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It’s that time of year again when PBS will be airing their pledge drives. Shorts Showcase will be back on the air Saturday, March 29th. Meanwhile please continue to watch and support your local PBS station. This is also a good time to catch up on the films you’ve missed. In preparation for […]
Stephanie Bell, producer of the shorts “TAG” and “Robbie’s Withdrawal,” recently completed INVERSE, starring Josh Wingate – a feature length film that has made headlines in the Boston Sci-Fi festival, selling out so quickly a second screening was added. The Premise: A man bursts into consciousness, disoriented and confused. As he tries to regain […]
Content creators have much to be happy about! As I was driving into Las Vegas, I was completely open minded (and excited) about what I would find at my very first International CES. I read the PR – “…the International CES is the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of […]
I live in the short form content world. We create product for today’s audience – they like it quick, to the point, fun, entertaining, preferably without commercials (but willing to pay that price of time for something decent) and with constant newness. Hello short films! Providing short films to the world is a no […]
Shorts Showcase App Now Available App Store for iPhones and iTouch iPods. Android version available at the Goggle Play store It’s Free! Get it Now!
I love short films – and what’s not to love? You get to watch tons of them, for free. You get to make decisions – finding your own opinion. You get to engage your mind into another idea or world – and the best part is – they don’t last that long. You may not […]
Short Showcase creator/producer Leanna Bonamici on the Anita Rufus Show With Jay Gormley and his film ‘Odds or Evens’, and actor Charles Baker. Listen up filmmakers. Great show!
Take A Peek
Dot 6- The Further Adventures of Dot
This film follows the adventures of “Dot” a...
Heal Thyself is a “sick” little satire star...
An homage to Alfred Hitchcock, “Psycho Kitties...
Jasmine Fisher is a child psychologist, clever and witt...
Daniel’s never had a lot of luck with women, so w...
The Ghosts of Bread and Puppet
The Ghosts of Bread and Puppet is a haunting, magical, ...
In a future where the multiplexes screen people’s...
John-Paul and Sylvia are a couple who have discovered t...
Crown Prince of Heaven
What if Jesus didn’t want to be Jesus? What if ...
Ordinary People Do Extraordinary Things
A young girl does her part to end slavery. Created and ...
Cameron is a 10-year-old boy who can’t afford a v...
A buckeye tree stands alone on a hillside, surrounded b...
Daniel – Hero Dog
Daniel was sentenced to die with 18 other animals at a ...
Shot on one reel of Super8mm film and edited in camera....
Girl On A Train
A girl rides a city train. She becomes aware she is b...
Floyd the Android
Floyd the Android is a minimum wage robot who fools aro...
David and Goliath
Set in 1943 Czechoslovakia, David, a Jew fleeing for hi...
The Aerial Girl
Urban teen Taylor’s life is uprooted when her fat...
The Curious Case of Tommy Do
This film is about a character’s isolation, depressio...
Near The Mountain
This poignant fanfare for the common man is shot in gri...
911 Hero Dogs
Over 300 dogs served this country at Ground Zero on 9/1...
Two old ladies in a nursing home get the most out of th...
Dulce Et Decorum Est
In 1917, while recovering from shell shock in a Scottis...
A behind-the-scenes look at Time Square’s world f...
No Going Back
After a night of partying gone wrong, three friends tra...
Adapted from an anonymous Facebook post, “Super H...
The Love Remains
Charged with spreading the ashes of her dead girlfriend...
The Wanderer is a semi biographical story about a young...
The Movie Critic
The Movie Critic is a tongue-in-cheek look at serious f...
Color Of Time
A collaboration between artist Carol Brown Goldberg and...
This educational documentary compares the brain and how...
Off The Grid
Set in the near future whereby an energy crisis trigger...
A Declaration of Interdependence
“On the 4th of July 2011 we posted a request onli...
And The Sky Will Never Be The Same
Producer/Director Jim Colletti and Director/Editor Ben ...
2013 The adventures of an L.A. Gal as she drives around...
Dale Dykins: Sonata in A Minor
Two talented Russian musicians, students at the Tchaiko...
The Garlic Roast
The Garlic Roast
Tell all your stinking friends
The Blonde Divas
The Blonde Divas William Beck as Producer/Director Robe...
Soldiers and the family they leave behind. Explores how...
Based on a true story. A young man on death row has to ...
Andy and his family are in financial troubles. Wanting ...
Lunch In Lima
An elegant ladies lunch reveals the dark side of privil...
Three days before the governor election a candidate and...
A Rabbi bored with his routine, doesn’t want to g...
Not Evelyn Cho
Sarah a lonely single woman, receives a package intende...
