By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood February 5, 2014 at 1:58PM
Bite-sized bits for all of your sex, genre, and hilarity needs.
Box Room (Ireland)
Director: Michael Lathrop
A strange and solitary boy discovers a seductive creature growing in his bedroom wall.
Director: Harrison Atkins
Owen never learned about sex or relationships from his parents, since they turned into cats. But today, with the help of a human girl, Owen is going to learn a lot.
Director: Brian Crano
A butcher loses his dog.
Happy B-Day (Germany)
Director: Holger B. Frick
Happy B-Day is a black comedy showing us how a well-planned birthday surprise can go horribly wrong.
Kekasih (Malaysia / USA)
Director: Diffan Sina Norman
In pursuit of his late wife, a botanical professor encounters a divine presence that will transform him forever.
Kids and Explosions - Swear Words (France)
Directors: Thomas Vernay, Yann Wallaert
Inspired by GIF, this video clip is about the clichés of American antagonisms: Christian thought, homeland love and excesses of the USA.
late for meeting
Director: David Lewandowski
My summer vacation.
Director: Tony Wash
Laverne arrives home and decides to relax in the bathtub. She strips down, settles into the tub, and closes her eyes. Serenity at last... or so she thought! The Muck will leave you never wanting to take a bath again!
Pumpkin & Bubby Get in a Fight
Director: Will Carsola
Two friends find themselves defending themselves against the forces of nature.
Rat Pack Rat
Director: Todd Rohal
A Sammy Davis, Jr. impersonator, hired to visit with a loyal Rat Pack fan, finds himself delivering last rites at the boy's bedside.
Violent Florence (Australia)
Director: Jaime Snyder
Florence rescues a stray cat from a gang of teenagers. After taking the feline to an isolated building, her true intentions emerge.
Directors: Steve Girard, Josh Chertoff
Wawd ahp! I'm throwing both birds up. Stick a stick of dynamite up your ass. Now I'm blowing turds up.
A range of classic, innovative, and stylish work showcasing the scope of music video culture.
Alagoas - "Brighton"
Director: Jeremiah Zagar
Clubfeet - "Everything You Wanted"
Director: Josh Thomas
Deathcrush - "Lesson #16 for Beatmaster V/Fun"
Director: Kenneth Karlstad
Diplo - "Revolution"
Director: Phil Pinto
Floyd, Darling - "A Lake"
Director: Alberto Belli
Hiatus - "We can be ghosts now"
Director: Tom Jobbins
Joel Compass - "Back to Me"
Director: Ian And Cooper
Mgmt - "Cool Song No. 2"
Director: Isaiah Seret
My Panda Shall Fly & Adventure Elephant - "Opening Brace"
Director: Chris Toumazou
Nekrogoblikon - "No One Survives"
Director: Brandon Dermer
Paper Kites - "Young"
Director: Darcy Prendergast
Passion Pit - "Cry Like A Ghost"
Placebo - "Too Many Friends"
Director: Saman Kesh
Raffertie - "Build Me Up"
Director: Vincent Haycock
Sandra Kolstad - "Run Away"
Director: Yenni Lee
Siriusmo - "Itchy / Cornerboy"
Director: Jakob Grunert
Tame Impala - "Mind Mischief"
Director: David Wilson
The Vein - "Magma"
Vitalic - "Fade Away"
Director: Romain Chassaing
An offshoot of our regular narrative shorts program, composed of work shot in, about, or somehow relating to the Lone Star state.
Director: Toby Halbrooks
A young girl makes a connection with her father, after watching him dig a hole in their backyard.
Director: Daniel Laabs
A character study about the relationship between two brothers, one on the verge of becoming an adult, the other becoming a teenager, and impact each others choices have on one another.
I Was a Teenage Girl
Director: Augustine Frizzell
Emma and Jesse are close friends. One night, after an intense breakup, they have a heartfelt conversation that challenges the boundaries of their friendship in an unexpected way.
Director: Craig Elrod
Denial. Regret. Depression. Foam Party.
One Armed Man
Director: Tim Guinee
In Oscar-winning writer Horton Foote’s chilling drama, One Armed Man, a wealthy cotton gin executive is confronted by a disgruntled former employee demanding the return of an arm lost in the gin’s machinery.
Road Kill Zoo
Director: Bradley Beesley
Road Kill Zoo follows Abby, a nearly-blind girl who spends her summer saving up to go on a cruise - one dead possum at a time
TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL SHORTS
Texas High School students offer a glimpse of a bright future for Texas filmmaking.
As We Get Older
Director: Silas Connolly
A short film following Jack, a lost and lonely high school boy, for one weekend. It reflects the emptiness and loss of innocence experienced by a generation who escape reality through drugs and alcohol.
Director: John Byron Hanby, IV
War is tragic on all fronts.
Director: Harrison Chen
A boy is trapped by his fears in his dreams.
Directors: Joseph Alvarez, Eric Zelaya
Four teenagers on a mission to create the greatest student short film.
Director: Tiffany Giraudon
Cultivation is a stopmotion short about young woman and the world that her written words create.
Director: Nicky Cannon
A teenage boy with a mysterious past latches onto his fellow classmate and is heartbroken when she does not reciprocate. Trouble ensues, as the night grows darker.
Director: Frankie Chen
Ernest is a short portrait of Katrina survivor, Ernest Lemot, who recounts his life-changing move to Austin, Texas. Featuring Ernest Lemot, Jacquelyn Lemot, Chris McCoy, Joan Winter, Nick Osella. A film by Frankie Chen
Directors: Alexia Salingaros, Sophia Salingaros
Evolution is a hand drawn animation, which explores the energy and connection of all living things.
Directors: Jonathan Zonum, Kyle Curtis
A young man is out for his morning jog when something extraordinary happens...
Director: Callan Harrison
Genetika is a short film exploring the difficulties of being a transdimensional time traveller.
Director: Eric Stern
Love throws curves, so who can really be trusted? Involved dialogue between friends strikes an uneasy chord.
Homecoming: A Texas Tradition
Directors: Sammy Ali, Bridgett Falcone
Everything is bigger in Texas, including a Texas high school homecoming.
Ice Cream Truck
Directors: Rania Blaik, Alexander Raphael
Let's go, baby.
Directors: Alicia Tanguma, Brianna Garza
The boy loves to skate.
Directors: Xander McCabe, Jasmine Hashemi
Two young men pursue the same girl and try to find a way to her heart.
Director: Logan Evans
A mysterious stranger encounters a ghost with which he has unresolved ties.
Director: Chris Prinz
Build a life, then tear it down.
Directors: Ryker Allen, Isabella Cabello
A Super-8 esque shot, coming of age music video for the song "Purple" performed by San Antonio based band Islands and Tigers.
Directors: Caila Pickett, Max Montoya
Seawolf follows a young girl as she travels to different worlds through magical boxes.
Director: Kunal Dixit
A man goes for a walk in the woods
Directors: Kalen Doyle, Abby Grindstaff
Unicorn Council is a stopmotion short about an evil man-eating cat and the space unicorns that work to save the day. The saviors of the universe have horns and attitudes.
A Wrong Note
Director: Josh Leftwich
Some things happen at the worst of times