2023 Selected Films

The following short films have been selected for the 2023 Ealing Film Festival. We aim to screen as many as possible but due to time constraints are sadly unable to screen all of them in the venues. However, they will be available for online viewing.
Well done to all film makers who entered this year..

A Dose of Nature
UK | dir. Chiara Brambilla | 11 mins | Student, Documentary
A Football Story
UK | dir. Issey Addy | 12 mins | Student, Homegrown
A Last Resort
UK | dir. Leanne Davis | 17 mins | Narrative Short
Trailer
A Love Letter To Depression
UK | dir. Jesse Roth | 5 mins | Narrative Short
A Moral Man
UK | dirs. Paul and Simon Wade | 19 mins | Narrative Short
A Whispered Hope
UK | dirs. Samantha Locock, Katie Loughrin | 5 mins | Green Planet, Homegrown
Adaptive Adventure
UK | dir. Meg White | 14 mins | Documentary
And The Rain Still Falls
UK | dir. Steve Kendrick | 10 mins | Narrative Short
ARNO
France | dir. Benjamin Margan | 8 mins | Experimental
Trailer
Arrivederci Paris
France | dir. Louis Salvatore Bellanti | 20 mins | Narrative Short
Belle
UK | dir. Joe Furey | 13 mins | Experimental, Student
Bingo
UK | dir. Mark Singer | 7 mins | Comedy
Boots on the Ground: The people’s game persists in a time of war
Ukraine | dir. Maxim Chuzha | 13 mins | Documentary
Bubble
UK | dir. Luke Andrews | 15 mins | Narrative Short
Trailer
Bunny Jake Is Missing
UK | dir. Shane Grant | 5 mins | Comedy
Candlelight
UK | dir. Scott Newton | 7 mins | Animation
Care
UK | dir. Jagoda Tłok | 14 mins | Student
Checkpoints
UK | dir. Michael Gilhooly | 18 mins | Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops – ep 1 Introduction
USA | dir. Susan Gray | 13 mins | Green Planet
Corruption on Earth (Korruption auf Erden)
Germany | dir. Omid Mirnour | 12 mins | Narrative Short
D is for Drama
USA | dir. Brad Condie | 5 mins | Animation, Comedy
Dead West
USA | dir. Mitch Toler | 6 mins | Narrative Short
Deadline
UK | dir. James Guy | 12 mins | Narrative Short, Horror / Suspense
Death Date
UK | dir. Alex Mathieson | 17 mins | Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Deep Fake Love
UK | dir. Otto Shed | 15 mins | Student
Demon Box
Canada | dir. Sean Wainsteim | 14 mins | Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Desert Sky
USA | dir. David Hartstone | 14 mins | Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Diamond In The Dirt
UK | dirs. Hussain Mohamed Hassan, Sean Kardar | 6 mins | Documentary
Trailer
DIG
UK | dir. G J Hewitt | 8 mins | Narrative Short
Trailer
Discordance
UK | dir. Aum Patel | 17 mins | Narrative Short, Homegrown
Dishes Dishes Dishes
UK | dir. Emma Parkinson | 6 mins | Comedy
Disordered
UK | dir. Camille Alyssa | 15 mins | Homegrown
DoubleDown
UK | dir. Emir Yener | 15 mins | Narrative Short, Student
Dreamer
USA | dir. Benjamin B. Erwin | 9 mins | Student
Eva
UK | dir. Jonny Wildey | 4 mins | Music Video, Experimental
Trailer
Exterminate
UK | dir. Kevin McNally | 7 mins | Horror / Suspense
Fell Purpose
Australia | dir. Erifili Davis | 9 mins | Smartphone
Trailer
FootAge
USA | dir. Bil Richardson | 12 mins | Experimental
Trailer
For Better or Worse
UK | dir. Anna Boronea | 16 mins | Student, Homegrown
