The use of found footage is quite common in contemporary cinema. A recurring device in horror and science fiction,...
The incredible story of a robot, made using only NASA's archival footage.
Australia / 8minutes
Mike Matas and his girlfriend Sharon Hwang (who also created the opening and closing titles) take us on a...
2 weeks, 3,000 miles, 5,000 photos in 3 minutes. A time-lapse journey across the USA.
USA / 3minutes
Online Premiere: The Show MAS Go On
What is MAS? Let’s explain it to non-roman citizens. It is a legendary shop in Rome, nearby Piazza Vittorio, in...
Artist Rä di Martino celebrates MAS , the Roman famed "department stores of the people", with a art-doc poised between fiction and reality.
(Produzione Illuminati / Think Cattleya / Federica Maria Bianchi (Snaporazverein))
Italian / 30minutes
The Saddest Boy in the World
Timothy Higgins recalls his entire life on the day of his ninth birthday. He’s constantly thinking about suicide. Written and...
The birthday party of the saddest boy in the world.
(Modern Family Productions )
Canada / 14minutes
The Driving Seat – by Phil Lowe
In order to properly write about this short movie, I felt the need to listen in loop Perfect by Ed...
The hilarious attempt of a middle aged couple to put a spark back in their marriage
(Turn the Slate Productions)
UK / 9minutes
The Elaborate End of Robert Ebb
50’s B-movies, R.K.O., drive-ins, Universal’s monster movies…. All these and more inspired Clement Bolla, Fx Goby and Matthieu Landour...
An innocuous practical joke goes bad, in this spectacular homage to 50s B-movies.
France / 13minutes
Cutaway is a very simple short build on “visual deprivation”. We follow a man working hard, doing his best to support a pregnant woman,...
Through close up details of hands, we follow the life of a single young man as he works, pursues relationships, and comes to terms with a life changing event.
(Medium Density Fibreboard Films)
Canada / 6minutes
Citizen versus Kane
An independent filmmaker’s ambitious project of remaking Citizen Kane in a modern-day setting has finally took off. As it...
When death arrives on the set of a low-budget "Citizen Kane" remake, what's there to do to save the production?
France / 18minutes
A Morning Stroll – by Grant Orchard
One day, during a morning walk, a man meets a chicken. The chicken turns the corner, it mounts the stairs of a flat,...
A New Yorker and a chicken: an exercise in style by Grant Orchard
UK / 7minutes
Crush – by Katherine Bernard
Crush, the short film by Katherine Bernard, takes place on two temporal levels: the “before” and the “after,” that...
The short by the American filmmaker cuts satire to reveal a tragicomic criticism of the art world
USA / 12minutes
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
Memories of Papé, the short film by Nicolas Polixene
Memories of Papé Diary of my short film. The beginning My name is Nicolas Polixene and I’m 33 years old. Native...
The private diary by French director of Martinique descent
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
Googly Eyes – by Simon Savelyev
Gary, a recently dumped Los Angeles slacker, is nursing a mysterious and chronic earache stirring up memories of his...
A short and cynical rom-com to celebrate Valentine’s Day in the best way
(KQED Film School Shorts)
USA / 13minutes
Autobiographical Scene Number 6882
(from Jeffrey Bowers via Vice) A group of friends are walking across a bridge, discussing the finer aspects of alcohol, when they begin...
A group of friends watches as one of them attempts to jump into the water from a bridge.
Sweden / 9minutes
You won’t regret that tattoo
A tattoo is for life… so what if you regret it? This one of the most frequently asked questions...
There's a lot of talk about tattoos, but this is the first time we see people from an older generation who are proud to sport the ink they wear.
Canada / 13minutes
Panorama – by Gianluca Abbate
Panorama, world premiered at the International Film Festival of Clermont-Ferrand Short Film 2014, is the animated short film directed by Gianluca...
A polis stretches away over an infinite global space with no more uninhabited places nor frontiers
Italy / 7minutes
Online Premiere: Dinola
Dinola is a child living in the village of Ushguli, in Georgia. Her father has just died, and the...
In the cold mountains of Georgia, a widow is forced to marry another man and leave her life and child behind.
(20 Steps Production)
Georgia / 14minutes
A pioneer of the Nouvelle Vague, Jean- Luc Godard had a huge influence on modern cinema, givig it a...
"Khan Khanne": Jean-Luc Godard's videoletter to Cannes' president Gilles Jacob: a testament for tomorrow's cinema.
Traces – by Puru Agarwal
The galaxy of Indian short films is vast, full of hideous works and wonders. Several short films featuring well-known...
Disability is a state of mind, as shown by a Bharatanatyam dancer and the author of her novel
India / 2minutes
Person to Person
Back in March 2014, New Yorker critic Richard Brody wrote an article about the role of shorts in the...
A New Yorker's daily life is halted as he finds a stranger girl sleeping on his apartment's floor.
USA / 18minutes
The Most Astounding Fact
In an interview with Time, astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson shares his personal and poetic perspective on the wonders of...
“What’s the most astounding fact you can share with us about the universe?” The astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson answers.
USA / 4minutes
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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
Online Preview: La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak / Butter Lamp
The online preview is ended. You can still watch the trailer and read the review! Starting from a very...
A young itinerant photographer and his assistant suggest to Tibetan nomads to photograph them in front of various background.
France / China / 16minutes