Congratulations to the winners
BEST FILM ~ SMALL SHORTS
FREDERICK THE GREAT
Ming-En Lloyd Cui (Australia)
An aging conductor escapes to the ocean for one final, windswept orchestration.
BEST FILM ~ MICRO SHORTS
Joanna Żybul (Poland)
A short animation about the anticipation of a special delivery...
PEOPLE'S CHOICE ~ SMALL SHORTS
Paz Bernstein (Israel)
We get a chance to dive into one's soul, as we take a peek at a woman touching herself. The feminine power explodes, changing all of the surroundings, painting the town with the magic of woman sexuality.
PEOPLE'S CHOICE ~ MICRO SHORTS
Chip Hackler (United States)
Memory's a funny thing.
OFFICIAL SELECTIONS ~ NOVEMBER 2022
(in order of appearance at the screening)
A crucial meeting.
Memory's a funny thing.
She Doesn't Like Pizza
When the ugly truth about a local woman's tastes come to light, there are dire consequences for everyone involved.
Moscow State Circus
Joshua Van Horn
A short profile on the bears of the Moscow State Circus based on a passage by John McPhee.
Once upon a February
This micro short film is about the feelings and emotions which occurred after February 24th 2022, from the perspective of a person who lives in Russia.
Her Dad's Bananas!
Jeff Vande Zande
A visual aid can make all the difference.
This is why everyone with a Korean mom needs to goto therapy.
Death and Magic Castles
A mother brings life and death into one frame in a culture where the goal is to live forever.
How Could This Have Happened To Me!
Claire goes leaps and bounds to avoid the coronavirus, in a pandemic where no one else is taking safety quite as seriously as she is.
When moving into a new house, John slowly realises the previous tenant may have left something behind!
Florence and Dasdan navigate the rules of their rocky relationship.
Efa Blosse-Mason, Sophie Marsh
This playful stop motion celebrates desire and pleasure from a plant's eye view.
Marta Sniezek, Christian Spurling
Small Hours is a fully split/mosaic-screen 2D animation short which follows two people's trains of thought, transitioning from one memory to another. As we dive deeper into the memories we transcend into the character's subconscious and loose track of reality.
The Squirrel Slip
Patty Bilbro, Lori Swartz
The true story of a girl, a stranger, and a squirrel.
Safe at Home
A stop motion short film about two roommates being "safe at home" during the COVID-10 pandemic made by two roommates who were stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
feminine power explodes, changing all of the surroundings, painting the town with the magic of woman sexuality.
ED GEIN RARE RESTORED FOOTAGE FOUND IN 2019!
ED GEIN RARE FOOTAGE
The Dark Chasm of Lincoln Street
Something strange is happening on this suburban street.
The Little Things Matter
Los Angeles, CA
After detailing his precious sports car, Timothy's life is derailed by forces from above.
Alexis Giraud, Aiden Hall
Casual turns convivial.
Bomb Defusing for the Abducted Adolescent: An Instructional Demonstration
Culver City, CA
A kidnapped man wakes to a bomb that will explode in 60 seconds.
dissociate is to
A woman has a dissociative episode while driving her kids down a highway
The S&M Experience
It's hard losing a pet, but there's no need to be so cheesy.
Hot Or Iced?
Los Angeles, CA
A man's indecision process is shown as a surreal fight between two opposing sides of his brain in a coffee shop.
Tired of her housemate stealing her toiletries, Darcy takes a twisted revenge in this darkly comic parody of a 'How To' video.
Falling (5 min)
the sapphic experience of falling in love and falling apart
Children and dolls smile.
A micro-short reflection on the commitments we choose to make and the toll those commitments can take on us.
Vegan on the Weekends
Faith ShaKira Chamblee
A vegan ends up working as a butcher and endures an identity crisis.
In the waterways outside Bangkok, a subculture of turbo longtail boat racers converge to see who's the fastest.
Short story about an anticipation for a special delivery...
In a burned out shack in the great American dust bowl, a pox rages through a pioneer family.
A Bloody Graveyard Story
Three teenagers sneak into an eerie cemetery at night to summon an exceptionally terrible ghost with an ancient ritual. But they did not expect what they encounter there.
Even the legendary Achilles has moments of self-doubt. Achilles explores the Achilles syndrome, known as the fear of failure.
Frederick the Great
Ming-En Lloyd Cui
An ageing conductor escapes to the ocean for one final, windswept orchestration.
Quiet Your Mind
Jason C. Brown, Erin O’Shea
A short about the "simple" art of meditating.