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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I Want to Beat Up Clark Peters

I Want to Beat Up Clark Peters

A psychedelic, satirical exploration of college relationships, hook-up culture, and the hypocrisy of those looking for love. Charlie, a neurotic college student, seeks revenge after his hook-up (Allison) starts hooking-up with someone else (Clark Peters).

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Meat | Featured Short Film

Meat

Desperate for work, an idealistic college student agrees to a one day trial as a door to door meat salesman. An idly paced film that illustrates the harsh realities of a young college grad struggling to provide for his family. Michael Forstein got the idea in 2009 when his friend[…]

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Daily Short Picks | 1440 and Counting

1440 and Counting

A burned-out teacher is one day away, fourteen hundred and forty minutes from retirement when she is confronted by a desperate man from her past. When she discovers a beloved student of hers is in danger, her life is turned upside down with minutes. Mrs. Debra Nickel (Loretta Devine) is[…]

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Crowdfunding Picks We Dig | The Sub

The Sub

A reluctant substitute teacher uncovers the evil underbelly of a seemingly perfect school. Will she survive high school a second time? Look, I know what you’re thinking: is The Sub another one of those movies about an anthropomorphic submarine sandwich that eats its creator and terrorizes New York City? And[…]

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