The Story of Ones
The story of one could be an experience for all. Telling these stories is the mission of Pham Ngoc...
Like entering a roomful of stories, the sound of the Vietnamese state radio introduces us into the city life of Hanoi.
Vietnam / 9minutes
Online Preview: Where Were You When Michael Jackson Died?
The online preview is ended. You can still watch the trailer and read the review! A brief encounter between...
Paris, a few days after the death of the King of Pop. An encounter in the back of a taxi shakes up the lives of two strangers.
(Les Film Velvet)
France / 11minutes
8 Hours in Brooklyn
Filmed over a period of 8 hours in Brooklyn using a Phantom Flex – a special camera that slows...
A slow-motion ride along the streets of Brooklyn, NYC.
USA / 3minutes
La Huida – The Runaway
Helvetica , pastel colors , a voice-over that directly addresses the viewers, eccentric characters and catchy music … at...
The colorful deconstruction of a moment in the life of a group of bizarre characters.
(Escandalo Films )
Spain / 11minutes
A sudden rain surprises the city: umbrellas are opened, the traffic intensifies, people seek shelter when they can. A...
A small elegy of rain that nods to the history of cinema
France / 8minutes
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
The surreal animations of Jan Švankmajer
When The Guardian asked Terry Gilliam to pick his ten favorite animated films, the director included “Dimensions of Dialogue“,...
As the Milano Film Festival hosts a retrospective on Jan Švankmajer, we take a look at the career of the great Czech director and animator.
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 Italian short film (potential) industry.
Is there an Italian “short film industry”? Is there an economy linked to short film sector at all? These are...
The "Report 2014" of the Italian Short Film Centre sheds a light on an key-sector of the audiovisual that struggles to define itself "industrial".
Where We Are
This beautiful, delicate and poignant short could be some kind of “long-distance relationships’ manifesto”, a pretty common way of...
Separation, distance and memory: the essence of love in 85 seconds.
USA / 1minutes
Why we believe in shorts
The New Yorker has recently published a long article Does the Cinema Need Short Films? by Richard Brody, the magazine’s film critic,...
A recent New Yorker article highlights the renewed interest for the short film art and its importance contemporary's cinema.
Body, desire and violence. This shortfilm by Darius Clark Monroe shows an intricate relationship with unexpected twists. The two...
An online-dating hook up takes an unexpected turn cause of the men's different expectations.
USA / 13minutes
FOCUS ON: Mario Furloni
His short documentary Pot Country, co-directed with Kate McLean, was in the official selection of HotDocs, Big Sky and Mill...
Focus on his work, Freeland and the Filmaker360 residency
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
Bite of the Tail
Four people desperately looking for an answer. Bite of the Tail revolves around the daily difficulties of a wife,...
Four characters struggling to find an elusive truth, and a snake that creeps inside their everyday lives.
(Self produced )
USA / 9minutes
FOCUS ON: Jack Dunphy
Jack Dunphy mixes love and humour, cutout paper characters and death. Serenity is a profound story made of simple elements. Serenity was...
Love, death and icecream for breakfast: small talk with the Brooklyn-based filmmaker
Diary is a highly personal and experimental film that expresses the subjective experience of my work, and was made...
10 years of war reporting around the world in this moving and very powerful video-testament by British photojournalist Tim Hetherington.
UK / 19minutes
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
FOCUS ON: Fisnik Maxhuni
Fisnik Maxhuni won with his first short film Lost Exile the ‘Cinema & Gioventù’ Jury Prize at Locarno Film...
Interview with the director of Lost Exile, awarded at Locarno Film Festival
The current overhyped 90s nostalgia is often forced and deeply naive, but there are some fortunate cases in which...
Brooklyn, 1992. A lonely skater gets thrown in a dreamy virtual world, where everything is possible
(SVA - New York (Student Film))
USA / 4minutes
Ulysse – by H. B. Meyrant, M. Chabannes, A. Labadie, C. Theuillon
Is it possible to rewrite a stroy that has been told for more than 2000 years? Absolutely, according to...
Through digital animation a modern Ulysses brings us in his oniric trip caused by the catching gaze of a strange mermaid.
(Supinfocom Arles (MOPA))
Francia / 9minutes
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
In a not-so-distant future anyone will be able to have their own personal assistant: the heavily advertised Blinky™. An...
(Image Now Films, Alturas Films, Logolite Entertainment)
Ireland / USA / 13minutes
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
Dylan is an experimental documentary-film written and directed by New York director Elisabetta Rohrbaugh based on an interview with Dylan...
A young transgender tells us his story on his early morning journey to Conney Island.
(Outer Borough Pictures)
USA / 8minutes
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
97% – by Ben Brand
97% is a short written and directed by the young Dutch director Ben Brand, that explores our emotional dependency on...
Bert's race against time to find the match of his life among the subway cars.
Netherlands / 8minutes
The map of America comes to life and starts wandering around looking for oil reserves, long extinguished from the...
The United States of America come to life in the search of the lost oil.
USA / 3minutes
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