Short Films

For Kids
  • A Good Deed
    SpiritClips Originals
    2011 5:04m
    Inspired by a true story of how a simple act of kindness can have a lifelong impact.
  • Circle Maker
    Vancouver Film School
    2:36m
    Mysterious crop circles serve as a backdrop for this touching tale of a father's enduring love for his daughter. Circle Maker was created by Vancouver Film School student Jesse Davis.
  • Crazy Fish
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:26m
    Comedy / Romance
    A lonely goldfish decides it's time for a change.
  • Fill Your Jar
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:09m
    Is your life filled with the important people, moments and commitments? Or is it cluttered with the little things that come between you and what really matters?
  • God's Trombones
    Vision Films
    2013 25m
    A trilogy of inspiring African-American poems are brought to life.
  • Jasmine
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:20m
    The true story of a rescued greyhound who becomes a healer to others.
  • Look Up
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:47m
    A father teaches his tech-savvy kids how to connect the old-fashioned way.
  • Lucky Penny
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:36m
    After spending years doomed in loneliness beneath a slot machine, a penny is finally given a chance to take a journey with the hope of finding a better home.
  • Martin the Cobbler
    Vision Films
    1983 27m
    Martin, a simple cobbler who has given up on life, ultimately finds purpose by helping others.
    Starring: Alexandria Tolstoy
  • Michael the Visitor
    Vision Films
    1996 25m
    A shoemaker discovers a desolate young man by the side of the road and takes him into his home even though he is very poor himself.
    Starring: Stockard Channing
  • Needles and Thread
    Vancouver Film School
    2:14m
    This heartrending fairytale reminds us the importance of carrying on after losing a loved one.
  • Not Forgotten
    Vancouver Film School
    2:24m
    A young angel accidentally gets locked outside of the pearly gates.
  • Private Andy
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:35m
    One courageous, determined ant saves the day in this daring animated tale.
  • Sonata
    Vancouver Film School
    2:35m
    A lonely man works up the courage to reveal his feelings to the woman he loves.
  • Specky Four Eyes
    Ouat Media
    9:05m
    Arnaud is forced to wear big round glasses do to his shortsightedness. But he happens to prefer the blurry, protean world of his shortsightedness, a world populated by fantastic creatures conjured up by his imagination. Winner of Best Animated Short Film, Aspen Shortsfest. (2011)
    Starring: Dominique Pinon
  • Story Tellers
    Vancouver Film School
    2:59m
    A young boy honors his grandfather's memory by continuing his story time tradition.
  • Swing
    Vancouver Film School
    3:36m
    An aging couple visit the playground and relive their youth.
  • The Cracked Pot
    SpiritClips Originals
    2008 4:02m
    Drama
    When a water-bearing pot slips from a ledge and cracks, it fears it has lost its value.
  • The Kite
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:04m
    A young boy learns a valuable lesson when his kite gets stuck in a tree.
  • The Legend of Oscar
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:40m
    Everyone knows ostriches can't fly ...or can they?
  • The Little Frog
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:33m
    Two frogs fall into a hole and surprise everyone.
  • The Little Prince
    Vision Films
    1981 27m
    An idealistic little prince learns that perfection can be the enemy of good.
    Starring: Cliff Robertson
  • The Lost Thing
    Ouat Media
    15m
    In this Academy Award winning short, a boy discovers a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Short Film, Animated. (2011)
    Starring: Tim Minchin
  • The Price of Miracles
    SpiritClips Originals
    2008 4:24m
    Holiday / Short films
    A little girl embarks on a quest to save her younger brother.
  • The Story Tree
    Vancouver Film School
    3:16m
    An ethereal tree bears a very special "fruit".
  • The Tin Soldier
    Camelot Entertainment
    23m
    Based on a Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, a tin soldier falls in love with a toy ballerina, disrupting the order within the toy room and illustrating the power of true love.
  • The Velveteen Rabbit
    Camelot Entertainment
    24m
    The classic children's tale of a stuffed rabbit who yearns to be real.
  • War Game
    First Run Features
    28m
    An award-winning animated story of three English boys who leave their idyllic country lives to fight in the trenches of World War One. Featuring the voices of Kate Winslet, Iain Jons, Adam Godley
    Starring: Iain Jones
    Adam Godley
    Ben Warwick
  • Wind
    Whitestone
    3:14m
    A young girl and her grandfather discover the unseen beauty and magic of the wind.
SpiritClips OriginalsSee All
  • Cacophony
    SpiritClips Originals
    2014 3:37m
    A composer with writer's block receives an unexpected visit from his three squirrelly grandchildren.
  • Collision
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 5:50m
    Romance
    Sparks fly when two hospital patients collide in a hallway.
  • Ben Comen
    SpiritClips Originals
    2011 4:16m
    Drama
    Based on the true story of a young athlete who never gives up.
  • Camaro
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:31m
    A teenage girl restores the muscle car that she and her father worked on together.
  • Baby Owl
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 3:40m
    Disobeying his mother who left to find him breakfast, a hungry baby owl finds himself in peril after jumping from his nest to chase a worm.
  • The Legend of Oscar
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:40m
    Everyone knows ostriches can't fly ...or can they?
  • Lucky Penny
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:36m
    After spending years doomed in loneliness beneath a slot machine, a penny is finally given a chance to take a journey with the hope of finding a better home.
  • Jill
    SpiritClips Originals
    6:24m
    A Berkeley coxswain inspires a movement to beat lung cancer.
  • House Call
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 3:49m
    A small boy's life is saved by a mysterious stranger.
  • Camp Harmony
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:13m
    A Los Angeles sleepaway camp allows homeless kids to have fun and connect with compassionate role models.
  • Roy Campanella Night
    SpiritClips Originals
    6:20m
    In 1958, Roy "Campy" Campanella, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history, had his career cut short by a car accident that left him paralyzed.
  • Hanz
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 3:39m
    Hanz is a Miniature Schnauzer who treats his patients with a special medicine: comfort, joy, and love.
  • Vieques
    SpiritClips Originals
    6:57m
    SpiritClips editor Mariana Flores witnesses the recovery of Vieques Island four years after the Navy's departure.
  • Smokey
    SpiritClips Originals
    6:14m
    When a young girl is thrown from her horse, her faithful dog Smokey refuses to leave her side.
  • Flight of Honor
    SpiritClips Originals
    5:36m
    World War II veterans Mary Beth and Joel Doss visit their World War II memorial in Washington, D.C. for the first time.
  • Excelsior
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:29m
    In 1960, US Air Force Colonel Joseph Kittinger jumped from the edge of space, setting a record he would help Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner break 52 years later.
  • Big Gus
    SpiritClips Originals
    5:10m
    On a fishing trip with his son and grandson, a grandfather tells the story of the fish he has been hunting for fifty years.
  • Pride & Joy
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:20m
    When a lion cub falls down a steep ravine, his mother comes to the rescue.
  • The Hubble Solution
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:35m
    Documentary
    Charts the failure of the first Hubble mission and how NASA's biggest mistake became one of its most renowned successes.
  • Training Wheels
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:52m
    Short films
    A dad teaches his son to ride a bicycle. Life's most moving and memorable moments are usually its simplest.
Documentaries
  • The Impact of One
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 12)
    Cinelan
    2012 3:33m
    In an effort to help the poor, Muhammad Yunus started lending small amounts of money, also known as microcredit. That effort turned into a bank, which is currently helping 8 million women. As he saw the other problems they faced including a lack of healthcare, education and energy, he created other business solutions, which he calls social business. When he set out to help others, he never imagined the impact he'd have. Directed by Holly Mosher.
