short film

Pierce Brosnan Discovers The Secret Of YOUTH

The mighty Pierce Brosnan has signed-up to star in writer/director Brett Marty’s feature adaptation of his 2016 short film Youth. The sci-fi film follows a man who attempts to turn-back the ageing process, but things go badly wrong.  [...]

June 15, 2020

Throwback Short Film: STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT

Conor McMahon’s Strangers In The Night is brilliant. This Irish short film is loaded with great comedy, as well as some tremendous special effects. This 12 minute long effort is about a Banshee looking for love in rural Ireland. It’s as [...]

June 14, 2020

Throwback Short Film: SOMEWHERE

Mélody Boulissière’s animated short, Somewhere is glorious to look at. Crafted from paint on glass and collage, the film follows a young man on his travels across the globe. There’s much to unpack here (no pun intended) as [...]

June 10, 2020

Throwback Short Film: THE LAW OF AVERAGES

Writer-director Elizabeth Rose’s The Law Of Averages is an incredibly touching film about grief and death. Suzzy Roche and Lucy Kaminsky play the mother and daughter struggling with the death of the family matriarch. Funny at times, this [...]

June 9, 2020

Throwback Short Film: CONTROL

Control is a richly layered and deeply affecting black comedy. The short film from director Kimmy Gatewood and writer/star Alison Becker charts the composition of a suicide note, which becomes a much more difficult process than first imagined. [...]

June 7, 2020

Throwback Short Film: CAPRICIOUS

In 2016 Movies In Focus started writing a twisty-ish dramatic thriller with director Jordan Handford. We crafted a tight little script, which turned into a great little short film called Capricious. I was extremely impressed by Jordan’s direction, [...]

June 2, 2020

Throwback Short Film: SURGERY

The Clemens Bros Surgery is an eye-watering short about a kidnapped man waking-up during some pretty nasty torture. Starring Nicholas Ball, Jamie Lee, Sam Clemens and Lara Lemon this ten minute film from 2015 is a nasty little piece which will stay [...]

May 24, 2020

Throwback Short Film: FEEDING TIME

Director Matt Mercer’s 2016 film, Feeding Time is a playful, yet gory short about a babysitter getting more than she bargained for. There’s an ’80s creature feature vibe to this and Mercer gets the tone just right. This is the [...]

May 23, 2020

Throwback Short Film: TICK

Tense and energetic, Ashlea Wessel’s Tick is a wonderfully punchy short. There’s a serious amount of scope in this 12 minute vampire film and it illustrates that Wessel is a director with serious chops. This is what short cinema is all [...]

May 22, 2020

Throwback Short Film: COUNT MAGNUS

Richard Mansfield’s Count Magnus is one glorious short film. Made using silhouette puppetry, this atmospheric adaptation of the eerie M.R James tale is an exceptional piece of filmmaking. [...]

May 20, 2020

Throwback Short Film: CATCALLS

Writer/director Kate Dolan’s 2018 film Catcalls is a punchy short, well put together and loaded with subtext about sexual harassment.  A series of events take place after a man decides to flast two girls when out for an evening ride. Running [...]

May 11, 2020

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