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Women Directors

    Female filmmakers might be underrepresented in Hollywood, but they make up nearly half of our directors on Film School Shorts! Watch amazing films from women directors making an impact on their industry.

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "I Feel Stupid"

    Film School Shorts

    "I Feel Stupid"

    An awkward teenage girl reconnects with a quickly maturing childhood friend.

    "I Feel Stupid"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Kiss Me"

    Film School Shorts

    "Kiss Me"

    A boxer must confront his inner demons.

    "Kiss Me"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Pearl Was Here"

    Film School Shorts

    "Pearl Was Here"

    A scraggly young girl hides from her mother in a claw machine.

    "Pearl Was Here"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Spark"

    Film School Shorts

    "Spark"

    Two kids try to kill time with fireworks while the adults have an affair.

    "Spark"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Dia de los Muertos"

    Film School Shorts

    "Dia de los Muertos"

    A little girl visits the land of the dead and experiences the holiday Dia de los Muertos.

    "Dia de los Muertos"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "First Match"

    Film School Shorts

    "First Match"

    A teenage female wrestler on an all-boy wrestling team faces her biggest challenge.

    "First Match"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "I Am John Wayne"

    Film School Shorts

    "I Am John Wayne"

    In New York City, an urban cowboy avoids going to his friend’s funeral.

    "I Am John Wayne"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Priceless Things"

    Film School Shorts

    "Priceless Things"

    When jewelry goes missing in a salon, an engaged couple suspect the immigrant employees.

    "Priceless Things"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "A Series of Kinetic Sets Tells a Story"

    Film School Shorts

    "A Series of Kinetic Sets Tells a Story"

    An astonishing voyage of immigration, love, and World War II in a single take.

    "A Series of Kinetic Sets Tells a Story"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Disaster Preparedness"

    Film School Shorts

    "Disaster Preparedness"

    A hurricane pulls a couple out of their comfort zone.

    "Disaster Preparedness"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Humpty"

    Film School Shorts

    "Humpty"

    A father-to-be revisits an old high school experiment.

    "Humpty"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Keep the Change"

    Film School Shorts

    "Keep the Change"

    David has autism and comes to reevaluate “normal” when he meets a new love interest.

    "Keep the Change"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Lambing Season"

    Film School Shorts

    "Lambing Season"

    A woman travels to Ireland to meet the father who left her before she was born.

    "Lambing Season"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Little Favour"

    Film School Shorts

    "Little Favour"

    In this delightful animation, a single leaf morphs from clay to pencil to paper.

    "Little Favour"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Owl and Mouse"

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    "Owl and Mouse"

    A curmudgeonly owl must fight his nature when he has to watch over a mouse for a night.

    "Owl and Mouse"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "So You've Grown Attached"

    Film School Shorts

    "So You've Grown Attached"

    An imaginary friend is forced to consider retirement when his creator starts to grow up.

    "So You've Grown Attached"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Bottle"

    Film School Shorts

    "Bottle"

    A stop-motion animation about two unlikely pen pals who forge a relationship.

    "Bottle"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Busted on Brigham Lane"

    Film School Shorts

    "Busted on Brigham Lane"

    A young teenage girl tries to reconcile her relationship with her estranged father.

    "Busted on Brigham Lane"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Expiration Date"

    Film School Shorts

    "Expiration Date"

    Fridge foods come to life to fight a zombie apocalypse.

    "Expiration Date"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Farewell Exile"

    Film School Shorts

    "Farewell Exile"

    A young woman grapples with the risky decision to escape poverty with her son.

    "Farewell Exile"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "First Date"

    Film School Shorts

    "First Date"

    Two women discuss last night's disastrous date, unaware that someone is listening in.

    "First Date"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Hypebeasts"

    Film School Shorts

    "Hypebeasts"

    Racial tensions explode among sneakerheads waiting to buy the hottest new sneakers.

    "Hypebeasts"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Rita Mahtoubian is Not a Terrorist"

    Film School Shorts

    "Rita Mahtoubian is Not a Terrorist"

    A satirical comedy about romance, terrorism and self-help.

    "Rita Mahtoubian is Not a Terrorist"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Sequin Raze"

    Film School Shorts

    "Sequin Raze"

    This inside look at reality TV inspired Lifetime's hit series UnREAL.

    "Sequin Raze"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Trash Cat"

    Film School Shorts

    "Trash Cat"

    A mischievous cat gets sucked up into the virtual world of its owner's computer.

    "Trash Cat"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Zelos"

    Film School Shorts

    "Zelos"

    A mother who strives for perfection orders a clone to handle her home life for her.

    "Zelos"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "The Lotus Gun"

    Film School Shorts

    "The Lotus Gun"

    A post-apocalyptic lesbian western.

    "The Lotus Gun"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Fanny Pack

    Film School Shorts

    Fanny Pack

    An Indian-American woman leaves home to pursue her dreams only to discover a stowaway.

    Fanny Pack

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Mr. Lamb

    Film School Shorts

    Mr. Lamb

    Myrna’s pen pal romance with an incarcerated serial killer takes an unexpected turn.

    Mr. Lamb

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts AWOL

    Film School Shorts

    AWOL

    A queer Army recruit attempts to convince her lover to run away to Canada.

    AWOL

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Cupcake Bob

    Film School Shorts

    Cupcake Bob

    A summer boat trips leads to a gruesome discovery.

    Cupcake Bob

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts After Life

    Film School Shorts

    After Life

    A young woman experiences a disturbing transformation.

    After Life

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Shadow Beat

    Film School Shorts

    Shadow Beat

    Sight and sound collide in this experimental short film featuring Super 8 found footage.

    Shadow Beat

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Rituals

    Film School Shorts

    Rituals

    An animated response to a water crisis in Tulare County.

    Rituals

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts The Execution

    Film School Shorts

    The Execution

    A mysterious execution takes place in a quirky small town.

    The Execution

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts uNomalanga and the Witch

    Film School Shorts

    uNomalanga and the Witch

    A church-going woman becomes obsessed with her notorious neighbor.

    uNomalanga and the Witch

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Sweet, Sweet Country

    Film School Shorts

    Sweet, Sweet Country

    A young refugee in the U.S. receives unexpected guests.

    Sweet, Sweet Country

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Salt

    Film School Shorts

    Salt

    A new friendship leads to tragedy in a small Icelandic town.

    Salt

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Memories of the Sea

    Film School Shorts

    Memories of the Sea

    Fidel is a six-year-old with lots of opinions, but his family is changing.

    Memories of the Sea

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Crushed In Space

    Film School Shorts

    Crushed In Space

    Unrequited romance is tough, especially when you're in another galaxy.

    Crushed In Space

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts The Stick

    Film School Shorts

    The Stick

    A boy grows up in fear of a boomerang that never came back in this animated classic.

    The Stick

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