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Breaking The Scene: Dawn of The Deaf

Breaking The Scene: Dawn of The Deaf

After a little break were are happy to bring back our segment Breaking The Scene, where we dissect a pivoting scene from one of our featured short films with the help of the director. In this edition we get behind the mind of Robert Savage and expose the tantalizing rotating[…]

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The Short Awakens: The Best Star Wars Fan Films

The Short Awakens: The Best Star Wars Fan Films

Note: This post was originally published in December 2015 and has been revised and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. With all the hype from The Force Awakens, and after re-watching the first 6 original episodes a couple of times, we have decided to dig up some of the best Star[…]

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Latest Star Wars Rumors

Latest rumours about the new Star Wars planet Canto Bight

Few movie franchises have such a well-developed imagination as Star Wars. Over the course of six films, we’ve have ice worlds, desert planets, cloud cities and Death Stars. But it seems as though there is room for a little fun in the Star Wars universe as Canto Bight is set[…]

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Struggles and Success of the Superhero Fan Film

The Struggle and Success of the Superhero Fan Film

Fan Films can sometimes stir up more excitement than their Hollywood counterpart – creating a buzz that often testifies what the real fan wants to see. The majority of the broader audience know their superheroes through the vast media these days, with an endless array of superhero movies extended into[…]

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Film Shortage 5 Years

We Turned 5 and a Couple of New Updates

Film Shortage just turned 5! We’ve seen so much fly by in the past few years, and each new short has contributed to grow our community to what it has become today, and what it will be tomorrow! Thank you for your grandiose unconditional support. For the occasion we’ve been[…]

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Summer Picks

Our Short Film Summer Picks

Summer is here, and with it, emptier streets, fans turned on, ice coffee (or pretty much anything with ice in it), and slow-paced afternoons that go well with something on the screen. In this spirit, we bring you our summer picks so that you can stay entertained and feel refreshed[…]

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National Canadian Film Day on Film Shortage

Happy Canada Day!

In honor of Canada’s 150th, 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 I[…]

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The Art of The Short Film Title

The Art of The Short Title

Our friends over at The Art of The Title have been inspiring us for years with incredible in-depth interviews of some of our favorite title sequences in film and TV shows. I think that we can all agree that a film’s title sequence will not make or break the film[…]

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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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