BBTV On Demand - MOVIES ( Short Films )
Your pick of the Films or Movies in the BOOMBOXtv archive.
FEARLIFE : The Movie
(2013) A singer returns to his hometown under a dark cloud and soon his arrival puts everyone he cares about in danger. Somehow he has to find a way to repair damaged relationships and fight back against the bad guys, before it's too late
Director: Shannon Crome
Writer: Shannon Crome
Find FEARLIFE on IMDB : https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4025888
The Neighbors' Window
(2019) THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW (written & directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Marshall Curry) tells the story of a mother (Maria Dizzia) who has grown frustrated with her husband (Greg Keller) and her daily routine. But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see into their apartment.
directed & edited by: Marshall Curry
Starring: Maria Dizzia, Greg Keller, and Juliana Canfield
"Packs a powerful emotional punch... A model of economical storytelling." -The Daily Beast
(2013) Alone is what this man is. Years after the world ended and the human race perished; this is the only man left standing. How did he survive? What caused the outbreak? We don't know. No one does. This short film gives you an inside look on what the only man left alive does on a day-to-day basis, what he does to survive, kill time, and keep himself sane.
Directed/Edited/Sound Design/Graded by Brock Torunski
Written by Brock Torunski & Alex Vietinghoff
Winner of the Halifax Film Festival awards for Best Cinematography and Best Sound Design.
"DON'T LOOK AWAY"
(2017) When a teenage girl tells her dad about a mysterious figure staring at her, all her father can say is: "DON'T LOOK AWAY".
Director: Christopher Cox
Writer: Christopher Cox
Finalist in Annual Cinema Los Angeles Film Festival 2018!
Preselected for Washington Film Festival 2018!
Official Selection in DAMN! Film Series Festival 2017!
Star Wars Smuggler's Fate
(2020) This is the third and final Star Wars fan film. To enjoy the whole story please watch the other fan films - Star Wars Smuggler's Run and Star Wars Beyond The Dune Sea - before watching Star Wars Smuggler's Fate. Star Wars Smuggler's Fate is set after the events of Return Of The Jedi.
A friend tries to help his roommate kick his drug addiction by confronting his dealer, but is that the only reason he's helping him?
A Narcoleptic Cow Production
Directed by Sean Scullion
Written by H. Neil Thomson
Starring H. Neil Thomson as 'The Young Man' & Dale Taylor as 'Phil'
WINIFRED MEEKS Official Trailer
a 2020 British supernatural horror feature film about a female writer who discovers an unquiet spirit inhabits a remote farmhouse.
CAST: Lara Belmont, John West, Julie Abbott.
DIRECTOR: Jason Figgis
Now Or Never: Yorktown Campaign of 1781
George Washington's Continental Army has fought for five long years to drive the British from American soil. Now, with the aid of French land and naval forces, that time may be near. Washington and his allies have surrounded the British at Yorktown, Virginia.
A Social Life : Social Media Depression
A Social Life is a short film about a career driven woman named Meredith who's living the life she's always dreamed of... online. Meredith strives to live a balanced life: staying fit, working hard and connecting with her friends; she is creating her "image" within her broader social media friend base. But she awakes one day and realizes that her reflection is merely the collection of photos that she has shared with others. Is this her life?
A story about loss, love & life. Owen (Jack Brett Anderson) meets Maura (Naomi Scott). Together they try to find a way to connect with the loved ones they’ve lost.
The Most Beautiful Thing
Winner of the LACHSA 2012 Moon Dance Best Film Award, and Best Actor Award.
Written, directed and edited by Cameron Covell, this short film, starring Nick Lopez and Analisa Gutierrez, is a love story between two unlikely people. Also with Cameron Herbst, Madison Kirkpatrick, and Tim Wagner.
A boy, in a quest to search for his ideal girl falls in love with the complete opposite
The Bus stop
You won't believe what happens to the bully in this video! This short film tells the story of Angela, an elderly woman who is bullied by a group of teenagers at a bus stop. She crosses paths again with, Carter, one of the bullies. Their confrontation leads to an unexpected outcome.
Based on a true story.
A student learns to stand up to bullying with the help of her friends.
A Date in 2025
In the year 2025, a young man's superintelligent AI system tells him that he must go on a date or face certain suicide from loneliness.