  • Scott Summit
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 2)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:33m
    Scott Summit, Founder of Bespoke Innovations, creates prosthetic limb fairings for amputees using 3D printing. Directed by Ondi Timoner.
  • Solar Roadways
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 1)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:38m
    What if roads and highways were solar, fueling enough energy to power electric vehicles as well as nearby communities? Directed by Michele Ohayon.
  • The Power of One
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 11)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:32m
    Marcelo da Luz had a dream: to create and build a solar car that would set world distance records. Since then, Marcelo and the Power of One (Xof1) project team has been traveling around the world to promote its mission and commitment. Directed by Rich Williamson.
  • Wild Life in Downtown LA
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 10)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:31m
    A short documentary about a pair of innovative street artists who change the way people perceive downtown Los Angeles. Directed by Zac Geoffray.
  • The Contenders
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 9)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:24m
    Biologists spent ten years trying to map the structure of the elusive Mason Pfizer Monkey Virus, a problem that could unlock the cure for AIDS. The Contenders solved it in three weeks. Using the online puzzle game Fold It, scientists are enlisting video gamers to solve real world problems. Directed by Lucy Walker.
  • You Don't Know Jack
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 8)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:34m
    Jack Andraka, a high school sophomore, has developed a revolutionary new test for pancreatic cancer. The future of science is in the hands of our youth. Directed by Morgan Spurlock.
  • The Mine Kafon
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 7)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:58m
    A short documentary portrait on a designer who has created a low cost solution to landmine clearance. Directed by Callum Cooper.
  • The Secret of Trees
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 6)
    Cinelan
    2012 3:34m
    What do trees know that we don't? 13-year-old inventor Aidan realized that trees use a mathematical formula to gather sunlight in crowded forests. Then he wondered why we don't collect solar energy in the same way. Directed by Albert Maysies.
  • The Red Dot
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 5)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:31m
    While a sophomore in high school, Riley Ennis used a protein from horseshoe crabs to train the immune system of an octopus to detect and destroy cancerous cells. This innocent first experiment has had rippling effects in the world of cancer research. Directed by Andrew Hancock.
  • Don't Leave Them Behind
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 4)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:33m
    In a world where the average American doesn't think twice about waste products in landfills, Ernie Simpson, a leading scientist at TerraCycle, has entered the arena to show us just how useful our waste can be. This film details Simpson's efforts to create an innovative new process for recycling used disposable diapers. Directed by Albert Kahn.
  • Fire With Fire
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 3)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:40m
    Who would dare to pit one fatal disease against another inside the body of a six-year-old patient? The results will shatter all expectations. Directed by Ross Kauffman.
  • What's In A Smile
    USC School of Cinematic Arts
    2014 23m
    This documentary questions whether the simple act of smiling can actually make you a happier person.
  • Made By Me
    USC School of Cinematic Arts
    2011 15m
    Three extraordinary artists devote their lives to making unique, functional objects by hand.
  • Land of the Panda
    ITV
    2008 46m
    Reclusive and enigmatic, giant pandas are among the most lovable of the word’s endangered species. Now for the first time in high definition, bamboo shoots give way to close up shots of these extraordinary creatures in their natural habitat.
    Starring: Bernard Hill
  • Mr. Happy Man
    Matt Morris Films
    10m
    Come rain or shine, 88-year-old Bermudian Johnny Barnes devotes six hours every day to an endearing traffic ritual that has made him one of the islands most cherished citizens.
  • Jill
    SpiritClips Originals
    6:24m
    A Berkeley coxswain inspires a movement to beat lung cancer.
  • Vietnam: A Lifelong Journey
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 23m
    Five Vietnam War veterans return to Vietnam for the first time in over 40 years.
  • Mr. Smith's Peach Seeds
    Ouat Media
    12m
    Roger Smith can make anything out of peach seeds. Since starting 43 years ago, he has carved hundreds of peach seeds into amazingly detailed sculptures from hummingbirds to a baseball stadium with 100+ figures.
  • Wright's Law
    Zack Conkle
    11m
    Biography / Documentary / Short films
    An amazing educator in the Louisville School System, Jeffrey Wright pours his heart and emotion into the well being of his students. Little do they know that Wright's life at school is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the love he carries for his own family.
Animals & Nature
  • Baby Owl
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 3:40m
    Disobeying his mother who left to find him breakfast, a hungry baby owl finds himself in peril after jumping from his nest to chase a worm.
  • Early Bloomer
    Sony
    2003 3:47m
    Comedy
    From the team that created the ChubbChubbs comes this adorable animated short about a little, green tadpole that mysteriously develops legs and becomes an outcast amongst his tadpole friends.
  • Hanz
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 3:39m
    Hanz is a Miniature Schnauzer who treats his patients with a special medicine: comfort, joy, and love.
  • Jasmine
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:20m
    Short films
    The true story of a rescued greyhound who becomes a healer to others.
  • Land of the Panda
    ITV
    2008 46m
    Reclusive and enigmatic, giant pandas are among the most lovable of the word’s endangered species. Now for the first time in high definition, bamboo shoots give way to close up shots of these extraordinary creatures in their natural habitat.
    Starring: Bernard Hill
  • Pride & Joy
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:20m
    When a lion cub falls down a steep ravine, his mother comes to the rescue.
  • Smokey
    SpiritClips Originals
    6:14m
    When a young girl is thrown from her horse, her faithful dog Smokey refuses to leave her side.
  • Strays
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:55m
    Documentary
    Strays are just like regular dogs, but they're missing one important thing.
  • The Legend of Oscar
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:40m
    Everyone knows ostriches can't fly ...or can they?
  • The Lost Thing
    Ouat Media
    15m
    Drama
    In this Academy Award winning short, a boy discovers a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Short Film, Animated. (2011)
    Starring: Tim Minchin
  • The Rhinos' Flight
    Mill Valley Film Group
    4:05m
    A look at the heroic efforts of environmental activist Raoul DuToit, who helped save the endangered rhino population in Swaziland by moving the remaining population hundreds of miles to safety.
  • Tommy
    Ouat Media
    6:14m
    A young boy deals with the loss of his first pet.
    Starring: Jim Annan, Eden Gladstone Martin
  • Treasure in the Snow
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:49m
    At an Antarctica research site, a seismologist must decide whether to save a penguin or find shelter before a dangerous storm hits.
Animated
  • The Price of Miracles
    SpiritClips Originals
    2008 4:24m
    Holiday / Short films
    A little girl embarks on a quest to save her younger brother.
  • The Little Frog
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:33m
    Two frogs fall into a hole and surprise everyone.
  • The Cracked Pot
    SpiritClips Originals
    2008 4:02m
    Drama
    When a water-bearing pot slips from a ledge and cracks, it fears it has lost its value.
  • Q&A
    StoryCorps
    3:51m
    Interview
    Joshua is a little boy with Asperger's syndrome, whose interview with his mother Sarah reveals both the complexity and joys of parenthood.
  • Spirit
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:38m
    A video poem about the contagiousness of the human spirit.
  • Arise
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:30m
    Lincoln: a man who overcame countless hardships to become one of the most admired presidents in American history. Animated kinetic typography is used to tell his personal story.
  • The Kite
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:04m
    A young boy learns a valuable lesson when his kite gets stuck in a tree.
  • Chivalry in the Sky
    SpiritClips Originals
    5:57m
    Based on a true story of bravery and compassion, a young WWII pilot is put to the test when his B-17 bomber is singled out by 15 Nazi Fighters.
