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NEW SHORTS: Funny Shit
Fri 6 Jan 21:00 ICA
Our always popular opening night programme of comedy shorts returns to wash away the January blues. From the strangest take on Macbeth you’ll ever see, to life before the internet, from chickens investigating the beginnings of the universe (what came first…!?) to a teenage David Cameron obsession.
Bareun Jo 15 mins
One woman's secret reverberates long after her death.
Lewis Rose 16 mins
'The Chop' is a comedy about Yossi, a charismatic Kosher butcher who loses his job, cannot find work at other Kosher butchers, and therefore decides to pretend to be Muslim in order to get work at a Halal butchers.
Sophie Ansell & Annie Jenkins 13 mins
A masochistic girl is saved from a life of scrounging and skiving after she develops an obsessive crush on David Cameron. Totally irreverent in tone, ‘Funemployed’ exploits whimsical pop-video imagery to playfully present a dreamworld of jobseeking far removed from the grey reality of being young, broke and directionless.
Craig Ainsley 11 mins
Ari wants to flee the digital world and reconnect with nature, but his desire to be a Hollywood superstar won't leave him alone.
THE SNAKE QUEUE GIRL
Mat Laroche 3 mins
We've all been there. Snaking back and forth in the queue for passport control. And then you see that beautiful stranger. What if we could hear your thoughts? In the form of song?
SOCIAL NETWORKING SOCIALLY - SOCIETY THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
Paul Murphy 3 mins
The Internet-web has arrived! Come 'on-line' and join the new fangled craze called Online Social Networking. Think of the friends you can meet, and the memories you can share! Embrace the digital age, its good for you, and its good for Society.
Connor Snedecor 10 mins
After ten years, Jonesy & Maisey fall naturally into their teenage rhythm when they bump into each other at a cafe. But when the unwitting waiter triggers an old memory, what might have been a pleasant catch up over coffee is now two women approaching thirty battling an assault course of resentment, regret & under-rehearsed harmonies.
Nat Luurtsema 16 mins
Inspired by Macbeth, this is the story of three shunned and misunderstood women whose fortunes rise as Macbeth's fall. "Some are born wyrd, some achieve wyrdness, and some have wyrdness thrust upon them."
Nick Black 6 mins
In a bid to heal the rift in his society, a chicken sets out to build a machine with the purpose of finding out which came first... the chicken or the egg?