Are we sure this isn’t a real artist’s statement? I have heard this over and over again, glad someone translated this for me.
A stalwart cupcake yearning to find something beyond his world of sugar cube skyscrapers and frosting-covered friends. When his makeshift boat crashes on foreign shores, he makes a shocking discovery that changes him forever.
A stop animated short film by Kirsten Lepore.
Watch Sweet Dreams.
Pecunia olet in this short comedy film by Marco Aslan, where our hero ultimately discover his superpowers (which incidentally is the same superpower shared by pornstars, prostitutes and Justin Bieber).
Watch Dollar Bill.
Watch it. (Dir. Alessio Fava)
A short stop animated film by Jorge Piquer and Julie Galland AKA La ignorancia.
Shion Takeuchi‘s fourth year thesis film from Calarts is just pearfect jewel. “It was made using puppets, Flash, and motion tracking.”
Director Paolo Sorrentino‘s film is about a rugby match as a metaphor in order to show how self confidence allows, even in a difficult situation, to move towards the goal.
A beautiful documentary on the lost art of painted advertising produced as part of The Ritual Project sponsored by Stella Artois and directed by Malcolm Murray.
In the aftermath of an atrocity, Peter, a paramilitary, is confounded by a detective’s questioning. An answer might offer a kind of redemption to both men but threatens to condemn Peter to a long prison sentence. Does he know the answer?
A short film by Billy McCannon.
Lightheaded is a journey we take with temperature sensitive candle creatures who sacrifice what they know to become who they are.
The short film To Build a Home (directed by Up the Resolution) is made from the music videos for two songs of The Cinematic Orchestra: To Build a Home and Breathe.
A beautiful song and a beautiful video. I’ll leave to the music and the images because there is really nothing I can add.
Watch it. (Flash Video)
Commissioned by creative agency DixonBaxi, We Walk is a short film by Christopher Hewitt which stumbles into the journey of a young girl desperate to leave the city in search of isolation and, in turn, sleep. Shot in LA and Palm Springs, the film is based on a new poem by writer Brett Darling.
Watch We Walk.
Two flowers (voiced by Whoopi Goldberg and Christy Scott Cashman) grow on the edge of a clearing next to one another. One is old and jaded by a mysterious history – the other one still young, vivid and curious. Destiny has brought these two together and it seems as if they would exist without possibility for change, until one day a visitor to the clearing brings something unexpected to their lives.
A short film written and directed by Heiko van der Scherm.
Just got a comment on this post from 2008 and thought it would be appropriate to give it some more airtime.
Watch Antibodies. (Warning: nudity)
Spike Jonze‘s film for Absolut is here. If you don’t have a VIP invitation (and in that case you already know everything you need), you’ll have to wait in line, like at a real premiere. In that case, you might find this interesting. Google is your friend.
Watch I’m Here.