2019

Pleine Campagne
Director: Pierre Mouchet / Country: France / Year: 2019 / Type: Short / Duration: 18 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
An old and dilapidated house in the contryside. A solitary and gloomy-looking man wandering around. A frail and angelic girl locked up in a room. A piece of human flesh forgotten near the well… That is what a young tramp will discorver beyond…

Bad Hair
Director: Oskar Lehemaa / Country: Estonia / Year: 2019 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Insecure and balding Leo has closed himself in his apartment. A mysterious hair growth liquid arrives at his doorstep and Leo uses it to fix up his looks. The liquid causes a series of grotesque metamorphoses with Leo’s hair and skin, culminating with…

Wild
Director: Jan Verdijk / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2019 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A family takes a vacation in Limburg, where the annoying behaviour of the father soon causes tension. When the wife can’t take it anymore and leaves with the son, the man gets into trouble when he meets two hunters. Well-made short relies on its…

2018

Downside Up
Director: Peter Ghesquière / Country: Belgium / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
In a world where the whole population consists of people with Down syndrome a normal boy struggles to fit in. (source: imdb)

Delectable You
Director: Alex Courtière / Country: France / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Oscar Mongoût, a gourmet cannibal, burns with love for the neighbor in his building, the very vegetal Miss Carrot. This passion seems destined to fail: she is a vegetarian, while he suffers from a total phobia about vegetables. Things take a drastic…

Helsinki Mansplaining Massacre
Director: Ilja Rautsi / Country: Finland / Year: 2018 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
One woman desperately struggles to survive a horde of men with frail egos, who just want to explain everything to her. (source: imdb)

A estranha casa na bruma
Director: Guillherme Daniel / Country: Portugal / Year: 2018 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: MOTELX – Lisbon International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A lost pilgrim finds a strange house on the edge of the abyss and its mysterious occupant. (source: Motel X)

At Dawn
Director: Julien Trauman / Country: France / Year: 2018 / Type: Short / Duration: 22 mins / Festivals & Awards: Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
At a high school graduation beach party, three teenagers come across an inflatable motor boat and take it out on a night time spin. They awake the next morning lost at sea, without food, water or shelter. (source: Festival Européen du Film Fantastique…

Thunder From A Clear Sky
Director: Yohan Faure / Country: France, Canada / Year: 2018 / Type: Short / Duration: 20 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Ten year afters the discovery of a remote planetary system likely to sustain the early stages of a civilization, we wait for the results of a worldwide referendum to answer the question: Should we meet this civilization? (source: Trieste…

The Death of Don Quixote
Director: Miguel Faus / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2018 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
London, 1968. Alphonse, a young and ambitious filmmaker, attempts to complete his greatest cinematic work yet, “The Death of Don Quixote”. But with his ageing star, Patrick Quincey, falling ill, it’s unclear what will die first: his vision, Patrick or…

Crépuscule
Director: Pauline Jeanbourquin / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2018 / Type: Short / Duration: 20 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Philomena and Gregory, a couple in their thirties, have withdrawn to the countryside in an attempt to get Philomena out of her depression. However Philomena’s unhappiness will resurface, submerging her. (source: Swiss Films)

Madres de luna
Director: Alicia Albares / Country: Spain / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Unborn children cant protect themself from the terrors their mother gets to endure, which all to often is caused by the father. From the perspective of the unborn child we get to follow their story of why they didn´t get to be born. There is far to…

Muil
Director: Jasper Vrancken / Country: Belgium / Year: 2018 / Type: Short / Duration: 18 mins / Festivals & Awards: Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Richard has an unusual fantasy: he is sexually aroused by the idea of being eaten by an animal or monster. Through a contact ad he meets the mysterious Max and with that encounter the chance to fulfill his depraved fantasy. Can Richard escape his dark…

The Box
Director: Dušan Kastelic / Country: Slovenia / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
The Box is full of miserable creatures. One of them doesn’t belong there. He’s thinking outside the box… (source: Bugbrain)

The Dark Room
Director: Morgane Segaert / Country: France / Year: 2018 / Type: Short / Duration: 20 mins / Festivals & Awards: Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
France, 1910. As her mother suffers from a mysterious illness that she intends to hide, the young Cassandre feels a growing presence in her home … What shadow hides in the silence of the dark room? (source: Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival)

Skickelsen
Director: Jonas Gramming / Country: Sweden / Year: 2018 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Abertoir Horror Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A strange old man moves in to the abandoned apartment next to Sara’s. We soon realize that his intentions are devious. Someone is in trouble. Something bad is going to happen. But things may not be exactly as they seem. (source: Abertoir)

La Noria
Director: Carlos Baena / Country: Spain / Year: 2018 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A young boy who loves to draw and build ferris wheels encounters strange creatures that turn his life upside down. (source: Freak Film Festival Distribution)

The Hermit
Director: Raúl Díez / Country: Spain / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Strong storms ravage an inhospitable place, in the middle there’s a strange warrior, armed and prepared for combat but he suffers a rare metamorphosis before a world for which he’s not prepared. (source: Fancine)

