Short Film Pleasure

Comedy Short Films

The Driver carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city. Played by Madonna, this title character wants to get away from her bodyguards in the Driver's BMW. He soon gets tired of her and decides to have a bit of fun. A part ...
Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos. Won 2010 Oscar for Best Animated Short Film. Another 2 wins. Directed by François Alaux, Herve de Crecy and Ludovic Houplain / France / 2009
The Hangnail
A boy, waiting for a bus. A dog, begging for potato chips. The boy sends the dog away, violently. He sees a hangnail on his finger and shows us, graphically, why you should never pick at them. The dog gets karmic retribution. Directed by Shane Acker ...
Forklift Driver Klaus: The First Day on the Job
A parody on a safety instruction video for forklift drivers follows young Klaus as he begins his first day on the job as a qualified forklift truck driver. The film spoofs the original genre very effectively, notably through employing the best-known German narrator of instructional ...
One morning Gerald wakes up as a woman… The adventures of a man transformed into woman and who discovers a new life in a new body. The film begins with a man waking up to discover that he's magically turned into a lady! He has no ...
Georgian Summer
A weary donkey causes a huge traffic jam on a busy road in Tbilisi. The donkey refuses to budge. Outside the city, a bull is attracted by the red dress of a pretty girl and chases her. A boy who is deeply in love with her, ...
Fantaisie in Bubblewrap
The final minutes of a society of vocal bubblewrap as it faces its apocalypse. 'Bubblewrap' was completed August 2007 and has since made the festival rounds picking up some awards on its way. It is Arthur Metcalf's debut film. Directed by Arthur Metcalf / USA / 2007
Right Place
A short film about a Japanese eccentric convinience store clerk. Winner of Best Short Film at Young Directors Award Cannes, 2006 Directed by Kosai Sekine / Japan / 2005
Medium Rare
Carl is running for his life. When a beautiful woman offers him an unexpected hiding place, his luck seems to change. But desire is about to lay its own subtle trap. Based on "zwei bei tisch" by Hans Herbst. Directed by Stefan Stuckert / UK / 2007
A man gathers together an arsenal of lethal weapons around his lover’s bed like Rube Goldberg machine. It looks as if he wants to kill her, while she is fast asleep! Then he leaves and lights the fuse... Directed by Veit Helmer / Germany / 1995
A young black man is verbally harassed by an older woman on a streetcar, while the other passengers remain silent. He finally extracts his revenge. Won Oscar for Best Short Film in 1994, another 4 wins. Directed by Pepe Danquart / Germany / 1993
Two octopuses help each other in their comical escape through the streets of a small Greek village from the grasp of a stubborn restaurant cook. However, even after overcoming insurmountable odds to reunite, their fight to stay together is not over. Nominated for Oscar in 2009, ...
It's not a good idea to interrupt a man who is watching a movie in cinema. Especially if that person is Lars von Trier. Segment from “Chacun Son Cinéma” (To Each His Own Cinema) collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling ...
Wrong Side of the Bed
Normality takes a turn on his head when Mr Average Joe suffers a very unlucky day when he gets up on the wrong side of the bed. Will he manage to get back on the right side of life or will he be doomed to ...
The morning ritual of just brushing your teeth takes on a new dimension for one startled man in this inventive tale. This Italian comedic short film is so simple and yet so amazing. The idea isn't revolting (though you can understand, that I can't talk about ...