Short Film Melies d'Argent Winners

2014

CEBU

Director: Pablo Belaubre / Country: Spain, France / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Court Metrange Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

When Marushka enters Ivan's butcher shop, it's not to buy sausages. In the back room, vodka and waltzing and the pleasures of the flesh may lead the two lovers to the ultimate chop! Read more »

The Boy with a Camera for a Face

Director: Spencer Brown / Country: England / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A satirical comedy about a boy that was born with a camera for a face. Read more »

How Olin Lost His Eye

Director: Damian McCarthy / Country: Ireland / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 6 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

While playing in a burnt-out house, Olin loses an eye. But it is no accident. (Source: Abertoir Horror Film Festival) Read more »

Fist of Jesus

Director: David Muñoz & Adrián Cardona / Country: Spain / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Abertoir Horror Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Jesus is always willing to lend a hand to those in need… but there are others that will taste his fist. (Source: Abertoir Horror Film Festival) Read more »

Unicorn Blood

Director: Alberto Vázquez / Country: Spain / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga - Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Two teddy-bears go hunting unicorns, their favourite prey. Unicorns have tender flesh and delicious blueberry-flavoured blood which the bears need to stay cute-looking. Read more »

The Body

Director: Paul Davis / Country: England / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 19 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

The Story of a murderer who uses the cover of Halloween night to casually transport his latest victim through the busy streets of London, to its final resting place. Read more »

Death of a Shadow

Director: Tom van Avermaet / Country: France, Belgium / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 20 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon - Leeds International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Stuck in a limbo between life and death, Nathan Rijckx, a deceased World War I soldier, has to collect shadows to regain a second chance at life and love. With two shadows left to collect, he discovers something that shakes his world completely. Read more »

Happy D-Day

Director: Holger B. Frick / Country: Germany / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 mins / Festivals & Awards: ScienceplusFiction - Trieste International Science Fiction Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

When a young man starts his early morning run through the woods, he has no idea what this special day will have coming as a surprise for him - but how could he, it's his birthday. Read more »

Lothar

Director: Luca Zuberbühler / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Lothar is cursed; every time he sneezes, something nearby explodes. Living as a recluse in a bunker, he is forced to leave one day, when his toaster gives up its ghost. (Source: NIFFF) Read more »

Canis

Director: Marc Riba & Anna Solanas / Country: Spain / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Teo survives, isolated in a house constantly besieged by a horde of stray dogs. It seems destiny has no other plans, than keeping Theo there, until one day something obscure happens. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Reset

Director: Marcus Kryler & Fredrik Åkerström / Country: Sweden / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 16 / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Sophie lives alone with her mother on a remote farm, pining for her father who has disappeared, but sends letters once a month for his daughter. One morning when a new letter arrives, everything changes suddenly and nothing will ever be the same.... Read more »

Lilith

Director: Maxim Stollenwerk / Country: Belgium / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

2013

Chambre Double

Director: Mathieu Mortelmans / Country: Belgium / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Gilles is a doctor. After a procedure, in the middle of the night he ends up in a small hotel in a downtown area. As soon as Gilles enters his room, the hotel receptionist knocks on his door and asks Gilles to help care for a young woman who was badly... Read more »

Not Funny

Director: Carlos Violadé / Country: Spain / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

They are in love and live together. Manolo likes to play practical jokes. Maria has a lot of patience and good sense of humour. Manolo doesn't know that to make a joke, one has to assume all the consequences. Read more »

Eat

Director: Moritz Krämer / Country: Germany / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 7 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A photo shoot and the model is unnerved. Back in the changing room, she makes a surprising discovery. Everything around her is edible - the chair, the TV, the walls. Read more »

The Tale of the Wall Habitants

Director: Andrej Boka / Country: Serbia / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

The conflict between doors and windows is threatening to escalate. Read more »

Mystery

Director: Chema García Ibarra / Country: Spain / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

They say that if you put your ear to the back of her neck, you can hear the Virgin speak. Read more »

Voice Over

Director: Martín Roseta / Country: Spain / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga - Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or

I won't tell you whose voice over leads us through three extreme situations that are actually the same. Will you survive? (Source: IMDB) Read more »

The Trap

Director: Alberto Lopez / Country: Belgium / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Festivals & Awards: Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Pitch black night. A temptations looms in a suspicious brick wall. You know you shouldn’t, but this forbidden fruit calls for you. There is a reason why it’s forbidden. (Source: HOFF.EE) Read more »

