This Basquiat-Esque Animation Is About Coming to Terms with Fate
Ollie Magee's award-winning 'Fall' takes a primitivist approach to depicting everyday struggles.
[Trailer] Unlikely Lovers Meet at a Music Festival in 'Robot & Scarecrow'
Director Kibwe Tavares and animation studio Factory Fifteen explore a modern fairytale set at a British music festival in their latest short film.
The Lost 80s Feminist Animation You've Never Seen
In Thatcher-era Britain, Joanna Quin decided film needed more male strippers and female protagonists. The result was 'Girls Night Out.'
Mysterious Noir Vibes Infuse This Ghostly Animation
Distilled photographic compositions create a mysterious, enigmatic feel in Art&Graft's animated short.
[NSFW] 'Saw' Meets 'Slither' Meets 'Species' in This Experimental Short
‘Obliteration of Reality’ uses the symbol of the butterfly—along with plastic wrap and white goo, of course—to explore the idea of rebirth and the small matter of freedom from life’s struggles.
NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Will Crash into Saturn in a Blaze of Glory
This stunning CGI short recounts its historic accomplishments before unveiling its dramatic, planet-plunging finale.
Single-Shot Drone Short Film Is Black Mirror meets 'Death of a Salesman'
Paul Trillo's 'At The End of the Cul-De-Sac' exposes a neighborhood of shame using an eye in the sky.
It's Illegal to Be Perfect in This Perfectly Dystopian Short Film
In 'The Problemless Anonymous,' which takes influences from A Clockwork Orange and The Twilight Zone, people who fail to be imperfect have to undergo therapy to make sure they comply with an imperfect world.
The Everyday Perils of Womanhood Come Alive in a Harrowing Short Film
'HUSH' by Avery Wheless and Brandon Tyson is a short but powerful exploration of the complexities and contradictions of womanhood.
[Premiere] An Intense Interrogation Journeys to the Heart of Human Emotion in This Short Film
An interrogation scene becomes an immersive and intense portrayal of human emotions in short film 'Böisé,' directed by Nicolas Cambier.
This Snapchat Short Film Is Like a ‘Black Mirror’ Episode Directed by David Lynch
Using Snapchat, filmmaker Trimaan Lamba crafts an eerie satire on the social media age.
The Best Short Films of 2016
Despite this year's overall horribleness, it's been a great year for short films. Out of the 2,000-plus I've seen this year, here are my 13 favorites.