  • Private Andy
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:35m
    One courageous, determined ant saves the day in this daring animated tale.
  • Ladder 6
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:20m
    The true story of a group of FDNY firefighters from
    Ladder 6 company, who miraculously survived the World Trade Center collapse because they stopped to help Josephine Harris, an elderly woman trapped on the staircase.
  • Steadfast
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:15m
    He overcame a traumatic childhood, challenges to his talent, and emotional and physical obstacles, to become one of the world's most celebrated musical geniuses. Can you guess who he is?
  • Without a House
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:57m
    A poor man refuses to lose his Christmas spirit during the Great Depression.
  • Sonata
    Vancouver Film School
    2:35m
    Romance
    A lonely man works up the courage to reveal his feelings to the woman he loves.
  • Not Forgotten
    Vancouver Film School
    2:24m
    A young angel accidentally gets locked outside of the pearly gates.
  • Story Tellers
    Vancouver Film School
    2:59m
    A young boy honors his grandfather's memory by continuing his story time tradition.
  • Korengal
    SpiritClips Originals
    5:33m
    Biography
    Sal Giunta displays daring heroism in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan and becomes the first living person to be awarded the Medal of Honor since Vietnam.
  • A Tribute to Harriet Tubman
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:48m
    This American hero escaped slavery on the Underground Railroad then returned to the South nineteen times to escort over 300 slaves to freedom.
Little Big WorldSee All
  • Beautiful Beijing
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 32)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:23m
    A time-lapse tilt-shift film shot in Beijing, China.
  • Busy Brooklyn
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 14)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:54m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Brooklyn, New York. Locations include Downtown Brooklyn, Dumbo, Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza, and Coney Island.
  • Cosy Cannes
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 3)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:44m
    Series / Short films
    A tilt-shift film shot in Cannes, France.
  • Gulliver's Gibraltar
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 13)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:39m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Gibraltar. This is how the Rock of Gibraltar would have looked in Gullivers Travels.
  • Hazy Hong Kong
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 35)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:49m
    A time-lapse, tilt-shift film from the majestic city of Hong Kong.
  • Little Laos
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 9)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:50m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Kuang Si Falls, Nong Kiao, Luang Namtha, Phonsavan, and Houayxay in Laos.
  • Little Luxembourg
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 17)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:30m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Luxembourg. More episodes available in our series section.
  • Making of Little Big World
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 11)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:29m
    A small glimpse behind the scenes while shooting footage for a new episode of Little Big World in Spain. Shot in El Chorro on Camino del Rey and other locations.
  • Shiny Shanghai
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 30)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:57m
    Video ecard
    A tilt-shift, time-lapse film shot in Shanghai, China, making it look like a miniature mixture of futuristic NYC and Gotham City.
  • The Forbidden Little City
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 31)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:00m
    A tilt-shift film shot in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.
  • The Minnissippi River
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 26)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:08m
    A tilt-shift film shot in New Orleans. Steamboats have never looked so adorable.
Stories of Empowerment
  • A New Deal
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:45m
    Speech
    During the Great Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first inaugural address inspired Americans to look beyond their fears and believe in their ability to succeed.
  • A Tribute to Harriet Tubman
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:48m
    This American hero escaped slavery on the Underground Railroad then returned to the South nineteen times to escort over 300 slaves to freedom.
  • About SpiritClips
    SpiritClips Promo
    0:30m
    See what SpiritClips is all about.
  • Amikaeyla Gaston
    Odyssey Networks
    3:04m
    Jazz Singer Amikaeyla Gaston brings music and hope to Iraqi refugees.
  • Anwu School
    Explore
    3:15m
    Meet elementary school students from the AnWu Village in China who already know a second language and have their sights set on future careers.
  • Arise
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:30m
    Lincoln: a man who overcame countless hardships to become one of the most admired presidents in American history. Animated kinetic typography is used to tell his personal story.
  • Ben Comen
    SpiritClips Originals
    2011 4:16m
    Based on the true story of a young athlete who never gives up.
  • Commencement
    SpiritClips Originals
    2008 5:50m
    Documentary
    A mother shares the story of her son's graduation from college.
  • Darius Goes West
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:20m
    Fifteen-year-old Darius Weems, who has muscular dystrophy, and eleven of his best friends set out on a cross-country road trip to raise money to find a cure for his disease.
  • Homeboy
    Explore
    6:19m
    Homeboy Industries is bringing hope to some of L.A.'s toughest neighborhoods by providing ways for at-risk youth to meaningfully contribute to their communities.
  • Indivisible
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:05m
    Biography
    The true story of Senator John McCain's internment in a prison camp during the Vietnam War.
  • Jasmine
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:20m
    The true story of a rescued greyhound who becomes a healer to others.
  • Montgomery
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:10m
    December 1955: an everyday bus ride becomes an unforgettable moment in history.
  • One Small Step
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:41m
    Series
    In 1962, John F. Kennedy challenged Americans to achieve what seemed impossible.
  • Paints on Ceiling
    Cinelan
    3:12m
    A famous Philadelphia mosaic and mural artist, Isaiah Zagar, recalls his defining moment of artistic epiphany and reveals the mind of a fascinating and complex man.
  • Private Andy
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:35m
    One courageous, determined ant saves the day in this daring animated tale.
  • Red
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:07m
    Drama / Short films
    A bunch of bullies meet their match on a playground.
  • Shackleton
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:48m
    Explorer Ernest Shackleton demonstrates true leadership during an exciting and dramatic expedition to traverse Antarctica.
  • Steadfast
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:15m
    He overcame a traumatic childhood, challenges to his talent, and emotional and physical obstacles, to become one of the world's most celebrated musical geniuses. Can you guess who he is?
  • The Impact of One
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 12)
    Cinelan
    2012 3:33m
    In an effort to help the poor, Muhammad Yunus started lending small amounts of money, also known as microcredit. That effort turned into a bank, which is currently helping 8 million women. As he saw the other problems they faced including a lack of healthcare, education and energy, he created other business solutions, which he calls social business. When he set out to help others, he never imagined the impact he'd have. Directed by Holly Mosher.
  • The Little Frog
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:33m
    Two frogs fall into a hole and surprise everyone.
  • The Watts Towers
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:25m
    The true story of a down-on-his-luck craftsman who embarks on a thirty-year project that brings a work of art to an impoverished neighborhood.
  • Touch
    Six29 Entertainment
    13m
    You never know when a complete stranger can walk up and change your life forever.
    Starring: Lily Knight, Rachel Kanouse
  • Women of the Rock
    Cinelan
    3:46m
    The first female mine workers share their stories of the underground.
All Short Films
  • 3x3
    Interfilm
    2009 5:57m
    A night watchman plays basketball all night, perfecting his game. While the young cleaner on night duty is unable to keep up with him, he doesn't give up that easily.
    Starring: Ricardo Azevedo
  • A Glimpse of Reality
    Soul Biographies
    9:36m
    A dramatic short documentary that asks if are we more than the sum of the events of our lives.
  • A Good Deed
    SpiritClips Originals
    2011 5:04m
    Inspired by a true story of how a simple act of kindness can have a lifelong impact.
  • A New Deal
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:45m
    Speech
    During the Great Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first inaugural address inspired Americans to look beyond their fears and believe in their ability to succeed.
  • A Tribute to Harriet Tubman
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:48m
    This American hero escaped slavery on the Underground Railroad then returned to the South nineteen times to escort over 300 slaves to freedom.
