Fantastic Shorts Season 1
Feast your eyes and ears on this eclectic smorgasbord of the year's finest fantastic shorts!
Feast your eyes and ears on this eclectic smorgasbord of the year’s finest fantastic shorts ranging from the satirical to the sensual, the mysterious to the absurd, and the brooding to the bizarre. Here, you’ll witness solicited alien abductions, missing children and ocean critters, risky encounters via video dating services, snail invasions, mythical cows, wild quests for diamonds, and a Kafkaesque fellatio-related legal nightmare. Whatever your pleasure, we’ve got you covered.
Director - Laura Seay
When a birthday gift inadvertently changes hands the consequences are extremely uncomfortable and litigious, escalating with superb satirical bite.
Director - Vedran Rupic
When a lonely desperate man realizes becoming rich could help him make friends, he decides to exploit a tiny claustrophobic man to help him retrieve an unreachable diamond in a tiny hole. A bonkers dark comedy with a warm beating heart.
Director - Nathan Ginter
A young man grapples with the emotional aftermath of his sister’s mysterious disappearance in this masterclass in productive ambiguity.
A MAN TREMBLES23m
Directors - Mark Chua & Lam Li Shuen
A family experiencing tremendous financial pressure spend a day at an idyllic tourist location whilst harboring secret plans to exile themselves from Earth’s miseries. A slow knife that builds towards a spectacular, sensory conclusion.
Director - Jan-David Bolt
A businessman on his way to work is driven to the edge when he encounters a truly inexplicable, slimy phenomena in this absurd, grotesque oddity.
THREE MEETINGS OF THE EXTRAORDINARY COMMITTEE18m
Director - Jones
In this razor sharp satirical allegory, a small Eastern European farming village committee exercises their democratic rights to gamble their existence on an unfounded mythical creature. A reflection of the ludicrous times we live in, and a damning critique of our flawed democracies when confronted with reality.
Director - Tipper Newton
A video dating service brings a nervous man into the orbit of an enigmatic woman in Tipper Newton’s vibrant, dreamlike tease of an unlikely entanglement.