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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…

Horror Playlist / October 30, 2010

Watch our creepiest films—from the gorific Treevenge to the zombie romance, I Love Sarah Jane.

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…

Interview / October 17, 2010

Tony Comley talks about his latest film, ‘Verse.
What interested you in creation myths and in crafting your own version?
The sheer scale of creation myths next to the pettiness…

Playlist / October 14, 2010

France is quietly taking over the next generation of storytelling with stunning films from schools like Gobelins and Supinfocom that can stand up to Pixar’s classics.

News / October 13, 2010

Virgin Media Shorts is fun online competition out of the UK that just finished up its third year. Sponsored by the giant Branson-lead conglomerate in collaboration with the ubiquitous UK…

News / October 9, 2010

Vimeo has achieved an impressive evolution over the last couple of years from simply one of dozens of simple user-generated content sites (UCG) into a powerhouse short media destination…

Article / October 7, 2010

We published part 1 of this fashion film roundup to honor the end of New York fashion week and since then London and Milan have had their turn. Now we’re…

News / October 2, 2010

It’s Threadless for films. Submit your film to Openfilm.com where anyone can watch it and vote. If you receive the most votes, you win a $500K deal to turn your…

News / September 22, 2010

To all our fans in the New York area! Both Andrew and I will be out at the NYC Short Film Festival this weekend to take in some great shorts…

Article / September 17, 2010

The assault that the city of New York has been under for the last week, perpetrated by 5’11, birdlike amazons, garbed in freakish war paint and extravagant, yet bizarrely soft…

SOTW / September 2, 2010

Short of the Week is now rockin’ it like 2009! Visit our new Facebook page and click the “like” button to get our curated short film selections right in your…

News / August 24, 2010

Word arrived Stateside this morning, not through any official announcement, but through the tweets of his friends and collaborators. Kon Satoshi, one of the leading lights of Anime, director of…

SOTW / August 6, 2010

Short of the Week was just hit by the round of malware attacks affecting many innocent WordPress blogs over the last couple weeks. Fortunately, Google caught the infection early and…

News / August 5, 2010

It’s fun when mainstream sites do pieces on short film, and in a rare treat, two such articles were published online today. First up is a brief article and slideshow…

SOTW / July 28, 2010

Philips and RSA are at it again for the 6th film in their Parallel Lines series. This one is set to be shot and screened in 3D and released this…

News / July 24, 2010

From the video site we believe hosts some of the most impressive short films around, comes a much overdue official festival. And they’re going big. Open to all online videos…

Interview / July 18, 2010

Reign of Death, the subject of our recent feature review, is one of the most confidently stylish shorts we’ve seen in a while. Its director, Matthew Savage, has served as…

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…

Interview / June 15, 2010

Yesterday Sondhi posted his featured review of The Un-Gone. Earlier this week I got in touch with director Simon Bovey to dive a little deeper into the creative process behind

News / May 4, 2010

Continuing what has become a beloved tradition, today kicked off the National Film Board of Canada’s Online Short Film Contest. We let you know about it last year too,…

SOTW / April 8, 2010

Going to embark on some overdue maintenance over the next week or two. Mainly we’ll be updating broken links. If you’ve noticed past entries that no longer connect to video,…

News / March 25, 2010

Aint it Cool News is the geek website of record for me personally. I think it was vintage gigantic-Harry’s guest appearances on Ebert’s TV show back in 1999 that sealed…

News / March 7, 2010

This was a strong year for short films. I can tell by the divided results from our Oscar poll that had close battles in both the animated and live action…

News / February 22, 2010

TropFest! ‘Tis truly excellent to have Australian short film goodness back in one’s life. I post the winners every year, so I don’t want to repeat myself too much,…