Jesse Kreitzer’s Black Canaries is the big winner of the Hollyshorts Film Festival, winning The Best Short Film Award, and the Best Cinematography Award, along with $25K in prizes.
The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled an exciting of 37 Canadian short films sure to captivate and inspire international audiences with their original and compelling stories.
Kathryn Bigelow and National Geographic Channel to Produce Its First VR Documentary Short Film, The Protectors
National Geographic Channel will produce its first virtual reality (VR) documentary short film, The Protectors, which exposes the dangerous and grueling reality faced by rangers protecting African elephants from ivory poachers.
To provide a glimpse into the HIV self-testing (HIVST) work being carried out in Malawi by Population Services International (PSI) and its partners, the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS2016) will screen the short film What Got Us Here, Won’t Get Us There.
Over 400 of the world’s best short films will be showcased as official selections of the 2016 HollyShorts Film Festival.
Rooftop Films and Arts Brookfield will co-present three free screenings of short films on the Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place (formerly World Financial Center) in NYC, on July 28, 29, and 30, with live musical performances preceding each of the films.
Actor, director, and writer James Franco (Every Thing Will Be Fine, 127 Hours) (@jamesfrancotv); actor Priyanka Chopra (Quantico, Baywatch, Bajirao Mastani) (@priyankachopra); and cinematographer Ben Richardson (The Fault in Our Stars, Beasts of the Southern Wild) (@benrichardson) have been added to the inaugural 2016 TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival jury.
The PBS Online Film Festival kicked off its fifth year on July 11 and runs through July 29, 2016, and will feature 25 short-form independent films from a broad spectrum of public media stations and partners.
Casually say “I love you” to an adolescent without inducing a panic attack. No manual exists to equip teens for that first experience, but of course this is the era of Google and so I looked to the internet for guidance.
Chipotle Mexican Grill has released A Love Story, an original, animated short film that follows the story of two young entrepreneurs, Ivan and Evie, and the escalating rivalry that leads them to build competing fast food empires.
Anya Beyersdorf, Brooke Goldfinch, Alex Murawski and Alex Ryan, are the four recipients of the first Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship.
This summer, On Location: MEMPHIS (OL:M) is again partnering with the Hard Rock Cafe for the Second On Location: MEMPHIS Shorts Festival is scheduled for each Tuesday in July at the Hard Rock Cafe Memphis on world-famous Beale Street.
Conan O’Brien, Tyrese Gibson, Jane Krakowski Featured in Films on 2016 Palm Springs International ShortFest Lineup
The 2016 Palm Springs International ShortFest will screen June 21 to 27, at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs, and showcase 327 films including 46 World Premieres, 63 North American Premieres and 13 U.S. Premieres.
Calgary producer, Gabriel Yee’s “Olga – An Arequipa Story” is the winner of the $10,000 cash prize at the Big Rock Eddies Short Film Festival at Theatre Junction Grand in Calgary, Alberta, on Saturday.
Lexus and The Weinstein Company will premiere the first of four films to kick off the third Lexus Short Films series at Tokyo Short Shorts.
The 2016 Sundance Film Festival announced the winners of the jury prizes in short filmmaking, with the Short Film Grand Jury Prize going to Thunder Road by director and screenwriter Jim Cummings. This year’s Short Film jurors are: star and co-creator of Comedy Central’s Key & Peele, Keegan-Michael Key; development executive at Amazon Studios, Gina Kwon; and chief film critic for MTV, Amy Nicholson. 2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Jury Awards: The Short Film […]
The 2016 Sundance Film Festival, taking place January 21 to 31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah, announced its full lineup of 72 short films. Among the short films the Festival has shown in recent years are World of Tomorrow, Whiplash, The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom and Fishing Without Nets. This year’s short film lineup will include both a Midnight and a New Frontier section, tying into the Festival’s other […]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards®. One hundred forty-four pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Ave Maria,” Basil Khalil, director, and Eric Dupont, producer (Incognito Films) “Bad Hunter,” Sahim Omar Kalifa, director, and Dries Phlypo, producer (A Private […]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards®. Sixty pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Bear Story (Historia De Un Oso),” Gabriel Osorio, director, and Pato Escala, producer (Punkrobot Animation Studio) “Carface (Autos Portraits),” Claude Cloutier, director (National Film Board of […]
Four filmmakers, Alexis Michalik, Byoung-Gon Moon, Damian Walshe-Howling and Pippa Bianco, are winners of the 2015 Lexus Short Films series, sponsored by Lexus and The Weinstein Company, at the Napa Valley Film Festival. The four finalists will also receive promotional theatrical distribution for their short films, participate in a tour of top film festivals around the world and receive an at-home filmmaking and editing suite. The Weinstein Company co-chairman Harvey Weinstein said, “The Lexus Short Films […]
BODY TEAM 12, winner of the Tribeca Film Festival award for best documentary short has been acquired by HBO Documentary Films and will debut on HBO in February 2016. BODY TEAM 12, recently nominated for an International Documentary Association award for best short, is directed by journalist-filmmaker and RYOT Co-Founder David Darg, who put his life at risk by embedding with a team of heroic Liberian Red Cross workers tasked with collecting the dead during […]
COSMIC SCRAT-TASTROPHE short featuring ICE AGE’s Scrat screened in 2D and 3D exclusively with The Peanuts Movie in theaters on November 6, and now Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox have released the full version online. Scrat journeys where no ICE AGE character has gone before in COSMIC SCRAT-TASTROPHE. The consequences of Scrat’s antics are always momentous, and this time he’s creating his own version of the Big Bang. Scrat’s epic pursuit of the […]
Renaissance Hotels and Marriott’s Content Studio have partnered with Substance Over Hype to produce a new comedy short film, BUSINESS UNUSUAL. Business Unusual will have a global multiplatform release in early 2016, including a limited theatrical release. The 12-minute film, shot throughout Chicago and on location at the newly transformed Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, boasts an impressive cast including Yoshua Sudarso (“Power Rangers Dino Charge”), Jason Gerhardt (“General Hospital,” ABC’s “Mistresses”), Grant Bowler (“Defiance,” “True Blood,” and […]
Ten nonfiction short films were announced today as finalists for the 2016 Cinema Eye Honors, the 9th edition of the largest annual celebration for and recognition of the nonfiction film artform and the creators of those films. The announcement of the 2016 Cinema Eye Shorts List was made on the opening day of the 2015 Camden International Film Festival (CIFF), a key festival partner of the Cinema Eye Honors. For the second year in a […]