  • About SpiritClips
    SpiritClips Promo
    0:30m
    See what SpiritClips is all about.
  • Adorable Ardennes
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 16)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:15m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Rochehaut, Belgium.
  • After Water, There Is Sand
    Columbia University
    2012 PG 17m
    Tamar, an 80-year-old widow, visits her Armenian homeland to fulfill her late husband's last wish: to take a family photo in front of Mount Ararat. With her two daughters in tow, Tamar attempts to get the picture and perhaps find new meaning in her life.
    Starring: Marge Kyrkostas-Tellelian, Leslie Kalarchian, Karine Kocharyan
  • Amikaeyla Gaston
    Odyssey Networks
    3:04m
    Jazz Singer Amikaeyla Gaston brings music and hope to Iraqi refugees.
  • Antsy Airport
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 28)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:04m
    A tilt-shift film shot at the Fort Worth Airport in Dallas, Texas. Planes don't get any cuter than this.
  • Anwu School
    Explore
    3:15m
    Meet elementary school students from the AnWu Village in China who already know a second language and have their sights set on future careers.
  • Appointment in Vancouver
    Indieflix
    33m
    6 Surgeries, 4 Olympics, 1 Dream. This is the story of Casey Puckett, the 36 year-old father who won't give up on his dream of winning an Olympic Medal.
    Starring: Casey Puckett, Daron Rahlves
  • Arctic Wisdom
    Explore
    7:10m
    In traditional Inuit culture, tribes have long relied on the knowledge of elders for survival. But will the wisdom of Inuit elders survive in the face of a new generation?
  • Arise
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:30m
    Lincoln: a man who overcame countless hardships to become one of the most admired presidents in American history. Animated kinetic typography is used to tell his personal story.
  • Baby Blizzard
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 24)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:30m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Boston after the Blizzard Nemo hit the city. More episodes are available in the series section.
  • Baby Owl
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 3:40m
    Disobeying his mother who left to find him breakfast, a hungry baby owl finds himself in peril after jumping from his nest to chase a worm.
  • Balance
    SpiritClips Originals
    2011 1:40m
    An homage to the natural, delicate and essential balancing act that makes all life possible.
  • Bamako Chic: Threads of Power, Color and Culture
    Link TV
    5:11m
    The artistic creativity of women from Bamako, Mali becomes a force for alleviating poverty and affirming identity in West Africa.
  • Beautiful Beijing
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 32)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:23m
    A time-lapse tilt-shift film shot in Beijing, China.
  • Beautiful Boston
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 21)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 3:11m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Boston.
  • Ben Comen
    SpiritClips Originals
    2011 4:16m
    Based on the true story of a young athlete who never gives up.
  • Beyond the Words
    Soul Biographies
    3:32m
    A man discovers that there is a language that goes beyond words, a language we all speak, through our bodies, and through an unspoken understanding.
  • Big Gus
    SpiritClips Originals
    5:10m
    On a fishing trip with his son and grandson, a grandfather tells the story of the fish he has been hunting for fifty years.
  • Bobby Watkins
    Whitestone
    8:15m
    Bobby Watkins, a young boy who wants everyday to be his birthday, soon begins to regret his wish.
  • Bonsai Burma
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 7)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 3:21m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Rangoon (Yangon), Kalaw, Inle Lake, Mandalay, and Bagan in Burma (Myanmar). Look for others in the series section.
  • Bread & Kisses
    Ouat Media
    12m
    Mathematician Paul Fowler is struggling to solve a complicated math equation. When two young women coax him into taking baking classes, Paul's complications multiply exponentially. Finding himself in a love triangle, Paul soon realizes that matters of the heart are often more complicated than matters of the mind.
    Starring: Natasha Allan, Mika Collins, John Gillespie
  • Burning in the Sun
    Link TV
    5:08m
    A young entrepreneur endeavors to bring solar power to his homeland in West Africa.
  • Busy Brooklyn
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 14)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:54m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Brooklyn, New York. Locations include Downtown Brooklyn, Dumbo, Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza, and Coney Island.
  • By the Pool
    Interfilm
    2012 2:16m
    Toby works up the courage to talk to a girl.
    Starring: David Chandler, Abbey Anderson
  • Cacophony
    SpiritClips Originals
    2014 3:37m
    A composer with writer's block receives an unexpected visit from his three squirrelly grandchildren.
  • Calm Cemetary
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 22)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:53m
    A tilt-shift film shot in a cemetery, transforming it into a miniature world.
  • Camaro
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:31m
    A teenage girl restores the muscle car that she and her father worked on together.
  • Camp Harmony
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:13m
    A Los Angeles sleepaway camp allows homeless kids to have fun and connect with compassionate role models.
  • Chess Game
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:04m
    A couple of old friends meet for a friendly game of chess and end up discovering the true meaning of giving.
  • Chivalry in the Sky
    SpiritClips Originals
    5:57m
    Based on a true story of bravery and compassion, a young WWII pilot is put to the test when his B-17 bomber is singled out by 15 Nazi Fighters.
  • Christmas Dream
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:00m
    A child has a magical encounter on Christmas Eve.
  • Christmas in the Trenches
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:25m
    In the Christmas of 1914, German and British soldiers along the Western Front share a moment of peace and humanity.
  • Circle Maker
    Vancouver Film School
    2:36m
    Mysterious crop circles serve as a backdrop for this touching tale of a father's enduring love for his daughter. Circle Maker was created by Vancouver Film School student Jesse Davis.
  • Collision
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 5:50m
    Sparks fly when two hospital patients collide in a hallway.
  • Commencement
    SpiritClips Originals
    2008 5:50m
    Documentary
    A mother shares the story of her son's graduation from college.
  • Corny Island
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 15)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 0:46m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Cosy Cannes
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 3)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:44m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Cannes, France.
  • Crazy Fish
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:26m
    Comedy
    A lonely goldfish decides it's time for a change.
  • Curiosity
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:24m
    12-year-old Clara Ma describes the powerful force that motivates us to investigate the great mysteries of our universe, of our planet, and of our lives.
  • Cute Creta
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 2)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:28m
    Video ecard
    A tilt-shift film shot in Agios Nikolaos, Spinalonga, Kritsa, Katharo, Pitsidia, and Matala on Crete in Greece. More episodes available in the series section.
  • Darius Goes West
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:20m
    Fifteen-year-old Darius Weems, who has muscular dystrophy, and eleven of his best friends set out on a cross-country road trip to raise money to find a cure for his disease.
  • Don't Leave Them Behind
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 4)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:33m
    In a world where the average American doesn't think twice about waste products in landfills, Ernie Simpson, a leading scientist at TerraCycle, has entered the arena to show us just how useful our waste can be. This film details Simpson's efforts to create an innovative new process for recycling used disposable diapers. Directed by Albert Kahn.
  • Early Bloomer
    Sony
    2003 3:47m
    From the team that created the ChubbChubbs comes this adorable animated short about a little, green tadpole that mysteriously develops legs and becomes an outcast amongst his tadpole friends.
  • Excelsior
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:29m
    In 1960, US Air Force Colonel Joseph Kittinger jumped from the edge of space, setting a record he would help Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner break 52 years later.
  • Faith at the Gulf, Part 1
    Odyssey Networks
    4:00m
    Rev. Shari Prestemon discusses Hurricane Katrina, the oil spill, and the toll these events have taken on her community in Biloxi, Mississippi.
  • Faith at the Gulf, Part 2
    Odyssey Networks
    2:59m
    Rev. James L. Sturm speaks on recovery, endurance and the presence of God, even in the midst of the Gulf oil spill.
