A mesmerising animated short film about artistic expression and the frustration that comes with creation.
Browsing: Short Films – Drama
Distraction tells the story of a post-rehab writer struggling to finish a script for a boss he hates, and instead picking up a prostitute. Writing is always easier with a prostitute!
The Bird is a beautifully composed short film which deftly engages with how the fallout of a loved one’s death can impact on those left behind, in often very contrasting ways.
Jamie Short’s visually arresting short film presents a lucid dream which takes an office-worker away from his mundane life.
Bendito Machine IV is the latest in a series of short films about a primitive, clumsy species that rely on machinery. It tells a wordless story about petty tyrants and environmental dangers in stunning animation.
Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland bring 1970’s New Zealand to life with their 2009 short film about a gutsy, wannabe boy wonder whose archenemies are the playground bullies who harass him.
Old Fangs is an Alexander Payne-esque road trip, animated with a rich, warm, autumnal colour palette that softens the darker elements of the story. It’s Wes Anderson meets Vincent Van Gogh.
Human Beings is a beautifully shot, post-modern fable that links various animal attributes to typical coming-of-age archetypes.
In Stephen Irwin’s crass yet touching surrealist short film about a pyromaniac bear acting out in the wake of his mother’s death.