Category Archives: 2009 Festival

Movie Watch – Passing Hearts

In honor of Valentine’s Day, here’s a wonderful film from Sweden that was in our 2009 fest. It’s not a typical love story, but it’s a perfect fit for Valentine’s anyway.

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Movie Watch – Toyland

With Remembrance Day almost here, I’d like to share an Academy-Award winning film from Germany that we screened as part of the Oscar-Nominated Live Action package in 2009 and in the school program (both the junior high and the high … Continue reading

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10 Tips For Submitting to Festivals

With our submission deadline of December 15 less than 2 weeks away, the number of short films I’ve looked at since our last fest has just passed the 500 mark and we’ve received over 100 submissions so far from 26 … Continue reading

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Why Filmmaking is the Most Collaborative Art Form

The easiest way to illustrate why filmmaking is the most collaborative art form is to look at one of my favorite films from past festivals: The Passenger. It’s a 7-minute short that was entirely self-funded and self-produced, as well as … Continue reading

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