Samira // Daily Short Picks

SAMIRA

From becoming the first female in history to join her University’s all male American football team, to getting the lead in Shakespeare’s Othello, Samira redefines what it means to be a woman in modern day Britain, in this visual exploration of youth, identity and womanhood. Director’s Statement The desire to[…]

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Bush Leaguers // Short Film Trailer

Bush Leaguers – Team Photo

A trailer for a proof of concept short for an animated comedy series about a team of misfit baseball players, set in the rough and tumble world of turn-of-the-century New York City.

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Tag, You're It // Daily Short Picks

Tag, You’re It

Based on a true story, a high school team’s star rugby player witnesses the sexual assault of his best friend and is threatened with silence or lose his chance with the national team. Director’s Statement When Criss Gidas (Writer/Producer) shared this script with me, she told me the story had[…]

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Swim // Daily Short Picks

Swim

A young, naive swimming prodigy tries out for the nation’s top swim team, where he is pushed towards greatness by a militant swim coach. Director’s Statement Swim started off in a room with our writer, Matt, and I trying to explore a world that people would be familiar with, but[…]

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Colours || Short Film Trailer

Colours

In the aggressive and often hostile world of youth grass roots football Adam (17) faces an ultimatum from the team captain, Mike, when they discover Adam’s best friend Tom is gay.

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Cupids

Cupids imagines a world where behind every human who’s single and unattached there is an invisible, and often frustrated, cupid with the job of finding that human a match. The film follows Arabella and Saraphel, two cupids who must team up and try to get their humans talking in 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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Terra Incognita

In the not too distant future a cutting edge team of neuroshamanic researchers explore the nexus between consciousness and spirituality to bring back maps of hyperspace. twitter.com/jnheckman

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Swampland | Short Film Trailer

Swampland Trailer 2

A new trailer for Swampland, following the first one featured on Film Shortage. A boy named Crocodile struggles to live in poverty. He teams up with a young girl, Jennifer, but he ultimately wants to an escape from reality. Don’t forget to watch Kenneth Bauer’s featured short, Wild Runs The[…]

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