Short Films

‘The Ocean Doesn’t Care’ Is in Awe of East Coast Surfers

New York City grinders take their escape where they can find it. Interviewing multiple urbanites about their dedication to surfing…

‘Plant Room’ Encourages Exploration in 3-D Dreamscape

Newfangled tech gives short film audience agency. Jeron Braxon and Julian Glander take us through four virtual, full-explorable environments in Plant…

‘The Rabbit Hunt’ Quietly Tracks Tradition and Modernity

Hunting season blends primal history and the needs of the now. In the Florida Everglades, hunting rabbits during the harvest…

‘The Postcard’ Brings Inventive, Colorful Vacations To Sci-Fi

Memories of a future trip have never looked so...trippy. What will vacations look like in the future? Probably nothing like…

‘A Chair at the Beach’ Is Absurd, Anxious Comedy

The short has the rare comedy voiceover that’s as funny as it thinks it is. Comedy shorts often undermine themselves…

Making Your Friends Feel Good About Their Art In ‘Masterpiece’

Finding a convincing lie is half the battle of friendship. Writer/director Runyararo Mapfumo explores one of the scariest situations a…

‘Spring Jam’ Is A Kiwi Take On Merrie Melodies

Rustic, textured animation and goofy sound-based gags. The New Zealand wilderness was already the star of last year’s Hunt For…

Short Doc Interviews Smell-less Anosmiacs

Living without smell becomes vividly realized thanks to National Geographic. Akin to the sleep paralysis documentary The Nightmare, Jacob LaMendola’s…

‘Kinderfänger’ Lures Kids With A Satanic Siren Song

The horror short has one of the most original creature designs in recent memory. Fresh off the heels of It,…

‘Watching Boston Grow’ Treasures The City’s Past

It’s like a timelapse met Ken Burns in an old library, but fun. Harrison Jeffs and Sebastian Crank’s tribute to…