What’s UP! The Women’s Film Festival

Recently we caught up with Phuong Nyugen and Layne Marie Williams, co-founders of The Women’s Film Festival in Philadelphia. We talked with them about their inspiration and ideas  for creating what has become a very successful festival for women, going…

What’s Up? Traverse City Film Festival and Short Film Tracks

The Traverse City Film Festival kicked off this Tuesday, July 25th and reports are that it is amazing, today is Day 3! Below is the ‘daily’ video that talks about two aspects of the festival: food and films about food;…

LA Film Festival, Our Weekly Short and Short Film News

The LA Film Festival, ArcLight Cinema and Culver City Studios, short film , wow! In 1981 band of directors, writers and producers began gathering regularly to share creative ideas and discuss ways to increase resources for independent filmmakers. National recognition quickly followed…

What’s Up?! New Short Film News for the New Year!

what’s up, good people?! 2017 means resolutions and reinvention. just make sure you stay true to yourself and we’ll do the same. Now let’s get to some short film news. We here at itsashort.com support the equal and equitable representation…

What’s Up?! Short Film NYE!

what’s up, good people?! 2016 was a great year of short film. let’s be sure to make the new year even better! Even though Kylie Jenner “gifted” us with a smokey short film starring her and her rapper-boyfriend Tyga, we thought…

What’s Up?! World Day of Short Film!

what’s up, good people?! don’t let the polar vortex keep you from celebrating A world day of short film! “X-Story” is the stuff of lore. It’s being described as Akira meets Indiana Jones by people like the folks at The…

What’s Up?! Bigger Sundance Short Film Program!

what’s up, good people?! it’s awards season and time to pay attention to short film in the major festivals. The Sundance Institute has announced the complete list of 68, (that’s right, sixty-eight) short film titles for the 2017 showcase. The…

What’s Up?! Oscars Bring Good Tidings in Short Film!

What’s up, good people?! the holidays are here. expect short film news and lots of good cheer. The season greets us with the gift of Academy Awards updates. According to Good Short Films, the Oscars have whittled their animated short…

What’s Up?! Wes Anderson’s Gift of Short Film!

what’s up, good people?! the holidays are here and short film is the gift that keeps on giving. We know travel season has begun, so we hope while you’re sitting in a layover city between flights, you can take some…

What’s Up?! Short Film, Wally Lamb!

what’s up, good people?! despite the presidential election and veterans day, short film news hasn’t slowed one bit. Now that everyone is coming up for air after the election, there’s plenty of short film stuff to sink your teeth into.…