What’s up!!? Short Film and Omaha Film Festival

The Omaha Film Festival begins it’s 13th season today! Noted for its very robust short film programs, this year they offer 10 specific tracks which include 90+ short films. Three of the tracks are local to Omaha and Nebraska, one…

What’s Up?: ‘Shorts’ Win big at the Oscars

The Oscars had some amazing moments: Jared Leto, Lupita N’yong’o and Matthew Mcconaughey’s speeches were powerful, moving and poignant. They were filler, though for the announcement of the winners in the ‘shorts’ category and we were not disappointed! #itsashort Mr.…

What’s Up: The Northwest Film Festival?

Asian gangs in Vancouver, BC? Seems like an odd idea, but what do we know about Vancouver, BC? Lewis Bennet, a Canadian ‘shorts’ filmmaker and featured artist this year at the Northwest Film Festival, made a documentary about his personal…

Woman’s Independent Filmmaker Project

Woman’s Independent Filmmaker Project A Maasai Woman’s Journey from the Village to an Urban Center Alison Duke is an amazing filmmaker based in Toronto, Canada. She has had an unabiding interest in learning more about African women and particularly the…