The Smile Man (2013)

Directed by Anton Lanshakov, The Smile Man is a short film about a man (Willem Dafoe) forced to live with a permanent rictus s

Room 8 (2014)

An Englishman is thrown into a tiny Russian prison cell, where his cellmate, a long term prisoner, warns him to stay away from

Gap (2022)

Gap, written, directed by and starring Monica Pokorna, is a quirky, entertaining short about a girl who turns 30 and decides t

Dinner with Mum (2020)

Can you imagine your known world and even sense of time fragmenting around you? Written and directed by Daniel Harding, Dinner

Traction (2017)

A man, Jake and a woman, Andy go on a dinner date. At first they seem to be getting on well – joking, laughing and shari

Garbage Man (2017)

Sam, a refuse collector, decides in an apparent existential crisis that his job is beneath him.  After being cursed by a racc

Time Bleeds (2013)

Written and directed by Samuel Supple. The outbreak of the First World War in 1914 saw millions of young British men (over 8

Madame Tutli-Putli (2007)

Created by Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski (Clyde Henry Productions). Madame Tutli-Putli is a 17-minute stop-motion

Brown Paper Bag (2003)

Written by Geoff Thompson Directed by Michael Baig Clifford Produced by Natasha Carlish Brown Paper Bag follows Reggie, an al

ColourBleed (2011)

Written and directed by Peter Szewczyk In association with BBC Film Network and BBC HD Produced by Light + Mathematics ColourB

Sebastian’s Voodoo (2008)

Created by animator Joaquin Baldwin Music by Nick Fevola Sebastien’s Voodoo is the brief tale of one courageous voodoo

8 (2010)

Written and directed by Aćim Vasić Produced by Turbulence Films Starring Nicky Naudé, Guillaume Tavi Music by Stribor Kustu

Aningaaq (2013)

Directed by Jonas Cuaron Aningaaq is a short film directed by Jonas Cuaron, son of Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron (father an

Doodlebug (1997)

A very short film about a man chasing an unidentified pest through his apartment, the plotline of Doodlebug strongly recalls K

Sight (2012)

Created by Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo as a graduation project from the Bezaleal academy of arts. Starring Ori Golad and De

The Six Dollar Fifty Man (2012)

Directed by Mark Albiston & Louis Sutherland Written by Louis Sutherland Produced by Wendy Cuthbert

Double Take (2012)

Michael and Jeremy Hodges, upon whom this film is based, are twins, and both dancers. This film examines their attempts to rec

The Marionette’s Dream (2013)

Shortlisted for Sundance London short film competition 2013. With echoes of Pinnochio, The Marionette’s Dream is a beaut

The Black Hole (2008)

Directed by Philip Sansom and Olly Williams Written by Philip Sansom and Olly Williams Starring Napoleon Ryan A solitary off

Soft (2006)

Written and Directed by Simon Ellis. Soft is a masterclass in short filmmaking. Centered around a teenage boy, Scott, his fath

Kickoff (2012)

Kickoff was originally written as a short story by Alistair Moore. Zoran Trajkovic, eager to direct his first short film, chos

Lonely Eros (2012)

Lonely Eros, officially the shortest short film on ShortFilmWeb (there’s a mouthful) is about a sad and lonely stuffed t

Alive in Joberg (2006)

Created by Neill Blomkamp. Alive in Joberg is the short film that went on to be developed into an extremely successful and wel