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Best Short Films To See On Line

Best Short Films To See On Line

Much like short stories, short films are often times very underrated. Nevertheless the amount of skill and creativity required to produce something as succinct and dynamic cannot be under rated.To compress ideas into this format and still create a product that is both meaningful and entertaining, on some level, requires a particular skill set that few film makers have successfully achieved. Typically one would expect to do the rounds of the various film festivals to locate the latest offerings on the short film scene. Whilst this is still where the most noted films may be judged it is not likely that too many of them will then end up in main stream cinemas where the average member of the public can enjoy them. Happily today with the advent of the internet the accessibility of video and thus the short film is greatly increased. Today the medium of the internet is perfect ...

Best Short Film Directors

Best Short Film Directors

Some of the best directors in the world today, started with making short films. This for many of them was a pivotal point, helping launch their careers as directors to be taken seriously. One of these directors is Benh Zeitlin who in 2008 made the short film Glory at Sea. He won an award for this at the 2008 South by Southwest festival, which helped launch his subsequent career. Sofia Coppola made a big impact in 1998 with her short film entitled Lick the Star. It showed the uniqueness of her talents and ability and later led to her success with directing in feature films. Up until 1998 she was not really taken seriously because many people felt that there was nepotism at work because of her famous father. This 1998 film however, proved them wrong, and proved that she was an excellent director in her own right, directing such ...

Short Animated Movies Worth Watching

Short Animated Movies Worth Watching

Like a good short story, a short movie can convey a powerful message in a short space of time. The visual effects now made possible by a tremendous leap in recent technology means that the combination of ridiculously life like animation and wonderful story concepts can combine effortlessly. The intricacies of modern day animation are such that they have become effective and compelling for audiences of all ages not just children. Perhaps some of the most interesting and well-made short films have not become box office hits but they are surely worth a look, after all they’re all pretty short! “French Roast” is an animated short movie created by Fabrice O Joubert and is set in 1960s Paris. Very much a message for our day the story focusses on a business man at a café who, to his embarrassment discovers that he has neglected to bring his wallet. How he manages ...

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