Melbourne based filmmaker, Jesse Vogelaar brings us a unique storytelling technique in his new film Remember Aurora. Sam O’Brien [from Australian musical duo Venus Court] & Briar Rose star in this relentless romance, that splits the atom of emotion in under 3 minutes. I cast actors to read out lines[…]
Two young actors, strangers, are thrown together in a casting before spending a fleeting summer rehearsing and learning to fall in love on stage. As they are gently guided by their director (cupid), their own feelings take over. Between the Lines was a project shot on 35mm, all on practical[…]
Two small timers anxiously await the biggest job of their lives, but things soon start to unravel. Past demons come back to haunt them both and threaten to jeopardise the job at hand as well as their friendship… All is not as it first seems with these partners in crime.
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[…]
When an attempted burglary turns into an unlikely car-jacking, two aspiring criminals learn an important lesson : only practice makes. Robberies don’t always go to plan, even when your method acting. Director Thomas Leisten Schneider takes us through a little adventure where an attempted burglary turns into an unlikely car-jacking,[…]
There are very few, if any, successful directors that would recommend working with amateur actors. In the words of director Brian DePalma, “The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly, with friends and people the director knows.” Even if the budget doesn’t assume the[…]
Two actor friends have decided not to watch the Oscars in protest of the lack of diversity as seen in the 88th Academy Awards. Instead, they plan to celebrate a Black Movie Night of African American movies. However, as they began to discuss their dreams as actors, it is revealed[…]
We’re kicking off a new segment on Film Shortage called ‘Breaking The Scene’, where we choose a specific scene that really captures our attention in one of our featured films, and break it down to get a behind the scene look with the director of the film. We thought we’d[…]
Semi-famous TV star Luke Wheeler attends an upscale LA party featuring a wide variety of characters while in pursuit of his girlfriend when he gets an unexpected visit from an old friend.
Creating a viral or even successful short film can seem like an insurmountable task for a young filmmaker, especially with the continuously growing amount of competition out there. This is why we have prepared a little short recipe with several key ingredients to keep in mind when preparing a film.[…]