Short Films

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1.
Call to Action (2012 Short Film)
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A look at the obscure life of a 30's something successful Producer and the tribulations of Producing a film. (5 mins.)
 
2.
The Hunt for Gollum (2009 Short Film)
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Strider must hunt down Gollum to keep the Ring secret. (38 mins.)
Director: Chris Bouchard
 
3.
Ghost Closet '07 (2009 Short Film)
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Four young men go to a house party none of them want to go to, have a bad time and learn nothing about themselves. Until one of them goes into a closet full of ghosts... (16 mins.)
Director: Alex Montilla
 
4.
Fringe (2010 Short Film)
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A group of young aspirational actors take their show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, but realize that perhaps it was not all they thought it was going to be. (6 mins.)
Director: Tom Shirm
 
5.
Lie (2009 Short Film)
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In 1968 Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys met a dynamic and passionate singer/songwriter and introduced him to Hollywood... (10 mins.)
Director: Vaughn Juares
 
6.
Fight for Your Right Revisited (2011 Short Film)
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Following the conclusion of the storyline in the "Fight For Your Right" music video, the Beasties break into a liquor store, drop acid with groupies, and get into a breakdance competition with time-traveling future versions of themselves. (30 mins.)
Director: Adam Yauch
 
7.
Der Fuehrer's Face (1942 Short Film)
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Donald Duck has a nightmare that he lives in Germany slaving under the Nazi regime. (8 mins.)
 
8.
Roundhay Garden Scene (1888 Documentary)
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In the garden, a man asks his friends to do something silly for him to record on film. (1 mins.)
 
9.
Tale of Tales (1979 Short Film)
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A reflection of Russian history and memory. Norstein creates a visual emotional response to a changing Russia... (29 mins.)
Director: Yu. Norshteyn
 
10.
Time (2008 Short Film)
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On Christmas Eve in Los Angeles, a young man is down on his luck and faced with a decision that could change his life, and the lives of others forever. Is it too late or is TIME on his side? (11 mins.)
 
12.
Joan of Arc (1900 Short Film)
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A divinely inspired peasant woman becomes an army captain for France and then is martyred after she is captured. (10 mins.)
 
13.
Out on a Limb (1950 Short Film)
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Donald's doing a little tree surgery when he spots Chip 'n' Dale gathering nuts. He saws off the branch outside their hole and paints it with tar... (7 mins.)
Director: Jack Hannah
 
14.
The Detective (2007 Short Film)
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A private detective is hired by his ex-girlfriend to solve her blackmail case. (14 mins.)
Director: Barry Brennan
 
15.
No Hunting (1955 Short Film)
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A cartoon that satirizes hunting to the extreme. Donald Duck is inspired by his grandpappy to go hunting in the woods... (6 mins.)
Director: Jack Hannah
 
16.
John, I'm Sorry (2007 Short Film)
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John, a middle aged professional, is distressed about the recent discovery that his lover, Anton, is cheating on him with a woman. (7 mins.)
Director: Derek Rucas
 
17.
Go Ask Alex (2009 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Evan Hatten
 
18.
Backup Thesis (2009 Short Film)
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(13 mins.)
 
19.
Over the Hedge (1905 Short Film)
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A young couple are having a picnic with a chaperone who is determined to keep them separated. When she falls asleep... (2 mins.)
Director: Lewin Fitzhamon
 
20.
Lenore (2008 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Asli Sonceley
 
21.
Stormdragon (2010 Short Film)
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A dormant secret agent is reactivated in order to combat a Russian underground terrorist. (20 mins.)
 
