Experience the San Francisco International Film Festival from anywhere in the world by catching select shorts in the Online Screening Room, presented by Esurance. As a company that celebrates creativity and ingenuity, Esurance is a longtime fan and presenting sponsor of the Festival since 2008.
Delmer Builds a Machine
Landon Zakheim, USA 2010, 3 min
In this wordless comic gem, a tiny engineering genius builds an unusual device made up of sundry items, with calamitous results. From the shorts program Irresistible Impulses.
Get With the Program
Jennifer Drummond Deutrom, USA 2010, 4 min
This short film ensures that it all makes sense, answering two age-old conundrums: "Tell me why my love is hot" and "Should I have a cell phone attached directly to my head?" From the shorts program Get With the Program.
Alfred Seccombe, USA 2010, 15 min
A misunderstood adolescent boy runs away from home and is picked up by a family that makes him feel relatively normal. From the shorts program Cupid with Fangs.
Into the Middle of Nowhere
Anna Frances Ewert, Scotland/Germany 2010
This warm and funny film lovingly captures the wonder of childhood as kids explore and test boundaries of reality through play and imagination. From the shorts program Irresistible Impulses.
Self Portrait as a PowerPoint Proposal for an Amusement Park Ride
Jonn Herschend, USA 2010, 6 min
Not so much animation as motion graphics, this entirely text-based narrative is as engaging as it is ridiculous. From the shorts program Get With the Program.