Telling a story through short films isn't exactly the most easy thing to do, given the limited duration and budget. However, with the growing influence of the internet, this medium is a good platform for filmmaking enthusiasts to showcase their skills. Having said that, one has to be well-equipped to say things quick and well, simultaneously. It takes great talent to be able to skip details and still convey the message with clarity.
We have compiled a list of five short films that are sure to leave a strong impression on your mind.
True is a part of a compilation project titled PARIS, JE T'AIME. Tomas' girlfriend Francine decides to leave him. His mind races to the moment they both met, their intimate moments, their parting and coming together again – like a vicious circle of love.
This twelve-minute short is the story of an employee who is bored of his daily routine. One fine day, he starts communicating with a girl in the next building. Do they eventually meet in person?
The short film is about a man named Richie who has been struggling with depression and drug addiction for the longest time. Just when he decides to end his life, his sister calls him, asking him to look after her daughter, Sophie. It is Sophie who teaches him valuable lessons on how to enjoy the simple pleasures of life.
Envelope revolves around a Soviet journalist and writer who has a peculiar hobby of writing fake letters to imaginary people. Could anyone ever imagine that he would receive a reply someday?
The Gift (2014)
The Gift is an eight-minute film that is about Miss Anderson, a woman who works ar the city departmental store wrapping gifts. It is her encounter with Mr. Grimm that makes her see magic all around her.