2017

Thursday Night
Director: Gonçalo Almeida / Country: Portugal / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 mins / Festivals & Awards: MOTELX – Lisbon International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
An elusive stranger pays Bimbo a visit in the middle of the night to deliver a vital message. (soucre: imdb)

The Absence of Eddy Table
Director: Rune Spaans / Country: Norway / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
What if your worst fear and your greatest love turn out to be the same thing? Lost in a dark forest, Eddy Table stumbles upon a mysterious girl and dangerous parasites. What if your worst fear and your greatest love turn out to be the same thing? Lost…

Black Ring
Director: Hasan Can Dagli / Country: Turkey / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A mysterious encounter in an abandoned house. (source: BIFFF)

Neck and Neck
Director: Shaun Clark / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Duration: 5 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
In the marital bed the surreal sensuality enveloping Othello and Desdemona is disturbed by a dangling telephone. As the phone pours poison into Othello’s mind he transforms into a different entity with detrimental consequences for Desdemona. (source:…

Dreamlife
Director: Anna Mercedes Bergion / Country: Sweden / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 24 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Olivia is the mother to an adorable four month old baby girl. She should be happy, but alone in her apartment she feels a greater resistance to take care of her own child. We also meet Isa who lives carefree with her perfect family, living the dream…

Fucking Bunnies
Director: Teemu Niukkanen / Country: Finland / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 18 mins / Festivals & Awards: Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Raimo is a middle-aged Finnish man living with his wife in the suburbs of Helsinki. His comfy middle-class bubble is burst when a satan worshipping sex cult moves in next door. However, the cult leader, Maki, is a very nice and considerate guy, always…

Under the Apple Tree
Director: Erik van Schaaik / Country: The Netherlands, Belgium / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 19 mins / Festivals & Awards: Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A deceased farmer is buried by his hated brother, the vicar. Worms inhabit the corpse, discoveringthey’ve full control over it. The dead farmer awakens… (source: Erik van Schaaik)

Exhale
Director: Magali Magistry / Country: France / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Argent, Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Or
A toxic fog has covered the planet and forces humanity to live in confinement. But when you’re a fifteen year old girl, you want to find life outside the limits. (source: Sitges)

Clanker Man
Director: Ben Steiner / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Or, San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Reality doesn’t happen by itself. Terry Lothian works tirelessly to maintain the background details that we all take for granted. But with his department feeling the pinch of austerity cutbacks, it’s not just the fabric of reality that’s starting to…

9 Steps
Director: Marisa Crespo Abril, Moisés Romera Pérez / Country: Spain / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 7 mins / Festivals & Awards: Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
There are only nine steps to the end of fear. (source: Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival)

The Bridge over the River
Director: Jadwiga Kowalska / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Duration: 6 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A man on a bridge, separated from his love. Longing to be with her one last time, he decides to look for her on the other side. (source: Swiss Films)

The Last Schnitzel
Director: Kaan Arici, Ismet Kurtulus / Country: Denmark / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 22 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
When the president of The Grand Turkish Republic demands a schnitzel before allowing anyone to leave the vanishing earth, his hapless assistant Kamil must come up with the fried meat, despite the chickens being dead for over 200 years. (source: Trieste…

Overrun
Director: Jérémie Cottard, Antonin Derory, Matthieu Druaud, Pierre Ropars, Diane Thirault, Adrien Zumbihl / Country: France / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Plunging into a dark place, an ant falls to the ground with a rude shock. We follow this ant’s journey through a disturbing and dangerous, yet fascinating world, and it’s quest to find a way out… (source: Overrun Team)

2016

The Black Bear
Director: Mèryl Fortunat-Rossi Xavier Seron / Country: France, Belgium / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Festivals & Awards: Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

Bricks
Director: Neville Pierce / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins / Festivals & Awards: Abertoir Horror Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
When a wealthy stockbroker hires a rough builder to renovate the wine cellar underneath his country house, the two men fall out with chilling consequences. (source: Abertoir)

Getting Fat in a Healthy Way
Director: Kevork Aslanyan / Country: Germany, Bulgaria / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 22 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
In a world where gravity is weak and skinny people (just under 120 kg.) fly into the sky, Constantine has never left the apartment he shares with his father Atanas. But one day a beautifully plump stewardess, who moves in the same building, will change…

Semper Fidelis
Director: Maciej Gajewski / Country: Poland / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins / Festivals & Awards: Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
After doing some things you don’t want to look at yourself in a mirror. Especially this mirror. (source: Filmg85)

Post-mortem
Director: Belmiro Ribeiro / Country: Portugal / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: MOTELX – Lisbon International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Edgar is a jaded photographer. One evening he witnesses a murder. The culprit escapes. Edgar, instead of helping the victim, becomes mesmerized by the expression of pure terror in her face. (source: imdb)

Splintertime
Director: Rosto / Country: The Netherlands, France, Belgium / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins / Festivals & Awards: Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A band of sleepy spirits in an ambulance runs out of road. The third in a series of musical short films featuring Thee Wreckers.

