Tag: shortfilm

Early Submission Call - Four Seasons Film Festival

Holmlands is proud to launch the Four Seasons Film Festival in partnership with Green Owl Films; in a celebration of independent film, music, art and photography. February 2018 will see our first ever film festival held at the historic Cadogan...

Impressive Russian SciFi Short THE PASSENGER Teased

Russian director Egor Abramenko has long been a favorite in these parts - a quick search of our archive will turn up a number of his previous works - but has largely been out of our view in recent days....

Watch Neill Blomkamp's RAKKA Now!

District 9 director Neill Blomkamp drew a whole lot of attention with news of his new independent studio project Oats over the past couple weeks and why not? When the director of one of the most critically acclaimed scifi films...

BIOPUNK: Kristian Nairn (GAME OF THRONES) Stars in Dystopian Proof of Concept Video

Biopunk is a crowd-funded proof of concept short directed by Liam Garvo
 and written by Andrew Harmer (The Fitzroy). It's set in a dystopian London in 2054, where the world has been ravaged by a virus that has killed billions...

Watch Trippy Relationship Comedy MAGIC MUSHROOMS

Award winning Canadian writer-director Sean Wainsteim took a turn on the festival circuit this past year with his latest short film, a quirky romantic genre bender titled Magic Mushrooms. Yes, the titular mushrooms do factor in and yes, it is...

Anya Beyersdorf Discovers HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN

We've been keeping a close eye on Anya Beyersdorf in these pages for some time now, greatly impressed by her ability to blend elements of the fantastic with gritty social realism in short films Vampir, Gayby and Headroom. And Beyersdorf...

RED: Listen To A Track From The Soundtrack Of Cate Blanchett Starring Short

Australian director Del Kathryn Barton turned heads around the world with visually stunning short film Red, no doubt helped greatly in that endeavor by the presence of Cate Blanchett as one of the leads. You should note here, of course,...

Based Upon a Popular Indian Short Story, THE BLACK CAT Will Bewitch You

As ScreenAnarchy's readership is now well aware - thanks to the enthusiasm of our own associate editor, Josh Hurtado, the Indian film industry has been at a very interesting stage for the past decade, with its blooming and varied production....

THE NARROW WORLD: Watch Brent Bonacorso's SciFi Short Film Now

Director Brent Bonacorso last graced these pages back in 2013 with his fantastic short film West of the Moon - a film loaded with imagery taken from dreams described to the director by children - and he returns now with...

The Problem With Korean Dramas

...Well, as so stated in the title of the video below, that is. This one came out a year ago today over at the Art School Dropouts channel and it still resonates for anyone who has ever seen their share...

A Superhero Staffs-Up in CAPES, a Comedy Short

Australian writer/director Lucas Testro is back with an all new humour-filled short film called Capes. Last time he caught our attention he was taking on time-travel in I'm You, Dickhead, and this time he sets his eye on lampooning the...

William Fichtner Anchors Voice Cast For Sundance Selected Animation BLACK HOLES

It was just a little bit before Christmas that we brought news of Sundance selected animated short film Black Holes - the tale of an astronaut driven to a state of insecure paranoia by his co-pilot, who happens to be...

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Submissions Now Open for 2017

  Screening the best in International contemporary short cinema at venues across the Scottish  capital in Autumn.   The best films will be included in our programmes for other festivals across the UK & Internationally.    This year, we're excited...

Dave Is Going To Space With A Melon And Feeling Very Insecure About It All. Check Out The First Images From BLACK HOLES.

About to premiere as part of the short film program in Sundance is David and Laurent Nicolas' quirky animated short Black Holes. Designed as the pilot / proof of concept for a proposed television series this tale of male angst...

ŻubrOFFka 2016 Review: A NIGHT IN TOKORIKI Is Like Mixing QUADROPHENIA with BORAT

There's been a handful of shorts at ŻubrOFFka that have opened by filming horses, like a symbolic statement of intent about the pace they intend to continue at. Few do it quite as well as Roxana Stroe's A Night in...

ŻubrOFFka 2016 Review: In DEBUT, Katarzyna Kijek Makes Procrasturbation an Artistic Joy

Amidst the growing excitement surrounding Klara Kochańska’s Tenants, now seems an exciting time for female Polish filmmakers, and Katarzyna Kijek is no exception with her gorgeously surreal animation Debut, located in ŻubrOFFka’s Independent Competition selection. What a film it is...

ŻubrOFFka 2016 Review: In BALCONY, Toby Fell-Holden Puts His Finger on the Pulse of Brexit

Small film festivals really are the best, both in terms of vibe and the sense of inclusion they give. Short film festivals are particularly cool too, either because they're having to fight so damn hard for attention or simply because...

Watch DEAD HEARTS, a Cheerfully Morbid Short

Morton is an 8-year-old boy who believes he will die young. If not, he knows he will grow up to become a mortician and is more than happy with both those ideas. In the delightfully morbid short film Dead Hearts,...

LOST BOY: Watch The Gorgeous Proof Of Concept For Ash Thorp And Anthony Scott Burns' Punk SciFi

Anthony Scott Burns should be a familiar name to many readers of this site by now. We've raved about his short film work in the past and while word about Burns has spread thanks to his segment in the Holidays...

ECHO TORCH: Watch Chris Preksta's Fabulous Retro-Futurist SciFi Short Now!

It was a few years back now that we first came across the work of writer-director Chris Preksta. The occasion at the time was his fabulous retro-futurist webseries The Mercury Men and he's back now with equally fabulous short film...