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Keep up to date on the short film scene with the latest blog posts from ShortsTV and our partners

Filming Short Films in Uganda (part 2)

ShortsTV’s Head of Production (Stephanie Charmail) and Producer/Camerman (Maxwell Creed) are filming short films in Uganda on behalf of children’s charity, Lessons for Life. In this final blog post from Uganda, Stephanie writes about the last few days of their week in the country and reflects on the great work being done by...

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Filming Short Films in Uganda

ShortsTV’s Head of Production (Stephanie Charmail) and Producer (Maxwell Creed) are filming short films in Uganda on behalf of children’s charity, Lessons for Life. In this blog post they write about their first three days in the country and some of the challenges they have faced so far. It's day three for...

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ShortsTV goes to Uganda

ShortsTV’s Head of Production (Stephanie Charmail) and Producer (Maxwell Creed) are on their way to Uganda to make short films on behalf of children’s charity, Lessons for Life. Over the next week, they will be writing about their experiences on our blog and sharing insights about what it’s like to...

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ShortsTV Joins Congress to Support Diversity in Hollywood

As National Hispanic Heritage Month begins amid a raging debate on race, opportunity and diversity, ShortsTV is proud to join with members of Congress to expand the range of voices and perspectives in Hollywood’s talent pipeline. ShortsTV has long put special emphasis on bringing to our TV audiences short films...

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Q&A: Toronto International Film Festival

We sat down with Jason Anderson, programmer of the Toronto International Film Festival's short film programme, Short Cuts about what they have to offer this year. Jason Anderson (Photo: George Pimentel, WireImage Getty for TIFF) 1. Tell us about the short film programme at TIFF and what makes it special? Short...

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FESTIVAL FAVOURITES: Watersprite

Earlier this year we went to Cambridge, England to visit the Watersprite Film Festival. Watersprite is an international film competition and festival that aims to discover, showcase and nurture emerging talent from around the world. While there, we met Kristina Shtubert who had travelled to Cambridge from her home in Germany...

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Lessons for Life

Last week, ShortsTV travelled to Germany to take part in the Big Ride for Africa, an annual fundraising event in aid of children's charity, Lessons for Life. The Lessons for Life Foundation funds education projects in some of the toughest parts of the world, believing that education has the power to...

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Who let the dogs out?

You've probably heard of the Palme D'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival but have you ever heard of the Palm Dog award? No, neither had we. But while we were in Cannes for the film festival we met up with Toby Rose, the founder of this illustrious award ceremony...

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How to co-direct a short film

Are you a filmmaker and ever wondered what it's like to co-direct a short film with someone else? Earlier this month, we went to the Brussels Short Film Festival where we met Belgian directors Severine De Streyker and Maxime Feyers who told us about their experiences of co-directing for the...

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