Aquabike
Director: Jean-Baptiste Saurel / Country: France, Belgium / Year: 2015 / Type: Short, Feature / Duration: 23 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
After being deeply traumatized by a fish at age 15 when swimming in the Seychelles, Sophie has never been able to go in the water again. Now she is 35 and Anaïs, her best friend has decided to offer her an aquaphoby treatment session with Aquaman, a…

Ivan’s Need
Director: Veronica L. Montaño, Manuela Leuenberger, Lukas Suter / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 6 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Ivan has an obsession for kneading dough… and the breasts of his neighbour.

The Tunnel
Director: André Øvredal / Country: Norway / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Festivals & Awards: Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
An overcrowded future. A terrible solution. A family stuck in traffic jam. (source: Norwegian Film Institute)

The Frozen Eye
Director: Karim Ouelhaj / Country: Belgium / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Duration: 27 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent, Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Or
Bernard is an ordinary man who is moving to a new flat. While he is settling in, he finds a hole in the floor. He soon realizes that he is able to spy on the private life of the young woman living downstairs. At first, he resists temptation, but the…

Macabre
Director: Jerónimo Rocha, João Miguel Real / Country: Portugal / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 19 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
K just crashed his Mercedes-Benz into a tree, moments after trying to avoid running down a small wild animal that ran across his path. He is on a backwater road in the countryside and it’s a very dark night. His evening has only just begun… (source:…

Dawn of the Deaf
Director: Rob Savage / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
When a strange sound wipes out the hearing population, a small group of D/deaf people must band together to survive. (source: Shadowhouse Films)

Pearlies
Director: Pascal Thiebaux, Gil Pinheiro / Country: France, Luxembourg / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Quenottes (Pearlies) is a story about a little mouse, but not just any mouse. It is THE little mouse, or tooth fairy, of your childhood. The one that brought you your first coin in exchange for the tooth under your pillow. In everybody’s mind, the…

Decorado
Director: Alberto Vázquez / Country: Spain / Year: 2016 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
The world is a wonderful stage, but its characters are disgraceful. (source: Autour de minuit)

The Problemless Anonymous
Director: Gary Roberts / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2017 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
In this world being perfect is illegal, sadly, Ivan has tested positive for perfection. The law states he must attend an imperfection clinic to undertake a test to determine what problem he must be given in order to assimilate to the flawed world…

The Reflection of Power
Director: Mihal Grecu / Country: France / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: Court Metrange Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
In the most secret capital of the world a crowd attends a show while a disaster threatens the whole city… (source: bathysphere productions)

Of Shadows and Wings…
Director: Elice Meng, Eleonora Marinoni / Country: France, Switzerland / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
In the heart of a group of birds, the indignant Moann feels her body changing. In a society where the greatest concern is the size and ambition of one’s wings, nihilist Ciobeck tries to protect her. But how can one survive in a barren land, populated…

2015

The Nostalgist
Director: Giacomo Cimini / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A science-fiction short film based on a story by NY Times best-selling author Daniel H. Wilson (Robopocalypse, Amped). In the futuristic city of Vanille, with properly tuned ImmerSyst Eyes & Ears the world can look and sound like a paradise. But the…

Wind
Director: Robert Löbel / Country: Germany / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 4 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon – Leeds International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
‘WIND’ is a short animation about the daily routine life in a windy country. WIND is an animated short about the daily life of people living in a windy area who seem helplessly exposed to the weather. However, the inhabitants have learned to deal with…
The Sinner
Director: Gerlando Infuso / Country: Belgium / Type: Short / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

Sinnside
Director: Miguel Ángel Font Bisier / Country: Spain / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Razor Reel Flanders Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A macabre fairy tale in which main characters are seven kids whose souls will be the main dish for a group of adults sitting at a bizarre restaurant. (Source: IMDB)

A Blue Room
Director: Tomasz Siwiński / Country: France, Poland / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

The Salt of the Earth
Director: Jonathan Desoindre / Country: France / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 18 mins / Festivals & Awards: Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Vincent and Diane, thirty-something Parisians, have decided to get married. Vincent brings her fiancée back to his home town but his family show hostility. The situation escalates when, while hunting game, Diane is accidentally wounded…

Es War Finster Und Merkwürdig Still
Director: Mirella Brunold & Nina Calderone / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 5 / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

Miami
Director: Simão Cayatte / Country: Portugal / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: MOTELX – Lisbon International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A teenage girl’s dream of becoming famous turns into a dangerous obsession.

