A group of logs is about to freeze to death in a cold, icy desert. When they realize that the only fuel for a warming fire is their own body, things start heating up. (synopsis via Vimeo)
This is such a clever short film.
What it accomplishes in terms of whimsically-dark, damn near Lord of the Flies storytelling and serving up of pitch-perfect irony is beyond impressive.
Yes, yes I hear you say but trees are not actually sentient in real life – ah, but what if they were? If they were, and who’s to say they’re not; our pagan forebears believed they very much were – then they might behave just like this …
(source: Laughing Squid)