Short Films Announced

This year’s short film lineup features an array of diverse films from some of the most accomplished independent filmmakers around the globe. We’ve got something for everyone in our multi-genre programme including award-winning animations and some of the year’s most hard-hitting docs. Amongst others, make sure to check out the Cannes Palme d’Or winning All Them Creatures and the scintillating South By South West Festival hit Caroline.


The final selection of short films competing for a prize are:

Shorts #1 | Thursday 27th Feb @ 12noon

WYRM, Fiction Directed by Chris Winterbauer (USA)
I SEE IN THE DARK, Documentary Directed by Lana Bregar (Slovenia)
OFFICE SONG, Fiction Directed by Marcus Markou (UK)
WAR FOR KEYBOARD WARRIORS, Animation Directed by Lam Can-zhao (China)
AFTER WE LEFT OUR HOMES, Narrative Fiction Directed by Marc Adamson (Canada/UK)
THE TOUGH, Documentary Directed by Marcin Polar (Poland)


Shorts #2 | Thursday 27th Feb @ 6PM

ANGELS TRUMPET, Animation Directed by Martinus Klemet (Estonia)
OUTRAGE, Documentary Directed by Ashley Francis-Roy (UK)
THE TOOTH RACKET, Fiction Directed by Karisa Bruin (USA)
SOUND IN PICTURES, Animation Directed by Christopher Allen (UK)
THE OTHER ONE, Fiction Directed by Lukas Baier (Germany)
SPOILER ALERT, Fiction, Directed by Honor Burgess (UK)
ALL THESE CREATURES, Fiction, Directed by Charles Williams (Australia)
CAROLINE, Fiction, Directed by Logon George, Celine Held (USA)


Shorts #3 | Friday 28th Feb @ 12noon

ABSENCE OF LIGHT, Experimental Short Directed by Beatrice Aline (Germany)
SEVEN LEVELS DEEP, Fiction Directed by Pina Brutal (Germany)
DAVID FRENCH IS A PIECE OF SHIT, Fiction Directed by Mark van Heusden (UK)
SOLAR PLEXUS, Animation Directed by David McShane (UK)
MURDERCYCLE, Fiction Directed by Tyler Tuner (USA)
FRANKS JOKE, Animation Directed by Edward Bulmer (UK)


Shorts #4 | Friday 28th Feb @ 4:30PM

STRENGTH, Fiction Directed by Hedvig Ahlberg (UK)
ARE YOU VOLLEYBALL, Fiction Directed by Mohammad Bakhshi (Iran)
ISLAND, Animation Directed by Max Mortl (Germany)
FAR EAST, Fiction Directed by Cristina Puccinelli (Italy)
HOME TO THE HANGERS, Fiction Directed by A. D. Cooper (UK)
INSTRUMENTS IN THE ARCHITECTURE, Documentary Directed by Austen McCowan (UK)