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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

The Weekend Shortlist: Painful Realities

Hello weekend! Starting this weekend with a little delay, but we still have three fantastic shorts that will make you grunt, ponder and question the painful realities of your next job interview! Enjoy the weekend 🙂 Sinkhole by Adam Brown A short film about a young that experiences a surreal[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

The Weekend Shortlist: A Foreign Affair

Pursuing on a foreign week with featured short film ‘Here Rests My Home‘ from Portugal, and featured trailer ‘Recursion‘ from Mexico, we will continue the weekend with a foreign affair. Presenting three shorts from Mexico, France and Turkey. Bonne fin de semaine! Tener un gran fin de semana! Harika bir[…]

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Paperman & Signs similarities

The Weekend Shortlist: Disney’s Paperman

Last week Disney released to the public their Oscar nominated short film Paperman, and to everyone’s big surprise it’s completely free! The short is said to be the future of animation, using new techniques combining 3D surroundings with an overlay of 2D drawings by artists, creating aesthetics never seen before[…]

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Arena Sicoli - Outdoor Theater

Restoring the Cinema to the People

Amantea is a small town of 15 000 habitants in southern Italy in the region of Calabria. A couple of days ago I received an email from Giulio Vita to help the spread the word about his film festival taking place in this little town. Always willing to help indie[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

The Weekend Shortlist: Be Gone Zombies!

I have come to realize that people have a crazy passion or rather obsession with the living dead. It all kicked off with Night of the Living Dead in 1968 (remade in 1990). The 80’s were popular again with the genre, but kind of died out during the 90’s. But[…]

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Branden’s Blog: Oscar Nominations for Best Picture

The film world is buzzing. With the recent announcement of this year’s Oscar Nominations, there has been much discussion as to the nominees for Best Picture. The Nominees are: Les Miserables   Amour   Life of Pi   Argo   Lincoln   Beasts of the Southern Wild   Silver Linings Playbook  […]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

The Weekend Shortlist: Lessons

Yet another weekend, and I feel like I’m in need for some drama lessons, hope you are too! We have for you 4 differently dramatic shorts, and if you know dramas, there’s always a twist! Lesson From a Stranger by Mahmut Akay We’ll start off with a wonderfully simple short[…]

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THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY

Are We Ready For Peter Jackson’s HFR?

So I finally got to watch The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in HFR (High Frame Rate), which plays the movie 48 fps instead of the usual 24 fps. Before I go any further, I must say the best part of the experience was watching the 10 minute 3D preview of[…]

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The Weekend Shortlist: Without You

The Weekend Shortlist: A Touching New Year

The weekend is back, and for the one’s that went back at work this week, it probably felt like the longest 3 days ever! Let’s start this first new year weekend with a touch of love. Both shorts show how two individuals, both struggling and very lonely in completely different[…]

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