22.
Prima Ballerina Assoluta (2010 Short Film)
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The Story of two best friends, who are also promising ballerinas. When the role of Giselle comes in between them, their friendship is tested and their ballet skills are put head to head against one another. It's an all-out ballerina war. (17 mins.)
Director: Dhaivat Mehta
 
23.
Rearranged (2005 Short Film)
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(20 mins.)
Director: Forest Robin
 
24.
Susie in the Afterlife (2010 Short Film)
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Susie is dead, but where is she? (17 mins.)
Director: Gabe Rodriguez
 
25.
Night Music (2010 Short Film)
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The mysterious Dr Bird, who lives on his own in a remote part of the city, encounters a problem one night with his much-loved gramophone. In search of a solution, he visits Sailortown. (12 mins.)
Director: Paul Jacques
 
26.
No Chaser (2010 Short Film)
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When a nocturnal hit man downs a few drinks, he triggers a past and thoughts of a father he hasn't seen in over twenty years. (22 mins.)
Director: Mark Howard
 
27.
Clown's Lament (2008 Short Film)
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(5 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Dowrick
 
28.
The Unfortunate Policeman (1905 Short Film)
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(4 mins.)
 
29.
Black Goat (2011 Short Film)
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Jacques Cowan is what the French call "a runner of the woods." He may be a foreigner in the new world... (6 mins.)
Director: Joseph Nanni
 
30.
Poste restante (2009 Documentary)
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In Poland, let­ters with a wrong address end up in the Depart­ment of Unsent Mail in Koluszki. The film follows one of them, on which a child's hand has writ­ten 'God. Heaven.' (14 mins.)
Director: Marcel Lozinski
 
31.
Billy Bites People (2007 Short Film)
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Billy is a boy with a problem: he bites people. And while the specialists who seek his reform may poke and prod, stick and kick him, it will ultimately be in his hands to decide if change is possible. (9 mins.)
 
32.
Elephants Dream (2006 Video)
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Emo and Proog are two men exploring a strange industrial world of the future. (9 mins.)
Director: Bassam Kurdali
 
33.
Uncertain (2009 Video)
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'uncertain' presents the drowsy-dream of a teenage boy who has taken an overdose of pills to end his life... (6 mins.)
 
34.
Lump of Sugar (1987 Documentary)
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(9 mins.)
Director: Jacek Blawut
 
35.
Chemo (2009 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)
Director: Pawel Lozinski
 
36.
The Tramp (1915 Short Film)
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The Little Fellow finds the girl of his dreams and work on a family farm. (26 mins.)
 
37.
Let's Stick Together (1952 Short Film)
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An elderly bee, seeing an equally elderly Donald Duck in the park, looks back on their long partnership... (7 mins.)
Director: Jack Hannah
 
38.
The Wave (1981 Short Film)
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An experiment in an American High School where students learn how easy it is to be seduced by the same social forces which led to the horrors of Nazi Germany. Based on a true story. (44 mins.)
Director: Alex Grasshoff
 
39.
Son of Bambi Meets Godzilla (1999 Short Film)
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Years after the short his father had an encounter with Godzilla, the son of Bambi meets the giant lizard with vengeance in his mind. (2 mins.)
 
40.
The Vanishing Private (1942 Short Film)
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Private Donald Duck gets into trouble when he performs his camouflage painting duty too well with experimental paint that makes anything painted invisible. (7 mins.)
Director: Jack King
 
41.
How to Have an Accident in the Home (1956 Short Film)
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The spirit of Fate demonstrates how carelessness is responsible for much of Donald Duck's misfortune at home. (7 mins.)
 
42.
Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914 Short Film)
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The Tramp wanders into and disrupts the filming of a go-kart race. (11 mins.)
Director: Henry Lehrman
 
43.
Between Showers (1914 Short Film)
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Charlie and another man compete in trying to help a young lady cross a muddy street. The rival finds a wooden plank which Charlie takes from him... (15 mins.)
Director: Henry Lehrman
 
44.
The Music Box (1932 Short Film)
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Like the legendary Sisyphus, deliverymen Laurel and Hardy struggle to push a large crated piano up a seemingly insurmountable flight of stairs. (29 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
45.
The Cathedral (2002 Short Film)
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An explorer visits what appears to be the ruins of a gothic cathedral. There seem to be some strange statues, though, whose faces follow him as he makes his way to the end; the sun comes out, and he stops at the edge of a cliff. (7 mins.)
Director: Tomasz Baginski
 
46.
Marker (2009 Short Film)
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(12 mins.)
Director: Susanna Wallin
 
47.
The Simpsons: Family Therapy (1989 Short Film)
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A family trip to a therapist doesn't go as planned. (3 mins.)
 
