Short Films

WATCH 3 Short Docs From Academy Nominated Directors on Awesome Small Businesses

WATCH 3 Short Docs From Academy Nominated Directors on Awesome Small Businesses

Tribeca® Digital Studios in partnership with American Express have co-produced a series of three short films that celebrate small businesses and the creators at the forefront of the entrepreneurial renaissance. Academy Award®-nominated filmmakers Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady (Jesus Camp), and Gini Reticker (Pray the Devil Back to Hell)  have brought stories to life that explore the nature, shifts, and struggles of young business development; the pioneers, inventors, and dreamers at […]

Award-Winning Documentary TASHI AND THE MONK Premieres on HBO on August 17th | TRAILER

Award-Winning Documentary TASHI AND THE MONK Premieres on HBO on August 17th | TRAILER

The award-winning documentary TASHI AND THE MONK, directed by Andrew Hinton and Johnny Burke, and winner of the International Documentary Association’s 2014 Best Short Award, will premiere on HBO on August 17th.  TASHI AND THE MONK provides a heartfelt and uplifting look into a unique children’s community in the Himalayan Mountains. Trained under the Dalai Lama to share Tibetan Buddhism with the West, monk Lobsang Phuntsok felt compelled to leave his life in the United States to return to […]

Watch TRAILER for Rose McGowan’s DAWN to Debut FREE on Youtube

Watch TRAILER for Rose McGowan’s DAWN to Debut FREE on Youtube

Check out the new trailer to the critically acclaimed film which had its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival followed by a successful theatrical run, the taut directorial debut from Rose McGowan, DAWN, which will debut June 21st only on Youtube. Realizing that her passion lies in filmmaking, Rose McGowan’s breakthrough directorial debut, DAWN, is a disturbing tale of a young girl’s budding sexuality and one’s desire to experience the unknown.  Dawn (Tara Barr) is a quiet young teenager living in Kennedy era America who longs for something or someone to […]

Rose McGowan To Release Short Film Directorial Debut DAWN on Youtube

Rose McGowan To Release Short Film Directorial Debut DAWN on Youtube

After the critically acclaimed world premiere at Sundance Film Festival and theatrical run, DAWN, the short film directorial debut from Rose McGowan, will debut this month on YouTube. “I’m so pleased to be able to share my Sundance Grand jury prize nominated film, Dawn, on my Youtube page. I want to promote thought and art, free of charge.  I hope you’ll enjoy”, said Rose. Realizing that her passion lies in filmmaking, Rose McGowan’s breakthrough directorial debut, DAWN, is a disturbing tale of a young girl’s budding sexuality and […]

First 13 Films Revealed for 2015 Palm Springs International ShortFest Online Film Festival

First 13 Films Revealed for 2015 Palm Springs International ShortFest Online Film Festival

The 2015 Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market announced the first 13 films chosen to represent the ShortFest Online Film Festival.  Now in its fifth year, the select films will play on a special section of the festival website (http://www.psfilmfest.org/onlinefest) starting May 26.  Online voting for these films will open on June 9 and run through June 20, with the “ShortFest Online Audience Award” announced at the Festival Award Ceremony on Closing Night. The […]

Short Film: Forget Your Cares and Go, “DOWNTOWN” at Cannes Film Festival

Short Film: Forget Your Cares and Go, “DOWNTOWN” at Cannes Film Festival

by Jaclyn Gramigna

My newest film, “Downtown,” is a registered film in the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival! At a running time of just under 3 minutes, this super short film poses the question, “what if a girl has a very private moment, in a very public place?” Despite its length, “Downtown,” takes its audience on a roller coaster of feelings. Beginning with a touch of confusion (which quickly turns into heated desire) the film challenges its audience’s comfort zone and makes even the most self assured blush.

Pharrell Williams Partners With Creative Growth Art Center to Launch Youtube Short Film Series

Pharrell Williams Partners With Creative Growth Art Center to Launch Youtube Short Film Series

Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter/producer Pharrell Williams is partnering with Creative Growth Art Center to launch “CREATIVE GROWTH,” a new series of short films introducing viewers to what they describe as the extraordinary geniuses of the center that provides a haven for adult artists with mental, physical, and developmental disabilities. The first look is available now on the i am OTHER YouTube channel.

Short Film “Curse Of The Sunset Starlet” And Director Lori Precious Getting Early Buzz

Short Film “Curse Of The Sunset Starlet” And Director Lori Precious Getting Early Buzz

Curse of the Sunset Starlet is a short film directed and co-written (with Steve Erickso, novelist and Los Angeles Magazine film critic) by Lori Precious.   Ms. Precious is an up and coming female filmmaker a rarity in the industry.  The film is generating lots of buzz after multiple nominations – Best Short, Best Short Screenplay and Best Producer – at the Madrid International Film Festival July 1-7, 2013.  It has been accepted into the prestigious Newport Beach Film Festival April 25 – May 2, 2013, and The Tupelo Film Festival May 15-19, 2013.