Strange Beasts – Magali Barbe

Can’t get enough Black Mirror? Wish each episode was a significantly shorter?

*Puts on a used car salesman accent* Well, boy do I have the short film for you!

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Wednesday with Goddard – Nicolas Ménard

The complexity of simplicity is a challenge for all designers, and few in the animation and motion design space have more effectively met that challenge than Nicolas Ménard. His minimalist style demands precision—every line, every beat, needs economy and purpose.  Read more…

Standby – Charlotte Regan

Cleverly jumping through key moments in their relationship, the film takes you through the duo’s cold beginnings to their emotional “break-up”. Regan says the film was inspired by “dads that struggle to verbalise their love but show it so clearly in their subtle actions” and it’s certainly the connection between her two main characters (and the performances from her lead actors) that gives the film its impact – it’s a real emotional rollercoaster. Read more…

Fulfilament – Rhiannon Evans

Fulfilament is about a little, lost thought fighting its way to discover what it takes to become a brilliant idea. It’s set in an intricately constructed interpretation of a brain, bristling with dark tunnels, hidden pitfalls and inhabited by bright, busy creatures, working hard to make the brain function. Read more…

Mr Madila or The Colour of Nothing – Rory Waudby-Tolley

Everything is mostly nothing. Look closely you can see all the bits and pieces, and all the gaps in-between.

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Dear mr. Shakespeare – Shola Amoo

Shakespeare’s plays are to a lot of people the pinnacle of literature and theatre. Generation upon generation grew up with his stories and poems, and no doubt read the morals purveyed and found them either fitting or outdated the present. Shola Amoo created a short film providing visuals along Phoebe Boswell‘s poetry on Othello, one such play that has received criticism for it’s blatant racism, according to today’s standards. The question is though if it was Shakespeare’s racism that offends us, or is it our racism still? Read more…