Comedy Shorts

Comedy Shorts

July 27, 4:00 PM – August 2, 11:00 PM


This is a virtual event. All shorts programs will be available between April 1-30, 2021 and all feature films will be available for ten days between April 8-18, 2021.

Who hasn't forgotten someone's name after a long night, or had a supernaturel power take over them, or wanted to cure their gay dog of their homosexuality, or just run for president. Hopefully this and much more will make you laugh in our comedy program.

6:23 AM

Starring Charlotte Ritchie and Jade Anouka, 6:23am is a story of two women who met in a club early this morning, are watching the sun come up together, when one of them realises something which could ruin everything.

Directed by Geoffrey Breton | 2019 | 4 min | United Kingdom | English

Directed by Geoffrey Breton 4 m English United Kingdom


José faces a paranormal event that breaks into his home. As he fights for his life against the supernatural powers, Jose will have to discover the secret behind the phenomena if he wishes to regain control of his home.

Directed by Álvaro Vicario | 2019 | 10 min | Spain | Spanish with English subtitles

Directed by Álvaro Vicario 10 m

Square One

A semi-autobiographical film about the writer/director's experiences of being in a closeted relationship. And of using fishing as a way to avoid sex.

Directed by Emily Jo Sargent | 2019 | 12 min | United Kingdom | English

Directed by Emily Jo Sargent 12 m English United Kingdom

A Single Evening

Minnie is a single bisexual woman, navigating her way through yet another lonely night. Filled with pop R&B songs, personified dating apps, and annoyingly cute couples, this musical explores the value of solitude and the strength in independence.

Directed by Ashlei Hardenburg-Cartagena | 2019 | 13 min | United States | English

Directed by Ashlei Hardenburg-Cartagena 13 m English United States

Soba-chan's Morning

It was supposed to be a usual morning for a Tokyo married couple...

Directed by Sergei Vlasov | 2019 | 5 min | Japan | Japanese with English subtitles

Directed by Sergei Vlasov 5 m Japanese with English subtitles Japan


Grace must prove that her pray-away-the-gay dog therapy works by trying to "cure" Fergis the pug of his homosexuality.

Directed by Kyan Krumdieck | 2019 | 12 min | New Zealand | English

Directed by Kyan Krumdieck 12 m English New Zealand

When Abby Met Emmy

When an offbeat young woman encounters her perfect match in a movie theatre, she must summon the courage to win her dream girl’s heart.

Directed by Kevin Walls | 2019 | 10 min | United Kingdom | English

Directed by Kevin Walls 10 m English United Kingdom

The Office is Mine

When a new hire seemingly threatens his social standing at work, the usually amicable Zac begins to unravel. Fueled by paranoia that he's being replaced, Zac finds himself propelled on a collision course with the newcomer. As the situation becomes increasingly unpredictable and violent, only one thing is for sure: The office isn't big enough for the both of them.

Directed by Michael Varrati | 2019 | 14 min | United States | English

Directed by Michael Varrati 14 m English United States

Candis for President

In a world where anything is possible, as evidenced by our current (Reality TV) president, Transgender actress, Candis (Candis Cayne), sets out to become the President of the United States with the help and sometimes detriment, of her sarcastic television producer sidekick, Andrea (Andrea Metz).

Directed by Michelle Peerali | 2019 | 12 min | United States | English

Directed by Michelle Peerali 12 m English United States