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    'Subconscious Password' Takes Grand Prize at New York International Short Film Fest; Complete List of Winners Announced

    The votes are in and the winners of the third annual New York International Short Film Festival have been announced, with the Grand Prize going to director Chris Landreth's "Subconscious Password"-- a film that takes a trip down into the unconscious of a single man trying to remember his friend's na...

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    How to Air Your Short at the Oscars

    Producers: check out this PGA short film competition. Win, and a portion of your short will air during the Oscar show on February 22, 2015.

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    Here Are the 58 Short Films Playing the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival

    The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival has revealed its lineup of 58 short films set to play the fest, 29 of which are world premieres. The selections were curated from 3,074 submissions, and include shorts from 16 countries, including Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, India, Ir...

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    Holocaust Survivor and Subject of Oscar Nominated Short Doc Alice Herz-Sommer Has Died at 110

    Sadly, 110-year-old Alice Herz-Sommer, subject of the Oscar nominated short documentary "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life" died on the morning of February 23, just a week before the film about her extraordinary life heads to the Academy Awards. Herz-Sommer was the oldest living Holocaust su...

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    Anatomy of a Scene: The Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts

    What were the most challenging scenes to animate in the Oscar-Nominated shorts? I posed this to all five directors: Lauren MacMullan ("Get A Horse!"), Daniel Sousa ("Feral"), Shuhei Morita ("Possessions"), Laurent Witz ("Mr. Hublot"), and Max Lang ("Room on the Broom").

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    Talking with the Oscar Nominees for Animated Short Film

    I recently chatted with the Oscar nominees for "Feral" (Daniel Sousa), the Annie-winning "Get a Horse!" (Lauren MacMullan), "Mr. Hublot" (Laurent Witz), "Possessions" (Shuhei Morita), and "Room on the Broom" (Max Lang). We discussed personal connections and challenges. Interestingly, all five of the...

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    SXSW 2014 Unveils Midnighters and Shorts Lineup

    SXSW has rolled out its 2014 Midnighters section, as well as the fest’s complete short film lineup. Check out the program below.

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    2014 Oscar Nominated Short Films Hit Theaters January 31 (WATCH TRAILER)

    The 2014 Oscar nominated short films (in live-action, documentary and animation) are making their way to theaters January 31 (and debuting on iTunes February 25). Check out the full list of 15 short films playing in the program, plus watch the compilation's trailer, below.

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    Sundance Up Close: Lucy Walker's Powerful Short Doc 'The Lion's Mouth Opens'

    Something remarkable about Lucy Walker’s short documentary film “The Lion’s Mouth Opens,” which premiered at Sundance, is that in its mere fifteen minute running time a stage is set for a story that will unfold over years -- a lifetime.

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    Watch: Cast Your Vote for One of These 15 Free Sundance Shorts Online Now

    They're short, free, and online: 15 of this year's 66 selected shorts are available for viewing. The winner will receive the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Audience Award. Learn about five that embody this year's trends here. And check out the viewable 15 below.

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