Don’t Miss These Short Films at Sundance 2018

Don’t Miss These Short Films at Sundance 2018

The Sundance Film Festival is a significant event in the film world’s calendar, and getting a coveted spot on the program is any burgeoning director’s dream come true. Founded in Utah in 1978 as the U.S. Film Festival, it has grown and developed over the years into the media frenzy[…]

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2017 Short Film Oscar Nominations

2017 Short Film Oscar Nominees

Let’s give some love to the 2017 Short Film Oscar Nominees. Who will follow in the steps of last year’s winners S T U T T E R E R and Bear Story? Take a closer look at the nominees and watch these wonderful trailers. — Short Film – Animation[…]

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Mobile Film Fest

Mobile Film Festival: Make Your Own Story

  Make Your Own Story Before January, 3rd 2017 on Follow the rules : « 1 Mobile, 1 Minute, 1 Film » There is no theme so feel free to make your story  Sound recording from an outside source is allowed Shoot in any format : sequence shot, edited, stop motion or after[…]

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Get a chance to direct Maggie Gyllenhaal in your next short film

Cast Maggie Gyllenhaal in Your Next Short Film

The Jameson First Shot is looking for 3 new directors to shoot with Maggie Gyllenhaal for their 2016 edition, a once in a lifetime opportunity The Jameson First Shot is the brain child of Kevin Spacey & Trigger Street Productions (House of Cards, The Social Network) to create a platform[…]

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30 000 Grant to shoot your film

Mobile Film Festival: Act on Climate Change – 1 Mobile – 1 Minute – 1 Film – to win 30.000€ grant!

Following the rules that have made its success for the past 10 years: 1 Mobile, 1 Minute, 1 Film, the call for films is open till September 28th 2015. The Mobile Film Festival is very proud to announce its partnership with the United Nations related to the International Summit about Climate Change (COP 21) organized[…]

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Interview With Chloe Bellande

Interview With Will of Fortune’s Chloë Bellande

by Taylor Holmes I’m still a little new around these parts, but I’ve been a reader for a while now – and what I’ve enjoyed most about the Film Shortage has been the great movies that we get to rub shoulders with each week. Well today, I have an interview[…]

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The Bravest, The Boldest | Crowdfunding We Dig

The Bravest, The Boldest

Help launch award-winning short THE BRAVEST, THE BOLDEST on its 2015 overseas festival tour & prepare it for 2016 Oscar Qualification. Set inside a New York City housing project, The Bravest, the Boldest is a short film that follows a young mother as she attempts to evade two Army Notification[…]

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A World Without Cinema

Zero Landscape creates the short trailer ‘A World Without Cinema’ for the Imagine Film Festival Time Capsule competition, taking place in the EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam. The festival is focussed on horror, sci-fi, anime, and fantasy. In one of the first shots of the trailer, the café at the EYE[…]

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A Look at LA's FirstGlance Film Fest

A Look at Los Angeles’ FirstGlance Film Festival

FirstGlance was first introduced in Philadelphia in 1996 as a truly independent film festival, and has since then expanded to Los Angeles as well. April 4th to 6th will hold the 14th Annual FirstGlance Film Fest Los Angeles in Downtown LA. Applauded by filmmakers and attendees as one of the[…]

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Creating Beauty

Creating ‘Beauty’

A few months ago we received a teaser trailer from Colin L. Racicot that completely stunned us. It must have been a combination of music and flawless imagery, but this simple psychedelic trailer with only an empty room, a crystal vase and a tipped over chair with no people had[…]

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