The Fright

Director: J.J Marcos / Country: Spain / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon - Leeds International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Alvaro Torres is a normal guy that unexpectedly beset by terrible nightmares and hallucinations, with appalling creatures that will take him to the limit of the madness. He will have to fight, so as not to lose his mind, against something horrible that... Read more »

Bendito Machine IV - Fuel the Machines

Director: Jossie Malis / Country: Spain / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

An improbable hero embarks on a crude journey by land, sea and air -throughout all the attractions of a planet turned into a massive petrochemical park... and beyond. Read more »

Employee of the Month

Director: Olivier Beguin / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: ScienceplusFiction - Trieste International Science Fiction Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Once hidden in cupboards, lying in coffins and haunting sarcophagi, these creatures now try to find a job. There is the Office of Professional Retraining of Myths and Legends, an organization that helps these creatures adjust to the workforce. But... Read more »

M.O.

Director: Jakub Kouřil / Country: Czech Republic / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 7 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

An older woman feel alone and buys herself a man, a mechanical man that comes in a ”build it yourself” form. Read more »

Nostalgic Z

Director: Carl Bouteiller / Country: France / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Abertoir Horror Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A tough Vietnam veteran and his cowardly sidekick instruct us in the fine art of zombie extermination, be they the standard issue unemployed zombies, or the reviled zombie bankers. (Source: Nostalgic Z) Read more »

Entre Ange et Demon

Director: Pascal Forney / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Two entities, facing off in a duel between good and evil, take a welcome break from their never-ending battle. Read more »

Perfect Drug

Director: Toon Aerts / Country: Belgium / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Misha, Yumiko and Chinatsu are sitting in a parked car in front of a strange motel. In the backseat they have a huge amount of test tubes filled with different substances. It's clear that their attempted burglary didn't go as planned… While Yumiko... Read more »

8

Director: Raúl Cerezo / Country: Spain / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

At the age of 8, will, discipline and personality of a child begin to take shape and the contrast between good and evil takes its way. Finally it’s time to see our desire fulfilled. His desire. Be quiet. You are invited. (Source: MadTerrorFest) Read more »

The Gravedigger

Director: André Gil Mata / Country: Portugal / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: MOTELx - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A story of a child who was born a monster, narrated under the moonlight. Read more »

2012

Legend

Director: Pau Teixidor / Country: Spain / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 16 mins / Festivals & Awards: Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A ten year old girl is on a road trip with her family. She reads a legend about a pack of wolves that kidnaps a human child. But is it really just a legend? She will soon find out. (Source: LIFFF) Read more »

Decapoda Shock

Director: Javier Chillon / Country: Spain / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon - Leeds International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A man returns from a journey in space and it turns out it come with some side effects. At home he also discovers things that has happened and that he must retaliate. But whom can he trust? Read more »

Nursery Crimes

Director: L. Whyte / Country: England / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 3,34 mins / Festivals & Awards: Abertoir Horror Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Nursery Crimes is a mixed media animated short about Little Bo Peep—who has slaughtered her sheep and doesn’t know where to hide them! Witnessed disposing of the bodies by Mary Contrary, Bo struggles to conceal the evidence. The resulting spree sees... Read more »

Paths of Hate

Director: Damian Nenow / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A short tale about the demons that slumber deep in the human soul and have the power to push people into the abyss of blind hate, fury and rage. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Punched

Director: Michael Rittmannsberger / Country: Austria / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

After being checked by the police, a young father of Arabic origin fails to explain the situation to his son – unaware that the most inexplicable happenings are yet to come… (Source: Punched website) Read more »

Room 606

Director: Peter Volkart / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

The travelling salesman Jonathan Fisch peddles glass eyes. His journey takes him to the edge of the province, where he checks in to a run-down hotel. The attic room number 606 has its pitfalls. Something rather peculiar is happening beyond the wall.... Read more »

Out of Erasers

Director: Erik Rosenlund / Country: Sweden, Denmark / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: ScienceplusFiction - Trieste International Science Fiction Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A woman is infected by doodles on her way home. With the help of an eraser the woman succeeds in removing the scribbles. But the eraser factory has burned down and the scribbles are slowly taking over the world. Armed with only one eraser the woman... Read more »

The Bird Spider

Director: Jaime Dezcallar / Country: Spain / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

