark comedy following a desperate son trying to reconnect with his estranged father to ask an unspeakable favour

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Team Numbi At Work | Short Documentary

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Team Numbi At Work shows us the world of motorsport being reborn. This micro documentary takes us into the dangerous and thrilling underground world of

The Counselor Short Film

The Counselor | Gripping Drama Short Film

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A new-to-the-job counselor is working at a suicide hotline in has to take his first call. A teenager is on the other end of the

Born Again Comedy Horror Short Film

Born Again | Comedy Horror Short Film

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When five bumbling Satanists have their summoning ceremony go horribly right, they’re left to deal with the decidedly holy shit consequences in this American comedy

The Boyfriend Game Alice Englert short film

The Boyfriend Game | Short Film Drama

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The story follows two best friends in the Australian outback playing the Boyfriend Game, where they each invent their ideal imaginary partners. Unfortunately, one of

Oil & Water Short Documentary Film

Oil & Water | Short Documentary Film

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A documentary set in East London. Darren, a man with two polar opposite parts of his personality. One half is the rough and ready east

Your Country Needs Youth Short documentary film

Your Country Needs Youth | Short documentar...

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A documentary following David Buck, an ex-soldier recruited at just 17, and Richard Pendleton, an ex-advertiser, who worked on the Army’s campaigns targeting children and

fuck steve short film about depression

Fuck Steve | Short film about depression

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A dark comedic short film by Charlie Goodall exploring mental health and insecurity through the character Steve. Fuck Steve is a bold and brave look

Offline Dating Short Documentary Samuel Abrahams

Offline Dating Short Documentary

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Offline Dating explores what can happen, in just one weekend, if we invest more time and energy into meeting new people, in real life rather

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Weighting Short Film Starring Brie Larson

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Weighting is a surreal and abstract short film following a couple during a break up. She wants to leave, but he wants her to stay.

Glenn Owen Dodds Short Film Starring David Wenham

Glenn Owen Dodds | Starring David Wenham

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Michael Radcliffe was catching the bus this morning, like he does every day of his everyday life. He didn't expect to have a five-minute sit-down

Nash Edgerton in the Funny Short Film Bear

Bear | Nash Edgerton Short Film

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Jack, who always takes things too far, organises a surprise for his girlfriend, with unintended consequences...

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Roger Short Film

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Stephen (Seann Walsh) arrives home after six months in Mongolia to discover his best friend Roy (John Bradley) has replaced him with a ventriloquist's dummy

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Short Film – How Was Your Day?

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A woman is excited about the approaching birth of her first child. A multi-award winning Irish short film that questions the presumption of motherly love.

Ten Metre Tower | Short Documentary

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On a 10 metre high diving tower, fear of taking the jump is pitted against the losing face if you chicken out. What do we

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Standby Short Film

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A comedy about friendship and routines entirely set in a police patrol car. We see the day to day lives of two new partners Gary

Operator short film

Operator Short Film

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Gemma wakes to find her house on fire. Trapped with her son, she dials 999. The operator who answers holds Gemma's life in her hands.

Spoetnik short film

Spoetnik | Surreal Romantic Comedy

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Reminiscent of Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, this stunning film is beautifully shot and set in an almost deserted road side food truck in

We Keep On Dancing

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Two distinctly disparate characters come together over a broken down Volkswagen Beetle in this sweet, amusing tale of love, loss and... car trouble.

Black Swell | Short Film

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A man tries to kill himself in a motel room. Starring Richard Kind (Red Oaks, Mad About You, Toy Story 3).

Crack | Comedy Short Film

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A new craze is taking over the estates of London. With fights, street deals and territorial warfare growing ever dangerous, it won't be long until

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Born to Be Mild

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The modern world is constantly speeding up. But not for the Dull Men's Club - a group of men quite content with life's more sedate

Rajai 030516 | London Gang Documentary

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This extraordinary film gives rare insight into the impact of gang violence in South London. An intimate portrait of Rajai, a young stabbing victim. The

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Masterpiece Short Film

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A group of young men try to interpret their friends art, so they can save face and show support.

Mouse Short Film

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Fuelled by coke, a desperate couple attempts to capitalise on an unlikely opportunity.

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The Scared One | Horror Short Film

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From his window, a child watches his father placing a scarecrow in the garden. During the night, the child can’t sleep and goes back to

Digits Short Film

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After losing the last two digits of a girl's number, a socially awkward fish enthusiast tries every combination to seek her out.

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The Present Short Film

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Jake spends most of his time playing video games indoors until his mother decides to give him a present.

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The Bigger Picture | Short Film

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BAFTA Winner and Oscar Nominated story of two brothers struggling with the care of their elderly mother.

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Creswick Short Film

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In this horror film, while a young woman helps her father pack up his house, they are both increasingly aware of the presence that they

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Another Cancer Movie short film

Another Cancer Movie | Short Film

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Bobby and his elderly cancer patient Geraldine have formed a deeply honest and beautiful connection. But are Bobby and Geraldine simply just friends or is

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L’oiseau Qui Danse | Music Video

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Created and animated by Jean-Marie Marbach with particles in the spirit of Visual Music this film follows the journey of an origami bird in a

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Valencia Road Short Film Drama

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While driving to the reading of her father’s will, Catherine is forced to deal with a more pressing event. Two strangers are thrown together but

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Larry short film

Larry Short Film

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An isolated man works late a night in a toll booth... what could go wrong?

