Short of the Week

Kirby Ferguson


Interview / February 7, 2011

Part 2 of Everything is a Remix dropped days ago and, based largely on its growing base of supporters, has since found an online audience of hundreds of thousands. We caught up with director, Kirby Ferguson, to find out how he managed to pull it all off.

Essay about Human Nature in Multi-Media
Kirby Ferguson / 11 min / USA / 2011

Part 3 of Kirby Ferguson’s brilliant Everything is a Remix series deals with the origins of creativity.

Interview / February 8, 2012

Our Award-winners take a seat at our “virtual” roundtable and offer up their thoughts on what it means to be a filmmakers today. Plus, learn about what they’re planning next.

Documentary about Life & Society in Found Footage
Kirby Ferguson / 7 min / USA / 2011

Good artists copy—great artists steal. How everything from music to movies is influenced, based on, or derivative of previous genius.

Playlist / February 1, 2012

We honor the best new media short films from a variety of emerging genres and formats like Branded, Crowdfunded, Fan Films, Festival Films, and Interactive Films.

Sci-Fi about Human Nature in Special FX
Rob McLellan / 8 min / UK / 2013

An emotional robot reconciles his feelings of loss—through butchery! A VFX horror short, being adapted into a feature by MGM.

Action about Other Worlds in Special FX
James Farr / 6 min / USA / 2012

The greatest 80s movie never made, a talented production team from Tulsa, Oklahoma, brings Pac-Man to life in this fun fan film.

Article / March 23, 2011

On January 24th, 2011, Jason Sondhi and I released our festival-winning short film, The Thomas Beale Cipher, out onto the great wild web. Like many filmmakers, I wrestled with the…