To get his mind off his ex girlfriend, our hero creates his personal hell. He releases a bird spider in his apartment and his life changes forever. The perfect movie for us arachnofobes. (Source: LIFFF) Read more »

The Origin of Creatures

Director: Floris Kaayk / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A futuristic vision of a world after a catastrophic disaster. In this dark parable mutated limbs are looking for cooperation, but due to miscommunication this mission is doomed to fail. (Source: Floris Kaayk) Read more »

The Unliving

Director: Hugo Lilja / Country: Sweden / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 28 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Post apocalyptic short film about a zombie virus that has spread over Sweden. The few remaining virus free survivors has closed themselves in gated communities away from the zombies. The survivors have learned to control the zombies with drugs so they... Read more »

Noise

Director: Przemyslaw Adamski / Country: Poland / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 7 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A game of synesthetic imagination is created in an apartment. Sounds are evoking images and creating their own playful world. (Source: LIFFF) Read more »

Danny Boy

Director: Marek Skrobecki / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga - Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A young poet falls in love. A city awaits a drama to unfold. A time of sadness and conformity, a time of decisions. There is light, there is hope, there is poetry behind the dark clouds of our world. (Source: Swissfilms.ch) Read more »

Carcass

Director: Maxim Stollenwerk / Country: Belgium / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

“Karkas” (Carcass) - a nasty short with lots of meat. Read more »

Bewitched

Director: Manuel Pureza / Country: Portugal / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: MOTELx - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Feed Me

Director: Niels Dekker / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 5 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A feeder is getting bored with his current project… (Source: Dekker) Read more »

2010

One of Those Days

Director: Hattie Dalton / Country: England / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

We've all had "one of those days" - when nothing seems to go right, when life just seems to be dealing you one poor hand after another. Unfortunately for Howard Whittam, that day is Judgment Day. (IMDB) Read more »

The attack of the Robots from Nebula 5

Director: Chema García Ibarra / Country: Spain / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 6 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or

Almost everybody is going to die very soon. Read more »

Mr. Foley

Director: Daddy / Country: Ireland / Year: 2009 / Type: Short / Duration: 5 mins / Festivals & Awards: Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Sound effects can have a strange effect, especially on Mr. Foley. Read more »

Barbee Butcher

Director: Sophie Lagues / Country: The Netherlands, France / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 6 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A greenish clay creature cuts a barbie doll with the aim of changing its own appearance... with unexpected results. (IMDB) Read more »

Virtual Dating

Director: Katia Olivier / Country: Belgium / Year: 2009 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: ScienceplusFiction - Trieste International Science Fiction Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A young woman in need of love finds happiness by buying a robot: "Prince Charming". It fulfills her every fantasy for her greatest pleasure until the day when it becomes uncontrollable and transforms into her worst nightmare. (IMDB) Read more »

2003

Day 26

Director: Andras Samland / Country: Germany / Year: 2003 / Type: Short / Duration: 18 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

The 26th day after the disaster. Two survivors in life suits are looking for other survivors, as they run out of gas on a remote country road.... (Source: Brooklyn Film Festival) Read more »

R.I.P.

Director: Jan Doense / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2001 / Type: Short / Duration: 7 mins / Festivals & Awards: Dead by Dawn: Scotland's International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

She thought he was dead, but her husband has come back from beyond the grave. The question is, what does he want? (Source: LIFFF) Read more »

Fish

Director: Jonathan Davies / Country: Finland / Year: 2002 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Hunger and privation have made life a living hell for a fish in a goldfish bowl. Because his owner doesn’t feed him properly, the fish’s attention begins to wander more and more often to the house next door. Perhaps he will find help from the... Read more »

Space Off

Director: Tino Franco / Country: Italy / Year: 2002 / Type: Short / Duration: 21 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantafestival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

For ten days, Earth has been without contact with the Centaurus, a spacecraft orbiting Mars with a crew of four. Newscaster Jane O'nion announces that re-contact should be established soon. First, the news report reviews the way Mars' surface will be... Read more »

I'll See You In My Dreams

Director: Miguel Ángel Vivas / Country: Portugal / Year: 2003 / Type: Short / Duration: 20 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantasporto - Oporto International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

In a village inexplicable haunted by a plague of zombies, Lucio, an honest worker, is the only person who can fight then. He has matrimonial problems and hides Ana, his adorable wife, now transformed in a horrible zombie with a violent behavior, in the... Read more »

