Film Business Live Action Short Film Academy Awards Shortlist Predictions for 2021

The race has begun for a place on the Academy Awards 20201 Live Action Short Film shortlist. The race this year is very tight, but here are our top picks. The Oscar shortlist will be revealed on February 9th. In the past we have correctly predicted many of the films on the Shortlist and beyond. Alive – Directed by Jimmy Olsson Jimmy Olsson’s Alive is a … Continue reading Film Business Live Action Short Film Academy Awards Shortlist Predictions for 2021

Karishma Dev Dube’s BITTU – A must see and in-depth perspective of a true story

Under the guise of a typical school day, an entire community became forever changed by a tragic mass death. Based on a horrific accident in 2013, Bittu recants an incident at a primary school in India who accidentally fed their student’s pesticide-contaminated food. Dozens of children grew ill, and over 23 sadly lost their lives. Indian Writer/Director Karishma Dev Dube provides an in-depth perspective of … Continue reading Karishma Dev Dube’s BITTU – A must see and in-depth perspective of a true story

Academy Winner Anders Walters TURNED “the epitome of a child suffering the consequences of their parent’s poor decisions”

Director Anders Walters tests familial bonds in Turned, a short film depicting the life of young race car driver Kasper and his strained relationship with his abusive alcoholic father. As his father seeks a do-over in life using his son’s body as a conduit; Kasper is too, led into a tumultuous relationship with alcohol; drinking with the sole purpose to ease his troubled mind. Haunted … Continue reading Academy Winner Anders Walters TURNED “the epitome of a child suffering the consequences of their parent’s poor decisions”

Molly Manning Walker’s Good Thanks, You illustrates the mental torment victims endure in the aftermath of sexual assault

Starring Jasmine Jobson (Top Boy) and Michael Ward (Steve McQueen’s Small Axe) In an age where sexual assault remains debated as a reprehensible crime and often used in jokes under the guise of dark humour, “Good Thanks, You?” illustrates mental torment victims endure in the aftermath of sexual assault. At just sixteen, Director Molly Manning Walker became one of the many victims of sexual assault. … Continue reading Molly Manning Walker’s Good Thanks, You illustrates the mental torment victims endure in the aftermath of sexual assault

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”