While America watched as riots tore Los Angeles apart, a nine-year-old Nathan Silver inadvertently reinterpreted the country's turmoil into his first film during his birthday party.
In Fools Day, a class of fourth graders make a coffee concoction that ends up killing their teacher in an explosion of guts and blood.
In How to Be a Reality TV Star, filmmaker John Wilson documents a day at the unaccredited New York Reality TV School.
Filmmaker Nikias Chryssos said he wanted to replicate the experience of children's educational programming, but for adults.
Konstantin Bronzit's animated film We Can't Live Without Cosmos is as much about about the human condition as it is about space travel.
Director Réka Bucsi's Oscar-shortlisted Symphony No. 42 ponders the absurdity of life through depressed elephants, brain-dead humans, and Damien Hirst.
"When he said that he was going to build a wall and make Mexico pay for it, heck yeah, that was it for me."
The much-loved British actor appeared in only a handful of short films. Most recently, he used his trademark creepiness and subtlety to play a stalker of sorts in Ben Ockrent and Jake Russell's 2013 drama Dust.
From Sundance darlings to a Simpsons parody, here are the best ten short films you can watch in their entirety right now on your computer.
Dan Sully's Senka is an ominous twist on the traditional holiday narrative, following a young boy who is terrorized by a mythical Christmas beast.
I'm Short, Not Stupid presents Terry Rayment's chilling short film set to Senator Robert F. Kennedy's "The Mindless Menace of Violence" speech.
The charming, profound, and strikingly original animated short film has finally arrived online.
After failed adaptations that were supposed to star everyone from Jack Nicholson to Bill Murray, David Boswell's cantankerous cult comic book character has finally gotten the film it deserves.
The award-winning short Small People with Hats is highly original, disturbing, and possibly the best animated thing you'll watch all year.
Director Danny Madden's short film All Your Favorite Shows is a wild and arty send-up of the supercut.
For I'm Short, Not Stupid #83, VICE spoke to Kazik Radwanski about Cutaway, a film about a construction worker's life entirely shot in close-ups of his hands.
Watch this mind-melting animated short film about a Viking's gory battles to save his people from mutant invaders.
Writer and director Steve Dildarian has crafted a hilariously deadpan call to environmental action starring a couple of sharks.
A bitter ex-boyfriend seeks revenge in Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow's first film, Home Base.
In his new short film, Alberto Roldán explores the triumph and pain of the American dream with a glowing blue doorknob-producing pyramid.
What begins as a typical bedtime story between a father and son turns sinister, complete with shootings, scalpings, and death in this short film from filmmaker David Lowery. Sweet dreams.
This short documentary by director Liam Saint-Pierre profiles a kooky inventor who makes impractical thingamajigs like a tea cup with a cooling fan and an umbrella with plant pots on top.
Chance the Rapper stars in this short film about a depressed man who buys his death on a website called MrHappy.com.
Director Michael Lukk Litwak captures all the facets of love in ten minutes with the help of prehistoric sharks, spaceship submarines, and T. rexes armed with lasers.