Written and directed by Peter Szewczyk In association with BBC Film Network and BBC HD Produced by Light + Mathematics ColourBleed is set in Krakow, Poland, but the dialogue is in English. A young girl, a graffiti artist, tries to bring colour into the ineffably monochrome world around her. Even the way she dresses reflects […]

Written and directed by Philip Sansom Produced by Richard Weager Director of Photography Ross McLennan Starring a wonderfully cast Jeremy Mitchell, Tracy Feith and Hande Kodja playing the sultry French-speaking love interest, One Man’s Loss is a neat little comic short about the twists of fate that befall a tramp who, after crossing the path of a thoroughly unlikeable […]

Created by animator Joaquin Baldwin Music by Nick Fevola Sebastien’s Voodoo is the brief tale of one courageous voodoo doll in a collection, who decides to save his other imprisoned friends from the gruesome fate which awaits them at the hands of their (human?) tormentor. A dark, dark story with a bright ending, this superbly executed […]

Created by Pablo Polledri Music by David Simons Los Pecadores, or The Sinners, is a short animation by Argentinian director and animator Pablo Polledri about the seven deadly sins. The Pecadores are represented as characters acting out their natures as they are all thrown together in a lord of the flies type situation. They interact […]

In 2013, a team from VICE magazine travelled to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil to interview American journalist and author Glenn Greenwald, the man responsible for breaking the biggest news story that year via the Guardian newspaper. He has worked closely with former NSA employer and whistleblower Edward Snowden to report on the NSA’s secret […]

Written and directed by Terry Gilliam. Terry Gilliam, who began his career as a cartoonist, was part of the Monty Python team and his animations characterised the shows, appearing as vignettes in between sketches. The image of a huge foot coming down to crush everything is a well-known one, and typical of the surrealist style […]

‘Sunlight’ is a music video for the song of the same title by music duo Bag Raiders, formed in 2006 by Jack Glass and Chris Stracey from Sydney. The video was directed by Fleur and Manu and produced by Division. When a beautiful girl develops a crush on a chimpanzee, she releases him from captivity. […]

Written and directed by Aćim Vasić Produced by Turbulence Films Starring Nicky Naudé, Guillaume Tavi Music by Stribor Kusturica 8 is an award-winning short film by Serbian director Aćim Vasić, centered around two soliders in a setting resembling something like a Siberian forest. One is a downed pilot, the other a soldier from the opposing side […]

Created by Nicolai Troshinsky Music by Shogun Kunitoki Sound design by Pierre Sauze Character design by Gina Thorstensen Background design by Cecilia Ramieri Astigmatismo by Spanish filmmaker Nicolai Troshinsky is a stunning short film about – you got it – astigmatism. Beginning with the moment a boy’s glasses are taken from him as a prank, […]

Directed by Santiago ‘Bou’ Grasso Written by Patricio Plaza Animated by Santiago Grasso and Patricio Plaza Production company: Opusbou El Empleo is a wonderfully crafted, imaginative short about (in a nutshell) work. The film is somewhat surrealist, showing humans replacing everyday household items – and even machines, cars, elevator doors. The world of El Empleo […]