These Sundance Films Have Our Attention, Plus A COVID-19 Short

Sundance, one of the signature film festivals of the season, is a full go, and here are the raw numbers: 71 features, 50 shorts, four indie series, and 14 “New Frontier” projects for the 2021 event, which goes from January…

The Academy Museum Tabs Jacqueline Stewart and Stunning Fall Film Festivals

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures recently named Chicago film scholar Jacqueline Stewart as its chief artistic and programming officer, a widely celebrated move for the venerable institution. “Jacqueline’s background as an educator, programmer, archivist, author, and scholar, along with…

What’s Up! Short Film and Black Panther!

Black Panther!!! The movie is awesome! Some like it because it is ‘black centric’; some like it because it is Marvel; but most like it because it really is ‘mad’ cool. Start with the technology, the gadgets, the applications and…

What’s Up!!? Short Film at Sundance!

Sundance Film festival Kicks off this week! Who is going to Park City? itsashort.com will be there! The shorts programs will be amazing. There are nine separate tracks: tickets are tough to get. Two of the top ten features that…

What’s Up?! Golden Globes and PSIFF!

Happy New Year everyone! This weekend is the Golden Globes and the beginning of awards season. Golden Globes don’t yet recognize short film. We will fix that! Sunday we learn the winners! itsashort will live tweet during the show…starting of…

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? 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?! 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…