What’s Up?! itsashort and Sundance

The long awaited list of Shorts for the Sundance Film Festival is released!There are 66 shorts this year and they fall into four distinct categories: US Narrative, International Narrative, Animation and Documentary. The US shorts seem to all deal with…

What’s Up?! Got The Love, the Short Film

David Weathersby is a renowned videographer and cinematographer, based in Chicago. The underground music scene, the ‘raw art’ work of artists performing in Chicago from around the world has always been the center piece of his work. Soul and the question,…

What’s Up!? Short Film!

Marshall Tyler’s short film, Night Shift, a Sundance official entry, won Best of Fest for the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival! Produced by JuVee Productions, the production company owned by Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon. Random, or maybe…

What’s Up?! The Short Film Life with a touch of Feature

Chadwick Boseman, aka Thurgood Marshall for the next several weeks is a remarkably versatile actor. We know him in ‘42′, he was also one of my favorite characters in the movie Draft Day. It’s not a movie about the infamous Brown…

What’s Up!? Short Film: Must Kill Karl

 Must Kill Karl makes its Canadian premiere at the Edmonton Film Festival this Friday, October 6, 2017. The festival opened September 28, but clearly one of the best of the short film is yet to be seen. Three key figures who…

What’s Up? Black Harvest Film Festival

Black Harvest Film Festival  completed its 23rd festival and announced the Best Short Film winner, The Suit. The features, shorts, industry moments and the most recent addition, the expo were great. There is always a nod to the local artists,…

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;…

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…