  • Faith at the Gulf, Part 3
    Odyssey Networks
    5:00m
    Excursion boat captain Joe Wofford takes a small group of shocked tourists to Ship Island off the coast of Mississippi. Now that the island is surrounded by oil containment booms, the group is left to ponder the relationship between faith, oil, and our responsibilities to the Earth.
  • Faith at the Gulf, Part 4
    Odyssey Networks
    3:03m
    Rev. Harold Roberts discusses the suffering he has seen as a result of hurricane Katrina and the Gulf oil spill and how a change in society and values is necessary for full recovery.
  • Faith at the Gulf, Part 5
    Odyssey Networks
    5:38m
    Rev. Shari Prestemon calls the faith group leaders in Biloxi, Mississippi together to discuss the Gulf oil spill from a perspective of faith.
  • Family Dance
    SpiritClips Originals
    7:22m
    An Armenian couple, brought together by the magic of dance, pursue the American dream for their children.
  • Fat Albert's Easter Special
    Anderson Digital
    1982 22m
    Fat Albert and the Cosby kids give old Mudfoot's home a surprise cleaning for Easter, and Rudy gets busy thinking up a practical joke to play on his friends.
    Starring: Bill Cosby, Jan Crawford, Gerald Edwards
  • Fat Albert's Halloween Special
    Anderson Digital
    1977 22m
    Animation
    After a night filled with more tricking than treating, Rudy and his friend Devery plan one last prank for spooky Mrs. Bakewell.
    Starring: Bill Cosby, Jan Crawford, Gerald Edwards
  • Fill Your Jar
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:09m
    Is your life filled with the important people, moments and commitments? Or is it cluttered with the little things that come between you and what really matters?
  • Fire With Fire
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 3)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:40m
    Who would dare to pit one fatal disease against another inside the body of a six-year-old patient? The results will shatter all expectations. Directed by Ross Kauffman.
  • Flight of Honor
    SpiritClips Originals
    5:36m
    World War II veterans Mary Beth and Joel Doss visit their World War II memorial in Washington, D.C. for the first time.
  • Gifts and Presence
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 3:57m
    Santa and his elves work overtime to satisfy a little girl's Christmas wish.
  • God of Love
    Ouat Media
    18m
    In this Academy Award winning short, a lounge-singing darts champion finds his prayers are answered - literally - when he receives a box of love-inducing darts.
    Starring: Luke Matheny, Marian Brock, Christopher Hirsh
  • God's Trombones
    Vision Films
    2013 25m
    A trilogy of inspiring African-American poems are brought to life.
  • Great Adventures
    Magnet Film
    6:08m
    Every Sunday afternoon before tea, Billy and his Grandad go on an adventure. They find that the power of imagination can bridge generations.
    Starring: Anthony Edwards, Jack Henry, Levi Miller
  • Gulliver's Gibraltar
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 13)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:39m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Gibraltar. This is how the Rock of Gibraltar would have looked in Gullivers Travels.
  • Haiti, Part 1: Devastation
    Odyssey Networks
    4:56m
    Six months after the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti, people are still without basic necessities such as clean water.
  • Haiti, Part 2: The Archbishop Returns
    Odyssey Networks
    4:11m
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York visited Haiti one week after the earthquake, and made a promise to return and keep its plight before the eyes of the world.
  • Haiti, Part 3: The Cathedral
    Odyssey Networks
    3:47m
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan visits the remains of Haiti's National Cathedral.
  • Haiti, Part 4: Cash for Work
    Odyssey Networks
    4:20m
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan visits the Petionville Camp for displaced Hatians.
  • Haiti, Part 5: The 3 Rs
    Odyssey Networks
    4:05m
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan brings promises of relief, rebuilding, and renewal to displaced Hatians.
  • Hanz
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 3:39m
    Hanz is a Miniature Schnauzer who treats his patients with a special medicine: comfort, joy, and love.
  • Happy Hong Kong Hippodrome
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 34)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:30m
    A tilt-shift film shot in the Jockey Club Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong.
  • Harry Grows Up
    Magnet Film
    11m
    New York is a tough place to find love. Especially for an eighteen-month-old living on his own. Be sure to check out the Behind the Scenes to get an inside look at all the subtle visual effects!
    Starring: Liz Elkins, Grace Gawthrop, Josh Hamilton
  • Harry Grows Up (BTS)
    Magnet Film
    2:26m
    A behind the scenes look at Harry Grows Up, a film about an eighteen month old looking for love in New York City.
  • Hazy Hong Kong
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 35)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:49m
    A time-lapse, tilt-shift film from the majestic city of Hong Kong.
  • Head Over Heels
    National Film
    10m
    In this Academy Award Nominated short, a husband and wife have grown apart over the years. He lives on the floor, she lives on the ceiling, and the marriage hangs in the balance.
    Starring: Nigel Anthony, Rayyah McCaul
  • Helium
    Magnet Film
    2013 22m
    This year's Oscar winner for Best Live Action short tells the story of a young boy named Alfred who is hospitalized with a terminal condition. But when an eccentric hospital janitor, Enzo, begins telling him stories about the magical fantasy world of HELIUM, Alfred rediscovers the joy in a life that he'd nearly given up on.
    Starring: Casper Crump, Marijana Jankovic, Pelle Falk Krusbaek
  • Homeboy
    Explore
    6:19m
    Homeboy Industries is bringing hope to some of L.A.'s toughest neighborhoods by providing ways for at-risk youth to meaningfully contribute to their communities.
  • House Call
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 3:49m
    A small boy's life is saved by a mysterious stranger.
  • How to Change the World
    USC School of Cinematic Arts
    2013 18m
    A young scientist hopes to change the world by his invention, which so far can only change things into eggplants.
    Starring: Eddie Ng, Helena Ma
  • How to Give a Fishing Lesson
    Soul Biographies
    7:55m
    A short documentary about the power of connecting with others, and how the feeling of belonging can change a life for the positive.
  • I Remain the Same
    Cinelan
    3:12m
    Using a prosthetic limb, a young Chechen runner, participates in New York's 5-kilometer race of Hope and Possibility, in this story of triumph over adversity.
  • Impossible is Nothing
    Seamonster
    8:39m
    After a crippling motorcycle accident, a young man is determined to rebuild his life, starting with a 26-mile New York marathon.
  • In the Life of Another
    Soul Biographies
    11m
    While saving Jews in Germany during WWII, Alison discovers the importance of thinking about the world and the other people around her.
  • Indivisible
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:05m
    Biography
    The true story of Senator John McCain's internment in a prison camp during the Vietnam War.
  • Jasmine
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:20m
    The true story of a rescued greyhound who becomes a healer to others.
  • Jill
    SpiritClips Originals
    6:24m
    A Berkeley coxswain inspires a movement to beat lung cancer.
  • Kamikaze
    SpiritClips Originals
    6:09m
    A sailor aboard the USS Missouri during World War II struggles with his order to give a kamikaze pilot a proper burial.
  • Korengal
    SpiritClips Originals
    5:33m
    Sal Giunta displays daring heroism in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan and becomes the first living person to be awarded the Medal of Honor since Vietnam.
  • Ladder 6
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:20m
    The true story of a group of FDNY firefighters from
    Ladder 6 company, who miraculously survived the World Trade Center collapse because they stopped to help Josephine Harris, an elderly woman trapped on the staircase.
  • Land of the Panda
    ITV
    2008 46m
    Reclusive and enigmatic, giant pandas are among the most lovable of the word’s endangered species. Now for the first time in high definition, bamboo shoots give way to close up shots of these extraordinary creatures in their natural habitat.