Mountain Fever | Short Drama

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Trapped on a mountain in a terrible snowstorm in the dead of night, one of the climbers reports his tentmate missing. Now they have to

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The Crossing

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Combating one of the highest teen suicide rates of the country, a man working as a crossing guard in a wealthy Silicon Valley town reflects

The Ningyo | Fantasy Short Film

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A 1911 Faustian tale about losing oneself in the process of achieving our goals. Told through the world of cryptozoology. A visual feast and shining

Well Groomed | Comedy Documentary

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Travel the visually stunning, humorous world of competitive creative dog grooming alongside the colourful women transforming their beloved poodles into living sculptures.

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Kitty and Ellen

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A beautiful documentary about the friendship between Kitty and Ellen, two Holocaust survivors, which has spanned a lifetime. Join them as they take you through

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Cool Unicorn Bruv

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While trying to sell a bike, a new business competitor arrives, to shake things up.

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The Big Shave

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In the process of shaving, a young man cuts himself. A lot.

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Cautionary Tales

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A bizarre incident as a young boy left Aaron with an unusual facial disfigurement that has plagued him all his life. Isolated and vulnerable, Aaron

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Time Chicken | Animated Short Film

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In a bid to heal the rift in society, a plucky chicken sets out to find an answer to the ultimate question - which came

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Skipped

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A man working at the office late at night stumbles upon a time traveling power that can boost his productivity. But a power so life-changing

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Bar Talk

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In a dusty Texas bar, a chatty stranger insists on striking up a conversation with the man sitting next to him. The more this

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The Short Story Of A Fox And A Mouse

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A lonesome fox hunts a mouse and their relationship will evolve as two owls interfere with the hunt.

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The Ultimate Test Drive

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The lovely 79 year old Rosemary Smith gets to test drive a Renault F1. After years of successful racing, she now sits deep into retirement,

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Gremlins: Recall

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A company by the name of Wing have created Mogwais that can be adopted as family pets with no ill consequences - or so they

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Sputnik-2 or: Laika, Our Hero

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In 1957, a Soviet street dog named Laika launched into space aboard Sputnik-2 and became the first animal to orbit the Earth. This is her

Josef Altin in I Dream Of Zombies short film

I Dream Of Zombies | Comedy Horror Short Fi...

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Jordan is an isolated man who dreams of a zombie apocalypse. When he opens his curtains one morning to find a undead hoard outside, he

No One Is Safe From Son of Sam short film

No One Is Safe From Son of Sam | Documentar...

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Using original news footage from the summer of 1977, PIX11 News have crafted a brilliant documentary following the New York serial killer named 'Son of

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Happiness

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The story of a rodent's quest for happiness and fulfillment.

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Laps

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On a routine morning, a woman on a crowded New York City subway is sexually assaulted in plain sight.

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Valley Of A Thousand Hills

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Hidden within rural Durban, South Africa in the Valley Of A Thousand Hills, a secret spot for young shredders is growing. Indigo Skate Camp is

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The Good Time Girls

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A group of women band together as they go to war against a pack of men who have done them wrong at every turn.

Yes, God, Yes – Short Film

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Fifteen-year-old Alice has always been a good Catholic, but when an innocent AOL chat turns unexpectedly racy, she finds herself suddenly obsessed with masturbating.

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Fish Story Short Film

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Sometime in the 1980s, Caspar Salmon's grandmother was invited to a gathering on the Welsh island of Anglesey, attended exclusively by people with fish surnames.

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Dawn of the Deaf

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When a sonic pulse infects the hearing population, a small group of Deaf people must band together to survive.

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Return to High Chaparral

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Sweden's Wild West solution to a Syrian refugee crisis only lasts so long.

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Her Friend Adam

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A boyfriend's jealous impulse spirals out of control in 16 minutes of romantic doom.

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No Other Way To Say It

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The glamorous world of advertising exposed in this comedy with a voiceover actor trying to nail the right tone for a pair of indecisive ad

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DOGWALKER

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The dark-comedy adventure of a young dog walker after she discovers one of her clients has died.

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The Internet Warriors

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Why do so many people use the internet to harass and threaten people, and stretch the freedom of speech to its limits? Director Kyrre Lien

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The Robbery

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Crystal robs a liquor store-it goes pretty OK.

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Snake Bite

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

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Whale Valley

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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

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Never Happened

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

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Project X

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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

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YIKES

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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

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Best Wishes

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

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The Open Doors

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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'

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Invaders

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

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Salad Fingers Episode 1: Spoons

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

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Don’t Move

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

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Lights Out

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

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A Writer and Three Script Editors Walk Into...

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A writer tells a joke. Complications ensue.

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Curmudgeons

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

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Makeover Short Film

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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

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Times Like Dying

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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

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All’s Fair Short Film

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

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Thunder Road

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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

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Drawcard

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

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Code 8

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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

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Gregory Go Boom

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Michael Cera portrays a paraplegic man who leaves home to be on his own.

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Temple

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In 2045 A.D. a new genetic disease is causing humans to reject their own organs. Cybernetic enhancements are the only means to survive and one