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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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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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Film Shortage Design Update

What’s New on Film Shortage’s New Design Update?

As you may have noticed last week, Film Shortage looked a little different with an all new design update. Sometimes people can get scared of change, but we’re here to tell you that there’s absolutely nothing to worry about – every single change has been made with you in mind.[…]

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2016 Short Film Oscar Nominations | Film Shortage

2016 Short Film Oscar Nominees

The Academy has released their full list of the official nominations for the 2016 Oscars. Everyone is blabbering about the “Leos” and the “Best Pictures” (you can hear all about the in the Academy Awards®: The Complete Unofficial History book), but let’s not forget about the smaller pictures – Here[…]

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30 000 Grant to shoot your film

Mobile Film Festival: Act on Climate Change – 1 Mobile – 1 Minute – 1 Film – to win 30.000€ grant!

Following the rules that have made its success for the past 10 years: 1 Mobile, 1 Minute, 1 Film, the call for films is open till September 28th 2015. The Mobile Film Festival is very proud to announce its partnership with the United Nations related to the International Summit about Climate Change (COP 21) organized[…]

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New look on Film Shortage

Film Shortage Gets a Little Botox

Notice a little rejuvenation? We decided to give Film Shortage a little botox lift. Don’t worry, we didn’t turn the site upside down, but rather just cleaned up little design features that makes our Short Film leading site sexier than ever. We also took the liberty to add a couple[…]

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2015 Short Film Oscar Nominations

2015 Short Film Oscar Nominations

The Noms are here! The Academy has released their full list of the official nominations for the 2015 Oscars, everyone knows about the big pictures, but let’s shed a little light on the short film nominations. Here are the trailers for this year’s nominations for Short Film Animations and Live[…]

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Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Introducing Crowdfunding Picks

Over the last couple of years crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have changed the way short films are made. More and more filmmakers are turning to the crowds to try to get the most funding for their next film by trying to persuade them with a short clip and[…]

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A Look at LA's FirstGlance Film Fest

A Look at Los Angeles’ FirstGlance Film Festival

FirstGlance was first introduced in Philadelphia in 1996 as a truly independent film festival, and has since then expanded to Los Angeles as well. April 4th to 6th will hold the 14th Annual FirstGlance Film Fest Los Angeles in Downtown LA. Applauded by filmmakers and attendees as one of the[…]

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