August / September 2015

August 

Abiogenesis

d. Richard Mans | New Zealand | 2011 | 5 min

A strange mechanical device lands on a desolate world and uses the planet to undergo a startling transformation.

Cataplexy

d. John Salcido | USA | 2010 | 8 min

A man with an unusual disease is embarrassed to discover the woman he hired is an old friend.

Cherry On The Cake

d. Hyebin Lee | United Kingdom | 2009 | 8 min

Cherry's family is too caught up to pay attention to her. She feels small and begins to shrink accordingly. Will she disappear?  

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

d. William Joyce | Brandon Oldenburg | USA | 2011 | 16 min

After a violent storm whisks his house away, Mr. Morris Lessmore discovers a magical library to which he devotes his life.

Friend Request Pending

d. Chris Foggin | United Kingdom |2011 | 12 min

Dame Judi Dench discovers the wonders and aggravations of flirting via Facebook.

The Herd

d. Ken Wardrop | Ireland | 2008 | 4 min

In Ken Wardrop's newest short film, he chronicles the new addition to the cow herd on his family's farm.

Junko's Shamisen

d. Sol Friedman | Canada | 2009 | 11 min

A young Japanese orphan exacts poetic justice on a malevolent samurai lord.

The Killer Diller

d. Joon Chang | USA | 2013 | 5 min

A private eye investigating the mysterious deaths of beautiful dancers finds more than he expects.

Metro

d. Jake Wyatt | USA | 2011 | 5 min

A young girl chases a mysterious fox through a secret door and into a subterranean wonderland to retrieve her stolen train ticket.

Ouverture

d. Bracey Smith | Neil Dvorak | USA | 2013 | 5 min

What do you do when you're born with music pouring out of your heart?

Super. Full.

d. Niam Itani | Qatar, Lebanon | 2010 | 13 min

A poor gas station attendant promises to take his wife to a birthday dinner at a new luxury hotel.

They Look Right Through You

d. Tess Martin | USA | 2013 | 10 min

Whether a cat person or a dog person, you probably think you have some kind of relationship with your pet. But does your pet feel the same way?

Time Freak

d. Andrew Bowler| USA | 2010 | 11 min    

When Stillman discovers the secrets to time travel, his big discovery gets lost in the smallest details.

The Wonder Hospital

d. Beomsik Shimbe Shim | USA, South Korea | 2010 | 12 min

A surreal journey through a mysterious hospital that alters the perception of physical beauties.

Yours Truly

d. Osbert Parker | UK | 6 min

Characters collide in this unusual, high-octane thriller, teeming with car chases, dangerous women, and lonely guys in search of love.


Zoologic

d. Nicole Mitchell | USA | 2007 | 5 min

A fussy zookeeper goes about his daily routine but must contend with a very uncooperative little penguin.

September

Doxology

d. Michael Langan | USA | 2007 | 6 min

Surreal? How about floating carrots, mysteriously recurring tennis balls, and a man tangoing with an Oldsmobile?

A Finger, Two Dots Then Me

d. David Holechek, Daniel Holechek | USA | 2012 | 8 min

Derrick Brown's spoken word poem cinematically takes a dramatic look at death, life, and love.

Fresh Guacamole

d. PES  | USA | 2012 | 2 min

Need some culinary inspiration? Try some vintage ingredients.

Great Adventures

d. Gerard Lambkin | Australia | 2012| 7 min

A sweeping, suburban epic that celebrates the power of imagination and the bond between generations.

Gumshoe

d. Matt Steinauer | USA | 2013 | 5 min

A hard-boiled tale following Gumshoe, a private eye hot on the trail of his missing partner. In this world of femme fatales and hired goons, the truth lies beneath.

Jim & Frank

d. Tony Borden | USA | 2011 | 4 min

Jim doesn't want to hire anyone but his wife, Frank doesn't want to work for anyone but himself, but fate is pulling the strings to bring them together.

The Last Marble

d. Manjari Makijany | India | 2012 | 8 min

Sometimes children teach us what we can never learn from adults. True happiness is when one can create joy in another's life.

The Next Step

d. Mel Eslyn | USA | 2013 | 7 min

A funny and mysterious meeting between one awkward couple and a peculiar gentleman.

The Paris Quintet in Practice Makes Perfect

d. Benjamin Schuetze | Canada | 2011 | 11 min

Sharply dressed and exquisitely choreographed, five men go about their daily routine in a cramped apartment.

Photograph of Jesus

d. Laurie Hill | United Kingdom | 2008 | 7 min

An archivist recounts some of the strange and often downright bizarre inquiries made for photographic images from his agency.

Pierre

d. Dan Brown | USA | 2007 | 7 min

The adventures of a suave mouse by the name of Pierre.

Super Secret

d. Nnenna Ijiomah | USA | 2014 | 3 min

The story of a supervillain father and his daughter. On her 13th birthday, he discovers her deep, dark secret.

Sweetly Broken

d. Chung Lam | Czech Republic, USA | 2012 | 6 min

When a boy puppet is separated from the girl puppet he loves he will go to any length to reunite with her.

Thumb

d. Sarah Gurfield | USA | 2012 | 6 min

After losing a playful 'thumb war' to his date, our hero embarks upon a grueling ROCKY-esque training regimen.

We Are What We Drink

d. Marc Hardman | United Kingdom | 2010 | 7 min

Coffee is not just a culture, it's life.

Western Spaghetti

d. PES | USA | 2008 | 2 min

Only the finest vintage materials for this Italian feast.

Zergüt

d. Natasha Subramaniam | Alisa Lapidus | USA | 2011 | 6 min  

It's moldy food vs fresh food. Warning: eggs lose their lives.