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Movie Themes That Never Fail To Deliver

Movie Themes that Never Fail to Deliver

Everybody loves going to the movies. Regardless of our individual taste, there’s something about experiencing a story on the silver screen that speaks to our innermost passion. And, accordingly, regardless of their genre, there are many motifs, themes and settings that recur in many well-known and more obscure cinema offerings.[…]

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Top 10 Shorts 2015

Top 10 Short Films of 2015

As we are ready to bury the hatchet on 2015, let’s not forget all the things that made the year special. After presenting the Top 5 Trailers of 2015, we’re thrilled to give you our Top 10 Short Film picks of 2015! The list includes shorts that have touched us[…]

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Top 5 Trailers 2015

Top 5 Trailers of 2015

Let the countdowns begin! What better way to finish off the year with a Top 5 of this year’s favourite short film trailers. Our judgements come from the trailers alone, without any influences from the actual films, and scored based on originality, creativity, editing and story, but most important, the[…]

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How to promote your film online - Film Shortage

How To Promote Your Film Online

Note: This post was originally published in June 2013 and has been revised and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Making a film is all fun and games until you realize you still need to work after your film is completely done. The online world is changing quickly, and compared to[…]

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5 Tips To Market Your Short

5 Tips to Market Your Short

by Branden Stewart You’ve just worked an uncountable number of hours on a project. You slaved over the story, negotiated the contracts, man handled the schedules, and finessed the edit. Now, you want to get your project seen. But how? In today’s digital world, there is content blooming everywhere. A[…]

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82 of The Most Inspirational Shots in Short Films

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. 01 “032” – The Canadian Affair (2010) –[…]

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Top 5 Movies to Look Out For in 2016

Top 5 Movies to Look Out For in 2016

From animated remakes, to superhero adaptations, to long-awaited sequels, and even a poker flick; 2016 should be as good a year as any for movie fans. Picking just five was not an easy task for our staff, but we managed to finally agree on a shortlist of films we are[…]

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Get a chance to direct Maggie Gyllenhaal in your next short film

Cast Maggie Gyllenhaal in Your Next Short Film

The Jameson First Shot is looking for 3 new directors to shoot with Maggie Gyllenhaal for their 2016 edition, a once in a lifetime opportunity The Jameson First Shot is the brain child of Kevin Spacey & Trigger Street Productions (House of Cards, The Social Network) to create a platform[…]

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Top 3 Casino Characters

Casinos and Cinema: Top 3 characters

We credit film directors for the way characters are depicted and portrayed in the movies, and they are always looking for fresh ways of grabbing our attentions. As casino gaming has risen in popularity, casino themed films have also become more common, with the cinema depicting casinos as a world[…]

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