VOTE NOW FOR THE BEST OF ORLANDO® 2021!

Friday, April 12, 2013

Short Film Friday -- April 14th, 2012

Posted By on Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 10:00 AM

For a while now, I've been sticking links to a few shorts films a week into the Sunday Roundup. I love short films, and there is seriously no shortage of them these days as cameras like the D5 -- and even the iPhone 5 -- make shooting a realistic prospect for people, and since video is so easy to host online now between YouTube and Vimeo.

But I always felt like I was shortchanging the films by just linking to them with a few words. With that, the idea for Short Film Friday was born. Each week, this post will feature 3 or 4 shorts -- a mix of live action and animated -- that I found at least somewhat worth sharing, and all embedded so all you have to do is hit the play button.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRARlq12CvU

Pecan Pie

Dir: Michel Gondry

Running Time: 1:25

Sometime around the shooting of of The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Michel Gondry and Jim Carrey got together and made this, a short about Jim Carrey driving around in a bed car, singing a honkey tonk song. (Source)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFART6ZMeEA

One Day

Dir: De Joël Corcia, Bung Nguyen, Thomas Reteuna, Laurent Rossi, Bernard Som

Running Time: 4:24

In this lonely piece of fiction, a man lives in a house that is unstuck in time, keeping its foundation in place only one day before picking up and disappearing into another time and place altogether. When it lands in a modern city, a cup of coffee could change everything.

http://vimeo.com/63145074

Windows 

Dir: Conor Whelan

Running Time: 1:05

A beautiful little animated short about the dance of light through a moving train window. (Source)

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

May 5, 2021

View more issues

Calendar

© 2021 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation