Tag: short

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...

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...

SHALLOW WATER: Sandy Collora Returns with Creature Feature

Sandy Collora first made a name for himself when his fan film Batman: Dead End was released way back in 2003. Since then, Collora has worked mostly on his own, self-producing impressive independent genre fare including the sci-fi film Hunter...

French Sci-fi Short THE EDGE Online for a Week

Fresh from a year and a half tour of international festivals, French sci-fi short The Edge ("La lisière") is now available online for a week from Monday, January 16, 2017. Don't miss out! Simon Sauliner's gorgeous film was shot in...

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...

THE SOUND OF FEAR: A Deaf Woman Goes on the Run in Impressive Clip

In Colin Campbell's intense and well shot The Sound of Fear, a young deaf woman inadvertently witnesses a murder and ends up on the run, racing through town and looking for help from people she can't communicate with. It's a great...

Watch ON HALLOWEEN, Quentin Lee's Spooky Short

The latest short film by Quentin Lee, On Halloween, pays homage to spooky classics of the past with a few clever twists of its own. Lee has made a variety of features, ranging from the emotional drama Ethan Mao to...

Exclusive: ON HALLOWEEN, First Look at Quentin Lee's Scary Short

We are pleased to present a first look at Quentin Lee's new short film On Halloween, starring Candy Cheung, Jerry Hernandez and Junyi Casper Lee, the latter making his screen debut as ... the baby. Here's a quick description: "An...

Kyoto 2016: The World Premiere Of Ozu's A STRAIGHTFORWARD BOY

It’s definitely not every day that a film festival holds a world premiere of a “new” silent film directed by the great Ozu Yasujiro. Although there are probably still plenty of films, Japanese or otherwise, that have never been presented...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: FAULTLESS, The Sting of a Woman

What do men know about women? According to Faultless (original title: Irréprochable), some women are beyond understanding. Directed by Sébastien Marnier, the film follows Constance (Marina Foïs) as she slinks back to her hometown in rural France after losing her...

Post-Apocalypse! Synthesizers! Watch NIGHTSATAN AND THE LOOPS OF DOOM Short Now!

We've been following the post-apocalyptic action adventure short Nightsatan and the Loops of Doom for some time because it's just a lot of fun. And now you can watch the complete short film, before it becomes a feature. Here's the...

The Future of Horror (won’t be found in the US)

While horror films have been dominated by American directors and films, most casual horror fans seem to forget that some of the most unique, frightening and innovative horror films spawned from countries other than the US. Italy of course played...

Watch LOOKOUTS, A Highly Impressive Fantasy Short

Inspired by the work of Jim Henson and featuring what appears to be all in-camera creature and visual FX, Lookouts is an impressive fantasy short from new director David Bousquet. Certainly it rivals anything we've seen from recent big budget fantasy...

Critical Distance: In This Movie, Your Sweet Is My Sour

In 1979, I drove a 1965 Chevrolet Corvair from my family home in the San Fernando Valley to my job in the Wilshire district of Los Angeles every day. Depending on traffic, the commute took 30-45 minutes. My car only...

Trailer For Japanese Sci-Fi Action Short MUGA SHOZOKU Looks Impressive

Fresh from its festival tour, Rashad Haughton's short film Muga Shozoku is getting ready to make its online debut, and we've got a very impressive looking trailer to share. Haughton may be familiar to ScreenAnarchy readers as the writer/director of 2012's...

RINGS Trailer: New, Flat Screen Version

How do you update a movie that revolves around something that most people don't even have anymore? Writers in Hollywood have been slaving on this challenge for years and here's what they've come up with for Rings, directed by F....

The Apocalypse Arrives In Trailer For Gorgeous Brazilian SciFi Short LUNATIQUE

Though we didn't know his name we've been admiring the work of Gabriel Kalim Mucci in these parts for years. Mucci first crossed our desk as the cinematographer on Carlos Ganaian's fabulous short film Akai and he moves now into...

Fantasia 2016: VENTABLVCK Concept Short Emerges

When we last spoke with Canadian director Gariel Carrer (The Demolisher), he was about to unleash some violent Ventablvck conceptual footage at the Frontieres Market at the Fantasia Film Festival. That footage made its way online today and I'm not surprised to...

Bag-Heads Revolt in Dystopian SCHIRKOA

Schirkoa (shir-ko-aa) is a 14-minute animated short film created by CG artist Ishan Shukla. First conceived as a graphic novel in 2012, Ishan has been working on his own animated adaptation on and off again for the past four years...

Review: THE STYLIST Cuts Deep Into the Heart of a Villain

Last month, we posted the teaser and poster art for the short film The Stylist by Jill "Sixx" Gevargizian. I recently saw the film at its world premiere during Etheria Film Night at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. As one of only...