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82 of The Most Inspirational Cinematography Shots in Short Films

Inspired by BuzzFeed’s rampage to display history’s most beautiful cinematography shots, we decided to take a look back at the short film repertoire – and were simply blown away by beauty. Here’s a list of 80+ (in no particular order) breathtaking shots.

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - '032' - The Canadian Affair“032” – The Canadian Affair (2010) – Thibaut Duverneix

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - The Risk Not TakenThe Risk Not Taken (2011) – Alex Glawion

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Next FloorNext Floor (2008) – Denis Villeneuve

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Coste ContemplationCoste Contemplation (2015) – Thibaut Grevet

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - FoxesFoxes (2012) – Lorcan Finnegan

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - SundaysSundays (2015) – Mischa Rozema

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - AmbitionAmbition (2015) – Tomek Bagiński

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography Ishtar x TussilagoIshtar x Tussilago (2015) – Maceo Frost

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - ManhuntManhunt (2014) – Phua Cardin

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Chase Me ThroughChase Me Through (2013) – Blake Salzman

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - High RideHigh Rider (2015) – Bradley Tangonan

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Holder's CommaHolder’s Comma (2014) – Thibaut Duverneix

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Voice OverVoice Over (2012) – Martin Rosete

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Shave ItShave It (2014) – Fernando Maldonado

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography -  Studies on HysteriaStudies on Hysteria (2013) – Bernd Faaß, Gabriel Borgetto, Matthias Bäuerle

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - ZerogonZerogon (2014) – John Mattiuzzi, Joshua Planz

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - AurorasAuroras (2014) – Niles Heckman

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Home Sweet HomeHome Sweet Home (2013) – Alejandro DiAZ, Pierre Clenet, Romain Mazevet, Stephane Paccolat

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Method ActorMethod Actor (2011) – Justin Stokes

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - This Is NormalThis Is Normal (2014) – Justin Giddings & Ryan Welsh

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Through The stormTríd An Stoirm (Through The Storm) (2012) – Fred Burdy

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - ProspectProspect (2013) – Zeek Earl & Chris Caldwell

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - AnomalyAnomaly (2014) – Dan Difelice & Salomon Lighthelm

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - CowardCoward (2012) – David Rodham

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - The LandingThe Landing (2013) – Josh Tanner

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - FoureyesFoureyes (2013) – Conor Byrne

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Johnny ExpressJohnny Express (2014) – Kyungmin Woo

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - LlapseLlapse (2014) – Julien Vanhoenacker

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - StrangersStrangers (2014) – Erik Lehmann

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The Most Inspiration Cinematography - RiverRiver (2013) – Kheaven Lewandowski

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - The Killing JokeThe Killing Joke (2011) – Sebastian Lopez

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Tumbleweed!Tumbleweed! (2012) – Jared Varava

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - UnbiniliumUnbinilium (2013) – Christian Scheck & Jonathan Albert

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Green EyedGreen Eyed (2012) – Nathaniel Lindsay

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - SundaysSundays (2015) – Misha Rozema

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - I KillerI Killer (2012) – Francesco Calabrese

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Taking The PlungeTaking The Plunge (2015) – Elizabeth Ku, Marie Raoul, Nicholas Manfredi & Thaddeus Andreades

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Call BackCall Back (2013) – Carlos f. Puertolas & Rani Naaman

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Children of CambodiaChildren of Cambodia (2015) – Christophe Hamon

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - In The PinesIn The Pines (2012) – Chris Caldwell & Zeek Earl

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - MuttMutt (2013) – Nicholas Payne Santos

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - ArkArk (2007) – Grzegorz Jonkajtys

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - EpochEpoch (2013) – John Robson

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - LoomsLooms (2014) – Funk Brothers

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - SurveyorSurveyor (2012) – Scott Blake

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - 43 000 Feet43,000 Feet (2013) – Campbell Hooper

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - A Standard StoryA Standard Story (2011) – Beth Reisgraf

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Box GirlBox Girl (2014) – Rocky Curby

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - The Old SamuraiThe Old Samurai (2013) – Benjamin Wong

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - On LoopOn Loop (2014) – Christine Hooper

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - ElegyElegy (2015) – Nicholas Livano

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Holder's CommaHolder’s Comma (2014) – Thibaut Duverneix

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Just Like YouJust Like You (2014) – Payne Lindsey

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - MannequinMannequin (2015) – Mehdi Nowroozi

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - We HuntWij Jagen (We Hunt) (2013) – Salih Kilic, Ted Alke & Vera Holland

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Where Do Lilacs Come FromWhere Do Lilacs Come From (2014) – Matthew Thorne

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Coste ContemplationCoste Contemplation (2015) – Thibaut Grevet

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Nepal TimesNepal Times (2015) – James Baker

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - The Earth The Way We Left ItThe Earth The Way I Left It (2013) – Jeff Pinilla

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - VacuityVacuity (2013) – Michael Matzur

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - EngrenageEngrenage (2014) – Etienne Gaulupeau, Fabien Rosier, Léonard Mercier & Swann Chesney

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Voice OverVoice Over (2012) – Martin Rosete

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - ZerogonZerogon (2014) – John Mattiuzzi & Joshua Planz

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - FallFall (2015) – Michael Reisinger

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - No Plan BNo Plan B: From Cancer to Corsica (2014) – Christian Woodmansey & Daniel Wieckmann

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - RefugeRefuge (2015) – Thibaut Durverneix

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Children of CambodiaChildren of Cambodia (2015) – Christophe Hamon

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography  -  PrimaveraPrimavera (2014) – Suki

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - GolemGolem (2014) – Woodruff Laputka

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Ishtar x TussilagoIshtar x Tussilago (2015) – Maceo Frost

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Light MotifLight Motif (2014) – Frédéric Bonpapa

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - The HuntThe Hunt (2013) – Oscar Hudson & Spike Morris

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - The TreeThe Tree (2013) – David Freyne

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Waiting For PostcardsWaiting For Postcards (2014) – Danny McShane

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Still Falls The RainStill Falls The Rain (2012) – Miguel Santana

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We Were Awesome We Were Awesome (2014) – Jesse Coane

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Home Sweet HomeHome Sweet Home (2013) – Alejandro DiAZ, Pierre Clenet, Romain Mazevet & Stephane Paccolat

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - SalienceSalience (2013) – Paul Trillo

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - The Killing Joke The Killing Joke (2011) – Sebastian Lopez

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - Taking The PlungeTaking The Plunge (2015) – Elizabeth Ku, Marie Raoul, Nicholas Manfredi & Thaddeus Andreades

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - TokyoTokyo – The Ramona Flowers (2014) – Bouha Kazmi

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The Most Inspirational Cinematography - ThirstThirst (2015) – Misha Kozlov

  • Great list! Sad to see no nod to Fruitcake though… 🙁 #shamelessplug

  • Nicholas Santos

    Awesome list! Thanks for the feature!

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