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Our Favorite Picks of 2016: Comedy

Our Favorite Short Picks of 2016: Comedy edition

And finally, after our favorite Drama / Sci-Fi shorts and Experimental / Documentary from our 2016 Daily Short Picks selections, we now bring you the favorite films that will make you crack up. Fuck Buddies by Nate Wilson Watch Film 36 Questions by Giancarlo Fiorentini & Jonathan Grimm Watch Film[…]

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National Canadian Film Day on Film Shortage

#CanFilmDay

In honour National Canadian Film Day, we listed some of our favourite short films made by some proud Canadians! Never Happened by Mark Slutsky Watch Film 12 Semaines by Marc-André Girard Watch Film The Wall by Andrew De Zen Watch Film Ceramic Tango by Patricia Chica Watch Film I Thought[…]

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Our Favorite Picks of 2016: Experimental / Documentary Edition

Our Favorite Picks of 2016: Experimental / Documentary edition

After presenting our favorite Drama and Sci-Fi shorts from our 2016 Daily Short Picks selections, we now bring you the best Experimental and Documentary The Irrational Fear of Nothing by Paul Trillo Watch Film The Life and Death of an iPhone by Paul Trillo Watch Film Kensho by Aaron Paradox[…]

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Acting In Short: Julian Casey - Modern Artist

Acting in Short: Julian Casey

You might remember Julian in ‘Death by Chocolate‘ by Dimitri Gochgarian, featured on Film Shortage back in 2015. Part of a new series called Modern Artists by Dimitri, episode 2 focuses on actor Julian Casey who tells us about the art of acting. Modern Artists – Episode 2: Julian Casey[…]

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Our Favorite Short Picks of 2016: Drama / Sci-Fi edition

Our Favorite Short Picks of 2016: Drama / Sci-Fi edition

We receive brilliant short films every single day, but then there are the ones that will just blow you away. We took a steep look back at our Daily Short Picks from 2016, and selected a handful of our favorites to reminisce on the good times. A little different from[…]

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10 Marvelous Shorts by Women

10 Marvelous Shorts by Women Filmmakers

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we highlight the incredible contribution women have brought to Film Shortage and to the film industry in general! Here are just a portion of our favorites. Thank you for your continuous hard work and proving that women have a gigantic role in the future of[…]

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2017 Short Film Oscar Nominations

2017 Short Film Oscar Nominees

Let’s give some love to the 2017 Short Film Oscar Nominees. Who will follow in the steps of last year’s winners S T U T T E R E R and Bear Story? Take a closer look at the nominees and watch these wonderful trailers. — Short Film – Animation[…]

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The Importance of Your Film's Opening Shot

The Importance of Your Film’s First Shot

A short film can be something very difficult to sell, with so much competition and junk online, it is a near impossible deed to lure a considerable number of viewers in. That’s why posters and cover images become so important to make a stagnant first impression. But getting someone to[…]

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It's All About Love

All About Love

It’s that bubbly time of year again, and we’ve gathered some of our favourite heart-warming shorts that we’ve featured over the past few years. Here’s our Valentines special playlist! Lonely Planet by Alex Burunova Watch Short In a Relationship by Sam Boyd Watch Short Me & You by Jack Tew[…]

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Top 10 Short Films of 2016 on Film Shortage

Top 10 Short Films of 2016

2016 is gone, but not forgotten! We are thrilled to bring back our Top 10 selection of the last year. The list includes shorts that have touched us and inspired us the most, with either their stories, visual effects or originality. These are films featured on Film Shortage in 2016,[…]

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