Cargo Cult

Cargo Cult 2013

During the Pacific war on the coast of Papua New Guinea, the Papuans want to claim the god Cargo's gifts by developing a new rite.

Miniature Theatre

Miniature Theatre 1906

Three young children set up a table, and on the table is placed a miniature stage. The stage curtain opens, a carpet appears, and then the carpet unrolls by itself. Two puppet figures then come out and begin to perform a series of routines.

The Green Marker Scare

The Green Marker Scare 2012

Starting as an old-school sleuth story, young Noreen begins investigating the suspicious circumstances surrounding her father's death, uncovering a shocking and sinister conspiracy that has been wreaking havoc in her hometown for years.

00:08

00:08 2014

This piece takes 8 seconds, and creates intervals between the frames, and then makes them bigger. It's about expansion and enlargement, not the passage of time. 8 seconds becomes that much more luxuriant.

Snubbed by a Snob

Snubbed by a Snob 1940

A young horse says hi to little donkey Spunky. But the horse's mother pulls him away, saying we don't associate with that kind. Spunky makes a few more overtures, and eventually they set off on a chase, running across a bull from time to time. The horse stops to eat a lot of apples and drink far too much water; this leaves him too bloated to move much at all. The two continue to anger the bull, which gives chase; Spunky saves the colt, and they all live in harmony.

No Support

No Support 1998

One night in the city. A man attempts to commit suicide from the upper level of a tall building. His action is closely watched by a cowboy and a pin-up girl, both characters on two billboards over the neighbouring buildings.

Heart String Marionette

Heart String Marionette 2012

A tale about a kid, a samurai mime, and a stripper who all try to defeat a warlord and an evil clown who have successfully turned a countryside into a never ending nightmare filled with horrible monsters.

Aladdin and the Magic Lamp

Aladdin and the Magic Lamp 1954

The story is more or less familiar to everyone, though if your entire point of reference is Disney, you are missing a wide range of interpretations and odd deviations. In this version, things are slimmed down for the brief runtime, and Aladdin's role as a weaver reminds more of The Thief and the Cobbler than the street rat of the most famous Western interpretation.

Alice's Birthday

Alice's Birthday 2009

Adapted from a novel from sci-fi series by Kyr Bulychev about a little girl Alice. It's Alice's birthday and as a present she is invited by an old alien friend archaeologist Gromozeka to join him on an expedition to an alien planet Coleida which population was destroyed by a space plague a hundred years ago. Arriving at the planet they decide that Alice, using a time-traveling device, will go back in time to the day when the plague was brought in by their space expedition to try and save the planet from destruction by spraying the astronauts with a vaccine. To achieve that, she and another alien scientist professor Rrrr, who looks just like a cat, must make a long and perilous journey to the planet's spaceport.

Judge

Judge 1991

What comes around goes around...even from beyond the grave. Most criminals are only concerned with earthly justice - the laws of man. All too often, the guilty go free, their deeds unpunished. But there is another law. Deep within the spirit world, the wrongful dead seek retribution for the crimes against them by the living. These restless spirits have their own code of justice, and they've chosen the Judge of Darkness and his Demons of Hell to enforce them. An appeal for justice leads to an investigation of a successful, high-ranking corporate executive. Who would believe he'd be involved with embezzlement and murder? But the Judge of Darkness soon discovers that the roots of corruption run deep as he slowly works his way up the corporate pyramid.

Destiny

Destiny 2013

A man's obsession with timekeeping enters him into an endless time loop.

Snow Snow for Lucy

Snow Snow for Lucy 2008

After losing her arms and father, Lucy is imprisoned by a crazy inventor who builds customized arms for her and forces her to labor. Will she have an opportunity to escape and realize her life-long dream?

Matter Fisher

Matter Fisher 2010

This BAFTA nominated short depicts a serendipitous journey in which a lone fisher is united with a form of estranged matter.

The Streets of the Invisibles

The Streets of the Invisibles 2011

Mike Stone (Karl Malden) and Steve Keller (Michael Douglas) are back on today's streets to catch a homicidal maniac who should have been incarcerated thirty years ago. The famous police drama of the 70s in today's Google Street View. A found footage movie exclusively using Google imagery (Street View, Earth & Maps) and audio material from the original series 'The Streets of San Francisco'.

Latin Alive

Latin Alive 2000

Musical animated short film that plays on root language. Short animation premiered at ResFest 2000.

Hold That Rock

Hold That Rock 1956

Smedley is the manager of Balancing Rock Canyon where various boulders are perched atop high poles. As Smedley explains, the slightest noise is enough to send the rocks tumbling ("You gotta be quieter than a goldfish in a sound-proof aquarium") so it's hardly a surprise that he panics when Chilly Willy arrives selling various loud noisemakers among them firecrackers, a "boomerang brick", a joy buzzer, novelty gun, and exploding telephone.