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The Sandman – Fear of Falling

A theatrical author/director who is afraid of the consequences of his new play, be they success or failure, will meet someone who will show him there is a third alternative.

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10 Marvelous Shorts by Women

10 Marvelous Shorts by Women Filmmakers

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we highlight the incredible contribution women have brought to Film Shortage and to the film industry in general! Here are just a portion of our favorites. Thank you for your continuous hard work and proving that women have a gigantic role in the future of[…]

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Mr Director

The biggest ego in film directing tells us his story of a lifetime in the movie business with clips from some of his films, archive interviews and exclusive behind the scenes footage. The stop motion animated short film Mr Director is a satire of TV arts documentaries and cinema. We[…]

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Breaking The Scene: on the set of Intruders

Breaking The Scene: Intruders

For our next scene break we turned to some home talent and an underground comic book inspired film. Meet Santiago Menghini, a director, visual effect artist, co-founder of Nemesis Films, and founder of The Film Effect. Santiago is the craftful director behind the eerie short ‘Intruders‘, and we had a[…]

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Interview with Oscar Winner Ben Cleary for 'Stutterer'

Interview With Benjamin Cleary: Taking Stutterer to The Oscars

Oscar night is quickly approaching, and with everyone ramping up their favourite votes, we started to take a deeper look into the Short Film Nominations. Today we had the chance to chat with Benjamin Cleary, director of the nominated short film ‘S T U T T E R E R’.[…]

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Interview with Oscar Nominated director Patrick Vollrath

Interview with Patrick Vollrath: Everything Will Be Okay

Our Oscar rant continues as we take an in depth look on another nominated short film ‘Everything Will Be Okay’. This german film is about a divorced father who picks up his eight year old daughter Lea. It seems pretty much like every second weekend, but after a while Lea[…]

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005 Jumpers | Breaking The Scene

Breaking The Scene: Jumpers

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[…]

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Get a chance to direct Maggie Gyllenhaal in your next short film

Cast Maggie Gyllenhaal in Your Next Short Film

The Jameson First Shot is looking for 3 new directors to shoot with Maggie Gyllenhaal for their 2016 edition, a once in a lifetime opportunity The Jameson First Shot is the brain child of Kevin Spacey & Trigger Street Productions (House of Cards, The Social Network) to create a platform[…]

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Building a Story Through Music

Building a Story Through Music: Q&A With Director Joey Ciccoline

Written by Brandie Peters [threecol_two] About a year ago that Filmshortage.com featured the short film 88:88, which was written, directed and produced by emerging film talent Joey Ciccoline. 88:88 a unique sci-fi film about a girl who takes extraordinary measures to claim her freedom from her ominous alien abductors. The[…]

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