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
Monsieur Cok is the owner of a large bomb factory. In times of war, hedecides to increase production to...
In times of war, a ruthless yet childish factory owner decides to replace all his workers with robots. A riot ensues.
France / 10minutes
Dr. Easy was adapted from the first chapter of Red Men, a dystopian novel by Matthew De Abaitua. The...
A robot with medical training is sent to negotiate a dangerous situation.
UK / 9minutes
Abe was programmed to love. Until recently, he had a family: he was living with them, cooking, helping them...
What if a robot that was programmed to love stops being loved by those around him?
UK / 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
Walking sad and dejected along the dark streets of a city, a boy comes across a junk shop that...
A real life based award-winning animation about friendship, a Rubik's cube, and the art of healing.
(Student Film (Woodsbury University))
Switzerland / 6minutes
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
A cruise aboard a ship turns into an inner journey through the visions, nightmares and anxieties of a young...
A psychedelic trip inside the mind of a young boy.
USA / 3minutes
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 Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger
The Viewfinder List is an entertainment industry survey which polls studio executives, producers and creatives for their top 10...
The adventurous love story of a young couple escaping dinosaurs through spaceships and submarines.
(Student film (NYU))
USA / 9minutes
A couple of british poachers set sail to explore a string of previously undiscovered islands in search of the...
A couple of british poachers explore undiscovered islands in search of the fabled Moth Owl, in this animated tribute to old b-movies.
USA / 4minutes
It’s the night before Amina’s wedding, and the women of the family are celebrating the henna ceremony, a Muslim...
Love and death, tradition and diversity clash against each other in this intense short by Sally El Hosaini.
(Yalla Film Company)
UK / 12minutes
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
Mobile Film Festival 2017 Unveils Official Selection: 51 Shorts From 18 Countries
1 mobile, 1 minute, 1 film. Beholden to its missions, Mobile Film Festival has unveiled the official selection for...
1 mobile, 1 minute, 1 film: the French festival is back for its 12th edition
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
Miss Candace Hilligoss’ Flickering Halo
Miss Candace Hillligoss’ flickering halo. The title of this experimental short provides in itself the necessary information to face...
A claustrophobic and dreamlike experimental short in which frames from a 60s horror are manipulated in order to reflect on vision and on our relationship with images.
Italy / 13minutes
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.
Come Swim – by Kristen Stewart
There are a few things that I can’t stand. I’m not talking exclusively about wars, economy, politics and so...
The fallacies of nowadays, namely the short film written and directed by Kristen Stewart, best known for playing Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga
(Refinery29, Scott Free Productions, Starlight Studios)
USA / 18minutes
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
Blending CG 3D and 2D drawn animation techniques, Meanwhile follows four characters traversing a city, each lost in their...
Four characters are lost in their own worlds in an nameless city, but an event will reveal their intimate connection.
(Royal College of Art )
UK / 5minutes
Blue Screen – by Riccardo Bolo & Alessandro Arfuso
“If the images of the present don’t change, then change the images of the past.” Blue Screen opens with...
A documentary directed by the android filmmaker Mk3, found in an old VHS cassette, tells the rebellion of the robots against human domination
(AAMOD & Greve61)
Italy / 17minutes
Rise – by David Karlak
In a not so far future, robots develop feelings. This unexpected event scares humanity, which reacts as a frightened child...
A justified revolt of the machines.
(Underground Films / Vertigo Entertainment)
USA / 5minutes
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...
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
Holiday Fear – by Nicholas Payne Santos
The last 3 minutes and 50 seconds of a slasher movie. The girl encounters one more time the killer...
The last 3 minutes and 50 seconds of a slasher movie: who has the balls to kill Bad Santa?
USA / 4minutes
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
Father – by Santiago ‘Bou’ Grasso
Argentina, 1983. The dictatorship just passed and the horror, by now invisible, finds a place in the inside, in...
The flow of daily life in the shadow of dictatorship
France, Argentina / 12minutes
Manuel is a middle-aged man who’s profoundly unhappy with his life. He’s been working for 25 years in the...
A man is very unhappy with his life, but when he will be diagnosed with a rare syndrome, everything will change.
Spain / 9minutes
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