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? 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: PSI Shortfest and Alan Becker and Animation!

The festival was amazing! The short film winners, wow. The Palm Springs International Shortfest has just concluded it’s 21st year. It is the largest short film festival  and short film marketplace in the United States. Actually Palm Springs does two…

What’s Up!!? Cannes 2015 Short Film Winner

The short film winner for the Cannes 2015 Film Festival is Waves ’98 by Ely Dagher. And, we are back!! It’s been quite a dry spell and we’ve missed sharing a lot…we missed talking about Tribeca, lots of regional festivals and…

What’s Up!!? SXSW 2015 Short Film Winners!!

SXSW just closed and announced their 2015 short film winners!! I know..not what people think about when thinking about SXSW because music is just ending…and everyone is thinking about music…but did anyone know there were short film winners???? Right!! Short…

What’s Up!? The Golden Globes: Je suis Charlie!!

Well, the award season launches with the Golden Globes! What do we love most: The speeches, the clothes, who walks with who or the movies? Here at itsashort.com we love the Golden Globes because as George Clooney says, its about…

What’s Up!!? The Holderness Family!!!

The Holderness Family, remember them, or do you know them? Check out the 2013 Holiday video….because on Monday, December 22, 2014 itsashort.com will premiere their 2014 video!!! And, then following the premiere there will be a live streamed hangout with…

What’s Up? FirstGlance Film Festival Online Film Contest!

It’s true, we’ve been silent for about a month…we’ve missed everyone. We’ve been engaged in reformatting, we moved our offices and reformatted sections of our website to create a better user experience. And, we’ve launched a new relationship with FirstGlance…

What’s Up!!? Is Self Harm, Self Love…Cutting

 Cutting, a difficult form of self mutilation….was that something we saw on the arms of Robin Williams? And, self mutilation…is an expression of what exactly, self love, its hard to say. Tchaiko Omawale, a citizen of the world, having lived…

What’s Up!!? The Movie Guys, Film Critics?

Roger Ebert immortalized the role and value of the ‘Film Critic’. We just saw the recently released film about his life and his lifelong effort to embrace the value of the ‘critics’ voice. He and his partner, Gene Siskel became two…