“Voyage of the Galactic Space Dangler” by Evan Mann is completely, deliciously absurd. If you want to see the weirdest ways an advanced species could accidentally intrude on and ruin another group’s planet, this is for you.
In “Jack and the Mysterious Lost Orb,” Jack, who appears to be a relative of Rocket Raccoon, steals a glowing ball. Which of course leads to him being chased by the object’s guardian, a giant shadow monster.
If you were afraid of interacting with others, but even more annoyed by a suddenly-appearing supernatural creature, what would happen?
In “Nightlight” by Emmanuel Adjei and Marleen Ozgur, a strange magic brings the paintings of famous Dutch masters to life. The lights bring out a girl from Rembrandt’s The Night Watch, who wanders the worlds of these paintings, eventually traveling beyond time and space.
Tusk — no relation to the Kevin Smith movie — is a short about a mammoth being forced to adapt to future when she is unfrozen. This little film perfectly captures everything that entails.
Saving online articles to read-it-later services like Instapaper or Pocket is a nice way of pretending to yourself that you’re eventually going to get round to reading through everything—but that’s easier said than done. Enter Short.
Nata Metlukh’s graduation project takes a lovely turn, following a man whose phone reveals fears as black dots living on everyone’s shoulders. As you encounter the thing you fear, they grow in size and power.
If you're looking for a badass, retrofuturistic space heroine to brighten your afternoon, look no further. Short film Over the Moon is about the first woman who walked on the moon, her robot companion, and their attempt to prevent the 1969 moon landing.
I don't know what the hell I was expecting from a short titled He Took His Skin Off For Me, but I sure wasn't expecting this. A love story that is a horror nightmare that is a metaphor of certain relationships. Or vice versa. All with with excellent 100-percent practical special effects. Hard to watch, but worth it.
This adorable short film may be a commercial for a food product, but it's also a rather cleverly executed piece of animation. The characters were carefully placed on 1,000 individual cups of coffee, turning food and beverage into a love story.
If you've ever seen Chuck Jones' Duck Amuck and Rabbit Rampage, in which Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny battle with their animators, check out this great short, in which a 3D animator deals with a hilariously uncooperative Maya rig.
Director Alexander Engel sent us his short This Is It—a 3-minute look into the daily life of roommates with a dialog entirely constructed with questions. It is funny because this is really it, this is exactly how it is. My advice: Don't live with a roommate. Try to avoid it at all costs because all roommates suck at…
This wonderfully made animation plays up war as something that's actually fun. There are guns that shoot out flowers and grenades that are actually caramel apple lollipops. But because war is actually a horrific thing, the short film takes a dark turn. If only it were always flowers and lollipops.
All cities have their problems, but this city is perpetually dealing with a fire-breathing monster that forces people to change plans, ignore relationship problems, and—oh yeah—run for their lives. This short comedy follows a group of self-centered 20-somethings navigated life in the shadow of Gammatar.
Gabby just wants her older sister Tam to play with her, but Tam wants to be left alone. So instead of playing, Tam tells Gabby about the Thing Under the Tree, and how you must never let the creature see your face.
Lloyd is a go-go '80s guy who wants the best of everything—cars, cigars, food, his girlfriend—and, more importantly, he wants to flaunt it all in front of his equally materialistic friends. But then a ghoulish creature named Philippe joins his social circle—and proves better than Lloyd in every way.
Julian Glover, who plays Grand Maester Pycelle on Game of Thrones, gets creepy in this short film. At a holiday party in a country manor in Edwardian England, Glover's character is challenged to amuse the guests with a parlor game, and promises them a terrible piece of black magic.
Want action? Romance? Spaceships? Submarines? How about an army of Tyrannosaurus from space with laser guns mounted on their necks? The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger has it all and even more over-the-top insanity.
Disney just released a teaser trailer for the new animation short Feast that will premiere right before Big Hero 6 and it's just adorable. I mean, does life get better than seeing a lovable dog happily gulp down delicious food? Yeah, I didn't think so.
A bank robber slips into a flying car to make his getaway, but realizes he's made a terrible mistake. He's gotten into a driving school car with a very nervous student driver.