A Film by Vera Vaughn || Featured Short Film

A Film by Vera Vaughn

Filmmaker Vera Vaughn’s world takes a frightening turn toward the surreal as life threatens to imitate art — or is it the other way around? Created as a proof of concept, ‘A Film by Vera Vaughn’ is a twisted suspense thriller that takes place in a confined environment with limited[…]

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Top 5 Trailers of 2016

Top 5 Trailers of 2016

Let our traditions continue! We’re back with our 5th edition of the year’s Top 5 trailers. As you know, we strongly believe that the trailer is an art of its own, and we love the passion people bring to their project. We are ecstatic to see filmmaker’s finding the true[…]

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The Art of The Short Film Title

The Art of The Short Title

Our friends over at The Art of The Title have been inspiring us for years with incredible in-depth interviews of some of our favorite title sequences in film and TV shows. I think that we can all agree that a film’s title sequence will not make or break the film[…]

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Top 5 Trailers 2015

Top 5 Trailers of 2015

Let the countdowns begin! What better way to finish off the year with a Top 5 of this year’s favourite short film trailers. Our judgements come from the trailers alone, without any influences from the actual films, and scored based on originality, creativity, editing and story, but most important, the[…]

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Singularity

A mini horror movie for Psychic Rites’ new song Singularity, where a 1986 Ford Tempo falls in love with its owner and will stop at nothing to be reunited with her – even if that means killing a few dudes in the process. The entire project took 4 months worth[…]

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Typography & Titles in Films

Typography And Titles in Film

Nowadays short films will usually end up online sooner or later, if not immidiately. With the web becoming a much more competitive ground for shorts, filmmakers need to produce their films with this in mind from the beginning. We are far away from the closed up theater with nothing but[…]

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Short Guide to Editing

The Short Guide to Making an Awesome Short – Part 4: Post Production

Part 1. Script Writing: Have a good story to tell Part 2.1. Pre-Production: Be ready! Part 2.2. Pre-Production: Keep on preparing! Part 3. Production: Are you ready? Part 4. Post Production: The fun part! Part 5. Release and Promotion Part 4: Post Production! Finally my favorite part! After all that[…]

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Film Shortage's Top 10 of 2012

Film Shortage’s Top 10 Short Films of 2012 (5-1)

Let’s continue our Top 10 Short Films of 2012, here are numbers 5 to 1! A Standard Story by Beth Riesgraf We love magical fantasies, and this short brings us right into our dreams. Created by Leverage star Beth Riesgraf, this was her first attempt at directing her short film.[…]

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The Art Of The Trailer

The Art Of The Trailer

Not something that is often talked about. I always loved watching trailers, and it is often my favorite part of going to the theater. I found a stronger urge for trailers when I was working on creating a teaser trailer for my (back then) upcoming film ‘After The Rain‘. I[…]

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