A young widow confronts her estranged wealthy Father-in...
When Marcus backs out of Robbie’s big day with th...
Odds or Evens
A star athlete is down on his luck, until a bizarre twi...
Just Out of Reach
Young lovers separate and go on their separate ways, on...
The Graveyard Shift
A new parking lot security guard wants a job with some ...
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PBS-KVCR TV SHOWS
Shorts Showcase Show 32
Movies… “Urban Reality”, “I Stole The Virgin”
Shorts Showcase Show 31
Movies include: ”The Field”, “Celluloid Dreams”
Shorts Showcase Show 30
Movies include: ”Tag”, “70%”, “Adventure”
Shorts Showcase Show 29
Movies include: ”Forever Beautiful”, “Patrimony”
Shorts Showcase Show 39
Movies include: “Cardboard Camera”, “Little Miracles”, and ...
Shorts Showcase Show 38
Movies include: David & Goliath, The Aerial Girl, and Teleporter.
Shorts Showcase Show 37
Movies include: “Near The Mountain” and “The Curious Case of Tommy ...
Shorts Showcase Show 36
Movies Include: “The Movie Critic” and “The Wanderer”
Shorts Showcase Show 35
Movies include: Brain Power and Color of Time.
Shorts Showcase Show 34
Movies include A Declaration of Interdependence, Off The Grid, and And The Sky Will N...
Shorts Showcase Show 28
Movies include Beyond Silence & Forest of Eyes, plus Insider Tips With Burnie, ...
Shorts Showcase Show 27
Movies include -The Happy Husband & George, plus Inside the Biz With Christian S...
Shorts Showcase Show 26
Movies include “Odds or Evens’ and “The Gaffle” Plus “I...
Shorts Showcase Show 25
Movies: “Double or Nothing”, “The Aerial Girl”.
Shorts Showcase Show 24
Movies:”Toy Soldier”, “Peace in the Streets”
Shorts Showcase Show 23
“Just Out of Reach” and “Not Evelyn Cho”.
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Awards Gala Ceremony
Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Summer 2014
And The Winner Is...
The winners will be announced on our televised Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Awards Gala Ceremony 2014. The winners of each category will be invited on stage, honored, recognized and awarded at our ceremony of the Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Awards 2014.
All finalist filmmakers will walk the red carpet. Finalist Awards Certificates will be given to the 3 finalists in each category during a backstage press photo op and the Shorts Showcase Trophy will be given to the winners of each category on stage. The awards will go to the following categories listed below
Our Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Awards Gala Ceremony 2014 will be streamed live around the globe, and will be taped for PBS-KVCR to be broadcast on-air to a later date. Your friends and family will be able to watch you giving the acceptance speech that you have been dreaming of.
Submission Deadline 03/31/14
Submit your short on the submitting page. Deadlines for the Shorts Showcase Festival Awards 2014 is March 31st
2014. Your short film entry will be featured in its entirety across the Shorts Showcase media, apps and social media. It also will be considered for a possible showing on our weekly PBS TV Show. We reserve the rights of re-broadcasting old entries and keeping them on our media, app and social media.
The 3 short film finalists for each category will be considered for possible scheduling on our weekly PBS TV Show if they meet the required broadcast standards. As part of the two-day Shorts Showcase Annual Festival 2014 the short film finalists will have a screening in a movie theater and a Q&A with the filmmaker on the day prior the Awards Gala Ceremony.
Voting Deadline 06/30/14
Encourage your friends and followers to vote for and like your film on our website, our mobile app and on our social network channels: You Tube Channel, Vimeo, Facebook and Twitter. This will increase your chance of being a finalist in more categories in the Shorts Showcase Festival Awards 2014. The votes and likes will stop being counted at midnight PST, June 30th
The awards will go to the following categories:
Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Award 2014 (most votes and likes across all the SS media).
Shorts Showcase Critics Award 2014.
Shorts Showcase Web Award (most votes from our website).
Shorts Showcase App Award (most votes from our mobile apps).
Shorts Showcase You Tube Award (most likes from our You Tube Channel).
Shorts Showcase Vimeo Award (most likes from our Vimeo Channel).
Shorts Showcase Facebook Award (most likes from our Facebook page).
Shorts Showcase Twitter Award (most favorite from our Twitter).
Shorts Showcase Annual Festival Summer 2014
The annual two day event will highlight the talent and short films from filmmakers around the world. On the first day of the event we will show collections of short films, offer special industry programs and discussion groups all held in a large movie theater. The televised Gala Award Ceremony will be held in Rancho Mirage, California on the 2nd day. The two day event event will take place during Summer 2014, exact date and ticket prices TBA.