Loose Ends
Director: Stèphane Everaert / Country: Belgium / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Henry passes away on his deathbed. He expects to go to heaven. When Walburge the angel responsible for the post-mortem administrative procedure appears, she wants to send him for 1000 years of purgatory first. Henry doesn’t agree. Will he convince the…
Detector
Director: Floris Kingma / Country: The Netherlands / Type: Short / Festivals & Awards: Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

Autumn Harvest
Director: Fredrik Hana / Country: Norway / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A grief-stricken sailor answers a mysterious call from the sea. (Source: IMDB)

Supervenus
Director: Frédéric Doazan / Country: France / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 3 mins / Festivals & Awards: Court Metrange Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent, Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Or
An update of our classic human anatomy. (Source: IMDB)

Sanguine Craving
Director: Gerard Tusquellas Serra / Country: Spain / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Abertoir Horror Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Marc, son of a happy serial killer family, turns 18 and must kill his first victim. But he’s afraid not to feel the “sanguine craving”. (Source: IMDB)

Graffiti
Director: Lluís Quílez / Country: Spain / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 30 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
The world had ended. He thought he was alone. (Source: IMDB)

The Karman Line
Director: Oscar Sharp / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 24 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
When a mother is hit by a rare condition that sees her lift off the ground at a slow but ever increasing rate, her husband and daughter are forced to come to terms with losing her. (Trieste)

Teeth
Director: Tom Brown & Daniel Gray / Country: England, Hungary / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 7 mins / Festivals & Awards: Court Metrange Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

2037
Director: Enric Pardo / Country: Spain / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Marc is a documentary maker who is employed at a company of trips at the time. He is a perfect worker but it has committed a indiscretion and the machine of the time has used for his personal use. (Source: Fancine)

Noct
Director: Vincent Toujas / Country: France / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Jay is an insomniac. A strange presence will become his executioner and liberator. (Source: Molins de Rei)

Infringe
Director: Martin Åhlin / Country: Sweden / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 19 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Naomi accidentally collides with the blind Laura on the street. An impulse is awakened inside of her – an impulse to do something bad.

Derniere Porte Au Sud
Director: Sacha Feiner / Country: France, Belgium / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
‘The world is made of floors. Floors are connected by stairs and made of rooms. Rooms are connected by corridors. And all the floors form the World…’ Such is the theory developed by Toto, the siamese head of a child whose mother whose mother has…

2014

Pela Boca Morre o Peixe
Director: João P. Nunes / Country: Portugal / Year: 2013 / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: MOTELX – Lisbon International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Years of illegal fishing made him famous among those that share a passion for the grotesque and the unlawful. One day, the hunter becomes prey.

Robotics
Director: Jasper Bazuin / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 18 mins / Festivals & Awards: Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
John has built a robot-double of himself in the hopes of having a better life, but the double son surpasses John’s expectations.

Tin & Tina
Director: Rubin Stein / Country: Spain / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
This evening is going to be very different from the others, since Tin and Tina doesn’t want to eat their purée. Because they have something more important on their minds… [They want to clean the fathers soul and sedate him with something they put in…

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, Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Or
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.

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.

My Past Life
Director: Sebastian Lindblad / Country: Sweden / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A story about a man blinded by love, driven by obsession and oblivious to reality…

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)

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

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)

24 hours with Lucia
Director: Marcos Cabotá / Country: Spain / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Lucía has been possessed by the devil. Nacho, her husband, will have to learn to live with it.

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….

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.

Happy D-Day
Director: Holger B. Frick / Country: Germany / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction 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.

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!

The Stomach
Director: Ben Steiner / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Abertoir Horror Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Frank’s had enough. A spirit medium whose unique and grotesque method of channeling the dead is putting his own life at risk, he wants out. But others, in this world and the next, have plans of their own. Part body horror, part crime thriller, part…

Ghost Train
Director: Lee Cronin / Country: Ireland / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Once a year, estranged brothers Michael and Peter make a reluctant pilgrimage to the old fairground yard where their friend Sam went missing when they were boys. Both men’s’ lives are colored by what happened the day their friend was sucked inside the…

La maison de Poussière
Director: Jean-Claude Rozec / Country: France / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Slowly, the steel jaws devour the old tower. An ancient owner rushes into the rubble, chasing children unwary. Then began a strange journey into the heart of this ‘house’ which shelters so many memories… (Source: IMDB)

2013

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)

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.

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)

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.

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…

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.

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…

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)

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.

Employee of the Month
Director: Olivier Beguin / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction 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…

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.

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.

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.

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)

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.

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…

2012

Out of Erasers
Director: Erik Rosenlund / Country: Sweden, Denmark / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction 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…

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)

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)

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…

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)

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)

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)

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….

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)

Voice Over
Director: Martín Roseta / Country: Spain / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Or, FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
I won’t tell you whose voice over leads us through three extreme situations that are actually the same. Will you survive? (Source: IMDB)

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

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.

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?

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)

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.

