In the distance, The City of Dreams casino

The Audition – a success or not?

Casino brands aren’t afraid to splash out on big stars to push their products and services – just look at The Audition, a short film that cost a Chinese casino $70 million to shoot. But was the investment worth it? In a world of short attention spans and the need[…]

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Film Shortage 5 Years

We Turned 5 and a Couple of New Updates

Film Shortage just turned 5! We’ve seen so much fly by in the past few years, and each new short has contributed to grow our community to what it has become today, and what it will be tomorrow! Thank you for your grandiose unconditional support. For the occasion we’ve been[…]

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Our Favorite Picks of 2016: Comedy

Our Favorite Short Picks of 2016: Comedy edition

And finally, after our favorite Drama / Sci-Fi shorts and Experimental / Documentary from our 2016 Daily Short Picks selections, we now bring you the favorite films that will make you crack up. Fuck Buddies by Nate Wilson Watch Film 36 Questions by Giancarlo Fiorentini & Jonathan Grimm Watch Film[…]

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Top 10 Short Films of 2016 on Film Shortage

Top 10 Short Films of 2016

2016 is gone, but not forgotten! We are thrilled to bring back our Top 10 selection of the last year. The list includes shorts that have touched us and inspired us the most, with either their stories, visual effects or originality. These are films featured on Film Shortage in 2016,[…]

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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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5 Simple Tricks to Beautify Your Short Film

5 Simple Tricks to Beautify Your Short Film

​As we all know making films can be a pretty complex process, and turning them into great films can be even more difficult. Everything starts from a punching storyline, and of course then from the support of crafted cinematography and a dedicated crew from lighting to sound, as well performances[…]

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2016 Short Film Oscar Nominations | Film Shortage

2016 Short Film Oscar Nominees

The Academy has released their full list of the official nominations for the 2016 Oscars. Everyone is blabbering about the “Leos” and the “Best Pictures” (you can hear all about the in the Academy Awards®: The Complete Unofficial History book), but let’s not forget about the smaller pictures – Here[…]

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82 of The Most Inspirational Shots in Short Films

82 of The Most Inspirational Cinematography Shots in Short Films

Inspired by BuzzFeed’s rampage to display history’s most beautiful cinematography shots, we decided to take a look back at the short film repertoire – and were simply blown away by beauty. Here’s a list of 80+ (in no particular order) breathtaking shots. 01 “032” – The Canadian Affair (2010) –[…]

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