Sunspring | Daily Short Picks

Sunspring

In the wake of Google’s AI Go victory, filmmaker Oscar Sharp turned to his technologist collaborator Ross Goodwin to build a machine that could write screenplays. They created “Jetson” and fueled him with hundreds of sci-fi TV and movie scripts. Building a team including Thomas Middleditch, star of HBO’s Silicon[…]

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Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

Submit Your Script For a Chance to Win a £5000 Grant

Getting your script into the hands of producers, managers, and agents is a huge stepping-stone for any writer. Shore Scripts is a UK based screenwriting competition that was set up to do just that. Shore Scripts goal is to discover new writing talent from around the world, and with their[…]

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Crowdfunding Picks We Dig | Fell

Fell

A unique & exciting British sci-fi short, with a stellar cast & award winning crew. Fell is a film with both brain & heart. Fell is an exciting British sci-fi short film from award-winning Director Fern Berresford and Co-Director Russell Warren. Created over three years, the film has received support[…]

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Breaking The Scene: Shield5

Breaking The Scene: Shield 5

Just recently we posted an article about how the new Instagram series Shield 5 has been making headlines and how the series can be opening to doors to the TV Series genre. Let’s skip ahead of all the success and focus on how one of our favorite episodes got made.[…]

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The Importance of a Script Editor

The Importance of Having A Script Editor

by Richard Hammond While reviewing the latest scripts and short films sent in to The Talent Bank it got me to thinking about the important role of the script editor on TV and film projects which have the required budget and I decided to delve into this a little deeper.[…]

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11 Minutes | Featured Short Film

11 Minutes

A shooter goes on a rampage, but is it all real or just in his head? Tom Botchii created this film with a rather unique challenge in mind: How does one tackle a controversial issue while simultaneously closing a chapter on their own life? This film is an example of[…]

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11 minutes

Filmmaker uses own suicide note as script for workplace shooting short film. The story: A shooter goes on a rampage, but is it real or just in his head? The challenge: What if instead of using a script – you used something more personal to set the tone and to[…]

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Black And White | Featured Short Film

Black And White

Surviving a surprise sex party with your soul intact is tough. Welcome to the Black and White midnight party. You find yourself at a sex party. This is not a fun surprise. What is this place? Why can’t you just go home? After his insightful and social nightmare short film[…]

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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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6 Ingredients to create a successful short

6 Ingredients to Create a Successful Short

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.[…]

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