2011

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)

Falling Apart
Director: Jasper Wessels / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Frank is a man facing a very exceptional, unfortunate situation. His point of gravity is slipping away, and soon his social life will fall apart. (Source: IMDB)

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…

Sugar
Director: Jeroen Annokkee / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent, Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Or

Yuri Lennon’s Landing on Alpha 46
Director: Anthony Vouardoux / Country: Germany, Switzerland / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon – Leeds International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

A Day in the Country
Director: Lucas Vossoughi / Country: Austria / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 mins / Festivals & Awards: Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

To Swallow a Toad
Director: Jurgis Karsons / Country: Latvia / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

Brutal Relax
Director: Adrian Cardona / David Munoz / Rafa Dengra / Country: Spain / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Mr Olivares has already recovered, but now he needs a vacation. To go to some heavenly place where he can relax and blithely enjoy himself. (Source: IMDB)

Les Bessones del Carrer de Ponent
Director: Marc Riba / Anna Solanas / Country: Spain / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Ointments, elixirs and poultices. Enriqueta and Ramoneta will attend your needs with discretion, reserve and pleasant manners at Sunset Street No. 17A, Barcelona. Not sold in drugstores or chemist’s shops. (Source: IMDB)

La femme à cordes
Director: Vladimir Mavounia-Kouka / Country: France / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

The Peacock Eye
Director: Gerlando Infuso / Country: Belgium / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

Daddy’s Girl
Director: Helen Komini Olsen / Country: Norway / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A girl needs to get rid of her father. (Source: IMDB)

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)

2010

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.

Pathos
Director: Dennis Cabella / Marcello Ercole / Fabio Prati / Country: Italy / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon – Leeds International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Huge plains of waste cover every corner of the Planet. Toxic gases make the air unbreathable. Acid rain poisons the water. Global warming make the surface uninhabitable and hostile. The Earth is dead. And the process is not reversible. But Mankind,…

Out of a Forest
Director: Tobias Gundorff Boesen / Country: Denmark / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 6 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A family of rabbits are having a birthday party under a big tree, unaware that a mischievous wolf is approaching. (Source: IMDB)

Try a Little Tenderness
Director: Benjamin Teske / Country: Germany / Year: 2009 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

Maquetas
Director: Carlos Vermut / Country: Spain / Year: 2009 / Type: Short / Duration: 4 mins / Festivals & Awards: Utopiales – Festival International de Science-Fiction de Nantes / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
The testimonies of three forgotten victims whose lives have changed due to a common tragedy. A tragedy of unimaginable dimensions. (Source:

Echo
Director: Dennis Van Den Bergh / Country: Belgium / Year: 2009 / Type: Short / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

First Contact
Director: Pau Escribano / Country: Spain / Year: 2009 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
An astronaut has been navigating alone through space for 13 years, 7 months, 2 days, 5 hours and 2 minutes. His mission is to find and investigate new intelligent life forms. However, he has not found anyone so far. (Source: IMDB)

Pivot
Director: André Bergs / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2009 / Type: Short / Duration: 5 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

The Elemental
Director: Robert Sproul-Cran / Country: England / Year: 2009 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Abertoir Horror Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

Hatch
Director: Damian Mc Carthy / Country: Ireland / Year: 2009 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

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.

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)

Virtual Dating
Director: Katia Olivier / Country: Belgium / Year: 2009 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction 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)

2009

Short Cut
Director: Pascal Chind / Country: France / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon – Leeds International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
For Tom, when it comes to big love, size doesn’t matter. But for Françoise, the woman he loves, it might do. If the woman doesn’t weigh up the consequences of her actions, other people might solve the little disagreement. (Source: IMDB)

Die Schneider Krankheit
Director: Javier Chillon / Country: Spain / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
The fifties, a Soviet space shuttle crashes in West Germany. The only passenger, a cosmonaut chimpanzee, spreads a deadly virus all over the country. (Source: IMDB)

Mama
Director: Andrés Muschietti / Country: Spain / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 3 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantasporto – Oporto International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A young girl wakes up and tells her sister that their mother has returned home. (Source: IMDB)

Because there are things you never forget
Director: Lucas M Figueroa / Country: Spain / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Four friends play soccer on the street. Suddenly the ball falls inside “Evil Grandma’s” house. (Source: IMDB)

Lägg M för Mord
Director: Magnus Holmgren / Country: Sweden / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
On the hottest day of the year a husband figures out a way to get rid of his annoying wife in a game of scrabble. (Source: IMDB)

Kingz
Director: Benni Diez / Marinko Spahic / Country: Germany / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 20 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

Las Horas Muertas
Director: Haritz Zubillaga / Country: Spain / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

The End
Director: Eduardo Chapero-Jackson / Country: Spain / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 26 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
What if the beginning was really The End?

