Nigel – by Natasza Cetner
Nigel is the Royal College of Art’s grad short by Polish animator Natasza Cetner. The London-based director isn’t new...
A lonely gannet falls for a concrete bird in this relatable love story
(Royal College of Art - London)
UK / 9minutes
Hair Love – by Matthew A. Cherry
Stephen is an African American dad. His young daughter Zuri keeps watching the tutorial video of her mother (voiced...
The 2020 Oscar-winner animated short, based on the true story of Deandre Arnold and financed by a Kickstarter campaign
(Chasing Miles / Six Point Harness)
USA / 7minutes
Guilt – by Moisés Aisemberg
Moisés Aisemberg was able to make Guilt (La culpa), a short film about sexual impulses in adolescence, repression and...
"Dulce Doror" director offers us a short film about sexual impulses in adolescence and child abuse
(Filmaciones de la Ciudad)
Mexico / 16minutes
Online Premiere: Child Love by Giulio Donato
At a summer camp all the kids behave in a strange way, very little actively. A boy falls in...
A kid courts a girl with small gestures, but it is a love that goes beyond space-time and becomes an allegory of the cycle of life
(Play Entertainment )
Distortion – by Grégory Papinutto
Distortion by Grégory Papinutto is a solemn story of an ambitious struggle to survive. The French writer/director has crafted...
A weird, disturbing and terrifying slasher about mind-altering mutations
France / 14minutes
Albatross Soup – by Winnie Cheung
“A man walks off a boat. He walks into a restaurant, orders the Albatross soup. He takes a bite,...
A psychedelic animation that explores the creative thinking generated by a famous riddle
(Picture Farm, Cause + Effect)
Usa / 7minutes
Leonard in Slow Motion
The world is increasingly faster for everyone, but what happens when you live in slow-motion? A bathroom break might take...
Leonard moves in slow motion, but lives in a normally-paced world.
(Lawrence Lewis, Barbara Livolsi)
USA / 9minutes
Deathly – by Mike Williamson
Mike Williamson is a weird and curious guy. He fronts the rock band JR Juggernaut and curates the monthly...
And now, I'll love you to death...
USA / 14minutes
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
Torino Short Film Market 2017: Interview with Jacopo Chessa
Torino Short Film Market is back with its second edition. From November 29 to December 1, 2017, in the...
From November 29 to December 1, the one and only short film market in Italy comes back with its second edition: a small talk with its creator
Shorts not to miss at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival
The 2015 Sundance Film Festival kicks off this week, and the shorts film program is comprised of 60 films...
021 Capalbio Cinema International Shortfilm Fest
“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive...
The historic Maremman festival opens its 21th edition with an entirely renewed formula in the name of Re/Generation.
Prey – by Aćim Vasic
The twist, the sudden and surprising turn, is quite often what makes a short film memorable. It is the...
The perfect night of a predator turns out as a veritable nightmare
France / 8minutes
Architects love Christmas. There’s a very simple reason for that: it is’s such a poorly designed holiday, and each...
What's Christmas like when your parents are both modernism-loving architects?
(National Film Board of Canada )
Canada / 2minutes
Andre Hyland, the author of this surreal short, is what in Italy we’d lovingly call an “adorable dick”, which...
His car has broken down, a guy spend a whole day on the phone while looking for a funnel.
USA / 7minutes
Ever shifting between tender and darker tones, this little coming-of-age tale draws us into a surreal fantasy world that’s...
A coming of age tale about brotherhood, friendship and separation.
(Royal College of Art )
UK / 8minutes
Larry – by Jacob Chase
A man is working in a parking lot at night. Trying to pass the time, he discovers an abandoned...
A man, a parking lot, a friendship: a tender and scary tale about our loneliness
USA / 5minutes
Crowfunding: “Lindiota” – by Chiara Livia Arrigo
Chiara Livia Arrigo is a young Milanese director of Sicilian origin, who lives and works in Rome. She launched...
Life and memory of a lonly anti-hero from Lindos, between rotoscope and live footage.
(Ring Film (promo) )
Italian / 2minutes
59th San Francisco Film Festival: 15 days of films
The 59th edition of San Francisco International Film Festival ended on the 5th of May, after two weeks of screenings, 175...
From April 21 to May 5, 175 films from 46 countries at the longest-running film festival in America
Player Two – by John Wikstrom
As so often in similar situations, all begins with a little and innocent question: can video games be a...
Can video games be a spiritual experience? The game will never be over
USA / 2minutes
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
Kibwe Tavares is one of UK’s most exciting young directors. An achitecture grad with a lifelong love of cinema,...
A tale full of surprises and special effects narrates the destructive consequences of fame and wealth in the life of a boy from Zanzibar.
(BFI Film Fund)
UK / 18minutes
Ouro – by Pierre-Jean Le Moël & Eva Jiahui Gao
Ouro is an animated short film directed by Pierre-Jean Le Moël and Eva Jiahui Gao, who are both in Masters Degree programs at...
A fairytale in action about vengeance, Ouroboros, and the power of women
Francia / 4minutes
Joseph Pierce is one of the most interesting animators around. The Pub is the third installment, along Stand Up and...
The inner nature of a pub's daily clientele comes to life in this rotoscoping animation short.
UK / 8minutes
Next Floor is the surreal short film made by Canadian writer-director Denis Villeneuve that plunges us into an opulent...
During an opulent and luxurious banquet, eleven pampered guests participate in what appears to be a ritualistic gastronomic carnage.
Canada / 10minutes
A Brief History of John Baldessari
How will John Baldessari be remembered in a 100 years? As “The guy who put dots over people’s faces”,...
Narrated by Tom Waits, a pop documentary about "The guy who put dots over people's faces".
USA / 6minutes
American suburbs, 1964. An ordinary day in the life of an ordinary man. Joe, our protagonist, comes home from...
1964. Joe's seemingly ordinary day takes a bad turn, as he comes home to find out that his wife hasn't been cooking dinner. And there's a very good reason for that.
(Eppich Films )
USA / 9minutes
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.
Kung Fury is a medium-length film (30 ‘), written and directed by the young Swede...
A cop martial arts expert is sent back in time to defeat Hitler...
Sweden / 30minutes
Melancholy – Ta Tristesse: Interview with Jacinthe Folon
Melancholy – Ta Tristesse directed by the Belgian author Jacinthe Folon is the winner of the first edition of...
A little conversation with the young Belgian director, winner of the Music Video International Competition at Ca' Foscari Short Film Festival