    Starring: Bernard Hill
  • Lest We Forget
    Whitestone
    6:26m
    A young soldier fighting in the Civil War risks his life to help an enslaved family.
  • Life Rolls On
    Explore
    3:15m
    Backflips, ollies, and hand-plants ... in a wheelchair? Meet young heroes who pursue their dreams in spite of challenging obstacles.
  • Lift
    Huju Media LLC
    9:37m
    A shy woman coordinates her daily ride up the elevator with the man of her dreams, hoping to catch his eye and find true love.
    Starring: Sophia Medley, Michael Robert Young
  • Little Laos
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 9)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:50m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Kuang Si Falls, Nong Kiao, Luang Namtha, Phonsavan, and Houayxay in Laos.
  • Little Ligure
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 5)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:22m
    A tilt-shift film shot around Finale Ligure in Italy.
  • Little Luxembourg
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 17)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:30m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Luxembourg. More episodes available in our series section.
  • Look Up
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:47m
    A father teaches his tech-savvy kids how to connect the old-fashioned way.
  • Lovely Liguria
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 20)
    Spoonfilm
    1:49m
    A tilt-shift film shot in the township of Ceriana in Liguria, Italy.
  • Lucky Penny
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:36m
    After spending years doomed in loneliness beneath a slot machine, a penny is finally given a chance to take a journey with the hope of finding a better home.
  • Made By Me
    USC School of Cinematic Arts
    2011 15m
    Three extraordinary artists devote their lives to making unique, functional objects by hand.
  • Making of Little Big World
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 11)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:29m
    A small glimpse behind the scenes while shooting footage for a new episode of Little Big World in Spain. Shot in El Chorro on Camino del Rey and other locations.
  • Martin the Cobbler
    Vision Films
    1983 27m
    Martin, a simple cobbler who has given up on life, ultimately finds purpose by helping others.
    Starring: Alexandria Tolstoy
  • Michael the Visitor
    Vision Films
    1996 25m
    A shoemaker discovers a desolate young man by the side of the road and takes him into his home even though he is very poor himself.
    Starring: Stockard Channing
  • Mini Maine
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 25)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:15m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Portland, Maine. Watch more episodes of Little Big World in our series section!
  • Mini Midi Festival
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 29)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:43m
    A tilt-shift film shot at the Midi Festival in Beijing--the biggest Rock Music Festival in China, even though it looks much smaller here.
  • Mini Mipcom
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 4)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:11m
    A tilt-shift movie featuring the busy film market in Cannes as an adorable toy model.
  • Miss Connie's Last Day
    SpiritClips Originals
    5:20m
    A retiring preschool teacher receives a surprise from her students.
  • Montgomery
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:10m
    December 1955: an everyday bus ride becomes an unforgettable moment in history.
  • Mr. Happy Man
    Matt Morris Films
    10m
    Come rain or shine, 88-year-old Bermudian Johnny Barnes devotes six hours every day to an endearing traffic ritual that has made him one of the islands most cherished citizens.
  • Mr. Smith's Peach Seeds
    Ouat Media
    12m
    Roger Smith can make anything out of peach seeds. Since starting 43 years ago, he has carved hundreds of peach seeds into amazingly detailed sculptures from hummingbirds to a baseball stadium with 100+ figures.
  • My Toxic Reality
    Mill Valley Film Group
    3:52m
    Hilton Kelley, returns home to his environmentally damaged Port Arthur, Texas to fight a major industrial polluter and to help to rebuild his struggling coastal community.
  • Needles and Thread
    Vancouver Film School
    2:14m
    This heartrending fairytale reminds us the importance of carrying on after losing a loved one.
  • nice NICE
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 19)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:02m
    A tilt-shift, time-lapse film shot in Nice, France.
  • Not Forgotten
    Vancouver Film School
    2:24m
    A young angel accidentally gets locked outside of the pearly gates.
  • One Small Step
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:41m
    Series
    In 1962, John F. Kennedy challenged Americans to achieve what seemed impossible.
  • Paints on Ceiling
    Cinelan
    3:12m
    A famous Philadelphia mosaic and mural artist, Isaiah Zagar, recalls his defining moment of artistic epiphany and reveals the mind of a fascinating and complex man.
  • Pocket Poland
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 18)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:39m
    A tilt-shift film by shot in Slupsk, Leba, Gdansk, Malbork, Torun, Warszawa, and Wroclaw in Poland.
  • Pony Place
    SND Films
    2013 9:48m
    Little Emma asks her grandma to take care of the brand new pony on her virtual horse farm when her parents tell her she can't take her tablet on vacation. But can grandma manage the farm?
    Starring: Bos Yenthe, Wittermans Joop, Breederveld Leny
  • Porcelain Unicorn
    Keegan Wilcox
    3:02m
    A chance encounter between a member of the Hitler Youth and a young Jewish girl has a profound and enduring effect on them both.
    Starring: Trevor Teichmann, Fiona Perry, Rita Zohar
  • Portrait of a Human Being
    Soul Biographies
    9:55m
    After losing his son in a tragic motorcycle accident, the word family takes on a new meaning, as Carlos realizes that true wealth is derived from the love of our family and friends.
  • Pride & Joy
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:20m
    When a lion cub falls down a steep ravine, his mother comes to the rescue.
  • Private Andy
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:35m
    One courageous, determined ant saves the day in this daring animated tale.
  • Q&A
    StoryCorps
    3:51m
    Interview
    Joshua is a little boy with Asperger's syndrome, whose interview with his mother Sarah reveals both the complexity and joys of parenthood.
  • Ramanas Garden
    Explore
    11m
    In a land of startling contrasts and inequality, Dr. Dwabha is working to give a future to children who would otherwise be without one.
  • Red
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:07m
    A bunch of bullies meet their match on a playground.
  • Right Time, Right Place
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:42m
    After years apart, a world traveler reconnects with an old friend.
  • Rising to the Top
    Link TV
    5:10m
    A non-profit organization helps alleviate poverty through arts and culture.
  • River of Dreams
    Mill Valley Film Group
    4:04m
    A charismatic teacher leads the cleanup of the Surabaya River which is polluted with industrial chemicals and sewage, causing severe health issues.
  • Roy Campanella Night
    SpiritClips Originals
    6:20m
    In 1958, Roy "Campy" Campanella, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history, had his career cut short by a car accident that left him paralyzed.
  • Sally
    SpiritClips Originals
    2008 3:38m
    Drama / Short films
    A hardworking waitress learns a valuable lesson from an unlikely source.
  • Saving Futures. Saving Lives. The Story of Project Peanut Butter
    Link TV
    5:13m
    Children with malnutrition are effectively treated with fortified peanut butter.
  • Scott Summit
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 2)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:33m
    Scott Summit, Founder of Bespoke Innovations, creates prosthetic limb fairings for amputees using 3D printing. Directed by Ondi Timoner.
  • Shackleton
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:48m
    Explorer Ernest Shackleton demonstrates true leadership during an exciting and dramatic expedition to traverse Antarctica.
  • Shiny Shanghai
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 30)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:57m
    A tilt-shift, time-lapse film shot in Shanghai, China, making it look like a miniature mixture of futuristic NYC and Gotham City.
  • Sink or Swim
    SpiritClips Originals
    7:10m
    A promising young athlete, paralyzed in a random diving accident, finds freedom by returning to the water.