Afterville
Director: Fabio Guaglione / Fabio Resinaro / Country: Italy / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 30 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
What will you do…on the Last Day? (Source: IMDB)

This Way Up
Director: Adam Foulkes / Alan Smith / Country: England / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: Utopiales – Festival International de Science-Fiction de Nantes / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A.T Shank & Son have a bad day at the parlour when a falling boulder flattens their hearse. (Source: IMDB)

Cold and Dry
Director: Kristoffer Joner / Country: Norway / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent, Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Or
At the Federal Beurau of People Preservation, every problem in the world is solved swiftly and painlessly. (Source: IMDB)

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)

2008

Dans leur peau
Director: Arnaud Malherbe / Country: France / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 20 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

Cotton Candy
Director: Aritz Lazkano / Country: Spain / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent

Bitten
Director: David Morley / Country: France / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Dead by Dawn: Scotland’s International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
The times are dark; authorities have recommended confinement. In a forest, at night, a young woman is chased by a man and takes refuge in a remote farm. The old couple who take her in now prepare to receive the armed attacker… (Source: Clermont…

Absence
Director: Kevin Lecomte / Country: France / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 7 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A message on an answering machine breaks the silence of a dull flat. The room is empty but for a roaming woman in a dressing gown… (Source: PiFan)

Machine
Director: Gabe Ibanez / Country: Spain / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon – Leeds International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A girl breaks through pain and bewilderment to discover her new essence and finds the way to reconcile with mankind. (Source: Brooklyn Film Festival)

Ark
Director: Grzegorz Jonkajtys / Country: Poland / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantasporto – Oporto International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
An unknown virus has destroyed almost the entire human population. Oblivious to the true nature of the disease, the only remaining survivors escape to the sea. In great ships, they set off in search of uninhabited land. So begins the exodus, led by one…

De Overkant
Director: Iván López Núñez / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
After a hard day’s work a boy want to go to the other side of the channel and go home. However, two squash players here think otherwise. (Source: Top of the Flops (translated))

Raymond
Director: Fabrice Le Nezet, Francois Roisin, Jules Janaud / Country: France, South Africa / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 6 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Raymond has the ambition to travel the world and explore the oceans but he’s to lazy. He gets help from a laboratory which has invented liquids that create movements in objects. Also in humans… A hilarious film! (Source: LIFFF)

Scary
Director: Martijn Hullegie / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Barbara and Oliver are a couple for thirteen years now. Their motto: ‘Never go dull’. The film starts when their game – scare eachother to death and then make love – has changed to well prepared actions. (Source: Armadillo)

La Dama en el Umbral
Director: Jorge Dayas / Country: Spain / Year: 2007 / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Beginning of the twentieth century. Captain Michel Alban arrives in a city in France. That very night he discovers a fascinating woman that lives in the house he sees through his window. (Source: Warsaw Film Festival)

Of Cats & Women
Director: Jonas Govaerts / Country: Belgium / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent, Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Or
Of Cats & Women is a short film directed by Jonas Govaerts, about a woman consumed by jealousy. To get back at her ex-lover and his new girlfriend, she decides to kidnap their cat… (Source: Screener I)

DVD
Director: Ciro Altabas / Country: Spain / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Utopiales – Festival International de Science-Fiction de Nantes / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
The perfect love story for the modern nerd is told through sci-fi movie references while using storytelling techniques perfect for our digital age. (Source: Palm Springs Festival of Short Films)

The Big Garage
Director: Uwe Nagel / Country: Germany / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 22 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Behrens’ car breaks down somewhere on a deserted country road in the middle of the night. It’s raining and there’s no telephone for miles around. Suddenly a breakdown truck appears out of nowhere. The mechanic is an unfriendly and dangerous-looking…

Curse of the Remote Island
Director: CHRZU Christer Lindström / Country: Finland / Year: 2008 / Type: Short / Duration: 16 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A curse falls upon Sir Void who is hunting his runaway moustache in the jungles of the tropical isle. Sir Void switches the cannel and travels through time with dire consequences. (Source: LIFFF)

2007

Final Journey
Director: Brendan Muldowney / Country: Ireland / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 3 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Isn’t it a shame that everything must die, But when sweet life passes on, Where do our souls then fly? (Source: Irish Film Board)

Doodle
Director: Sam Rogers / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 5 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Having a boring job can lead to a life-threathening situation. Do not let you pen wander uncontrollable over the blank paper in front of you. (Source: LIFFF)

Sniffer
Director: Bobbie Peers / Country: Norway / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Utopiales – Festival International de Science-Fiction de Nantes / Short Film Méliès d’Argent, Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Or
One morning, in a gravity-less surreal world, a “sniffer” at a deodorant factory, one morning has to be saved from the ceiling by his wife. (Source: IMDB)

Finkle’s Odyssey
Director: Barney Clay / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantasporto – Oporto International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A serious case of writers block makes the desperate writer turn to unconventional means. The help is to be found but in quite an unexpected place. (Source: LIFFF)

The Pearce Sisters
Director: Luis Cook / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
An amusingly bleak hearted tale of two weather lashed old spinsters. lol and edna pearce live on a remote and austere strip of coast. they scrape out a miserable existence from the sea. the pearce sisters is a tale of love, loneliness, guts, gore,…

Avant Petalos Grillados
Director: Velasco Broca / Country: Spain / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A bodybuilder, extraterrestrials, kidnapping, 40 gallons of blood—this is a beautiful, sometimes silly trip shot in Spain in stunning black & white. (Source: New Orleans Film Society)

