Dekel Berenson’s Ashmina “Your holiday and a child’s livelihood”

It’s not everywhere that you would see a sky littered with bodies, attached to large bright parachutes gliding softly to the ground. This is a common sight however in Pokhara, Nepal the paragliding capital of the world and it’s easy to see why with picturesque backdrops of the Himalayas and mountain lakes. This popular adventure destination is where director Dekel Berenson situates his short film, … Continue reading Dekel Berenson’s Ashmina “Your holiday and a child’s livelihood”

Rémi Allier’s Little Hands “Allier’s storytelling conveys a deep understanding of human emotion and innocence”

Everyone makes mistakes; sometimes they happen in a lapse of judgment or even a split decision made in blind rage. There are few however who would be driven to such anger that they would take an innocent child, such is the story that unfolds in Little Hands. Everyone makes mistakes; sometimes they happen in a lapse of judgment or even a split decision made in … Continue reading Rémi Allier’s Little Hands “Allier’s storytelling conveys a deep understanding of human emotion and innocence”

Sylvia Director Richard Prendergast “there’s a message of hope and appreciation for life”

Sylvia is a fantastic British film by director Richard Prendergast and is based on a true story. We caught up with him to find out more about this live action short film! The stellar cast includes Jolie Lennon (Wonder Woman), Gaynor Fraser (Mr. Selfridge), Benjamin Hartley (Rogue One), Mick Fryer-Kelsey (Harry Potter) and introduces Maisie and Evie Prendergast. This topical live action short begins with a family on their … Continue reading Sylvia Director Richard Prendergast “there’s a message of hope and appreciation for life”

FILM REVIEW – Debris – A raw and powerful glimpse into the US migrant crisis

If you own a TV, smartphone or have any access to global news then there’s no doubt you’re aware of the current US Mexico border crisis. This is where director Julio O. Ramos positions his story in the film Debris, with trafficked migrant workers in America allocated to the construction of family homes. Site boss Armando is responsible for his workers and when one of … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Debris – A raw and powerful glimpse into the US migrant crisis

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

2019 Live Action Short Film Oscar Predictions

This year the heat has really been turned up for the live action short films that are being considered for the 2019 Academy Awards. Many strong international films are being placed firmly in the mix. Here are the films we predict will make the Oscar shortlist, which is being announced this year on December the 17th. All These Creatures All These Creatures – Trailer from Charles … Continue reading 2019 Live Action Short Film Oscar Predictions

The Oscar hopeful with an important message “Ian”

MundoLoco CGI’s animated short “Ian” shares the important message of inclusion When you watch this beautiful film, you may need to grab a tissue.  We follow a little disabled boy “Ian” who encounters bullies, the film was created to share the message of inclusion. Watch this wonderful film with a beautiful message right here and make sure everyone else does too! We predict this little … Continue reading The Oscar hopeful with an important message “Ian”