Tag: shortfilm

Based Upon a Popular Indian Short Story, THE BLACK CAT Will Bewitch You

As ScreenAnarchy's readership is now well aware - thanks to the enthusiasm of our own associate editor, Josh Hurtado, the Indian film industry has been at a very interesting stage for the past decade, with its blooming and varied production....

THE NARROW WORLD: Watch Brent Bonacorso's SciFi Short Film Now

Director Brent Bonacorso last graced these pages back in 2013 with his fantastic short film West of the Moon - a film loaded with imagery taken from dreams described to the director by children - and he returns now with...

The Problem With Korean Dramas

...Well, as so stated in the title of the video below, that is. This one came out a year ago today over at the Art School Dropouts channel and it still resonates for anyone who has ever seen their share...

A Superhero Staffs-Up in CAPES, a Comedy Short

Australian writer/director Lucas Testro is back with an all new humour-filled short film called Capes. Last time he caught our attention he was taking on time-travel in I'm You, Dickhead, and this time he sets his eye on lampooning the...

William Fichtner Anchors Voice Cast For Sundance Selected Animation BLACK HOLES

It was just a little bit before Christmas that we brought news of Sundance selected animated short film Black Holes - the tale of an astronaut driven to a state of insecure paranoia by his co-pilot, who happens to be...

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Submissions Now Open for 2017

  Screening the best in International contemporary short cinema at venues across the Scottish  capital in Autumn.   The best films will be included in our programmes for other festivals across the UK & Internationally.    This year, we're excited...

Dave Is Going To Space With A Melon And Feeling Very Insecure About It All. Check Out The First Images From BLACK HOLES.

About to premiere as part of the short film program in Sundance is David and Laurent Nicolas' quirky animated short Black Holes. Designed as the pilot / proof of concept for a proposed television series this tale of male angst...

ŻubrOFFka 2016 Review: A NIGHT IN TOKORIKI Is Like Mixing QUADROPHENIA with BORAT

There's been a handful of shorts at ŻubrOFFka that have opened by filming horses, like a symbolic statement of intent about the pace they intend to continue at. Few do it quite as well as Roxana Stroe's A Night in...

ŻubrOFFka 2016 Review: In DEBUT, Katarzyna Kijek Makes Procrasturbation an Artistic Joy

Amidst the growing excitement surrounding Klara Kochańska’s Tenants, now seems an exciting time for female Polish filmmakers, and Katarzyna Kijek is no exception with her gorgeously surreal animation Debut, located in ŻubrOFFka’s Independent Competition selection. What a film it is...

ŻubrOFFka 2016 Review: In BALCONY, Toby Fell-Holden Puts His Finger on the Pulse of Brexit

Small film festivals really are the best, both in terms of vibe and the sense of inclusion they give. Short film festivals are particularly cool too, either because they're having to fight so damn hard for attention or simply because...

Watch DEAD HEARTS, a Cheerfully Morbid Short

Morton is an 8-year-old boy who believes he will die young. If not, he knows he will grow up to become a mortician and is more than happy with both those ideas. In the delightfully morbid short film Dead Hearts,...

LOST BOY: Watch The Gorgeous Proof Of Concept For Ash Thorp And Anthony Scott Burns' Punk SciFi

Anthony Scott Burns should be a familiar name to many readers of this site by now. We've raved about his short film work in the past and while word about Burns has spread thanks to his segment in the Holidays...

ECHO TORCH: Watch Chris Preksta's Fabulous Retro-Futurist SciFi Short Now!

It was a few years back now that we first came across the work of writer-director Chris Preksta. The occasion at the time was his fabulous retro-futurist webseries The Mercury Men and he's back now with equally fabulous short film...

AS THEY CONTINUE TO FALL: A Short From DR. STRANGE Screenwriter

Director Nikhil Bhagat has debuted an impressive short film called As They Continue to Fall, a dark dystopian fantasy written by screenwriter C. Robert Cargill of Dr. Strange and Sinister fame.          The film tells the story of...

THE DEFECTOR: Check Out The Poster Art For Australian Short Thriller

It was back in 2014 that we pointed our readers to a crowdfunding campaign for an Australian short thriller titled simply Holt. Using conspiracy theories around the actual disappearance of Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt in 1967 as its launching...

Post-Apocalypse! Synthesizers! Watch NIGHTSATAN AND THE LOOPS OF DOOM Short Now!

We've been following the post-apocalyptic action adventure short Nightsatan and the Loops of Doom for some time because it's just a lot of fun. And now you can watch the complete short film, before it becomes a feature. Here's the...

Imagination Fuels INVASION DAY

Invasion Day is an impressive new sci-fi short from a troupe of French directors Vincent De Bellis, Milos Eratostene, Terence Guilpin, Léo Lefebvre, Raphael Leylavergne, Arthur Loiseau, Mohamed Oumoumad and Dimitri Trouvé. It was made as their graduation project for...

Toronto 2016 Review: TWISTED Faithfully Re-Enacts Something That Did Not Happen

You have probably heard (or used) the expression, 'Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.' Well, a good one happened in Thorold, Ontario, Canada in 1996. A pregnant summer storm blew through the niagara region,...

Runaway Boy and War-Robot Must Ally to Find Lost Father in Sci-Fi short 'A Crimson Man'

   Set in a war-torn land of man vs. machine, Wei, a young runaway in search of his father, must ally with an unstable war-robot named Red or be hunted down by his overseers. This Phillip K. Dick inspired adventure...

HUM: Watch The Trailer For Dark South African Thriller

We've become increasingly convinced in recent years that South Africa's film industry is one to watch, a young generation of intriguing talent very much on the rise throughout the country. And as we build our list of names to keep...