The Watchmaker’s Son

Close this season of love with The Watchmaker's Son, a heartwarming treat for the whole family. Produced by Whitestone Motion Pictures under the direction of Brandon McCormick, this short film revolves around the concept of pursuing one's dream and the desire to be loved. It tells the story of a watchmaker who thrives to make a watch worthy of his father's approval, little did he know that the only thing his father wants was a little bit of his time.


Insecurity is an indie film revolving around the lives and mindset of hackers; it talks about everything surrounding computers or rather everything that is directly related to hacking. A little fun fact for the readers, this film was made entirely by people who in one way or the other are connected to the IT industry. The movie is directed, edited, produced and written by Rohan Harris, who does quite a decent job with its cinematography; keeping in mind that "Insecurity" is a zero-budget film with limited resources.

Die Beauty

After four years in the making, Stina Bergman's Die Beauty is ready to face the world. This full-feature film written by Åsa Björklund was premiered last September 17, 2010 at the Rio Cinema, SWE Museum and at The Pirate Bay on the web. Since its release, Die Beauty had appeared on international film festivals such as the Camerimage Festival in Poland and the Barcelona Creative Commons Film Festival.

That’s Magic!

Brilliant as always, Whitestone Motion Pictures once again dazzles our eyes with That's Magic! This 14-minute musical revolves around a disenchanted magician who comes face to face with his own self doubt about magic in the world. A mysterious woman enters revealing the true meaning of magic, far from what the magician had originally conceived. This musical offers an antidote to its garish mainstream counterparts. The story is cleverly penned, it's concise but still captures the soul message of the short--that there's magic around us.

Jack and the Dustbowl

Tired of the same old shows? Jack and the Dustbowl will not disappoint those who are looking for a good movie fix. Written and directed by Brandon McCormick, it tells the story of Jack Spriggs, a poor farmer from Alabama who intends to keep his family's land. Even during the time of the great depression and record heat waves, Jack refuses to leave and instead tries to dig for hope.

The Killing Joke

Blow your socks off with the suspense fiction The Killing Joke. Directed by Sebastian Lopez, this 15-minute film centers around a mysterious woman who discovers a red balloon in an almost-deserted street, and by a twist of fate finds herself facing her biggest fear. It stars Gustavo Marzo and Clarissa Staracci. The movie pays homage to the seventies horror era by using classic elements of suspense. I liked how the transitions of sequences are flawless; you could really see that the team behind this worked extra hard. Every detail was not missed, from the empty bullets, the pulling trigger to the grand ending.

Swing of Change

In need of a good animated treat? Swing of Change is exactly what you need than, something that won’t disappear on you even after the credits end. This 3D animated short was originally a graduation project for ESMA (école supérieure des metiers artistique, in Montpellier, France) by Harmony Bouchard, Andy Le Cocq, Joakim Riedinger and Raphael Cenzi, but has since than turned into a masterpiece seen by thousands.

The Employment (El Empleo)

The Employment (El Empleo) goes to a deeper level when it comes to the meaning of the human workforce. Directed by Santiago Grasso and written by Patricio Plaza, this brilliant five-minute animation produced by Opusbou Animations had already garnered 100 international awards and participated in 190 film festivals. It tells the story of a nameless working man performing his usual journey to work set in a bizarre world where human beings are used as inanimate objects. This simple yet strong representation convey the tedious nature of each job and how we utilize man power in the modern era.

Momentos by Nuno Rocha

Directed by Nuno Rocha, Momentos, is a stunning short film with an aim; to remind you that life is good, that family and friends will "find" you even in the toughest of times. The short has already won a handful of awards; starting from Cinematic Achievement Award at the International Short Film Festival in Greece, to Audience Award at a Film Festival in France. With wonderfully acted scenes, characterization, perfect camera work, and a powerful message, Momentos will surely take you on one unforgettable ride.