Geronimo
UK | dir. Geraint Morgan | 14 mins | Horror / Suspense
Trailer
Ghosted
Australia | dir. Danny Barton | 9 mins | Smartphone
GiuliIt Was A Dream (გიული – ეს იყო სიზმარი)
Germany | dir. Meri Gelagutashvili | 14 mins | Narrative Short, Student
Guardians of the Wild
China dir. Nathan Keith Williams 9 mins Documentary Green Planet
Half Samurai
Japan | dir. Rashad Haughton | 11 mins | Horror / Suspense, Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Hard To Reach
UK | dir. Darryl Foster | 14 mins | Narrative Short
Heart of Stone
UK | dir. Irene Graziani | 14 mins | Student
Held By The Water
UK | dirs. Will Reddaway, Damian Sciberras | 9 mins | Documentary
Help Point
UK | dir. Annabella Forbes | 5 mins | Horror / Suspense
HOOK
Iraq | dir. Yasir Assim Al A’Asam | 8 mins | Narrative Short
Horizon
Italy | dir. Daniele De Muro | 15 mins | Horror / Suspense
I dream my dream
Netherlands | dirs. Monique van Kerkhof, Bo Oudendijk | 4 mins | Music Video
I felt a funeral, in my brain
France | Far From Your Sun Productions | 5 mins | Music Video
I Knew You Could Never Forgive Me
USA | dir. Johnny McClure | 9 mins | Student
If…Then…Now… (Si seulement…peut-être…)
Canada | dir. Anne Kmetyko | 15 mins | Narrative Short
Innocence
UK | dir. Trudie Shutler | 6 mins | Experimental
IYOV
Georgia | dirs. Sergey Spirin, Andrei Beresnev | 13 mins | Narrative Short
Jalebi Nights
UK | dir. Ganesh Sharma | 13 mins | Narrative Short, Homegrown
Just 14 (Promotional Trailer)
UK | dir. Steve Broster | 10 mins | Narrative Short
Just Passing
UK | dir. Sophie Austin | 13 mins | Narrative Short
Trailer
KALU – Growing Up Wild (Kalu – Creciendo Salvaje)
UK | dirs. Roman Willi, Matteo Clarke | 15 mins | Documentary
Killer in a Small Town
USA | dir. Clinton Cornwell | 18 mins | Horror / Suspense
Lete
Colombia | dir. Duban Pinzon | 20 mins | Animation
Trailer
Life of a Stranger
UK | dir. Roman Daniel Rütten | 5 mins | Narrative Short
Like a Dog
Iran | dir. Hamid Naseri Moghadam | 20 mins | Narrative Short
Trailer
Little Turtle
China | dir. Mingyang LI | 14 mins | Narrative Short
Lonely Meadow (空草地)
China | dir. Ye Tian | 14 mins | Narrative Short, Student
LUCID
UK | dir. Thea Viner | 10 mins | Narrative Short, Student
Mam
Ukraine | dir. Anna Gnatenko-Shabaldina | 15 mins | Narrative Short
Mask.
Republic of Ireland | dir. Margaret Kane-Rowe | 11 mins | Narrative Short
Memories of Mortlake
UK | dir. Mark Forbes | 11 mins | Documentary
Midnight Ride
UK | dir. Alessandro Farrattini Pojani | 13 mins | Narrative Short
Mindy’s Dream
USA | dir. Jeff Blyth | 10 mins | Animation
Mr. Copycat | Mr Men 50th Anniversary Tribute
UK | dir. Kieran Firth-Bernard | 9 mins | Animation
Nomadic Island – Towards Third Nature
Luxembourg | dir. Mattia Mura Vannuzzi | 20 mins | Green Planet
Obscurus
UK | dir. Marcello Mantero | 11 mins | Student
ORIGINAL SHORT FILM
UK | dirs. Simon Ball, Ieva Ball | 5 mins | Experimental
Our Superpowers
UK | dir. Manny Banerjee | 9 mins | Student, Documentary
Ourselves Alone
UK | dirs. Barney Pell Scholes, Thomas Harnett O’Meara | 11 mins | Narrative Short
Trailer
Paludarium
South Korea | dir. Woong Bae JI | 10 mins | Smartphone
Parallel
UK | dir. Zoe Broad | 15 mins | Student
