Umut // Short Film Trailer

Umut

Umut, a University student with some mental problems, wants to help a girl who has stepped on a spiky wood stick. He leaves his mental problems aside and decides to see this girl one more time. This will cause him to realize his psychological problems and change himself.

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Karens Unanimous // Crowdfunding Pick

Karens Unanimous

The hilarious madcap adventure feature film directorial debut of Maria Dizzia, starring Meghann Fahy A young film student finds out that her long estranged, recently deceased father was the leader of a cult. She becomes deeply entrenched in the group as they strive not only to memorialize their fallen hero[…]

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Neon Thoughts || Daily Short Picks

Neon Thoughts

Calarts Experimental Animation student film featuring living neon signs in an alternate world where media roams free, just not like how it does in ours.

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Mariner || Featured Short Film

Mariner

An ambitious marine navigation cadet is on the verge of cracking during his final exams. The recruit is haunted by an incident from his past — and fights to find a way to turn his personal demons into a source of strength. Mariner is a taut and unsettling drama by[…]

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Kate Story || Daily Short Picks

wordscansave.me: Kate Story

Kate is art college student. She earned a living by for other art students in the drawing class. One day she understands that life is not all about art. The short is part of part of interactive project wordscansave.me. This project is design to help kids and teens to cope[…]

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Black Swell || Featured Short Film

Black Swell

A man tries to kill himself in a motel room. As stories about suicide are a common theme among short films, director Jake Honig takes us on a rather unfamiliar path, with a brilliantly executed compact story. Blessed with the presence of a known and accomplished actor like Richard Kind[…]

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8 Filmmaking Books any Filmmaker Should Own

8 Filmmaking Books any Filmmaker Should Own

Maybe you are looking for the perfect gift for an aspiring filmmaker or perhaps just looking to deepen your knowledge of a passion. This blog post summary and guide of the best filmmaking books will help you make the right choice. There are hundreds of filmmaking books on Amazon, but[…]

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Methods || Daily Short Picks

Methods

When a young acting student struggles with her professor’s method of choice, she turns to her talented classmate and his unorthodox approach to acting. At some point in our lives, we all end up in the uncomfortable situation of being asked to follow a leader we may not entirely agree[…]

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Elena || Featured Short Film

Elena

Elena is a short character sketch exploring the complexity and sustainability of love as a choice through the lives of two student artists living in LA. Anthony Frederick created a film that really carries us through with its shear simplicity. Elena is a character based film that explores the complexity[…]

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Liquify

LIQUIFY follows the story of Cyra, a college student who uncovers a conspiracy behind the California drought and ends up at a bar in the middle of rural central coast, where a bunch of military veterans decide to take on one more mission and help her.

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