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This Week's SATURDAY SHORTS: Witches, Dancing, and Astronauts!

Hello ladies and gentlemen, Muldoon here with this week's picks for short films I think you might want to check out. Every week is a grab bag of surprises and with that, we've got five films that couldn't be further from one another stylistically here. Horror, drama, Sci-Fi... it's all here - all locked, loaded, and ready to be fired at your virgin eyes. So without further ado, let's skip over the small talk and dive head first into these unique films!

Go grab yourself some popcorn, lock your kids in a closet, kill the lights, relax and check out this little weekly film fest we've got ourselves here:

TINY DANCER

TRT: 3:53

Let's start off with a whimsical tale of terror from Sebastian Lee.

SPACEWALK

TRT: 17:50

Up next is a total gear shift from TINY DANCER. With us now is a drama from J.D. Amato. "Spacewalk is a short film that follows a young man in a wheelchair who, as part of an unlikely dream to become an astronaut, attempts to walk for the first time." If you like the film, then get yourself over to its website!

Spacewalk from J.D. Amato on Vimeo.

SISSY BOY

TRT: 12:13

Next up is a new film from Saturday Shorts Alumn Cameron McCulloch about bullies. "SISSY BOY is a short film about two high school friends who are terrorized by a local bully and what happens when the victims become the bullies themselves." Be sure to check out the film's Facebook page.

"Sissy Boy" - Short Film from Cameron McCulloch on Vimeo.

WITCHFINDER

TRT: 18:10

Ready for some freaky deaky horror to chill your bones? Bam! Colin Clarke has a pretty fun horror film just for you. "After putting a witch to death, a righteous witch hunter finds himself haunted by a spectral curse in this award-winning horror tale inspired by Hammer films, Mario Bava and Lucio Fulci." If you're interested in more from Colin, check out the film's Facebook page or follow the guy on Twitter "@daredevilfilms."

Witchfinder [2013] from Colin Clarke on Vimeo.

UNCANNY VALLEY

TRT: 15:06

And to send us out on a high note, we've got a creeper of a film from Roshan Murthy. "A man attempts to digitally resurrect his deceased mother."

Uncanny Valley from Roshan Murthy on Vimeo.

Alright, alright, alright - that's it for this week ladies and gents. I'll catch you all back next week with more fun films for your viewing pleasures! Have a great week - I'll see you folks later.

SATURDAY SHORTS 2012

SATURDAY SHORTS 2013

The Awareness; The 4th Rule of Gremlins; The Simple Carnival "Geek Like Me;" Showbiz Leech; The Fall And Rise of Mickey (1/4/14)

All's Fair; The Case of The Missing Garden Gnome; The Wizard And The Werewolf; Last Remnants (1/11/14)

La Petite Mort; Bruce Lee Played Badminton Too; Micropolar; Imperial Highway; Sigur Ros - "Varúð" (1/18/14)

The Misinventions of Milo Weatherby; Lifted; The Rinsing; Ashes; M is For Maltese (1/25/14)

Rivotanana; End Of Dates; First Date; The Last Girl (2/1/14)

Cockatoo; Hematiet; SLR; Sheridan; A Horny Ghost Named Buster (2/8/14)

Summersale; Gorilla Warfare; Steve From Accounting; M is For Mind Meld; The Godfather: A Look Back (2/15/14)

Poppetje; In Vain; The World Is Burning; The Central Park Snowman Project; Mission (2/22/14)

La Boca De Leon; Bedbug; Wax; Skin; Something (3/1/14)

Luna; Logan Must Make Star Wars; Rocco; No Strings Attached; Blessing In Disguise (3/8/14)

Plastic Love; Audrey Moon River; The Afrobats; The Flying Lesson; Strike (3/15/14)

Timeholes; Child Eater; Walter Don't Dance; Low Hanging Fruit; Love Hitch (3/29/14)

House of Thrones; The Hunt; Tumbleweed!; Tolerated; The Colour of Her Eyes (4/5/14)

#PostModem; No Help; The Hobbit Games; College Romance; Lost Voice (4/12/14)

Book 1; Compliments; Twiller Parkour #2; They Say; Bikini Girls Vs. Dinosaurs Trailer (4/19/14)

Chomp!; NSFL; In The Black; Everyone's A Comedian; Zenith (4/26/14)

Revenge of The Threesome - Star Wars Light Sabe Duel III; Four Eyes; Her Story; Eleven Dimensions; Teewhy's "Stage Name;" Pinfall Kickstarter (5/3/14)

Charlie And The Nighthawks; Fatty In Wonderland; Recurring Symptons; Don't Hug Me I'm Scared: 2 (5/10/14)

Caterwaul; First Sight; Man Vs. Woman; Say Cheese; The Train (5/17/14)

Booby Traps; Hard Love; That Guitar Man; Ask An Astronomy Brain Parasite; Dada (5/24/14)

Great Moments In Rock & Roll History (The Never Happened); Vultures In The Void; Surveillance; A Woodcutter's Tale; The Hourglass Figure (5/31/14)

State Of The Union; "Behind Enemy Lines;" Woods Baseball; Rich/Fit/Successful; As You Were; Zombie Zealot (6/7/14)

Rob Fetter's "Desire;" Sing-Song; Dead End Job; Torturous; Guided by Voices "Bad Love Is Easy To Do" (6/14/114)

Fear, Inc.; Lights Out; 2AM: The Smiling Man; Sneeze; The Music of Erika Zahn (6/21/14)

When The Zombies Come; Nice Mustache; Harry White And The Cursed Medallion; Love Connection; The Book of Joe (6/28/14)

Mis-Drop; Mech: Human Trials; The Sunman; Time Travel Lover (7/5/14)

Sky-Caper; Goodnight Harvey; Bro; Buck Shot; The Art of Motion; Ticked Off (7/12/14)

Foam Drive Renegades; How To Survive Working 9 To 5; Fantastic Foe; Abinormal; Banana Seat (7/19/14)

 

If you have a short and think it belongs here or are on the fence about whether to send it in, please do send it in - I'd love to see what you've put together. I've already seen hundreds of fresh new filmmakers' shorts and like any good addict, I need more!

Shoot me an email at "Mike@aintitcool.com"

In the subject line include:

“SHORTS” + “Your film’s name” + “The film’s genre”

Then, in the body of the email, please include a synopsis of the film and any contact information you might think I need or would want published. The more info you send my way, the more info there is to put with your short.

Please don’t feel the need to submit multiple times. 

Remember, the filmmakers might still be in the audience, so feel free to share your thoughts in Talkbacks below. (JUST DON'T BE AN ASSHOLE). I picked them, so you know I think highly of all of these, but how about you fine folks? How'd you like 'em?

 

 

BY THE WAY: If you've had a short featured here, that means that I personally am a fan of your work, so feel free to shoot me any kind of news on new projects/films/whatever. I can't say I'll be able to help or in what capacity, but I'm interested in your work and am always down to see more! (Keep making cool stuff, everyone!)

 

- Mike McCutchen

"Muldoon"

Mike@aintitcool.com

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