Category Archives: Short Film (narrative)

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Lights Out

Swedish director and animator David F. Sandberg won the Best Short award at the 2014 Bilbao Fantasy Film Festival with this scary little flick starring Lotta Losten. After you've watched it, check out his spoilerific breakdown of the final shot.



Kirsten Dunst stars in a very short film about very modern social interaction. Matthew Frost directed, Christopher Blauvelt (Night Moves, The Bling Ring) was the cinematographer, and Ethan Mitchell edited. 



This short about a lonely traveler and a magic laptop warns: be careful what you wish for — especially if it involves roping in other people against their will. It's directed by Spencer Susser, edited by Susser and Daniel Cloud … more »


Roof Studios for US Cellular

In this new short film for US Cellular, Brooklyn's Roof Studios highlights simple, summertime pleasures with a blend of paper cutout-style 2D illustration and 3D animation, bringing a refreshing hand-crafted feel to a typically VFX-infused landscape. Roof co-founders Vinicius Costa, … more »


Dear Kitten

Working with advertiser Friskies, BuzzFeed created this ode to kittenhood, narrated by the publisher's executive VP of video, Ze Frank. It's told from the point of view of an older cat delivering teaching moments to a younger cat that, he … more »


Superman with a GoPro

Talk about high concept — the title of this one says it all. Thanks, Superman! Filmmaking team Corridor Digital includes directors Sam Gorski and Niko Pueringer and producer Jake Watson. 


HUVr: The Future Has Arrived

Who's behind this viral promotion of a sci-fi hoverboard endorsed by Tony Hawk, Moby, and even Back to the Future's Christopher Lloyd? Hard to tell from the video itself, or the clever company website. Will there be a payoff farther down … more »



Rodrigo Blaas, a veteran animator with a slew of Pixar credits, completed this expertly spooky short in 2009. Guillermo del Toro was impressed enough that he offered to executive-produce a feature-length version for DreamWorks Animation; that project hasn't made any … more »



"Creative content shop" Pluto, with offices in Birmingham and Detroit, MI, visualized the creative process for the 2013 D-Show in Detroit. Click through to Pluto's website for full credits.


Symmetry: A Palindromic Film

Can exactly the same images and edits have a different meaning when reversed and viewed a second time? That's what filmmaker Yann Pineill means to accomplish with "Symmetry," a Parisian relationship drama that loops back on itself.