Academy Award winner Allie Light’s film ‘Any Wednesday’ touches on homeless vets suffering from PTSD

Directors Allie Light and Patrick Stark’s live action short film Any Wednesday shares a story of two strangers –  an elderly woman with dementia and a homeless vet with PTSD, who meet under unusual circumstances. This topical film which premiered in Toronto, was an official selection at the Cindependent Film Fest in Cincinnati, taking home the Best Actor Award (Shane Dean) and was an official selection at the … Continue reading Academy Award winner Allie Light’s film ‘Any Wednesday’ touches on homeless vets suffering from PTSD

Omer Ben-Shachar’s ‘Tree #3’ gives an insightful look at the prejudice immigrant children can face in schools

Omer Ben-Shachar‘s insightful film Tree #3 focuses on an immigrant child who takes drastic measures to be noticed in a school play. This film won the 2019 Student Academy Award, the Audience Award for Best Student Short Film at Palm Springs International ShortFest 2019 and it was nominated for Best Comedy at the Student Emmys/College Television Awards 2019. After he’s been cast (again!) as a background tree … Continue reading Omer Ben-Shachar’s ‘Tree #3’ gives an insightful look at the prejudice immigrant children can face in schools

Carlota Pereda’s eye opening short ‘Piggy’ achieves over fifty international film accolades including the high profile Goya Award

Cerdita (Piggy) shares the story of a teen who is bullied for her weight, this topical female-led drama has won more than 50 prestigious film awards and been selected for over 200 high profile film festivals. Among the awards was the Best Live Action Shorts Film Award at the Goya’s (Academy of the Arts and Cinematographical Sciences of Spain). Alongside the award-winning female director Carlota Pereda, … Continue reading Carlota Pereda’s eye opening short ‘Piggy’ achieves over fifty international film accolades including the high profile Goya Award

Kristian Håskjold’s live-action short A Worthy Man focuses on the sensitive topics of Mental Health and Loneliness

Kristian Haskjold’s A Worthy Man shares the story of a family man who feels invisible. This powerful short has screened at prestigious film festivals such as Odense International Film Festival and Palm Springs International ShortFest. The film stars Marina Bouras (The Idiots) and Troels Lyby (Shake It). A growing depression hurls Erik into a tailspin, which in the end culminates in a desperate cry for help. Kristian … Continue reading Kristian Håskjold’s live-action short A Worthy Man focuses on the sensitive topics of Mental Health and Loneliness

Yves Piat’s Award-winning comedy Nefta Football Club

Yves Piat’s live-action short film stars Lyes Salem (Munich) and won a series of Audience Awards, including the Best Comedy award at Aspen Shortsfest. This wonderful film shares the story of two boys who stumble on something unusual which creates unexpected events. In the south of Tunisia, two football fan brothers bump into a donkey lost in the middle of the desert on the border … Continue reading Yves Piat’s Award-winning comedy Nefta Football Club

Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers’ Award-winning ‘Just Me And You’ touches on the difficult journey undocumented immigrants face

Just Me and You is a heartfelt father and daughter drama that touches on undocumented immigrant families crossing the Mexican border in America. This live action short film premiered at Berlinale 2019 where it won the Crystal Bear for Best Short Film, then played at numerous high profile film festivals including Palm Spring ShortFests, Odense International Film Festival and Regard Saguenay International Short Film Festival … Continue reading Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers’ Award-winning ‘Just Me And You’ touches on the difficult journey undocumented immigrants face

Meryam Joobeur award-winning film Brotherhood is having a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere

Meryam Joobeur’s live action short film Brotherhood tells a poignant story of a rural Tunisian father caught in between loyalty to his family and his rigid moral principles. Produced by Midi La Nuit & Cinetéléfilms and distributed by Travelling Distribution, Brotherhood won seven Oscar-qualifying awards (Raindance, In the Palace, Aspen, Melbourne, Short Shorts Japan, Heartland and San Francisco International Film Festival) and is now under consideration for a 2020 Academy Award. After … Continue reading Meryam Joobeur award-winning film Brotherhood is having a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere