Tag: shortfilm

Toronto 2021 Short Film, Short Review: DUST BATH

I am cognizant of the fact that it might take you longer to read this review than to watch the one hundred and twenty seconds of this animated short involving chickens searching for scratch, and philosophizing on the circle of...

Friday One Sheet: THE MOHEL

Here is the key art for a Canadian short playing at SXSW that at first glance evokes the iconic poster imagery of The Exorcist. Charles Wahl's The Mohel, however, is about a Jewish doctor arriving to do the circumcision of...

Friday One Sheet: DRACULA SEX TAPE

Olivier Godin's short film, Dracula Sex Tape, is a 5-minute burst of high-energy dialogue and smoking. It is like inhaling Richard Linklater's Slacker, in a single intense drag that leaves one light-headed and satisfied simultaneously.  The short, which debuted at Woche...

Friday One Sheet: GREEN

Why is it that you do not often see green movie posters? I could not tell you for certain, other than the colour is rather neutral and blends into the landscape of most multiplex aisles where these types of one...

Friday One Sheet: 3 Posters By Midia Kiasat

Muted colour palettes, silent subject focus, and angled, alienating architecture -- I thought this would be a good week to highlight the work of Iranian designer, VFX artist, director and occasional didgeridoo player, Midia Kiasat. Below are three of his...

Watch Nicanor Loreti's New Short Film PINBALL Now!

Argentina's Nicanor Loreti has long been one of the loudest and proudest voices in Latin American genre cinema. While his filmography is peppered with the broad comedies that actually pay his bills, Loreti's first love has always been genre and...

DIVORCE IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS: Watch Short Fiilm Before Things Get Out of Hand

How are you dealing with ... everything? Thus begins most of my (rare) encounters with people, either through videoconferencing or in person (so to speak), with grocery store workers and my neighborhood's best chicken cook. If you are married, however,...

Exclusive Worldwide Online Release: CONTROL, Directed by Simon Steuri

In the modern world, who really exerts control? In a relationship? In a family? A single mother must confront those issues as her teenage son becomes aware of and then troubled by her very private, very adult relationships. Directed and...

Actress Hannah Kasulka Directs Quirky Short BIRD OF SHAME

Actress Hannah Kasulka (The Exorcist, Love) is adding writing and directing to her already growing resume with the release of her first short Bird of Shame, a humorous film depicting the modern and innevitable evolution of what was previously known...

LILI Trailer: #MeToo Horror Short Film From Yfke Van Berckelaer

Dutch filmmaker Yfke Van Berckelaer's latest short film Lili has been making the festival rounds this past Summer and we have the trailer to share with you this morning.   Lili (Lisa Smit – Netflix’s Ares) knows she has to...

Crowdfund This: Artist Dave Cooper Embraces Live-Action Weirdness in the New Short SQUASH

Dave Cooper is an Ottawa-based artist with a fascinating background. After working in underground comics for companies such as Fantagraphics, Cooper shifted his attention to painting. He later embraced animation with work for such TV shows as Pig Boat Banana Cricket...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DURI: Watch Matt Halsall's Engrossing Short Now

Writer-director Matt Halsall has appeared in these pages before, the Korean based director having turned out a number of striking short films in the past. And while Halsall's focus in recent days has been on developing a slate of feature...

THE CURSE OF THE CRYING BOY: Director Nick Jongerius Returns With Creepy Short Film

When we first came across Dutch genre aficianado Nick Jongerius it was as the producer of local horror pictures Dood Eind and Frankenstein's Army (which, full disclosure, I am also a producer on). But in more recent days, Jongerius has...

ONE WAY OR ANOTHER: Rich Phelps' Neo Noir Short Film Debuts Online

Following a successful festival run, writer-director Rich Phelps has finally released his short film One Way or Another online for the world to see. The dark, neo-noir has been covered on these pages prior when we premiered the trailer back...

ALIEN: CONTAINMENT: The First of Six ALIEN Shorts Debuts

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott's Alien 20th Century Fox is releasing six official Alien universe fan shorts leading up to "Alien Day" on April 26. In the first short, titled "Containment", four survivors find themselves stranded aboard...

ANTHEM: CONVICTION: Neill Blomkamp Releases Live Action Game Trailer

Neill Blomkamp and his Oats Studios have partnered with BioWare and EA games to produce an epic live-action trailer / short film set in the world of Anthem, decades before the events of the game. The results are as expected...

THE MAGICAL MYSTERY OF MUSIGNY: Enjoy an Exclusive Clip on Burgundy

Sometimes, especially during the stressful holiday season, it can be very relaxing to stop what you're doing, sit down, relax and enjoy a lovely glass of ... animated film. Written and directed by John Meyer and animated by Emmett Goodman,...

Velasco Broca's AUTONOMOUS GODS Fall In Love

What is love and where does it come from? Spanish maverick Velasco Broca and his collaborators at Canódromo Abandonado have the answer in the third episode of their (very odd) comedy web series Autonomous Gods. Watch and learn! In an...

Velasco Broca's AUTONOMOUS GODS Visits The God Zoo

We here at Screen Anarchy are proud to be hosting the world premiere of Spanish madman Velasco Broca's new short film series Autonomous Gods - a collaboration with audiovisual collective Canódromo Abandonado - and today we move on to episode...

Behold The Madness Of Velasco Broca's AUTONOMOUS GODS

Long time readers of this site will need no introduction to the cinematic oddity that is Spanish director Velasco Broca. We've been following the oddball experimentalist in these pages for over a decade now, initially drawn in by his blend...