Awesome Star Wars Fan Film Imagines an Empire That Never Stopped Fighting After Return of the Jedi

Like how some soldiers never stop fighting a war well after it’s ended, this short film Call of the Empire, by Trevor Kerr, imagines a world where remnants of the defeated Empire are still waging war against the Rebels after the Battle of Endor. It’s like seeing a glimpse of what might have happened in a galaxy far,…

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NSFW Animation Shows How Awful It Is to Be Stuck on Earth with Somebody After the Apocalypse

What’s worse than being alone on a post-apocalyptic Earth? Being stuck with someone you absolutely can’t stand. This short animation, After the End from Sam Southward, shows what happens when the last two men on Earth battle it out for a sex doll, all while doing a bunch of drugs, drinking a bunch of alcohol, and…

Watch the Creative Process Unfold Before Your Eyes as a Sculptor Crafts a New Work

Artist Jim McKenzie filmed himself in The Scarecrow, which follows along as he crafts an epoxy clay sculpture for “Lost Magic,” a solo exhibition that’s ongoing through July 2 at Santa Monica’s Copro Gallery. You watch him starting from sketches and meticulously adding every tiny detail. The shoes! The feathers!

Short Documentary Reveals What Happens to a Small Town During the California Drought

If you live in a big city like Los Angeles or San Francisco, you do your part for the drought in California by watering your plants less and maybe by showering a song or two faster. But if you live in a small town like Stratford in California’s Central Valley during the drought? You’re trying to not lose your…

Short Film Tells a Touching Story About a Father and Son's Relationship with Video Games

People leave memories in the most unexpected ways and when you run into them, you want to hold onto it forever because you don’t know when you’ll ever get it back. Here’s a sad but touching short film about a son re-discovering the Xbox he shared with his late father and the racing game that still holds his father’s…

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Awesome Animation Imagines the Nightmare That's Happening Around You When You Sleep

The scariest place to be when you’re a kid? Alone, at night, in your bed, right before you sleep. You just know right when you close your eyes, all the stuff of nightmares is going to come alive and scare any chance of sleep out of you. And it’s probably all true! Who knows what’s going on around you when you sleep. …

The official selection for the Sploid Short Film Festival 2015: Vote now with your YouTube likes

We’ve laughed and cried and seen crazy visions of the future. Robots fell in love, assassins from the future came back, and one minute time machines were used. Here are all the official selections for the Sploid Short Film Festival 2015. Tell us which ones you loved, which ones you watched over and over again and…