This short film tells the story of a homeless young girl. With the second film EVICTION coming July 20th Starring: Richie Campbell, Rosa Coduri, Kayode Ewumi, Natalie Gumede, Olivier Award winner Denise Gough, BAFTA Award winner Adam Deacon
A collaboration between Fully Focused and young people from across West London to bring you a short film that looks at the impact of picking up a knife. Deep It.
Drawn Out is a very important film - it’s more than just a film, it’s hope, a way out and a message to those caught up or stuck in negative situations they don’t want to be in. It’s a look at the reality rather than the sensationalisation of street life, gang life, violence and how easy it is to get drawn out. This means the film is harsh at times.
AMANI - Based On A True Story
Based on a true story from Amani Simpson, 'AMANI' is the latest short from Joivan Wade (The First Purge, Shiro's Story, Deep It & Mandem On The Wall) - The film depicts the inner reflections of a young man battling with his faith after being stabbed seven times.
A story based on true events. Due to the spiralling gang and youth violence on our streets this is the perfect time to release this powerful film, in an attempt to divert young people away from the epidemic that's claiming the lives our younger generation on the streets of London.
Coming home to find your house unexpectedly empty can leave you with a lot of alone time for your mind to wander...
Thirteen year old Caroline and her family just moved halfway across the country. Her old life was easy - at her old school she was popular, but now, all this fitting in stuff seems weird. Mom tells her to join clubs. But it's not that easy... with the popular girls it seems she might not fit anywhere. Is she brave enough to stand on her own and be herself?
A depression-stricken teenager, doubting her own worth, goes against her morals for the friends she thought she knew only to be strung out, betrayed, and abandoned to find the only true connection that was there the whole time.
a better place
Adolescents are at an increased risk, with recent data showing that approximately 15% of teens reporting some form of self-harm. The writer and director of the movie Faith Bishop along with the teen cast and crew wanted to make this movie to start a conversation and raise awareness about the issue.
An award winning short social realist drama which follows Keira (Kate Louise Turner) as she struggles to live her normal day to day life while suffering from the effects of an eating disorder.
When a teenage girl must act as a translator between her crush and a French girl who catches his eye, she decides to alter their conversation to her benefit.
A young woman, stressed by her busy and continually crowded New York City existence spontaneously retreats to a solitary lake deep in the Adirondacks.
A deaf girl comes across a boy who is paralyzed from the waist-down, but neither of them know about each other's differences.
'Unspoken' is a short film which was written, created and uploaded in 48 hours surrounding specific details for a film competition.
The film Won- Best Film, Best Directing and Best Actress. Directed by Tom Ruddock https://www.tomruddockdirector.com
A powerful short drama about the extreme lengths one guy goes to on social media. The more popular he becomes online the worse his real life gets.
A well meaning math teacher finds herself trumped by a post-fact America.
Maggie, a cook working in the kitchen of a Texas prison, prepares a delicious, home-cooked dinner -- chicken with all the fixings -- for a mass murderer scheduled for execution the next day. It's not only the last meal for the death row prisoner -- it's also the last one that Maggie will ever prepare since the last meal program is being abolished by the state the next day.
This dramatic short tackles the incendiary subject of gun violence and school shootings with an unusually emotional intimacy and a careful craftsmanship that is haunting in its pared-down simplicity.
Get Ready With Me
Director Jonatan Etzler -- along with writers Amanda Hogbert and Axel Nygren -- has fashioned a taut, compelling thriller that scrutinizes the ravenous hunger for attention and distinction, particularly as it intersects with the mores of social media fame, the impact on mental health and the manipulation capable with video and public narratives.
Fill Your Heart With French Fries
"Fill Your Heart With French Fries" was inspired by a true story of a Chinese woman who spent a week at a KFC after being dumped by her boyfriend.
Julia and Parker are going on a road trip when their car suddenly stops. They try calling for help but their phones are dead. Unknown to them the US got hit by an EMP, an electromagnetic pulse that frys all electronics. Now they must survive in an unforgiving environment.
Drake wakes up to sirens, and soon finds out that he is facing the dark reality of nuclear war. Could these be his final moments?
... “ informally declared war by launching the nuclear strike first. “
Within minutes the news headlines blank out to the EAS (Emergency Broadcast System). As terror consumes those caught unaware by their normal day others have been prepared for this for a while, and in this short film it’s time to survive or die.