48.
Easy Street (1917 Short Film)
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A reformed tramp becomes a police constable who must fight a huge thug who dominates an inner city street. (24 mins.)
 
49.
The Simpsons' Christmas Message (2004 Short Film)
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Marge Simpson and her family look back over the events of 2004 in a special broadcast to the British public, reminiscent of the Queen's annual Christmas Day speech. (3 mins.)
 
50.
Alice's Wonderland (1923 Short Film)
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Alice visits an animation studio, where the animators show her various scenes on their drawing boards... (12 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
51.
The New Neighbor (1953 Short Film)
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As the new neighbor on the block, Donald Duck tries to be courteous to the inconsiderate slob living next door; but eventually a feud erupts, and the television news covers it like a sporting event. (7 mins.)
Director: Jack Hannah
 
52.
Presto (2008 Short Film)
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A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats. (5 mins.)
Director: Doug Sweetland
 
53.
Burn-E (2008 Short Film)
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If BURN-E (a welding robot) had known how much trouble he'd be caused by WALL-E's pursuit of EVE, then he'd have taken the day off. (8 mins.)
Director: Angus MacLane
 
54.
Knick Knack (1989 Short Film)
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A snow globe snowman wants to join the other travel souvenirs in a hot party, but the glass dome that surrounds him gets in his way, despite all his efforts. (4 mins.)
Director: John Lasseter
 
55.
Jack-Jack Attack (2005 Video)
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The Parrs' baby Jack-Jack is thought to be normal, not having any super-powers like his parents or siblings. But when an outsider is hired to watch him, Jack-Jack shows his true potential. (5 mins.)
Director: Brad Bird
 
56.
One Man Band (2005 Short Film)
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Two buskers engage in a petty feud over a child's donation. (4 mins.)
 
57.
Mater and the Ghostlight (2006 Video)
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In this short featuring the characters of the movie Cars, Mater is told the story of a Ghostlight, which causes him to be scared. (7 mins.)
 
58.
Lifted (2006 Short Film)
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A teenage alien tries to abduct a sleeping human, but with so many switches to do so, it's nearly impossible. (5 mins.)
Director: Gary Rydstrom
 
59.
Partly Cloudy (2009 Short Film)
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Everyone knows that the stork delivers babies, but where do the storks get the babies from? The answer lies up in the stratosphere... (6 mins.)
Director: Peter Sohn
 
60.
Kony 2012 (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that explores why African cult and militia leader and indicted war criminal fugitive Joseph Kony needs to be arrested by the end of 2012. (30 mins.)
Director: Jason Russell
 
61.
The Wayward Canary (1932 Short Film)
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Mickey has brought a gift for Minnie: a pair of mischievous canaries. (7 mins.)
Director: Burt Gillett
 
62.
The Black Hole (2008 Short Film)
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A sleep deprived office worker photocopies a "Black Hole" late one night - Suddenly the possibilities seem endless. Will greed get the better of him? (3 mins.)
Director: Phil, Olly
 
63.
Fishin' Around (1931 Short Film)
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Mickey takes Pluto fishing in a boat on a lake, but they aren't too successful. The fish mock them, and even steal the bait can... (7 mins.)
 
64.
Grand Canyonscope (1954 Short Film)
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Ranger Woodlore is interpreting Grand Canyon for the tourists; Donald is of course making more trouble than everyone else put together. (7 mins.)
 
65.
Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku (1990 TV Movie)
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The tale of Bardock, the father of Goku, and his rebellion against his master the mighty Frieza. (48 mins.)
 
