The Chair of Life – by Carlos Valle
What holds two sisters-in-law together over a lifetime? Carmen and María are two old ladies who support each other...
The short film awarded with the First Prize at Ca' Foscari Short Film Festival 2016: a touching reflection about old age
Spain / 10minutes
Project X – by Laura Poitras and Henrik Moltke
Not many people know that AT&T has installed NSA surveillance equipment in at least 5 of its Internet and...
From the director of Citizenfour, narrated by Rami Malek and Michelle Williams, a journey into NSA's NYC surveillance hub
(Field of Vision, The Intercept)
USA / 10minutes
Bear – by Pascal Floerks
It’s really hard to say, perhaps Bear (Bär) is a documentary, perhaps a short animation. Certainly it’s the final...
A mysterious and personal story about the director's grandfather
Germany / 8minutes
Out – by Roee Rosen
Out (Tse) is the short film directed by Israeli artist Roee Rosen and winner of the Orizzonti Award at the...
The cruelty's exorcism by Roee Rosen
Israel / 34minutes
Like – by Garrett Bradley
Social media are the most effective digital advertising channel for driving impressions, clicks, and conversions. An online economy has...
A glimpse into the "click-farms" of Bangladesh, where workers are paid to "like" Facebook pages
(Field of Vision)
USA / 10minutes
How to Act on Reality TV – by John Wilson
The story of How to Act on Reality TV, short doc by filmmaker John Wilson, has started when a...
The meta-movie that opens us the doors of the New York Reality TV School: not acting but real
USA / 23minutes
Bora Bora – by Bogdan Mirică
The title of the first short film directed by Romanian helmer Bogdan Mirică can be misleading. The audience, watching the first...
The absurdity of life in one of the most drought-affected areas in Romania
Romania / 32minutes
All Flowers in Time
A creepy old man, two frightened teenagers, a child and a girl that play a game of making scary...
Chloè Sevigny stars in a surreal story about possession and scary faces.
USA / 14minutes
Online Premiere: Thriller
With the city of Taranto bent by pollution and uncertainty for the future in the background, Michael, 14, goes around...
Michele dreams to dance in TV like his idol Michael Jackson, but the protest in which his father is involved threatens his dream.
Italian / 14minutes
Sundance Film Festival 2016: a taste from the short films program.
There has always been this unwritten rule accepted among short filmmakers that, if you publish your short online, you...
Five shorts to watch online from the 72 programmed to play over the next 10 days in Park City.
FOCUS ON: William Laboury
William Laboury studied History of Art and editing. His body of work consists mostly in found footage films. His self-portrait...
Memory as an archive of images in the works of the young French director and graphic designer.
Things to do to make a very good short film – write a brilliant script; shoot without distractions, even...
A regression therapy session diving a girl deeply into her distant memories turns into the materialization of cosmic entity Yog-Sothoth…
France / 5minutes
Does the Italian film system neglect short films and its emerging talents?
In our latest article on the Italian Huffington Post we discussed a rather alarming fact: the very low presence and...
Our interview with Jacopo Chessa, the director of the Italian National Center for Short Films.
10 Animated Shorts That Made the Oscars 2017 Shortlist
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 10 semifinalists for this year’s animated short Oscar...
The Academy has announced the 10 semifinalists for this year's animated short Oscar race
The Brain Hack – by Joseph White
Neurotheology, technology, science, conspiracy theories, simulation, deception, psychosis, suspense, fear, excitement, mystery, revelation, surprise: rarely a short film manages...
Two students create a short-cut to induce hallucinogenic visions of God, but find themselves hunted by a deadly religious sect.
USA / 19minutes
Can You Read My Lips?
Can You Read My Lips? is an immersive short from director David Terry Fine about lip-reading based on the...
What's it like to use one sense to do the work of another?
(Little Moving Pictures)
USA / 5minutes
A Reasonable Request – by Andrew Laurich
There are many ways to re-build a disrupted father-son relationship: it’s possible to do it for affection or old...
How to re-build a father-son relationship in an unconventional way.
USA / 8minutes
Often action shorts are based on science fiction stories that reflect the current obsession with space and robots, but also...
In the midst of a war between humans and sentient androids, a Delta Force team must rescue the US President.
(The Bicycle Monarchy)
USA / 8minutes
Solus – by R. Bersot, C. Dellerie, M. Larue, T. Rodriguez
Solus is the French animated short film created, in computer graphics, by Robin Bersot, Camille Dellerie, Mickaël Larue and Thomas...
Everyone defends himself from reality: a story about loneliness and survival in CGI
France / 7minutes
1500 Words – by Andrew Chaplin
You have 1,500 words left to live. How would you react to that sentence? Hard to imagine how few are 1,500 words,...
What would you do if you went to the doctors and discovered that you only had 1500 words left to live?
(Hungry Bear Media)
UK / 9minutes
Online Premiere: Jung – by Munseong Yun
When you watch Jung you suddenly have the feeling that you are in a different world, where the time...
Two South Korean warriors, divided between friendship and rivalry.
(Student Film (Seul Istitute of Arts))
South Korea / 7minutes
Online Premiere: Dulce Dolor (The Sweetest Blow)
Stories are often born from a single visual epiphany, a suspended moment of astonishment where you can catch the sense...
Crossing the ambiguity of happiness and desire, a human Piñata discovers what is her true nature.
(La Gran Royal, Juan Sarquis, Gabriel Stavenhagen)
Mexico / 14minutes
Behind The Scene
One of the most distinctive signs of authorship, turned into an art by directors such as Antonioni, Scorsese and...
An ironic look at the backstage of an hypothetical commercial.
USA / 10minutes
“Box” is a “demonstrative” shortfilm published by Bot & Dolly, a San Francisco-based production house specialized in robotics, automation and shooting...
The first world experiment of 3D mapping on 2D objects in motion achieved via remote control of two industrial robots and the combined use of different technologies.
(Bot & Dolly )
USA / 5minutes
Afronauts – Zambia’s Space Program
It’s the 60s: the world is divided by the Cold War, and the USA are in the midst of...
A short presented at the Berlinale and a photographic book narrate the incredible space-adventure of an african dreamer in the 60s
Sundance 2018: 4 Online Shorts You Can Watch Now
The 2018 Sundance Film Festival kicks off Thursday Jan. 18. This year, approximately 200 feature-length and short films were...
Let's dispel the myth that "if you post your short online, you are blown for A-list festivals"
Pyskessa is a lonely and silent girl. She lives with her troubled dad, who doesn’t seem to be coping...
A surreal adventure in the life of a little girl with a wild imagination.
France / 10minutes
David Levy is one of the most important art directors around, and his curriculum includes films like Prometheus and...
The only survivor in a post-apocalyptic world is constantly looking for other forms of human life and answers to her questions.
USA / 16minutes
The 10 Best Short Films of 2017 (Available Online)
Alessandro Zoppo and Tommaso Fagioli, curators of Good Short Films, choose the ten short films available online that made...
From China to Lebanon, here are the best of the best (strictly available online!) from an incredible, unpredictable year for shorts
Floor 9.5 – by Toby Meakins
It’s midnight and the young office worker in a big company gets on the elevator to go home. Shift’s...
Are we really willing to help those who ask us for help? A Kafkaesque horror about modern working life
(Fox Digital Studios)
USA / 2minutes