Elroy wants to be left alone, but Clara is too curious about what he carries inside his cardboard box.
One-Minute Time Machine
Every time the beautiful Regina rejects his advances, James pushes a red button and tries again, all the while unaware of the reality and consequences of his actions.
I'm You, Dickhead
In a world where time travel is a simple hospital procedure, a man jumps back in time to force his 10 year old self to learn guitar, so that he can get more action with the ladies in the present day.
A theoretical physicist discovers his life is in danger when he comes home to find two future versions of himself.
A reclusive scientist has just finished his latest creation, but after turning it on for the first time, he's met with unexpected results...
Too Quick To Judge
A short-film that teaches us that we shouldn't be too quick to judge people.
“The Journal'' is a story of a man who is trying to survive in the world of destruction. The man is wandering towards south until he finds a dead mans journal including his research and coordinates to the colony of survivals up in north.
Post Mortem Mary
As a young girl confronts her phobia of death she must do all she can to make the dead look alive...
Post Apocalyptic Short Film
''AFTER'' is a story about a pest has spread around the world, however immunized people could resist, thus the only shelter is the forest due to the air quantity needed to survive.
Weeks into the worldwide power-cut, James is surviving alone in the forest. He suddenly meets a distressed stranger who leads him into an emotional night.
The post apocalyptic short film WEIGHT shows an alternate reality with the worst possible outcome to the recent pandemic in a terrifying future 20 years after people ignored the rules, a vaccine never worked and society collapsed on itself.
On a bright, ordinary day in the city a woman walks alone to the train station. As she descends the stairs to the underground platform she smiles at a young man. He smiles back. With the smallest of gestures, the woman is caught in a subtle and sinister game.
An inquisitive girl is convinced by her controlling mother that her dead dad will resurrect if they show how much they miss him. That is, until he begins to rot...
"The iMom" explores the future of A.I. and asks who is to blame when technology turns on us.
A grieving mother latches on to a magical surrogate for her lost child. But small miracles come with big consequences.
Bree, a dishonest 9-year-old, meets a terrifying visitor after a parenting lesson goes horribly wrong
The Johnson's are a model of the perfect American family. But sometimes things aren't always what they seem.
Nose Nose Nose Eyes!
The terrifying day a ten year old girl witnesses her mother stabbing her father's eyes to get insurance money.
A wannabe Actress opts for plastic surgery to join the social elite in Hollywood, broke and near destitute she doesn't know if she can make it happen but dreams of it desperately. Her plastic surgeon though, goes above and beyond to give her what she wants - little does she know what she will have to pay.
Try this at home. I dare you!
A story about a top student named Mina and an inferior student named Juri. One day, both of them suddenly get tremendous capabilities.
When a brutal daylight massacre leaves them bound and gagged in a remote, abandoned warehouse, eight young West Texans soon realize their minutes are numbered. Dropped deep into dark corridors these captives quickly find themselves in a game of predator and prey, with a merciless killer brandishing a sledgehammer as his choice of judgment. The dilapidated structure once the address of an old Tex-Mex flea market now houses a hell especially ready to deliver these unwitting souls a horrific fate they never dreamed existed.
A coroner touches up the new body in the morgue, and adds a few touches of his own. But after taking his obsession one step too far, he must face the grave consequences.
Ben and Lucy are siblings who are travelling interstate to visit their parents. When their car breaks down on a desolate rural road, they are forced to seek help at a nearby farming estate. Cut off from the outside world, they soon make a terrible discovery...
A nightshift clerk encounters a strange woman looking for assistance.
"Photograph" is a short horror film directed by Ethan Emmert, starring Aaron Fullenkamp.
A hiker lost in the woods confronts his deepest fears...
Sinful is a short horror film written & directed by Ethan Emmert.
Run Runner Run
Run for health, Run for fitness... Run for your life. Laura, a young and attractive mother, gets out to run as she does every morning through out the woods nearby her house. She could’t imagine this time will be the run of her life when she got attacked by some mysterious strangers.
A mass migration of Pacific Islanders in search of salvation leads to a war between the native population and the growing numbers of new arrivals, and a young girl stuck in the middle is forced to choose between fighting for what she loves or to save what is left of it.
The Hunter is a story about a detective chasing a criminal. But is he ready to face the real identity of the criminal?
