Metrograph Staff Shorts

Metrograph Staff Shorts

A special presentation of short films by Metrograph's talented staff members.

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Metrograph Staff Shorts
  • The Night That Covers Me

    Directed by Julian Clark | 16 mins
    "A surreal party in New York captured on VHS tape." - Julian Clark

  • Loomer

    Directed by Sarah Abney | 6 mins
    "A woman's mundane office job and work crush turn into a surreal exploration of her inner psyche as she grapples with her feelings and discovers deeper desires." - Sarah Abney

  • Tasteful Nudes

    Directed by Emma Rogers | 12 mins
    "A flailing artist and her petulant muse host an original photography exhibition attended by embittered peers and incensed critics." - Emma Rogers

  • To Start Again Is Branches In What Year Of My Life

    Directed by Will VanKoughnett | 9 mins
    "A proto-narrative landscape film-poem combining image and text recollections of trips over several seasons to a secluded lake inholding in upstate New York’s Adirondack Park. The soundtrack, synthesized from the sounds of a 16mm film projector, was recorded...

  • the space between the door and the floor

    Directed by Sabrina Kissack | 5 mins
    "A woman describes the experience of having misplaced a memory. Maybe of having it stolen. wires crossed. Told over footage shot using found and personal film negative as a lens." - Sabrina Kissack

  • Home Videos

    Directed by Matthew Maffei | 17 mins
    "Told through personal home movies intertwined with a fictional narrative, 'Home Videos' explores the complexities of parent-child relationships, the hardships of marriage, and how the two directly affect one another." - Matthew Maffei

  • Versions of Me

    Directed by Donna Dimitrova } 2 mins
    "A tale about growing pains, a catharsis triggered by letting go of the past. The multiplicities of time, represented by grains of sand, are meticulously arranged to spell out an internalized narrative of loss. In contrast, this ecstatic dance symbolizes a bre...

  • Signs of The Time

    Directed by Jeffrey P. Crowley | 15 mins
    "Starring New York State’s once-ubiquitous social distancing floor signs, this collage homage to educational animation and structural film documents an overlooked aspect of pandemic living." - Jeffrey P. Crowley