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Titles from the official Short of the Week email newsletter.
Includes all titles since 2015-10-18 onwards. Some titles are not listed on IMDb at all (about 15%). Those will be eventually added.
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1. My Dad (2014)
6 min | Animation, Short
A short film depicting a dad's influence on a young boy's life. His judgmental character mixed with the boys fondness for his dad prove to be a toxic mix that tears away at a world of opportunity and experiences.
2. I Thought I Told You to Shut Up!! (2015)
13 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
In 1977, David Boswell created the comic book anti-hero Reid Fleming, the World's Toughest Milkman. More than 30 years later, the big screen Hollywood adaptation remains in contractual limbo. Narrated by Jonathan Demme.
10. Above All Else (2015)
Documentary, Short, Action
In 1992, skydiver Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld boarded a plane for a training jump. Six weeks later, he awoke from a coma to discover that a terrible accident had shattered his dream of becoming a World Champion. This is his story.
12. The 414s (2015)
12 min | Documentary, Short, Crime
THE 414s tells the story of the first widely recognized computer hackers, a group of Milwaukee teenagers who gained notoriety in 1983 when they broke into dozens of high-profile computer ... See full summary »
13. Speed Dating (I) (2014)
11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Desperate to find the man of her dreams, sweet and plain Ava tries a last ditch effort, speed dating. But the absurd cast of characters she encounters makes her wonder if being single is not so bad after all.
15. A Million Miles Away (2014)
28 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
An adult woman (the conductor) on the edge of failing and a pack of teenage girls (the choir) simultaneously experience a supernatural version of coming-of-age. The transformation is equal ... See full summary »
16. Standing8 (2015)
15 min | Short, Action, Drama
Abdul was raised to fight and win; but when he kills an opponent in the ring chasing the title, he must confront his greatest enemy - himself.
19. Hitori (2014)
12 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
In a universe made entirely of puppeteers, the puppet is always alone. Hitori is the story of a boy who is just trying to get back to where he came from. This new film from Heather Henson ... See full summary »
23. Grandpa and Me and a Helicopter to Heaven (2013)
15 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
A world all on its own of humour, warmth and love: Between a boy and his bedridden grandfather there is deep friendship. The aging man has a secret he wants to share with his grandson; together they make for the woods on a final adventure.
26. One Night in Aberdeen (2014)
22 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
On August 8th, 2008, in Aberdeen, South Dakota, two strangers come together in a sleepy Super 8 Motel bar. Over the course of a blurry night, they slowly learn each others secrets. But as ... See full summary »
27. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988)
Not Rated | 43 min | Short, Biography, Drama
Karen Carpenter's battle with anorexia nervosa and the cultural influence of the Carpenters in the 70s.
29. Eggplant (2015)
8 min | Animation, Short, Drama
Durian was born with his facial expressions opposite to everyone else.The film shows a time span of this little boy growing into a young adult, by displaying milestones in both his real life and his imaginary world.
30. Elder (2015)
13 min | Documentary, Short, Drama
In 1974, a Mormon missionary finds his world turned upside down when he falls in love with a handsome Italian Communist. With original 8mm film and fierce storytelling, Tom Clark recounts a... See full summary »
32. The Black Balloon (2012)
Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
While trying to move 40 kids six New York City blocks all by himself, a stressed man accidentally loses a bouquet of a hundred balloons. In that bouquet, a lone black balloon scurries free ... See full summary »
35. Bad Guy #2 (2014)
10 min | Short, Comedy, Horror
One bad guy discovers that moving up in a crime ring has its downsides. Just as his new career starts, it might already be coming to an end. He'll either have to set an example or become ... See full summary »
36. Volume (2012)
27 min | Short, Drama
Sam lives in a place where everything is polished and secrets are cleaned up and kept. So when Georgina goes missing, everyone acts like nothing happened. But Sam can't stop thinking about ... See full summary »
37. El Porvenir (2015)
15 min | Documentary, Short, Drama
El Porvenir tells the story of Abelardo Olguin, a third-generation cockfighter struggling to hold on to his family's way of life in the face of a growing movement to ban the sport across the Mexican states.
39. Uncanny Valley (II) (2015)
9 min | Short, Sci-Fi
A glimpse into a future where First Person Shooters have become a new drug for those disillusioned with society. The films examines the consequences of this on the global society.
41. The Shaman (2015)
18 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi
The dark year 2204, in a world that has seen 73 years of continuous war. A Shaman is sent on a mission to convert the soul of a giant battle colossus.
45. Meanwhile (II) (2014)
5 min | Animation, Short, Adventure