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

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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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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This month, ShortsTV went to the Go Short International Film Festival in the Netherlands! Go Short is the leading Dutch short film festival, screening over 300 short movies each year in the city of Nijmegen. While there, we took a SHORT DETOUR from the festival to learn a bit about...

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Q&A: ClujShorts International Short Film Festival

In April, we’re partnering with ClujShorts International Short Film Festival in Romania, where we'll be presenting an award for Best Romanian Short Film. We sat down with the festival team and asked them to tell us about what they do and why they love short films. 1 Tell us a bit...

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Beer, Boxtrolls and Blackouts in Belgium!

ShortsTV was in Belgium last week for Anima, the Brussels International Animation Film Festival. While there, we spoke with International Jury Member and Director of ‘The Boxtrolls’, Graham Annable, about his animation masterclass. For ShortsTV Producer/Director, Max Clendaniel, it was his second visit to Anima. We asked him to tell...

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Want to see the future of film? Watch the Oscar Shorts

Believe it or not, the century-old film business is undergoing a time of great change. New technologies, fast-moving political and social issues, new distribution platforms and so much other change demand new ways of telling meaningful, relevant stories. But the best place to see these changes wouldn’t be among the...

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