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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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The Smiling Man | Featured Short Film

Halloween Fright Nights

The Halloween Fright Nights are upon us once again, and while we load our Daily Short Picks with Halloween films, we like to look at the most horrific shorts we’ve featured all year. Here’s this year’s must watch horror short films! The Maiden The Smiling Man Vicious Intruders She Awaiting[…]

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The Importance of Your Film's Opening Shot

The Importance of Your Film’s First Shot

A short film can be something very difficult to sell, with so much competition and junk online, it is a near impossible deed to lure a considerable number of viewers in. That’s why posters and cover images become so important to make a stagnant first impression. But getting someone to[…]

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The Short Awakens | The Best Star Wars Fan Films

The Short Awakens: The Best Star Wars Fan Films

Note: This post was originally published in December 2015 and has been revised and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. With all the hype from The Force Awakens, and after re-watching the first 6 episodes a couple of times, we have decided to dig up some of the best Star Wars[…]

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How Shield5 Is Starting a New Game

How The Instagram Series Shield5 Is Starting a New Game

A new wave of cinema is hitting the internet, more specifically the handheld internet. In case you have been off the planet this past week, the thing everyone has been talking about (besides gravity waves) is the new scripted series ‘Shield5‘, and oh yeah, it’s only broadcasted on Instagram! The[…]

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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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Top 10 Shorts 2015

Top 10 Short Films of 2015

As we are ready to bury the hatchet on 2015, let’s not forget all the things that made the year special. After presenting the Top 5 Trailers of 2015, we’re thrilled to give you our Top 10 Short Film picks of 2015! The list includes shorts that have touched us[…]

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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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