  • Size Doesn't Matter
    Soul Biographies
    8:21m
    Perhaps it's superiority that keeps us from our own life, and our capacity for humility that leads us to it.
  • Small Scuba
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 8)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:19m
    A tilt-shift video of a miniature liveboard diving trip in Burma (Myanmar).
  • Smile
    Soul Biographies
    5:31m
    Olu talks about her dedication to her mother and how there is always a reason to smile.
  • Smokey
    SpiritClips Originals
    6:14m
    When a young girl is thrown from her horse, her faithful dog Smokey refuses to leave her side.
  • Solar Roadways
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 1)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:38m
    What if roads and highways were solar, fueling enough energy to power electric vehicles as well as nearby communities? Directed by Michele Ohayon.
  • Sonata
    Vancouver Film School
    2:35m
    A lonely man works up the courage to reveal his feelings to the woman he loves.
  • Specky Four Eyes
    Ouat Media
    9:05m
    Arnaud is forced to wear big round glasses do to his shortsightedness. But he happens to prefer the blurry, protean world of his shortsightedness, a world populated by fantastic creatures conjured up by his imagination. Winner of Best Animated Short Film, Aspen Shortsfest. (2011)
    Starring: Dominique Pinon
  • Spirit
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:38m
    A video poem about the contagiousness of the human spirit.
  • Steadfast
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:15m
    He overcame a traumatic childhood, challenges to his talent, and emotional and physical obstacles, to become one of the world's most celebrated musical geniuses. Can you guess who he is?
  • Story Tellers
    Vancouver Film School
    2:59m
    A young boy honors his grandfather's memory by continuing his story time tradition.
  • Strays
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:55m
    Strays are just like regular dogs, but they're missing one important thing.
  • Subway Harmonies
    Ouat Media
    8:19m
    Mrs. Wong's daily drudgery belies a secret and extraordinary gift from her past.
    Starring: Grace Armas, Chloe Cubric, Heidi Tan
  • Sweet Spain
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 10)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:46m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Seville, Madrid, and El Chorro in Spain. More episodes available in the series section.
  • Swing
    Vancouver Film School
    3:36m
    An aging couple visit the playground and relive their youth.
  • Talking Hands
    Explore
    5:25m
    Deaf children in Jordan have a place to learn at the Holy Land Institute for the Deaf. In addition to academic and vocational training, the school matches up younger children with older mentors to foster a spirit of self-assurance.
  • That's Magic
    Whitestone
    14m
    A disillusioned magician finds magic all around him.
  • The Amber Amulet
    Interfilm
    2012 22m
    Disguised as the Masked Avenger, a 10-year-old boy wanders the streets at night seeking to do good deeds. Winner, Best Short Narrative at the Heartland Film Festival.
    Starring: Ed Oxenbould, Genevieve Hegney, Eliza Logan
  • The Contenders
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 9)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:24m
    Biologists spent ten years trying to map the structure of the elusive Mason Pfizer Monkey Virus, a problem that could unlock the cure for AIDS. The Contenders solved it in three weeks. Using the online puzzle game Fold It, scientists are enlisting video gamers to solve real world problems. Directed by Lucy Walker.
  • The Cracked Pot
    SpiritClips Originals
    2008 4:02m
    When a water-bearing pot slips from a ledge and cracks, it fears it has lost its value.
  • The First Christmas
    Vision Films
    1999 21m
    Narrated by Christopher Plummer and set to a soundtrack of traditional Christmas carols, the Nativity story comes to life through colorful Claymation.
    Starring: Christopher Plummer
  • The Forbidden Little City
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 31)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:00m
    A tilt-shift film shot in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.
  • The Fork
    SpiritClips Originals
    5:00m
    Romance
    A Holocaust survivor encourages her soon to be wed granddaughter.
  • The Gift of the Magi
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:30m
    In tough times, a young couple sacrifices their most prized possessions for each other.
  • The Girl Who Looked into the Mirror
    Soul Biographies
    8:08m
    A short documentary about how falling in love with yourself will open your heart to others.
  • The Golden Rule
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:44m
    Children from diverse cultures and world religions come together to illustrate the ethic of reciprocity: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
  • The Grid
    Mill Valley Film Group
    4:10m
    After the 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, the residents of a small German town banded together to buy the local power grid in order to provide renewable, decentralized energy. Produced by Mill Valley Film Group.
  • The Hospital Window
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:37m
    A patient entertains his blind roommate with stories about a couple in the park. Starring Alan Rachins and Reginald VelJohnson.
  • The Hubble Solution
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:35m
    Charts the failure of the first Hubble mission and how NASA's biggest mistake became one of its most renowned successes.
  • The Humility of Taking Notice
    Soul Biographies
    8:17m
    After being diagnosed with cancer, Lee begins to see his life amplified, and stops letting the experience of life pass him by.
  • The Impact of One
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 12)
    Cinelan
    2012 3:33m
    In an effort to help the poor, Muhammad Yunus started lending small amounts of money, also known as microcredit. That effort turned into a bank, which is currently helping 8 million women. As he saw the other problems they faced including a lack of healthcare, education and energy, he created other business solutions, which he calls social business. When he set out to help others, he never imagined the impact he'd have. Directed by Holly Mosher.
  • The Interviewer
    Bus Stop Films
    2013 12m
    When Thomas Howell interviews for a prestigious law firm, he is surprised to sit across from a future boss with Down Syndrome and some unconventional questions. The more they talk, however, the more Thomas finds those are just the kinds of questions that he needed.
    Starring: Winston Copper, Gerard Odwyer, Chris Haywood
  • The Kite
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:04m
    A young boy learns a valuable lesson when his kite gets stuck in a tree.
  • The Legend of Oscar
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:40m
    Everyone knows ostriches can't fly ...or can they?
  • The Little Big Easy
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 27)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:01m
    The Big Easy isn't so big after all in this tilt-shift film shot in New Orleans.
  • The Little Big Wall of China
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 33)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:10m
    A time-lapse, tilt-shift film from the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. More episodes of Little Big World are available in the SERIES section.
  • The Little Frog
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:33m
    Two frogs fall into a hole and surprise everyone.
  • The Little Prince
    Vision Films
    1981 27m
    An idealistic little prince learns that perfection can be the enemy of good.
    Starring: Cliff Robertson
  • The Lost Thing
    Ouat Media
    15m
    In this Academy Award winning short, a boy discovers a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Short Film, Animated. (2011)
    Starring: Tim Minchin
  • The Man at the Counter
    Note to Self Films
    2011 8:15m
    Movies
    A story about life, love, and sugar packets.
    Starring: Ian Hyland, Bill McHugh, Tom Everett Scott
  • The Mine Kafon
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 7)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:58m
    A short documentary portrait on a designer who has created a low cost solution to landmine clearance. Directed by Callum Cooper.
  • The Minnissippi River
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 26)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 1:08m
    A tilt-shift film shot in New Orleans. Steamboats have never looked so adorable.
  • The Perfection of Anna
    Flapper Films
    2013 8:40m
    A young girl tells the inspiring story of her mentor's courageous struggle to dance again after suffering a devastating stroke.
    Starring: Michelle Kolb, Hilary Thomas, Hannah Berry
  • The Power of One
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 11)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:32m
    Marcelo da Luz had a dream: to create and build a solar car that would set world distance records. Since then, Marcelo and the Power of One (Xof1) project team has been traveling around the world to promote its mission and commitment. Directed by Rich Williamson.
  • The Price of Miracles
    SpiritClips Originals
    2008 4:24m
    Holiday
    A little girl embarks on a quest to save her younger brother.