Rose's life-long security blanket represents her mother's love, which she clings onto as a toddler, tosses aside as a teen, and realizes she desperately needs at the start of adulthood.
CGI 3D Animated Short Film.
Hypno, the sandman, tries to fulfil his nightly duties of putting people to sleep. This is interrupted by a particularly determined coder who is staying up to meet a deadline. Hypno tries everything in his power to get the coder to sleep, to no avail. Just as all hope is lost, he succeeds in an unexpected way.
Through The Night
Every night, around the world, couples fall asleep side by side, trusting they know what lies beside them. But tonight, in this apartment, something evil is about to show its true face.
Coup De Lune
A couple is confronted with the fall of the sun and the moon on Earth ...
A divorced father, takes his 14 years-old son to France for a football game. When the car breaks down, they have no choice but to accept a ride from a bus of traveling England fans. Here, the father will find his authority questioned, as the loyalty of his son transfers to the charismatic leader of the fans...
You & Me, Baby
In a deep, medication-induced sleep, Faye communicates with her deceased child in a series of bizarre dreams that force her to face the truths of her unhappy reality.
Lonely Hearts Club
Karla is a breast cancer survivor who is living a life in solitude with her cat. In the function hall of a church she participates in a peculiar speed dating event for cancer survivors.
Tales From The Multiverse
God is a single parent and amateur programmer. He’s working on project ‘Earth’ but never seems to get a break from the kids. One day though, he finally gets a breakthrough.
Baits and Hooks
Two workers from an old factory face the transition from socialism to capitalism. A film about friendship, cooking and a generation of workers who have to deal with the changed environment.
Strangers In The Night
Damien (Michael Hough), late 20s, lives with his granny (Nora Relihan) in a remote cottage in rural Ireland. Late one night an unexpected visitor arrives. Damien opens the front door to discover the Banshee! (Niamh Algar) Granny reveals to Damien that whenever a member of their family is about to die, the Banshee appears to foretell their death.
It's freezing cold outside. The icy and dangerous fog is waiting in the forest for its next victim. The little girl and her classmates have no choice. They have to go to school even though they risk their lives. After passing through the great forest the children meet the dangerous fog...
The peculiar abilities of Mr Mahler
East Germany, 1987: The special investigator Mahler is said to have paranormal abilities. The police assigns him to solve the case of the 7-year-old Henry Kiefer, who is missing for weeks now, before this issue leads to political tensions with the West. But then he brings something to light that makes this family tragedy especially political...
A short film about daily life of a group of teenagers in a poor neighbourhood. This day is as every other day: the girls are seated on the bench, while the boys come and go, explicitly playing and flirting with the girls.
After many years of intensive research, a mysterious and damaged young man thinks he has finally found the priest he has wanted to confront since his childhood. He now wishes to confess a terrible sin. What he reveals to the warm hearted priest resonates way beyond the confines of the Church - calling into question a relationship that has lasted over 1500 years.
Schneider's 2nd Stage
Joe (Kenneth Branagh), having driven for hours finds himself in a field in the middle of nowhere. He has no idea what forces have conspired to bring him to this place or why. The shrill ringing of a mobile phone shatters the silence, the voice on the other end of the phone tells Joe to take a look in the back of his car. What he finds there is just the beginning of a nightmare from which he may never escape and what he finds in the forest across the dark waters of the lake will change his life forever.
Loverboy and Kitty78 arrange a parking meeting online. But the love adventure doesn´t work out the way they imagined. A short film about unfulfilled fantasies, desires and stolen shoes.
Orbit Ever After
Earth’s orbit, the distant future, two stars - crossed lovers overcome all probabilities and sacrifice all they have in order to spend one perfect moment together.
To The Top
Maxime and Anna have chosen to go for a hike in the mountain, awaking memories of previous summers, those summers they still felt in love.
On a hot summer day, a taciturn teen boy makes his way through the hustle of Cairo — with a baby in tow. His arrival at a hospital reveals the turmoil beneath his muted expression, in this stark and compassionate examination of trauma.
Annie rushes to work, balloons in tow, hoping to congratulate her newly pregnant coworker. But an awkward attempt at office pleasantries soon spirals into a neurotic meltdown, exposing their true feelings on childbirth.
