Women Directors

    Female filmmakers might be underrepresented in Hollywood, but they make up nearly half of our directors on Film School Shorts! Watch amazing films from women directors making an impact on their industry.

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    uNomalanga and the Witch

    A church-going woman becomes obsessed with her notorious neighbor.

    uNomalanga and the Witch

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    Cupcake Bob

    A summer boat trips leads to a gruesome discovery.

    Cupcake Bob

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    AWOL

    A queer Army recruit attempts to convince her lover to run away to Canada.

    AWOL

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    Fanny Pack

    An Indian-American woman leaves home to pursue her dreams only to discover a stowaway.

    Fanny Pack

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    "Zelos"

    A mother who strives for perfection orders a clone to handle her home life for her.

    "Zelos"

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    "Trash Cat"

    A mischievous cat gets sucked up into the virtual world of its owner's computer.

    "Trash Cat"

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    "Sequin Raze"

    This inside look at reality TV inspired Lifetime's hit series UnREAL.

    "Sequin Raze"

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    "Hypebeasts"

    Racial tensions explode among sneakerheads waiting to buy the hottest new sneakers.

    "Hypebeasts"

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    "Farewell Exile"

    A young woman grapples with the risky decision to escape poverty with her son.

    "Farewell Exile"

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    "Bottle"

    A stop-motion animation about two unlikely pen pals who forge a relationship.

    "Bottle"

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    "Owl and Mouse"

    A curmudgeonly owl must fight his nature when he has to watch over a mouse for a night.

    "Owl and Mouse"

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    "Little Favour"

    In this delightful animation, a single leaf morphs from clay to pencil to paper.

    "Little Favour"

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    "Keep the Change"

    David has autism and comes to reevaluate “normal” when he meets a new love interest.

    "Keep the Change"

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    "Humpty"

    A father-to-be revisits an old high school experiment.

    "Humpty"

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    "Dia de los Muertos"

    A little girl visits the land of the dead and experiences the holiday Dia de los Muertos.

    "Dia de los Muertos"

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    "Spark"

    Two kids try to kill time with fireworks while the adults have an affair.

    "Spark"

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    "Pearl Was Here"

    A scraggly young girl hides from her mother in a claw machine.

    "Pearl Was Here"

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    Salt

    A new friendship leads to tragedy in a small Icelandic town.

    Salt

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    Sweet, Sweet Country

    A young refugee in the U.S. receives unexpected guests.

    Sweet, Sweet Country

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    The Execution

    A mysterious execution takes place in a quirky small town.

    The Execution

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    Rituals

    An animated response to a water crisis in Tulare County.

    Rituals

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    Shadow Beat

    Sight and sound collide in this experimental short film featuring Super 8 found footage.

    Shadow Beat

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    After Life

    A young woman experiences a disturbing transformation.

    After Life

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    Mr. Lamb

    Myrna’s pen pal romance with an incarcerated serial killer takes an unexpected turn.

    Mr. Lamb