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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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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 Oscar Nominated Short Films Available on Vimeo

You Can Now Watch All The 2015 Oscar Nominated Short Films On Vimeo

The Academy this year decided to make all the 2015 Oscar Nominated Short Films available to everyone, to our biggest delight. The films were presented in a handfull of teathers in the major cities around the US, Canada and Europe last month. The short films, Live Action and Animated Films[…]

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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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Introducing Premium Submissions

Introducing the Instant, Premium Submission

Film Shortage has been constantly growing since it’s launch in July 2012, and so have the number of submissions. Over time great short films have been accumulating in our backlog, causing waiting times to long over several months. Unable to respond to each submission, the submitters were often left in[…]

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