  • The Red Dot
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 5)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:31m
    While a sophomore in high school, Riley Ennis used a protein from horseshoe crabs to train the immune system of an octopus to detect and destroy cancerous cells. This innocent first experiment has had rippling effects in the world of cancer research. Directed by Andrew Hancock.
  • The Rhinos' Flight
    Mill Valley Film Group
    4:05m
    A look at the heroic efforts of environmental activist Raoul DuToit, who helped save the endangered rhino population in Swaziland by moving the remaining population hundreds of miles to safety.
  • The Riddle of the Here
    Soul Biographies
    7:02m
    A short documentary about finding joy. We are looking for something so simple that we cannot hold it in our hands, or in our heads. From director Nic Askew and his Soul Biographies series.
  • The Ride
    Explore
    4:46m
    Experience the breathtaking beauty of cascading waterfalls, watch humpback whales splash offshore, and see surfers hitch rides on some of the best waves on the planet.
  • The Second Glance
    Soul Biographies
    7:52m
    A disfigured man talks about the importance of not passing judgments based upon physical appearances, and of finding your own inner beauty.
  • The Secret of Trees
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 6)
    Cinelan
    2012 3:34m
    What do trees know that we don't? 13-year-old inventor Aidan realized that trees use a mathematical formula to gather sunlight in crowded forests. Then he wondered why we don't collect solar energy in the same way. Directed by Albert Maysies.
  • The Sign
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:23m
    A woman says goodbye to her mom.
  • The Solution
    Mill Valley Film Group
    3:54m
    On the remote Sakhalin Island in Russia, a once pristine haven of bio diversity is endangered, both on land and off shore.
  • The Star of Bethlehem
    Lotte Reiniger
    11m
    From the legendary Lotte Reiniger, The Star of Bethlehem tells the story of the birth of Jesus in Lotte's famous silhouette style.
  • The Story Tree
    Vancouver Film School
    3:16m
    An ethereal tree bears a very special "fruit".
  • The Strawberry Hill
    Soul Biographies
    8:46m
    Alejandro talks about politics, life, and how being a quadriplegic shaped his perspective on the world around him.
  • The Tin Soldier
    Camelot Entertainment
    23m
    Based on a Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, a tin soldier falls in love with a toy ballerina, disrupting the order within the toy room and illustrating the power of true love.
  • The Trojan Cow
    Barbara Stepanski
    23m
    In 1973, two teenagers are illegally transported across the East German border inside a fake cow and an unexpected love story blossoms in the midst of a dangerous situation.
  • The Velveteen Rabbit
    Camelot Entertainment
    24m
    The classic children's tale of a stuffed rabbit who yearns to be real.
  • The Watts Towers
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:25m
    The true story of a down-on-his-luck craftsman who embarks on a thirty-year project that brings a work of art to an impoverished neighborhood.
  • Tiny Torero
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 12)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:32m
    A tilt-shift film of a bull fight in Seville, Spain.
  • To a Soldier
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:41m
    A young girl shares Christmas with a soldier.
  • Tommy
    Ouat Media
    6:14m
    A young boy deals with the loss of his first pet.
    Starring: Jim Annan, Eden Gladstone Martin
  • Touch
    Six29 Entertainment
    13m
    You never know when a complete stranger can walk up and change your life forever.
    Starring: Lily Knight, Rachel Kanouse
  • Toy Thailand
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 1)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 2:56m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Bangkok, Phuket, Tonsai, and Railay. Explore Thailand's bustling cities and beautiful beaches in miniature.
  • Training Wheels
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:52m
    A dad teaches his son to ride a bicycle. Life's most moving and memorable moments are usually its simplest.
  • Treasure in the Snow
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:49m
    At an Antarctica research site, a seismologist must decide whether to save a penguin or find shelter before a dangerous storm hits.
  • Troubled Water
    Mill Valley Film Group
    4:01m
    Water is life for the people of San Isidro, El Salvador. So when gold miners began to divert and pollute the local water source, Francisco Pineda took action and formed the Environmental Committee of Cabanas.
  • Unknown Departed
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:22m
    Based on a true story, a pastor has a profound spiritual experience while performing a funeral service to an empty room.
  • Very Vermont
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 23)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 0:57m
    A tilt-shift film shot in Stowe, Burlington, and Montpelier, Vermont. More episodes available in the series section.
  • Vieques
    SpiritClips Originals
    6:57m
    SpiritClips editor Mariana Flores witnesses the recovery of Vieques Island four years after the Navy's departure.
  • Vietnam: A Lifelong Journey
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 23m
    Five Vietnam War veterans return to Vietnam for the first time in over 40 years.
  • Violin Survivor
    Odyssey Networks
    4:04m
    A Polish violin prodigy recounts his experience of the Nazi invasion during WWII.
  • Wake-up Call (for her)
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:32m
    A new mother soothes a cranky baby and discovers the joys of parenthood.
  • Wake-up Call (for him)
    SpiritClips Originals
    1:44m
    A new father struggles to soothe a cranky baby and discovers the joys of parenthood.
  • Waking Up
    USC School of Cinematic Arts
    2011 10m
    An inspirational tale about the lessons death can offer, Waking Up follows a talented young artist who is forced to face the dreams he gave up on years ago. Contains mature themes.
    Starring: Tadamori Yagi, Darren LaBorie, Jacqueline Pinol
  • War Game
    First Run Features
    28m
    An award-winning animated story of three English boys who leave their idyllic country lives to fight in the trenches of World War One. Featuring the voices of Kate Winslet, Iain Jons, Adam Godley
    Starring: Iain Jones
    Adam Godley
    Ben Warwick
  • Watchmaker's Son
    Whitestone
    8:14m
    The son of a watchmaker is determined to show his father that he has mastered the trade.
  • What's In A Smile
    USC School of Cinematic Arts
    2014 23m
    This documentary questions whether the simple act of smiling can actually make you a happier person.
  • Wild Life in Downtown LA
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 10)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:31m
    A short documentary about a pair of innovative street artists who change the way people perceive downtown Los Angeles. Directed by Zac Geoffray.
  • Wind
    Whitestone
    3:14m
    A young girl and her grandfather discover the unseen beauty and magic of the wind.
  • Without a House
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:57m
    A poor man refuses to lose his Christmas spirit during the Great Depression.
  • Women of the Rock
    Cinelan
    3:46m
    The first female mine workers share their stories of the underground.
  • Wright's Law
    Zack Conkle
    11m
    An amazing educator in the Louisville School System, Jeffrey Wright pours his heart and emotion into the well being of his students. Little do they know that Wright's life at school is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the love he carries for his own family.
  • x-small X-MAS
    Little Big World (Season 1, Episode 6)
    Spoonfilm
    2013 0:51m
    A tilt-shift video of a busy Christmas Fair.
  • Yes, Virginia
    Cinedigm Shrt
    2009 G 25m
    In this animated short featuring the voices of Neil Patrick Harris and Jennifer Love Hewitt, a child ventures into the streets of New York City to find out if Santa Claus really exists.
    Starring: Alfred Molina, Michael Buscemi, Kieran Patrick Campbell
  • You Don't Know Jack
    Focus Forward (Season 1, Episode 8)
    Cinelan
    2012 G 3:34m
    Jack Andraka, a high school sophomore, has developed a revolutionary new test for pancreatic cancer. The future of science is in the hands of our youth. Directed by Morgan Spurlock.
  • Young Eco-Heroes of the Philippines
    Link TV
    18m
    Three young Filipinos work to protect their nation's coral reef.