TCFF 2015 Short Film Reviews Part I – ‘Land Of 10,000 Stories’ Shorts Block + Documentary Short ‘Even The Walls’

Great things do come in small packages! Every year Twin Cities Film Fest screens a plethora of great short films, grouped together in a themed shorts block. Today, we have some of the film reviews from the Land of 10,000 Stories shorts block, and one documentary short Even the Walls that is part of this year's …

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Short Film Spotlight: IN VITRO (2015) directed by Toby Stephens

In many ways, short films can be just more effective and compelling than feature films. IN VITRO is a prime example, which marks an excellent directorial debut from British thespian Toby Stephens. I found out about its Indiegogo campaign last year and I'm glad to be one of its backers. Unfortunately I wasn't able to make it …

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TCFF Short Films Spotlight: Interview with ‘Hot & Bothered’ & ‘A Better Life’ filmmakers Jake Greene & Conor Holt

Desperate singles get all tangled up when a compulsive internet dater loses track of her accounts. Directed by: Jake Greene and Natalie Irby Interview w/co-director Jacob 'Jake' Greene: 1. Tell us about your filmmaking background, how you got started in the business. I started making independent shorts and web series when I lived in Nashville, …

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Exclusive interview with Elise Plakke — director of ’14 Minutes’ Shorts

Hello everyone! As promised today we've got an exclusive post courtesy of Filmmaker Elise Plakke. Her short film won Best Short Film Award at Twin Cities Film Fest last September, and have won several other festival awards since. She even had her film screened at Cannes earlier this year! I met Elise at the Women …

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Musings on Short Films — What are some of your favorites?

Hello all, in light of an upcoming interview with a short film director I met at TCFF, I thought I'd switch the focus from feature films to short films today. Per Wikipedia, a short film is any film not long enough to be considered a feature film. No consensus exists as to where that boundary …

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