This short film had me spitting out my coffee this morning. Voltige is a short film by third year Motion Picture in Arles student Léo Brunel in France. It’s quick, simple and hilarious.
Welcome to the first edition of the Sploid Short Film Festival, a celebration of great storytelling and awesome eye candy. We will select the best short films of 2015 in the next five months leading to a November award ceremony at Gawker Media’s theater on Fifth Avenue in New York.
Two minutes. That's all the time Malek Rizkallah needs to get thew viewer empathizing with the pair of crash test dummies in his unsettling animated short Crush.
Artist Adam Magyar uses sophisticated software and high-speed camera rigs of his own design to capture beautifully haunting slow-motion footage of commuters, trains and passengers inside NYC's Grand Central Terminal.
Somewhere in Los Angeles, a group of executives gather to discuss their next big tentpole film: Boats. This comedic short envisions the cynical development meeting in which merchandising ideas come before story.
There's a great paper cutout feel to Thomas Plaete's short film Nimbus Machina. An engineer in a monstrous steampunk vehicle must flee the storm he created.
This is Shogun Tango, a concept piece from the brother team of director Christopher and modeler Greg Desantis, whose hot rod starfighters we've featured previously. In this short film, futuristic racers blast across the California flats, risking life and supersonic technology in the name of glory.