Giulio Mastromauro’s Timo’s Winter (Inverno) is a magical film that deserves to go all the way to the Oscars

Timo’s Winter (Inverno) has been selected for numerous film festivals across the United States, Turkey, and Albania–Inverno. This beautiful short is a tearjerking film, describing the life of Timo, a young boy living with his extended Greek family of funfair workers, struggling to cope with the unfortunate passing of his mother. The livelihood of the greek family is associated with childlike wonder and joy wildly … Continue reading Giulio Mastromauro’s Timo’s Winter (Inverno) is a magical film that deserves to go all the way to the Oscars

Alika Maikau’s Moloka’i Bound “an emotional redemption film”

Alika Maikau’s Moloka’i Bound recalls the tense relationship between a father and his son as his past actions and stint in prison damaged the bond between the two. In the infancy of the film, the Hawaiian short has received great praise; among its accolades are the Best Short Narrative at LA Skins Fest, Best Screenplay at Discover  Film London, Best Made-in Hawai’i Film at the … Continue reading Alika Maikau’s Moloka’i Bound “an emotional redemption film”

AFTER CLASS DIRECTOR CHARLES XIUZHI DONG’S “The inspiration for ‘After Class’ came from an infamous scandal, where people would intentionally get hit by a car to scam the driver’s money”

Director Charles Xiuzhi Dong’s topical live-action short film After Class tells the universal story of a mother who is willing to do whatever it takes to help her child. Having only recently begun its festival run the film has just been awarded the top Oscar Qualifying prize at Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia, in Japan. Eight-year-old Su Min and her mother reside in the … Continue reading AFTER CLASS DIRECTOR CHARLES XIUZHI DONG’S “The inspiration for ‘After Class’ came from an infamous scandal, where people would intentionally get hit by a car to scam the driver’s money”

Jamil McGinnis & Pat Heywood’s short film Gramercy – Review

Depression is grief that silently suffocates its victims with a feeling of sorrow that’s challenging to communicate, hard to accept, and difficult for loved ones to comprehend. Directors Pat Heywood and Jamil McGinnis, give voice to the silent demon in Gramercy, a story following a young man battling depression, who returns to his hometown in New Jersy searching for meaning.  Easily hidden behind a forced … Continue reading Jamil McGinnis & Pat Heywood’s short film Gramercy – Review

Live-Action Short My Other Suit Is Human focuses on a couple who struggle after losing their child

Andrew Montague’s My Other Suit is Human tells a story of a couple who struggle after tragically losing their child. This award-winning short screened at the Oscar-qualifying Galway Film Fleadh 2020 and Woods Hole Film Festival 2020 where it won two awards including Directors Choice Award. It will be screening at the San Diego International Film Festival and Kerry International Film Festival in October. Zoe, … Continue reading Live-Action Short My Other Suit Is Human focuses on a couple who struggle after losing their child