We all need to laugh, but maybe never as much as we do now. Join our comedy shorts selection as we present some of the funniest short films we have encountered among all submissions. How to depilate a hairy butcher, how to not mess up with a school teacher and become a kebab king on a cold Finnish night?

  • Still frame from the movie BY A HAIR

    BY A HAIR

    Yvonnick Muller, Lauriane Escaffre France

    20 min fiction 2018 Language of dialogues French

    In three days, Elodie is taking an exam to get a beauty therapy diploma. Her father Christophe, a butcher, would like more help from his daughter in his butcher shop. But at the moment, Elodie deals with another issue, she has to found a model. A hairy model to pass her test. 

  • Still frame from the movie THE BEST ORCHESTRA IN THE WORLD

    THE BEST ORCHESTRA IN THE WORLD

    Henning Backhaus Austria

    13 min fiction 2019 Language of dialogues German

    Ingbert, the sock, applies for a position as double bass player at the Vienna State Orchestra. Bad idea.

  • Still frame from the movie  KEBAB KING

    KEBAB KING

    Jukka Kärkkäinen Finland

    8 min fiction 2019 Language of dialogues Finnish

     Kebab King is a short film about hatred that has no justified target. A dry, cold winter, the smoking dust of a highway, blocks of flats on the horizon, and the leather seats of a VOLVO S40 give the visual look of the film.

  • Still frame from the movie THE ANNIVERSARY

    THE ANNIVERSARY

    Lorenzo Tocco Uruguay

    17 min fiction 2018 Language of dialogues Spanish

    Neda and Tito celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a party organized by their daughter Sandra. The event photographer asks the closest guests to say some words about the couple for the video, but the testimonies turn into confessions and what started as a typical celebration becomes the scene of some unexpected confrontations.

  • Still frame from the movie SHORT CALF MUSCLE

    SHORT CALF MUSCLE

    Victoria Warmerdam Netherlands

    13 min fiction 2019 Language of dialogues Dutch

    Short Calf Muscle is an absurdist black comedy about Anders. And Anders is different. But he doesn't know that. Yes, he's also gay, but that's not the point here. There is also this thing that others see, but he doesn'.

  • Still frame from the movie SH_T_HAPPENS

    SH_T_HAPPENS

    David Štumpf, Michaela Mihalyi Czechia

    13 min animation 2019 Language of dialogues no dialogue

    The caretaker exhausted by everything, his frustrated wife and one totally depressed deer. Their mutual despair leads them to absurd events, because... shit happens all the time.

  • Still frame from the movie SCHOOL'S OUT

    SCHOOL'S OUT

    Jamille van Wijngaarden Netherlands

    11 min fiction 2019 Language of dialogues Dutch

    In this black comedy short film a primary school teacher-parent meeting goes from bad to worse when the veteran teacher has her methods called into question.