Sharp Shorts

Sharp Shorts

Featuring the very best wild and weird short films, Sharp Shorts is the place to be for quick fixes of micro features that will leave you in shock and awe.

Creepy, classy, stomach-churning, jaw-dropping, award-winning and even those that have gone on to become full features, Sharp Shorts is the best place to get a shot of Cult if you only have minutes to spare. But be warned, you could also very easily become sucked into spending hours at the mercy of some of the best short filmmakers around!

Sharp Shorts
  • Death Walks on Nitrate


    2020 • United States • Directed by Kevin Fermini

    Rose, an icy photographer, encounters a mysterious old woman who plunges her headfirst into a psychedelic nightmare.

  • Cut & Run


    2023 • United States • Directed by Luke LeCount

    A man cuts off his ankle monitor & attempts to get back his valuables, so that he can repay his mother before going on the run.

  • Umbilical Glue


    2017 • United Kingdom • Directed by Bryan M. Ferguson

    In Umbilical Glue, Olga struggles with her odd interest in umbilical cords until she joins a gang of punk belly-button enthusiasts.

  • A Bit of Fun


    2020 • United Kingdom • Directed by Florence Kosky

    A short film shot entirely on 16mm that explores love and loss through the parameters of female friendship.

    Official Selection at FrightFest 2020 and Finalist at Kingston Upon Thames Film Festival 2020. Shortlisted for the 2021 Cinemagic Young ...

  • SUCK



    2020 • United States • Directed by Anthony Sneed

    A strange fetish shared between two men takes over and forever unites them in a dark twist of fate.



    2021 • United States • Directed by Anthony Sneed

    A delinquent teenage boy learns a valuable lesson about growing up.



    2022 • United States • Directed by Anthony Sneed

    When 13-year-old Cricket walks past the local strip club with his friends, nothing can prepare him for who they see walking into work: his mom. With rumors starting to spread, Cricket must take matters into his own hands to clear his mom's name an...

  • Legs



    2022 • United Kingdom • Directed by Celine Cotran

    Joy and Harry are trying to have a baby. One night, Joy swallows a spider in her sleep. When Joy subsequently develops an insatiable appetite for flies, it dawns on her that there may be more than one way of becoming a mother.

  • Ouzo and Blackcurrant


    2019 • United Kingdom • Directed by Nat Luurtsema

    Two old friends take a trip down memory lane, but they are not alone - there's someone there who never left.

  • Afterlife Bureau


    2020 • United Kingdom • Directed by Dimiter Dimitroff

    There's something which comes after death and before you meet your maker… paperwork. The Afterlife Bureau is a dark comedy in which brings Earthly nuisances such as bureaucracy to the afterlife.

  • The Adventures of Denchu-Kozo


    1987 • Japan • Directed by Shinya Tsukamoto

    Hikari is a boy who is bullied at school because he has an electricity pole growing out of his back. One of his classmates named Momo comes to his rescue and he thanks her by sharing his secret possession with her: a time machine. Activating the time m...

  • The Host


    1960 • United States • Directed by Jack Hill

    In this tense-as-hell 1960 short from Jack Hill (Coffy, Foxy Brown), Sid Haig (House of 1000 Corpses) plays an on-the-run cowboy who is laying low. But, to remain safe and appease a local tribe, he must commit another terrible crime…

    Hill and Haig’s...

  • Bad Acid


    2021 • United States • Directed by Sam Fox

    BAD ACID is a wild exploration of the realm where ego, fitness and vanity collide. This short film follows Sheila (Kate Hollowell), a self-obsessed aerobics fanatic who accidentally ingests some toxic hair gel while doing her usual morning workout to Ae...

  • Meat Friend


    2022 • United States • Directed by Izzy Lee

    Nominated for a 2023 Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Short Film. An ex-con, sentient pile of hamburger meat (voiced by Steve Johanson) teaches after-school lessons to a child (Marnie McKendry in this absurdist comedic short film directed by festival f...



    2023 • United Kingdom • Directed by Ben S. Hyland

    Jason and Clara are stuck in a rut. They have the same argument every single night, their relationship is on the brink of dying. One particular night they awake to a strange bleep. Determined to find the mysterious sound they search the house fro...

  • Arm



    2021 • United Kingdom • Directed by Jill Worsley

    After the break-up of her relationship, Katharine finds herself alone and miserable in the middle of the pandemic. With isolation madness taking hold, she buys herself a companion - a boyfriend pillow. It’s an impulse purchase she may come to regret.

  • Terrible Things


    2021 • Ireland • Directed by Ciaran Hickey

    Amidst the dead uninhabitable world of the future, the refuge of a forgotten country cottage affords a lone wanderer opportunity to acknowledge the lingering strands of her own humanity.

  • Keith


    2019 • United Kingdom • Directed by Alex Baro-Cayetano

    A little girl meets someone called Keith during difficult times. She doesn't know what he's there for...yet. Written and Directed by Alex Baro-Cayetano.

  • Anatomy Maestro


    2023 • United States • Directed by Drew Maxwell Weiss

    The stalker ends up becoming the prey on the mean streets of New York.

  • Bark



    2020 • Canada • Directed by Ryan Irving

    Two women desperately try to escape a stalking axe murderer through a city park. Unfortunately for them their only eye witness isn’t human… and he’s completely useless.

  • The Wyrm of Bwlch Pen Barras


    2023 • United Kingdom • Directed by Craig Williams

    Early one winter morning in the rural town of Rhuthun in North Wales, three men are called upon once again to carry out a terrible assignment on the Bwlch Pen Barras mountain pass. Shot on 16mm by cinematographer Sean Price Williams (Good Time, ...

  • Itch



    2021 • Malta • Directed by Susannah Farrugia

    Sister Jude (Loren O’Dair) is a novice nun about to take her simple vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience in a cloistered convent. However, before she does, she develops a mysteriously severe skin condition that continues to worsen along with her m...

  • Smile


    2021 • Canada • Directed by Joanna Tsanis

    When a young woman struggles to smile, her depression becomes something truly monstrous.

  • The Monkey's Paw


    2022 • United Kingdom • Directed by Ben Caplan

    When a mysterious stranger turns up on a stormy night, a family is seduced by tales of wishes granted by a monkey's paw. The wish they make doesn't quite turn out how they expect.