Bare Knuckle is a documentary from VICE magazine about the underground sport of bare knuckle boxing in the UK. Clive Martin interviews and follows various fighters and finds out what drives the men who choose to go toe to toe in the ‘ring’ (actually just a pit encircled by of bales of hay) with no […]

Written & directed by Ransom Riggs Music by Michael Picton The Accidental Sea is a short documentary about the Salton Sea, a large lake created artificially when a 350 square mile section of the Colorado desert was flooded by accident over a century ago by a man-made irrigation canal carrying water from the Colorado River. […]

Directed by Rob Shaw Animated by Rob Shaw and Sarah Hulin (Bent Image Lab animation studio) The Machine is a story about a mechanical being built and released into the world by a bored human. Like a malevolent Pinnochio, greedy with power, the Machine takes everything he finds, destroying obstacles and people along the way. […]

Director – Aaron Kheifets Written by Lenny Platt, Jamie Falkowski and Aaron Kheifets Jacked is a comedy short film about an underconfident man (Greg, played by Daniel Silver) looking for a girlfriend in Brooklyn. When a sassy friend encourages him to stop being a ‘pussy’ and talk to a girl in the street, Greg ends […]

Written by Geoff Thompson Directed by Michael Baig Clifford Produced by Natasha Carlish Brown Paper Bag follows Reggie, an alcoholic man who, despite attending an alcoholics’ support group, is in denial. While the other members of the group bare their souls, he refuses to admit he has a problem. “I’ve earned a drink”, is his justification […]

Written and directed by Rob Pearlstein Produced by Pia Clemente and Loren Mendell Kevin Pollak stars as Doctor Leonard Stern, a very jaded psychotherapist who, learning that he is terminally ill with 6 weeks to live, decides upon a new approach in his therapy; being brutally honest with his patients. Stern’s patients exhibit a range of neuroses […]

Written by Benjamin Hodge Directed by Felix Harber Produced by Christopher Bevan Gibberish is a short, low-budget comedy film with a lot of heart. Dom, played by Ben Jewell, is a young man who commutes to work daily by bus, preoccupied by various discussions on the phone with a girlfriend. He soon finds himself saddled […]

Directed, shot and edited by Alexander Khudokon Produced by Lev Maslov Based on an idea by Dmitry Golubovsky and Maxim Nikanorov Vasily is a short documentary about Vasily Ilyn, a retired farmer from the small rural village of Ryshkovo in the Kurksy Oblast (province) of Russia. Vasily has rarely set foot outside his village, and […]

Directed by Connor Lynch & David Ketterer Changeover is a short documentary about a Pennsylvanian 35mm cinema film projectionist, Bill Frankhouser.  Having spent his whole life working with the 35mm cinema film format, Bill is facing the reality that the cinema industry has now moved irreversibly to digital technology. With no feature films any longer produced […]

Music written and recorded by Dead Skeletons (Ryan Carlson Van Kriedt & Jón Sæmundur). Dead Skeletons are an Icelandic psychadelia band. Yama is a song from their debut album Dead Magick, recorded in 2010. The official video for Yama doesn’t really have a narrative as such – rather it’s a montage of imagery, mostly of […]