Watch: Clever Meta Comedy Short ‘A Bloody Mess’ About Filmmaking
“The sun has risen over Madagascar.” Can going meta really save a film? Why not give it a shot? That’s the idea behind this clever comedy short film called A Bloody Mess – available to watch online for free. This is the latest short created by the talented directing duo Josefin Malmén & David Strindberg, also known as “BABYBABY”. They run a production company based in London, making more short films and commercials like this. This is how the film stars: A lone policeman finds himself in the middle of a hellish nightmare. But as the story unfolds we discover there are other tormented souls nearby, battling demons of their own. As the story continues, filmmakers wonder if they can salvage their monster movie by going meta… Starring Joys Thsibangu, Ida Alamaa, Hugo Cohen, Camila Bejarano Wahlgren, and Karl Popow. This is such a fun, twisty little short under 10 minutes – you won’t know where it’s heading next! Click play & enjoy.
Thanks to Vimeo Staff Picks for the tip on this one debuting online. Brief intro from Vimeo: ” A lone LAPD policeman finds himself in the middle of a hellish nightmare. But as the story unfolds we discover there are other tormented souls nearby, battling demons of their own… in Swedish.” A Bloody Mess is a short film co-written and co-directed by filmmakers Josefin Malmén & David Strindberg. The duo together also runs a production company called BABYBABY based in London. You can view more of their work on their official website here or on their Vimeo page. They also directed the acclaimed short film Flex (view here). Produced by Alina Rydbeck. With cinematography by Viktor Skogqvist, music by Hanna Stenson & Lisa Gagerman, and sound design by Martin Mighetto. This hasn’t played at any film fests or elsewhere, as far as we know. For more info on the film, visit Vimeo or Shortverse. To enjoy more short films, click here. Your thoughts?