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Short Film, Big Issues -- Up Close With a Social Impact Filmmaker

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 10.01.2015 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

The world is increasingly noisy with important information. In the wake of the new Sustainable Development Goals and as the world looks to new ways to tackle major collective challenges, I examine the role of film in engaging and inspiring populations.

Mom's Day Off: An Unscripted Daycation

Kristie Stumpf Rork | Posted 08.11.2015 | Parents
Kristie Stumpf Rork

My children are ALWAYS with me -- ALWAYS. Not since a year ago, when my father was flown to a hospital in Central New York for emergency surgery, have I been away from my hubby and children for any more than a couple hours.

Stop-Motion Short Explores Life At 'Woolly Bush' Nudist Colony

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.14.2015 | Arts

If you love knitting, naughty puns, meticulously executed stop-motion animation and the glorious freedom of running through the British coun...

8 Contemporary Icons Explain The Relationship Between Artistry And Technology

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts

It's difficult, if not entirely impossible, for today's artists to ignore the growing influence of technology on their respective fields. As tools bot...

Powerful Short Film Challenges Beauty Ideals That Govern Skin Color

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.27.2015 | Arts

In discussions of mainstream beauty ideals, it's not uncommon to hear media outlets discuss the prominence of certain body types, addressing d...

A Daughter's Grief

Zariya Shouler | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Zariya Shouler

I am deeply thankful for the time we had together. I am grateful to have had such a mother and I am privileged to have known her.

Short Films By Women Directors and Why We Love Making Them

Paige Morrow Kimball | Posted 01.10.2015 | Women
Paige Morrow Kimball

While it's well known that women struggle to be equally represented in Hollywood (only 6 percent of the top Hollywood feature films were directed by women in 2013) in the world of short film, women filmmakers are creatively thriving.

This Inspiring Film Reminds Us Of The Value Of A Kind Gesture

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.29.2014 | Good News

Even the simplest act of kindness can motivate others to pay it forward. In the short film above from Viddsee, entitled, "Ripple," a little girl p...

This Short Film About Running Through Rain Reminds Us To Let Go Of The Little Things

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.22.2014 | Good News

This short film, based on a true story, uses a child's simple, but profound words on a rainy day to show that we shouldn't sweat the small stuff in li...

Man Explains How He Survived On An Almost All-Pizza Diet For 25 Years

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.17.2014 | Taste

And no, he hasn't turned into a Ninja Turtle yet.

Imagine If You Could Time Travel To Interrupt Your Last Hookup

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.14.2014 | Comedy

What if you could travel back in time to your latest and greatest hookup -- and barge in to warn yourself about the upcoming pitfalls? This -- and...

9 Things Girls Should Only Ever Learn After Growing Up

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 07.10.2014 | Women

Kids will believe in anything, and maybe that's for the best. From dandelions that grant wishes to chicken soup that cures all ills, they fall for...

Kim Gordon And Arcade Fire Are In A Short Film Together, Commence Collective Squee

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.27.2014 | Arts

It's true, the noise rock woman of your dreams and members of that Canadian indie sextet that made disco cool again are in a short film together. It i...

Crowd-Sourced Filmmaking: Depending on the Kindness of Strangers

Mitchell Rose | Posted 08.25.2014 | Arts
Mitchell Rose

I've made 25 films in which I've done funny, I've done dramatic and conceptual and beautiful. In this film, I wanted to go for something I hadn't tried -- joyous. And I hoped to do that in a celebration of humanity.

Emotional Video Uses Google Glass To Capture The Joy Of Love And Family

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.13.2014 | Good News

Who knew so much happiness could be held inside a manilla envelope? This sweet short film, titled "Seeds," follows a young man on his way to visit ...

Beautiful Tribute To A Grandmother Will Bring On Uncontrollable Happy Tears

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

Remembering the loved ones we've lost is a challenge as painful as it is rewarding. If you've ever tried to channel the memory of a life in all its co...

Not Defined by Her Disability

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Everyone has a special talent or skill in life; it's up to that individual how they choose to use that skill. Those who are skilled in the art of com...

Ai Weiwei Is Starring In A 'Secret' Sci-Fi Thriller

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.03.2014 | Arts

"The Sand Storm" isn't long -- clocking in at 10 minutes -- but the short film does star Ai Weiwei. Right, that Ai Weiwei. The one with cameras tra...

You'll Never Look In Someone's Eyes The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.27.2014 | Arts

No matter how much time we spend looking at them, there is something magical about the human eye. Whether you consider it the window into the soul or ...

Imagining Reproductive Rights in a Homonormative World

Sal Bardo | Posted 05.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Sal Bardo

But the concept of a homonormative society invites all sorts of other, less obvious questions, paramount among them being the logistics of procreation and gender roles.

Vimeo Acts As Therapy For Harold and Kumar Director

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.13.2014 | Media
Shira Lazar

At 32, Todd Strauss-Schulson came up in Hollywood at a time when traditional director gigs for big features were few and far between. After years hust...

Watch This Cat Artist Short Film Now

Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

This cat artist Henri has more anguish than he knows what to do with, so he pours it all into his art. If you're in the Los Angeles area, the Cat Art ...

'Based On What My Grades Say, I'm Destined To Be A Failure'

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen

"Minimum Max" is the title of this short film and its leading fictional character, but it was inspired by the real life of a teenage director named Jo...

Here's Basically Fireplace Porn

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.19.2013 | Comedy

It's about the log. The perfect positioning. The duration of the flame. To be an architect of fire, you must be an artiste -- a true direct...

BACK TO THE FLOOD With Alan Cumming

Jennifer Elster | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jennifer Elster

The latest installment from The Being Experience is BACK TO THE FLOOD featuring Alan Cumming narrating a story about a tragic suicide, while my soul and other things drowned in the flood.