As the first season of SundanceTV’s hit series HAP AND LEONARD comes to an end, fans can further explore the creative mind of Joe R. Lansdale with short films based on his work. The Joe R. Lansdale Short Film Festival will include three short films based on stories by one of the greatest contemporary writers of today and can be found on Shorts at Sundance.TV.
This year’s winners include “Thunder Road,” “The Procedure” and “Bacon & God’s Wrath.”
Sundance Film Festival programmer Mike Plante gives us an inside look of what to expect at the 2016 Festival and explains why less is more.
SundanceTV today announced it has added four new films to Shorts on Sundance.TV, the new online destination within the network’s website featuring award-winning and notable drama and comedy short films from the past decade. The animated shorts include “Fable,” “Song of the Spindle,” “Passer Passer” and ” Belly,” and all have the distinction of having been screened at the Sundance Film Festival.
Get ready to get scared, horror fans. Rooftop Films Program Director Dan Nuxoll and IFC Films have each selected a horror short for Shorts on SundanceTV just in time for Day of the Dead. 1. Invasion by Hugo Ramirez and Olivier Patte 2. In the Back by Corin Hardy For more horror of a high…
On the heels of the RECTIFY season three finale, sundance.tv has launched the second installment of The RECTIFY Short Film Festival, bringing fans an expanded array of diverse shorts produced, created and/or headlined by the cast of the Peabody Award-winning series. This installments brings shorts from Ray McKinnon, Aden Young, J. Smith-Cameron and more.
Sundance Film Festival programmer Mike Plante, who brings his expertise to Shorts On SundanceTV with a curated lineup of classic festival shorts, talks about the process of vetting films, what makes a great short, and the peculiar lifecycle of the format.
Shorts are in many ways a rite of passage for budding filmmakers. They’re made of mistakes, charm and life—and with the realities of cost, time and effort. And some directors break through to showcase at Sundance Film Festival, where they have the chance of catching the eye of the person (or company) that will fund their next project. These are 10 Sundance shorts by directors who went on to make names for themselves–and as an added bonus, you can watch them all right now online. Enjoy!
Sundance Institute announced today the program of short films selected to screen at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. This year’s Short Film program is comprised of 64 short films selected from a record 7,675 submissions, up 16% over submissions for the 2011 Festival. The Festival will be January 19 through 29 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah.
YMMV or “your mileage may vary” with some of the efforts, but 5 Second Films is a website collection of various original independent (very independent) shorts that are, yup you guessed it, exactly 5 seconds long with a couple seconds additional for title and credits. I like this pun-titled one and this short made me…