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Festival / January 12, 2011

In last week’s first program, Sundance reached back into its archives and issued forth a lineup of short films by four directors who are debuting features films in this year’s…

Festival / January 6, 2011

Word came out yesterday of Sundance’s plans for the online exhibition of its short films this year. The American film festival giant first debuted short films on the internet…

Festival / December 27, 2010

The Portable Film Festival, an online festival with a number of categories from short films to music videos to art films, has just wrapped up and announced this year’s winners. Previous…

Festival / December 17, 2010

So in my rush to post the new PES film, I failed to realize it was just one in a series of top-notch releases by the premium cable giant, featuring…

Festival / December 11, 2010

The Doorpost Project is the best online film competition out there. I realize that might not be saying much as the web is lousy with short film competitions. And I…

Festival / November 19, 2010

We like reading up on animation festivals because more often than not you can find several of the winning short films online already. Ottawa International Animation Festival is North America’s…

Festival / November 10, 2010

Titular character of Marcel the Shell

While festivals and online outlets still exist as two different worlds, it seems that every online mainstay wants to become a festival (see…

Festival / October 22, 2010

Right on the heels of Vimeo’s successful celebration of itself with their own Vimeo Festival, YouTube came out last night with an exclusive event at New York’s Guggenheim Museum…

Festival / July 9, 2010

Just stumbled upon something really cool by complete accident! Maybe I should be ashamed to call myself an <ahem> “short film expert” and not have heard of this since it’s…

Festival News Online Program Sundance / January 21, 2010

Sundance kicked off tonight in Park City, Utah. I hadn’t heard any advance buzz about the 10/10 online series, a recent Sundance tradition that we covered last year, and…

Festival News Sundance / January 13, 2009

This year, the Sundance Film Festival will highlight an exclusive selection of 10 short films over 10 days on the iTunes Store.Beginning January 15th with the first film, Short…