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    YoungCuts Film Festival Announces Top 100 International Short Films

    Textbook Videos Presents 11th YoungCuts Film Festival The YoungCuts Film Festival is pleased to announce 2012’s Top 100 short films by the world’s best young filmmakers. Lead sponsor will present the films in Montreal’s De Seve Theatre at Concordia University on Friday October 12th and Saturday, October 13th. ***** On Friday, October 12th, the […] More

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    Dark Bridges Film Festival: Day 3

    Sunday September 26th marked the third and final day of the Dark Bridges Film Festival. Opening the festival was the Saskatchewan Shorts showcase which featured local short films varying from zombie comedies to an end of days Western and everything in between. Black Field, the first feature of the day hails from Manitoba and takes […] More

  • Short Fuse: Severe Fantastic Fest Shorts!

    This year’s festival collection of horror shorts was generally above-average mixed bag. There are four, in particular, that simply astounded me, and the seven remaining films varied from decent fun to pointless exercises in horror standards. Following are my brief takes on all the films shown. Dara: Dir. Timo Tjahjanto & Kimo Tjahjanto, Indonesia, 2009, […] More

  • Fantasia 2009 – A Preview of Fantasia’s Québécois Shorts

    Fantasia’s Short Film Highlights Just at this year’s Fantasia Film Fest sees its features splaying out far from the realm of hardcore genre flicks into other realms, its local shorts, presented in two different categories (Courts Métrages Québécois and Courts Métrages Québécois DIY) display a wide range of genre, approach, form and subject matter, fromt […] More