Plastic
Director: Mark Davies / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A full movie in fifteen minutes? Yes, it can happen. And afterwards you say that you felt there was something about the girl the minute you laid your eyes on her. (Source: LIFFF)

Silence is Golden
Director: Chris Shepherd / Country: France, United Kingdom / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A boy with a vivacios imagination has a neighbour that is not right in the head. The not so peaceful co-existence cumulates and has consequences. (Source: LIFFF)

Dreamtime
Director: Tom Van Avermaet / Country: Belgium / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 20 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A dystopian story about the world with no time for dreams. Still anyone can unwillingly get caught in one, even if punishment follows. The most unlikely rebel arises. (Source: LIFFF)

The Faeries of Blackheath Woods
Director: Ciaran Foy / Country: Ireland / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 4 mins / Festivals & Awards: Cinénygma Luxembourg International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Litte girl in the woods. Visually rich in details the film transforms a simple tale of childish curiosity gone hideously astray into a beautiful and intense short film. (Source: LIFFF)

Zombie Western: It Came from the West
Director: Tor Fruergaard / Country: Denmark / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 17 mins / Festivals & Awards: Dead by Dawn: Scotland’s International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Animated dolls in western environment, Indian magic, a gigantic chainsaw, splatter and in Danish of course! ATTENTION! This film is NOT for weak-pissers! (Source: LIFFF)

Blaxorcist
Director: Edward King / Country: Ireland / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 6 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
The Blaxorcist is a comedy about a black priest who is called upon to perform an exorcism on a young white girl whose soul has been possessed by soul. The Espoo Cine Melies d’Argent jury described the short as ‘a six-minute soul exorcist, a funny,…

Home Video
Director: Ed Boase / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 4 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon – Leeds International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Someone is watching her. A creeping sensation grows into a paralyzing knowledge: You are not safe! (Source: LIFFF)

Maestro
Director: Géza M Tóth / Country: Hungary / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 5 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
The Maestro is preparing for the spotlight with some help from his dedicated assistant. A beautifully orchestrated animation surprises and spreads delight. (Source: LIFFF)

Mebana
Director: Daniel Wallentin / Country: Sweden / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A film about a meeting between a human and an imaginary creature. Also a story about the initial need for love, and how far some of us are prepared to go to get it. (Source: LIFFF)

2006

Dilemma
Director: Boris Paval Conen / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Just before a truck hits a ten-year-old boy everything comes to a standstill. A man who is witnessing the accident is the only one who can move in the frozen world and he discovers a way to save the life of the child. But in his attempt to alter the…

El Ciclo
Director: Victor Garcia / Country: Spain / Year: 2003 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A naked, blood-soaked man throws a corpse into a dimly lit basement. The cadaver lands against another body. (Source: IMDB)

The Legend of the Scarecrow
Director: Marco Besas / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantasporto – Oporto International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A lonely scarecrow tries to befriend a group of birds without success, and he can’t understand why they don’t want to approach him. A blind wounded crow falls at his feet and the scarecrow takes care of it; through the bird he learns why the crows are…

Monsters
Director: Robert Morgan / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins 30 secs / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon – Leeds International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A young boy, from a wicked and largely disinterested family, begins to turn to animal cruelty for satisfaction. (Source: IMDB)

Avatar
Director: Lluís Quílez / Country: Spain, France / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Avatar: 1) Chance event that usually involves a sudden change in the course of something. Change of fortune. 2) Tests someone goes through. 3) Lack of application or alternation of prosperous and adverse events. (Source: IMDB)

The Hidden Face
Director: Elbert van Strien / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Eight-year-old Lisa feels something is wrong with her grandma. Is grandma still grandma, or is she someone else? Eerie thriller shows the puzzling world through a child’s eyes. (Source: IMDB)

Alicia’s Eyes
Director: Hugo Sanz / Country: Spain / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: Dead by Dawn: Scotland’s International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Andrea wakens in an empty room with her hands tied and her eyes covered. On trying to sit up, a television switches on and a woman speaks out at her from the screen. (Source: Fantasy FilmFest Archiv)

Doll 639
Director: András Desi, Gábor Móray / Country: Hungary / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A lonely man lives in his cozy apartment, disturbed only by an endless train rattling in front of his window. He spends the days in his workplace, and gets everything he may need in the night. Until some strange incidents derail the routine. The story…

Delivery
Director: Till Nowak / Country: Germany / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
An old man lives a lonely life under the dark shadows of industrial smog. One day he receives a mysterious package which gives him the ability to change his environment. (Source: IMDB)

The Ten Steps
Director: Brendan Muldowney / Country: Ireland / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Set in Ireland, a family moves to a new city neighborhood, taking residence in a large, old house that is rumored to have a dodgy past. Their young daughter Katie is caught in a power outage while the parents are out to dinner, and her father insists…

The Old Pro
Director: Rasmus Borowski, Arne Jysch / Country: Germany / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
This story gives us the feel of an episode from an old 50´s horror comic. An old man gets an assignment from a mystical woman who lives in a castle out in the countryside. It will be one of his strangest assignments yet… (Source: LIFFF)