Pareidolia
UK | dir. Aaron Truss | 14 mins | Horror / Suspense
Penumbra
Sweden | dirs. Amanda Constance, Signe Elvin-Nowak | 14 mins | Homegrown
Picturing Wonderland
UK | dir. Alfie Elms | 8 mins | Documentary
Playing Away
UK | dir. A D Cooper | 15 mins | Narrative Short
Pop!
USA | dir. Ruby Wang | 2 mins | Student, Animation
Rabbit Hole
UK | dir. Sebastian Griffin-Keane | 12 mins | Experimental
Rusalka
UK | dir. Lona Fontaine | 10 mins | Homegrown
SACE
Nigeria | dir. Ose Oyamendan | 15 mins | Narrative Short
Satisfaction Guaranteed
UK | dir. David Buchanan | 15 mins | Narrative Short
Short Stay, Long Stay
UK | dir. Danny Carter | 15 mins | Comedy
Skive
UK | dir. Corinna Brooke Elleschild | 13 mins | Narrative Short, Student
Skylark
Republic of Ireland | dir. Christine Claire Braithwaite | 18 mins | Narrative Short
Somewhere to Stay (جایی برای ماندن)
Iran | dir. Amirhossein Hatami | 15 mins | Narrative Short
Trailer
spag bol
UK | dir. BRICK | 12 mins | Narrative Short, Comedy
Speaker
UK | dir. Alan Hamwan | 7 mins | Narrative Short
Stationary Bike
UK | dir. Luca Pappalardo | 15 mins | Student
Stillness
UK | dir. Rachel Fowler | 11 mins | Narrative Short
Trailer
Suong
UK | dir. Evan Preston | 10 mins | Narrative Short
The Book of Babies Names
UK | dir. Jane Livingstone | 6 mins | Narrative Short
The Dairy Farmer
UK | dir. Chris Baker | 6 mins | Documentary
The Day of the Sun Dog
UK | dir. Andy McLeod | 11 mins | Narrative Short
The Eye of Spring
UK | dir. Brian Luff | 10 mins | Animation
The Gig
Sweden | dir. Xander Turian | 14 mins | Narrative Short, Student
The Happy Herd
Republic of Ireland | dir. John Kennedy | 12 mins | Documentary
The List Goes On
UK | dir. Robbie McHugh | 9 mins | Documentary
The Man of the House
UK | dir. Daniel Elkin | 15 mins | Comedy
The Pirate King
UK | dir. Jesse Roth | 8 mins | Animation
The Red Dress
Malaysia | dir. Marwah Ghazi | 3 mins | Experimental
The Right Candidate
UK | dir. Peter Lowe | 14 mins | Narrative Short
This Able Man
UK | dir. Raphael Arp Rodrigues | 10 mins | Student, Documentary
Tin Foil Flat
UK | dir. Ruari Barratt | 1 min | Comedy
to my dying mother
UK | dir. Johanna von Salmuth | 4 mins | Student, Green Planet, Experimental
Traces
UK | dir. Meliz Houssein | 15 mins | Student
Trail
Canada | dir. Vincent Menard | 15 mins | Narrative Short
Treasure
UK | dir. Sean Healy | 17 mins | Narrative Short
Trigger
UK | dirs. Corry Raymond, Ed Palmer | 10 mins | Narrative Short
Turbo Treadmill
USA | dir. Sebastian Soler | 11 mins | Student, Animation
Trailer
Two for One
UK | dir. David Kline | 6 mins | Narrative Short, Homegrown
Typical?
UK | dir. Sarah Leigh | 14 mins | Narrative Short
Up Close Again (Op de Huid)
Netherlands | dir. Kristjan Knigge | 15 mins | Narrative Short
Vax
USA | dir. Barak Shpiez | 12 mins | Narrative Short
Vivían
USA | dir. Amadeus Gonzalez | 15 mins | Horror / Suspense
Walk On Water
UK | dir. Hynek Gannon | 4 mins | Student, Music Video
We’ve Only Just Begun
UK | dir. Meneka Das | 11 mins | Homegrown
White Roses
Republic of Ireland | dir. Sean Noonan | 18 mins | Narrative Short

Trailers

Play the playlist below to see trailers of our selected films…

YouTube Playlist