The Importance of Your Film's Opening Shot

The Importance of Your Film’s First Shot

A short film can be something very difficult to sell, with so much competition and junk online, it is a near impossible deed to lure a considerable number of viewers in. That’s why posters and cover images become so important to make a stagnant first impression. But getting someone to[…]

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Losing It || Daily Short Picks

Losing It

Mackenzie and Alexander make up one half of an up and coming indie rock band, whose once meager audience is finally beginning to grow. While on tour the couple discovers that they are unexpectedly pregnant. Feeling ill equipped and unable to provide for a child, the couple decides to have[…]

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Fish Hook and Eye

Fish Hook and Eye follows “Love” personified as a femme fatale as she guides the audience through the various stages of falling in love.

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How Short Should Your Short Film Be?

How Short Should a Short Be?

We get asked and ask ourselves quite often, ‘what defines the length of a short film?’. In reality there is no standard length, and probably our strongest point of reference is basing ourselves on the Academy Awards submission standards, where a film running under 40 minutes falls under the short[…]

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