Top 10 Favourite Short Films

Before YouTube, Vimeo, and DVD short films were a fleeting, elusive art form. Once they finished their festival run they pretty much disappeared. Thankfully, nowadays, due to the advent of social media platforms and the digital format filmmakers are able to share short films with the rest of the world post-festival. Of course not every short film finds its way back into the public arena.

I love atmospheric, evocative short films, especially ones with minimal dialogue and simple, but clever ideas, and a striking visual style.

As a short film programmer (of horror and science fiction) I see a lot of productions that are trying to be a feature film, are too cluttered, or think that because the production design…

  • La Jetée

    1

  • Kitchen Sink

    2

  • The Telephone Box

    3

  • AM1200

    4

  • Coffee and Cigarettes

    5

  • The Red Balloon

    6

  • Street of Crocodiles

    7

  • Spider

    8

  • The Web

    9

  • Nasty Stuff

    10