66.
The Cactus Kid (1930 Short Film)
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Mickey rescues cantina singer Minnie from the unwanted advances of Pegleg Pete. (7 mins.)
 
67.
The Tommy Wi-Show (2011 TV Series)
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Cult film star Tommy Wiseau is abducted by aliens, taken to a weird remote moon base, and forced to play video games. (10 mins.)
Director: Payman Benz
 
68.
The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906)
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True story of notorious Australian outlaw Ned Kelly (1855-80). (70 mins.)
Director: Charles Tait
 
69.
FunnyMovie (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Dörte's Dancing (2008)
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70.
The Mad Dog (1932 Short Film)
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It's bath day for Pluto; we open with him already being scrubbed. He gets out, and his tug of war with Mickey and the towel lands Mickey in the tub... (7 mins.)
Director: Burt Gillett
 
71.
Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party (2001 Video)
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Shrek and his friends enjoy themselves with some Karaoke partying. (3 mins.)
 
72.
Far Far Away Idol (2004 Video)
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Watch your favorite Shrek characters sing the night away in this hilarious spoof. Join in the fun as Fiona, Puss in Boots, Donkey and the rest of the Far Far Away Kingdom battle it out in a singer's showdown. (10 mins.)
Director: Simon J. Smith
 
73.
Shrek the Halls (2007 TV Movie)
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This half-hour animated TV special features the Shrek characters putting their own spin on holiday traditions. (30 mins.)
Director: Gary Trousdale
 
74.
Thriller Night (2011 Short Film)
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Shrek is bored on Halloween, and wants to have something scary. The power of Thriller gives him more than he bargained for. (6 mins.)
 
75.
Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular (2010 Short Film)
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Donkey suggests everyone sing Christmas carols. Donkey sings "It's the Most Wonderful Time". Shrek, Fiona... (8 mins.)
 
76.
Scared Shrekless (2010 Short Film)
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Shrek gets in the Halloween spirit by challenging his fairytale friends to come up with scary stories for a contest. But the gang learn that they'll have to spend the night in Lord Farquaad's haunted castle before the winner is named. (26 mins.)
 
77.
The Pig Who Cried Werewolf (2011 Video)
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The Three Pigs live in a house together, but Heimlich gets scared when he sees Wolf move in next door and acting strange. (6 mins.)
Director: Gary Trousdale
 
78.
You and Me (2010 Short Film)
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(4 mins.)
Director: Karsten Krause
 
79.
Manolo (2010 Short Film)
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On a sunny afternoon at the pool, 12 year-old Manolo has to face his fears: Will he stand up to his big cousin Mike, the notorious splashdive-hotshot? (19 mins.)
Director: Robert Bohrer
 
80.
Masks (1999 Short Film)
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(5 mins.)
Director: Piotr Karwas
 
81.
Romans dzentelmena (2000 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Tomasz Kozak
 
82.
Jam Session (2005 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
 
83.
The Ark (2007 Short Film)
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An unknown virus has destroyed almost the entire human population. Oblivious to the true nature of the disease, the remaining survivors escape to the sea in great ships. (8 mins.)
 
84.
Refrains (2008 Short Film)
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(13 mins.)
Director: Wioletta Sowa
 
85.
Labyrinth (1963 Short Film)
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(15 mins.)
Director: Jan Lenica
 
86.
Alive in Joburg (2005 Short Film)
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An eerie tale of a close encounter of the third kind in Johannesburg. (6 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
 
87.
The Riverside Shuffle (2010 Short Film)
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(9 mins.)
 
88.
The Wintress (2008 Short Film)
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A friend's concern reveals secrets hidden deep within the cold northern woods. (24 mins.)
Director: Bill Elverman
 
89.
Life Support (2011 Short Film)
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A woman is pressured by her dying husband to seek the pleasure of another man. He wants to witness his wife feeling again before he passes away... (13 mins.)
Director: Paul Kampf