The astonishing true story of the Lord Howe Island stick insects. 'Sticky' is a short animated documentary telling the astonishing true story of the stick insects from Lord Howe Island. Why these particular insects? Because their story is quite simply amazing. They evolved on Lord Howe Island, a tiny speck in the sea between Australia and New Zealand, and exist nowhere else. They're strikingly different to other stick insects - they are robust, fast, jet black and huge - islanders used to call them tree lobsters. In 1918 rats were accidentally introduced to Lord Howe and quickly munched their way through the entire stick insect population. Within a few years the insects were extinct. Or were they? There were some tantalising clues to suggest that they may, against all the odds, have colonised the most remote, inhospitable place you can imagine. . . Ball's Pyramid is the tallest sea stack in the world, as high as a skyscraper, as thin as a blade, rising almost vertically from the sea 25km off Lord Howe Island. It looks exactly like a super-villain's .
SXSW Films for the Forest 2014: WINNER: Best Film Under 40 Minutes
St Kilda Film Festival 2014: WINNER: Best Documentary, NOMINATED: Best Film
San Francisco Green Film Festival 2014: WINNER: Best Short Film
Directed and animated by Jilli Rose.
World's Scariest Drug Review:World's Scariest Drug is another astonishing documentary by VICE's Ryan Duffy. This time he went to Colombia to check out a strange and powerful drug called Scopolamine, also known as "The Devil's Breath." It's a substance so intense that it renders a person incapable of [...]
The Chase (2012) - Four nasty ladies lead police on high speed pursuitA crazy, irresistible, intense, spectacular car chase between police and four unlikely accomplices that weave in and out of traffic with the entire police squad and a few choppers on their tail. Crazy chicks + crazy car chase = lo [...]
Free Short Movie that makes a difference!Free short movie with Ankur Vikal (Slumdog Millionaire) and Tessa Thompson (Creed). Young couple tackle the moral complications of international surrogacy.The story follows New Yorkers RJ and Rosemary, who have been trying to have a baby for the past eight ye [...]
Plot:On the night of a lottery draw, the lives of a group of people inside a small convenience store will change in a split second. When one customer wins the $156 million lottery drawing, the dynamics of the store change and the greed takes hold.Short Film Your Lucky Day (2010) Review:This is a fan [...]
Enjoy this CGI 3D Animated Short Film and winner of over 50 film festival jury and audience awards including Best Short Film, Best Sci-Fi Film, Best Animated Film, Best Production Design, Best Visual Effects, and Best Sound Design. During the construction of the universe, a young member of the Cosmo [...]
Shortlisted by the Academy for Oscar consideration in the best documentary short categoryAlone tells the story of a 20-something black girl in Louisiana, who is in love with a prisoner apparently serving a ten year sentence and intends to marry him. I say apparently, because this black and white sho [...]