What’s the line between genocide and pest control? The two exterminators in the animated short Bûche Royale view themselves as ordinary working stiffs on a foreign planet, but their coworker patter is punctuated by the systematic eradication of a native species. »
Welcome to the first edition of the Sploid Short Film Festival, a celebration of great storytelling and awesome eye candy. We will select the best short films of 2015 in the next five months leading to a November award ceremony at Gawker Media’s theater on Fifth Avenue in New York.
When a young man tries to propose on a dock, he ends up losing the engagement ring to the drink. Fortunately, he finds a friendly octopus willing to help him find it. Unfortunately, the ring has found its way into a wicked shark’s kingdom.
It's clear that a lot of work and a lot of love went into this creepy eight-minute Spawn fan film. When a former witch and her son go into a grocery store, he has just the sort of encounter his mother had hoped to protect him from. »
The animated short film Last Breath plays like a fever dream—or really, more like a nightmare. In a city run by a corporate mascot, one man realizes that he has become a social outcast because he's one of the few humans who still breathes. »