Short Films

Short Film: How To Say I Love You

Short Film: How To Say I Love You

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.

"A Love Story"

Chipotle Releases Short Film, A LOVE STORY

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.

Thunder Road Wins Best Short Film at Sundance Film Festival

Thunder Road Wins Best Short Film at Sundance Film Festival

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 […]

72 Short Films on Lineup for 2016 Sundance Film Festival

72 Short Films on Lineup for 2016 Sundance Film Festival

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 […]

10 Live Action Short Films Advance in 2015 Oscar Race | TRAILERS

10 Live Action Short Films Advance in 2015 Oscar Race | TRAILERS

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 […]

10 Animated Short Films Advance in 2015 Oscar Race | TRAILERS

10 Animated Short Films Advance in 2015 Oscar Race | TRAILERS

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 […]

4 FIlmmakers Win 2015 Lexus Short Films Series at Napa Valley Film Festival

4 FIlmmakers Win 2015 Lexus Short Films Series at Napa Valley Film Festival

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 […]

Award Winning Ebola Documentary BODY TEAM 12 to Debut on HBO in February 2016

Award Winning Ebola Documentary BODY TEAM 12 to Debut on HBO in February 2016

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 […]

Watch the Full COSMIC SCRAT-TASTROPHE Short Featuring ICE AGE’s Scrat | VIDEO

Watch the Full COSMIC SCRAT-TASTROPHE Short Featuring ICE AGE’s Scrat | VIDEO

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 Content Studio Announce Latest Original Film BUSINESS UNUSUAL

Renaissance Hotels and Marriott Content Studio Announce Latest Original Film BUSINESS UNUSUAL

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 […]

2016 Cinema Eye Shorts List Revealed for 9th Cinema Eye Honors Awards

2016 Cinema Eye Shorts List Revealed for 9th Cinema Eye Honors Awards

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 […]