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Online Program / March 24, 2014

African teens surfing trains, an ancient form of soccer that is more akin to martial arts, and the aftermath of an unspeakable war-time tragedy, these are the stories highlighted…

Online Program / May 8, 2013

Year end projects have been delivered by BFA students of the CalArts Character Animation Program. The best of the best, 23 films, will screen tonight in the famous “Producer’s Show”,…

Festival Online Program / August 24, 2012

No preamble, if you want to learn more about this fantastic online competition, check out the first half of our coverage from yesterday. Again, due to embedding restrictions, please…

Festival Online Program / August 23, 2012

Part 1 coverage of The Wrap’s debut online short film festival.
Knowing Chris Kezelos from his film Zero, a favorite of both Andrew and I, we were certainly excited…

Festival Online Program / June 14, 2012

North America’s largest festival dedicated to short film returns next week. For the second year organizers have created an online component to supplement the proceedings. You can check out…

Festival Online Program / June 8, 2012

Following the smashing success of their inaugural festival back in 2010, Vimeo once again called on digital filmmakers from around the world to submit their work. The best of which were honored…

Festival Online Program Tribeca / April 19, 2012

Yesterday kicked off the 3rd year that the NYC-based Film Festival presented an online component for viewers at home. Last year we gave you full coverage of over many short…

Online Program / March 7, 2012

Premium cable channel, Showtime, has rolled out a new batch of visual pieces from established short-form creators, via its “SHORT Stories” program. We covered the first season here, and the…

Festival Online Program / January 20, 2012

Part 2 of our coverage of Sundance’s 2012 online short film offering via Yahoo! Screen.

Festival Online Program / January 19, 2012

Sundance is here! Yours truly will be attendance for the first time, but, as it’s been for the last 6 years, all of you at home can partake in…

Festival Online Program / September 20, 2011

Tomorrow marks the beginning of this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), North America’s most prestigious outlet for artistic animation. In light of the “close, intimate relationship” the festival…

Online Program / August 24, 2011

Edit 8/24 7pm PST: I’ve confirmed with the Exec Producer of POV that the film rights are for the USA only and thus geo-blocked for International audiences. My apologies!

Online Program Student Films / July 8, 2011

6 new animated shorts have come online to the Gobelins YouTube channel, representing the graduation work of its 3rd year students at the Paris campus. The name “Gobelins” may…

Branded Content Branded Film Online Program Web Competition / June 28, 2011

Sunday night at the Edinburgh Film Festival, the much-promoted Nokia Shorts Competition drew to a close with the debut screening of the 8 finalist films. Shot entirely on Nokia…

Festival Online Program Web Competition / June 16, 2011

Palm Springs! We are very close to the arrival of North America’s most important film festival dedicated to shorts. I know not everybody follows the festival scene, and I…

Online Program / April 4, 2011

Yesterday Sci-Fi London concluded its annual 48-hour filmmaking contest. There are a lot of 48 hour competitions, but Sci-Fi London has created a fairly robust community around theirs, with…

Branded Content Online Program / February 22, 2011

The concluding chapter of  BMW’s branded documentary experiment which I’m posting a day late. Apologies, I know you must be simply FURIOUS with me!
No, really, if you’ve been…

Branded Film Online Program / February 15, 2011

3rd of this 4 part BMW series debuts today, titled “Reinventing Mobility”. In this installment our crew of talking heads gets a little more concrete about what we can…

Branded Content Online Program / February 8, 2011

My particular bent is to render an optimistic future because we are rehearsing for our own future—why not do it as pleasantly as possible? —Syd Mead
The next installment…

Branded Content Online Program / February 1, 2011

BMW is of course no stranger to short film, they set the standard for branded short filmmaking with their amazing The Hire series in 2001 and 2002. They are…

Branded Content Online Program / December 3, 2010

I watched a ton of skate and surf movie as a kid growing up in the hotbed of alternative sports culture, Southern California. I was an accomplished if not…

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…

Online Program / November 5, 2009

Another recent online contest winner to share with you. Stella Artois, responsible for the crappy short films you get to see instead of trailers when you go to the movies,…