Roadkill

Director: Jeroen Annokkee / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2003 / Type: Short / Duration: 5 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A city woman drives on a small country road and hits a duck. In her attempts to release the animal from its suffering, she only makes things worse, both for the duck and herself. (Source: Movies Horn) Read more »

The Spook House

Director: Koldo Serra / Country: Spain / Year: 2003 / Type: Short / Duration: 18 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Or

A man volunteers to take part in an experiment that attempts to analyse human behaviour under extreme conditions of terror. His mission is to remain seated inside a dark room for a length of time of 15 minutes. If he manages to hold on, he will receive... Read more »

My Bearded Mother

Director: Maria Hedman / Country: Sweden / Year: 2003 / Type: Short / Duration: 30 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Karin and Mirjam love playing horse. Daddy stopped talking long ago. Mommy has a serious problem with body hair. I mean, really serious. The Horse Man cometh, and things are about to change. (Source: LIFFF) Read more »

Loups

Director: Hugo Veludo / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2003 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

The story of a little girl in the 16th century who is battling with wolves and a mysterious book left by her mother. (Source: Clermont Filmfest) Read more »

Culpiix

Director: Sébastien Marqué / Country: France / Year: 2003 / Type: Short / Duration: 18 mins / Festivals & Awards: Utopiales - Festival International de Science-Fiction de Nantes / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Two police men investigate a hubcap mysteriously found in the body of a "ordinary" man. (Source: Moviuz) Read more »

Nosferatu Tango

Director: Zoltán Horváth / Country: France, Switzerland / Year: 2002 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Cinénygma Luxembourg International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A mosquito falls madly in love with a vampire. Together they go looking for fresh blood in a baroque, bizarre and dangerous world... (Source: LIFFF) Read more »

2002

Oh My God?!

Director: Christophe Van Rompaey / Country: Belgium / Year: 2001 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 / Festivals & Awards: Cinénygma Luxembourg International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Cinénygma Luxembourg International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Or

A young girl wakes up in the trunk of a car. This is not how she imagined her birthday... (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Cry for Bobo

Director: David Cairn / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2002 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Frantic knockabout tragedy ensues when Bobo is sent to clown prison for committing a daring but silly crime. Can he escape in time to prevent his family from bringing shame on all clowndom? (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Joshua

Director: Andreas Müller / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2002 / Type: Short / Duration: 29 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A young man is put to the test as a newly trained customs official. Alone and inexperienced at a border post in the hills, he meets bizarre, mysterious characters who will lead him to his own frontiers in a series of events both absurd and grotesque. A... Read more »

Forbidden Eyes

Director: Elbert van Strien / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2002 / Type: Short / Duration: 16 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A seemingly ordinary but shy boy in a Dutch high school has a very unusual problem: he and his family are extraterrestrial aliens, and looking into the eyes of an ordinary human is lethal to them. So what do you do when you fall in love? (Source: LIFFF) Read more »

The Rise and Fall of the Legendary Anglobilly Feverson

Director: Rosto / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2002 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Méliès meets Kerouac in a surrealistic road movie though the clouds. Instead of a hole in the head. Diddybob get a story about a hole in the sky. A legendary Anglobilly Feverson once flew off to leave his cursed life behind and check the other side.... Read more »

Comptine

Director: Damien Chemin / Country: France / Year: 2002 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Dead by Dawn: Scotland's International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A truly scary film about Marie, a young baby-sitter, who is left alone in an unknown house by the strange parents of a child she's not introduced to. After several worrying events, she decides to uncover the true nature of this unseen child. (Source:... Read more »

...ya no puedo caminar

Director: Luiso Berdejo / Country: Spain / Year: 2001 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Pacheco's father teaches him to overcome the repulsion he feels for animals. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Copy Shop

Director: Virgil Widrich / Country: Austria / Year: 2001 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A young man is put to the test as a newly trained customs official. Alone and inexperienced at a border post in the hills, he meets bizarre, mysterious characters who will lead him to his own frontiers in a series of events both absurd and grotesque. A... Read more »

Venus Velvet

Director: Jorge Cramez / Country: Portugal / Year: 2001 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantasporto - Oporto International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Venus Velvet is a story of love that lasts no longer than the brief period before the fall of a comet. A love story set against the background of the possibility of the world’s ending. (Source: MUBI) Read more »