short films

These six 15-second horror shorts are bite-sized Halloween scares
Oct 30, 2015

There's a new horror short film contest that aims to scare your socks off in 15 seconds or less. Want to see a few of the freaky highlights?

Leslie Mann to star in Robert Rodriguez's Shorts
Jul 4, 2015

The 17 Again cast member will appear in Shorts, about a group of kids that find a magical rock.

Watch the new sci-fi short about to ignite a Hollywood bidding war
Jul 4, 2015

It's amazing what can be done with nothing more than a computer, time and a boatload of talent. So before the Hollywood bidding war kicks off, check out the latest hit sci-fi short that has studios salivating.

How Shorts director Robert Rodriguez makes filmmaking a familiy affair
Jul 4, 2015

The filmmaker and his three sons talk about the moviemaking process at the L.A. Film Festival.

Gorgeous sci-fi short The Rise and Fall of Globosome shows the life and death of an alien race
Jul 4, 2015

There’s a simplicity to the ambition with The Rise and Fall of Globosome, which is a gorgeous short film that will make you think twice about our own place in the world.

Leslie Mann on why Shorts works for kids
Jul 4, 2015

Leslie Mann plays "Mom" Thompson in Robert Rodriguez's upcoming family fantasy.

Why Shorts is Pulp Fiction for kids
Jul 4, 2015

Director Robert Rodiguez says he got lots of ideas from his three sons.

James Spader finds his inner bad guy in Shorts
Jul 4, 2015

The actor needs to call us stat! Playing a villain in Robert Rodriguez's family fantasy.

Review: Why Shorts is like a kid-friendly Pulp Fiction
Jul 4, 2015

Robert Rodriguez delivers another simple, sincere family film.

Beautiful sci-fi short lands its director a big-budget movie deal
Jul 4, 2015

The Internet is teeming with would-be filmmakers who think they've created the next big thing on their laptop. But every now and again, a singular vision makes itself known—and the creator of the post-apocalyptic Rosa has hit the jackpot.

Haunting sci-fi short asks 'What if a robot remembered it was a man?'
Jul 4, 2015

Short films are always kind of hit or miss. They can either be proof of concept masterpieces that deliver perfectly sized nuggets of phenomenal, or they can be 10 minutes you'll never get back. But Archetype, directed by one of Rise of the Planet of the Apes' concept designers, is definitely a cut above.

You'll see why this creepy sci-fi short is gonna be a feature film
Jul 4, 2015

Seriously, one look at this eight-minute short from British filmmaker Matt Westrup and you'll understand why it's getting promoted into a feature film: The Gate features genetic malfeasance, robotic power armor, swell CG beasts and a couple of terrific scares.

Jawas hijack C-3PO and R2-D2 in fantastic fan-made Star Wars short
Jul 4, 2015

What do you get when you combine educated VFX students, a love for Star Wars and three months of lead time? This, and it's awesome.

Riddler-centric short is a gritty, noir take on the Dark Knight
Jul 4, 2015

Now this is fan-made short filmmaking at its finest. Want to know what happened in the years between Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight and the recent Dark Knight Rises? This dark, cinematic short dubbed Batman: Pupper Master does a pretty good job of tackling the question.