Stop-motion animation on the arranging of marriages in 1950/60s set in the Eastern-Polish borderland. The script is based on a part of Mikolaj Smyk’s diary — the director’s grandfather. The biographical objects used in the animation, such as an authentic headscarf, Polish and Russian books, the copy of Mikolaj Smyk’s diary and photographs help situate the story in its original environment and express the atmosphere of the times.
Two hostile fighter pilots find themselves alone together on a remote island.
Tupelo, Mississippi, 1946. To celebrate his eleventh birthday, a mother takes her son to the local hardware store to get his present, where a .22 rifle catches his attention. With the mother unamused, a helpful store worker must offer an alternative...
"Violet" is the dark, cautionary tale of a young girl who despises her reflection. On the night of the school ball, tired of the abuse, Violet’s reflection decides she’s not going to take it anymore…
Give Up The Ghost
Salam’s dream of becoming a mother shatters when she finds out that she is unable to have children with her husband.
Inseparable best friends spend their last summer holiday of childhood amusing themselves around the house. As summer progresses their bodies start to morph and shift and an awkwardness descends on their friendship. Puberty seems determined to interrupt their bond.
Into The Blue
Thirteen-year-old Julija and her mother flee their abusive household to find refuge on an idyllic Croatian island where Julija grew up. Emotionally scarred, Julija is desperate to reconnect with her best friend, Ana. But Ana is in love with a boy and Julija is no longer a priority. Ana’s mounting rejection re-ignites Julija’s wounds and family history, awakening the monster of violence she thought she’s left behind.
The Way Of Tea
In a small town in Northern France, Alex, a young skinhead, enters Malik’s grocery store.
My best friend is stuck on the ceiling
Connor (Tom Ward - "Please Like Me"), secretly in love with his best friend Rach (Erin James - "The Little Death"), has gotten her an amazing birthday present - something that's sure to knock her off her feet.
Catherine lives in idleness in her father’s villa. A night, he brings back home a young woman who becomes more and more influential. Catherine will try to get rid of the latter so that she can get back her privileges.
Summer in Athens, and Elsa's family isn't the only one renting their apartment to tourists. At their "spare apartment" there's little space for the young lady's dreams.
On a long and dusty road a routine cruise patrol takes an unexpected turn and spirals totally out of control.
The Boy In The Bubble
Narrated by Alan Rickman. Rupert, a ten-year-old boy, falls hopelessly in love for the first time. When it all goes terribly wrong, he wishes never to experience heartache again. Turning to a book of magic, he invokes a spell to shield him from emotion forever.
The Boy & The Robin
A heroic cowboy must prevent a squad of armed goons from escaping the town after a bank heist. At least, that’s what young Adam believes he must do in his imagination. Inspired by his favourite action and adventure television show, a gripping imaginary battle leaves brave Adam in a suspenseful face-off which inevitably ends in a bang. The lines between imagination and reality become blurred as Adam is forced to face a shift in paradigm.
Krishna Janmashtami is an annual Indian festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. It is observed according to the Hindu lunisolar calendar, on the eighth day of the Krishna Paksha in Shraavana or Bhadrapad.
Flower In The Subway
Deep within the sewer systems lies a city full of bustling rats. Theo, a plain, lonely rat makes his way toward the subway, seemingly invisible to the rats around him. Until he purchases a dazzling jacket which he hopes will gain him social recognition and give him the needed confidence boost to change his companionless fate. Theo is stopped in his tracks upon noticing a pretty rat, equally adorned by an exquisite flower seated inside an oncoming train. A gust of wind effortlessly whisks the flower into Theo’s hands as he must now journey to return it back to the beautiful rat. Is Theo’s newfound confidence enough to sweep her off her feet?
A Bizarre Animated Short A creature who wakes up in a laboratory after an accident is trying to fix the eye on his butt while battling with the hazardous environment.
Award-winning animated short film about two children's playing house experience. how kids are shaped by what they see.
Two old ladies drag race mobility scooters through a fabric store to get the last Mega Yarn Ball.
In a dystopian, off world factory, a worn out worker robot discovers a golden record that plays a single song that gives him a new purpose in life with a funky rhythm and hip new groove.
Short film - Story of an Artist.
Memories For Sale
After his alcoholic father's death, a young man decides to sell the last memory of him - his taxi. 'Memories for Sale' tackles how, since the beginning of 2D animation, animators used perspective drawing to emulate camera movements and rotations. No 3D software was used in this short film.
Digitally created short film.