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Dennis's mother is hurt when he invites a local girl out on a date. Despite pressure to cancel, Dennis ventures into a night that he will never forget. Screened at Sundance 08 --- D/S Mads Matthiesen S Martin Zandvliet P Jonas Bagger TD 35mm/2007/18mins ... Read more
A desperate man finds inspiration in a broken shopping trolley. World premiere, AcceleratED ... ... D/S Kasimir Burgess P Chris Kamen TD digibeta/2008/14mins ... Read more
Part seven in John Smith's deceptively simple Hotel Diaries series, this time set in Israel.---D/P John Smith WS Video Data Bank TD vid/col/2007/14mins ... Read more
On his way home, a young man teeters between an absorbing state of delusion and an unremarkable normality. World premiere.---D/S Callum Cooper P Anna Kaplan TD 35mm/2008/9mins ... Read more
From a Scottish prison to the streets of São Paulo to the mountains in Ecuador; these short documentaries deliver privileged insights into the lives of others. ... Read more
These documentary films may be short on running time, but they still tackle the big issues. ... Read more
Sacris Pulso (20 mins) La posa infinita (2 mins) Observando el cielo (17 mins) Magnetic Movie (5 mins) V1 Tourbillous (11 mins) Offshore (20 mins) Come Together (3 mins) Time Ball (4 mins) Vertigo Rush (19 mins) Past Perfect - Present Continuous (4 mins) Nook and Cranny (3 mins) Light is Waiting ... Read more
A collection of abstract and avante-garde films that experiment with film in form, content and style. ... Read more
A mind-bending, lyrical and surreal program of experimental shorts. ... Read more
A experimental program of abstract journeys through time, space and the everyday. ... Read more
Tod Tasker wakes from a drunken binge and realizes he has missed his daughter's birthday. A humorous celebration of dysfunctional parenting, and the love that it sometimes belies. World premiere. --- D/S Hugh Sullivan P Jessica Redenbach TD digibeta/2008/8mins ... Read more
Free love, friendship, family and fondue. World premiere ---D/S Erin White P Zyra McAuliffe TD digibeta/2008/18mins ... Read more
Jack wakes up one day to find himself plagued by a funk, a mysterious force that sucks the life right out of him. (Not in comp). --- D/S Cris Jones P Melanie Coombs TD Animation DigiBeta/2008/7mins ... Read more
Kaden's encounters with friends and enemies propel him on a journey of self-discovery. An affecting meditation on the power of trust from MIFF shorts winner Rene Hernandez. World premiere. ... D/S Rene Hernandez P Kristina Ceyton TD digibeta/2008/20mins ... Read more
Local actor Syd Brisbane stars in this atmospheric portrait of a travelling salesman. Feneley's short Snow screened at MIFF 06 and was part of Cinefondation Cannes in the same year. World premiere --- D/S/P Dustin Feneley TD digibeta/2008/13mins ... Read more
Escaping the heat, humidity and haze outside, two teenagers stay indoors and play out an innocent love affair. Screened at Berlin Film Festival, Australian premiere --- D/S Anthony Chen P Felicia Tan L Mandarin, Hokkien and English w/English subtitles TD 2008/14mins ... Read more
A teacher misbehaves to save his last two pupils. World premiere. --- D/S John Alsop P Matthew Reeder TD digbeta/2008/15mins ... Read more
When artist Jacqui Stockdale embarks on a portrait of her long time muse Rose, we witness the changing nature of love within the creative process. --- D Amy Gebhhardt P Tony Ayres, Michael McMahon TD digibeta/2007/30mins ... Read more
Some people will pay for anything, and at Heartbreak Motel everything is on offer. Stars local comedian Darren Casey. World premiere --- D/P/S Aaron McLoughlin TD digibeta/2007/7mins ... Read more
The true story of Alexander Pearce, Australia's most notorious convict, and his infamous journey into the wilds of Van Diemen's Land. ---D/S Jonathan Auf Der Heide P Maggie Miles WS Victorian College of the Arts L English, Gaelic w/English Subtitles TD digibeta/2007/21 mins ... Read more
Nothing is going to stop 13 year old Jimbo finding a way into Sarah Jane's world - not bullies, violence, chaos or zombies. Screened at Sundance 08 ... ---D Spencer Susser S Spencer Susser, David Michôd P Angie Fielder TD 35mm/2007/14mins ... Read more
As Amy's parents' bitter divorce battle escalates, her world of make-believe takes a disturbing turn. Reality leaves a lot to the magination. --- D/S Richard Porter P Margaret Milner Schmück TD 35mm/2007/11 mins WS Split Second Films ... Read more
Eerie, uncanny and downright creepy, this is a selection of shorts for those looking for something a little stranger. ... Read more
A diverse assortment of shorts from around the globe. ... Read more
A sundry selection of short films from our distant Canadian cousins. ... Read more
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