Starfly
Director: Beryl Koltz / Country: Luxembourg / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 19 mins / Festivals & Awards: Cinénygma Luxembourg International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent, Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Or
Bobby Baxter, an astronaut who has been travelling through space for ages, is forced to return to earth. Single, without friends or family, except for his alcoholic father, Bobby has to face the hard realities of life… (Source: BSISFSS)

Terra Incognita
Director: Peter Volkart / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
In the 1920’s, an unorthodox physicist challenges physical laws by claiming that gravity does not exist. (Source: Clermont Filmfest)

City Paradise
Director: Gaëlle Denis / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 6 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
London is a big city, and for those new to it, it can sometimes seem quite scary. But Tomoko, who arrives from Japan to learn English, accidentally discovers a mysterious, secret city underground inhabited by friendly little aliens and beautiful…

Murielle Moi Non Plus
Director: Christine Guilbaud / Country: France / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins 50 secs / Festivals & Awards: Utopiales – Festival International de Science-Fiction de Nantes / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Once upon a time there was the man and his machine, Murielle, a neuromatrix of the lastest generation. The man maintains real couple reports with Murielle. She satisfies all his physical and psychological needs thanks to two visible interfaces: a…

2005

Rare Exports Inc.
Director: Jalmari Helander / Country: Finland / Year: 2003 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
An elite trio of expert hunters venture into the woods to track and capture an especially rare and dangerous prey for the Christmas season. (Source: IMDB)

2004

The Last Minute
Director: Nicolas Salis / Country: France / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantasporto – Oporto International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Or
“La Dernière Minute,” or the temporal adventures of a pair of twins, one who’s ahead of time and the other always late, in a world where punctuality is the rule of thumb. When our story begins, the driving principle was “a time for each and everyone”……

The Next One
Director: Lluís Quílez / Country: Spain / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 16 mins / Festivals & Awards: Cinénygma Luxembourg International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
All of us hide some demon inside, and we don’t stop looking for him until he find us. (Source: IMDB)

Moonglow
Director: Peter Ghesquière / Country: Belgium / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 16 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
An eight-year-old boy along with his parents reside in a dictorial regime, many ambiguous things take place with them. The wife witnesses the murder of her husband; knowing that the life of her son will collapse, she keeps her husbands death a secret….

Cinemare
Director: CHRZU Christer Lindström / Country: Finland / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 9 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A guy has the world’s worst meta-experience in this brilliant animated film. The main character is out doing crappy graffiti when he’s attacked, beats him self free, finds a dead man with a ticket in his hand and then is “led” by this ticket to a, to…

U 43
Director: Anna Kuczynski, Wolf Mocikat / Country: Germany / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 20 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga – Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
April 1942. The crew of the German submarine ‘U 43’ puts out to sea. Soon, the routine is interrupted by mysterious incidents. The situation escalates when the submarine can’t resurface. (Source: IMDB)

The Dreamer
Director: Oskar Santos / Country: Spain / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A doctor in 17th century Spain is hired to examine the condition of a man who sleeps unnaturally much. He finds that the man escapes reality into a dream world where he finds hapiness, but can the doctor determine to what world he truly belongs?…

Daddy’s Boy
Director: Toni Harman / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Rae is trying to convince his great love to give up on other men. And, as we all know the way to a man´s heart is through food, or is it the dog´s food? (Source: LIFFF)

7:35 de la Mañana
Director: Nacho Vigalondo / Country: Spain / Year: 2003 / Type: Short / Duration: 8 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A woman enters a restaurant one morning – only to be met with silence instead of people talking. (Source: IMDB)

Belmondo
Director: Annette Carle / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantafestival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A little boy is standing with his mother in front of the toyshop „Belmondo“. He has a special wish. He would love to get a toy airplane from his mother. As she doesn’t want to fulfil his dream, he curses her and flees into a dream world with his own…

Tea Break
Director: Sam Walker / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 6 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A rather gruesome – if darkly comic – short film, following a factory worker going about his job. Except in this case, the creatures being beheaded on the conveyor belt are of the human variety. Stoical in the face of terror, will his 11am tea break…

The Carpenter and his Clumsy Wife
Director: Peter Foott / Country: Ireland / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
A carpenter repairs what he believes to be his wife’s inadequacies. (Source: IMDB)

Personne n’est parfait
Director: Christophe Clamaron / Country: France / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Utopiales – Festival International de Science-Fiction de Nantes / Short Film Méliès d’Argent
Ever liked your job? How about so much that you would be willing to kill to get it done? No this isn’t a military flick he’s a janitor or it’s a janitor… this crazy robot world will drive our poor hero crazy or more likely to deactivation. (Source: RIIF)

2003

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…

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)

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)

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)

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)

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…

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…

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…

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)

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)

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)

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)

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…

…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)

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:…

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)

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….

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…

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)

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)