Tag: shortfilm

Toronto 2017 Short Film, Short Review: GREAT CHOICE

A woman gets stuck in a Red Lobster commercial. That is the helluva succinct elevator pitch for Robin Comisar's short film that recently graced the Ryerson screen of Toronto's Midnight Madness.  Great Choice meticulously recreates said Red Lobster advert from...

The End Is Here! Watch The Full APOCALYPSE NOW NOW Short Film Now!

We've been keeping a close eye on South African urban fantasy Apocalypse Now Now here for some time now [perhaps just a tiny bit because I'm one of the producers on it] and now following the release of the trailer...

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival Offers the Best of Horror & Cool Guests like Dee Wallace

San Diego's small but mighty Horrible Imaginings Film Festival returns to Balboa Park's Museum of Photographic Arts during September 8 - 10. Southern California fans of horror, thrillers, and all things fantastic will enjoy not only the best in international...

Fantasia 2017 Review: Small Gauge Trauma Showcases Horrific Standouts

(The still above is from iMedium, one of the best shorts in the Small Gauge Trauma block.) It's no secret that we adore Fantasia here at ScreenAnarchy. In addition to the great live events, features, and raucous Q&As, the festival always...

Fantasia 2017 Review: International Sci-Fi Short Showcase

(The image above is a still from Swell, one of the standouts of Fantasia's sci-fi shorts block.) One thing I love about attending festivals are the shorts programs. They provide tastings of different stories from all sorts of points of...

Fantasia 2017 Short Film Short Review: Zoe Bell Gets Stabby in Action Short IMBROGLIO

Two warring gangs agree to meet and exchange prisoners, unaware that each group harbors a deadly secret.    Christopher Zatta’s action short Imbroglio works quickly to establish our two groups of characters before they are about to make the prisoner...

Fantasia 2017: Born Of Woman Shorts Programme Highlights a Trio of Haunting Standouts

For its second year at Fantasia, the theme running across the curation for the shorts programme Born Of Woman has moved away from the cerebral physical fetishes, and queer emotional landscapes of last year, towards the nature of haunting. The highlights were...

LAST CHANCE TO USE DISCOUNT CODES FOR ENTRY TO THE EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017!

LAST CHANCE TO USE DISCOUNT CODES FOR ENTRY TO THE EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017!   The Final Deadline for film-makers to enter the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival is Midnight GMT JULY 2nd!!   We’re giving away new discount...

Watch Sci-Fi Short THEY WILL ALL DIE IN SPACE, Because Otherwise You Will

Spanish director Javier Chillon establishes a properly fatalistic mood for his short film They Will All Die in Space simply with its title, but still, questions remain. Who are they? How will they die? And why? Watch the extremely well-crafted...

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...