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Oscar Shorts 1993
" Oscar pool, the categories of documentary and live-action shorts are usually met with shoulder shrugs and confusion. No..."

March 18, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin Shorts at Sundance
David Lowery and the Zellner Bros. to do the 'Dance
"...get us wrong – we're sweet on their hilarious shorts, too – but the notoriously plays-hard-to-get film festival seems..."

Dec. 6, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

A magic wishing rock becomes the undoing of an entire community in this appealing new kids romp from Robert Rodriguez.
"...of technological wizardry and Rodriguez’s near-total creative control. (In Shorts, Rodriguez is listed as the film’s writer, director, co-producer,..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Academy Award-Nominated Live-Action Shorts 2009
Good things come in small packages.
"...safely be said: I have seen all five nominated shorts, and they are good. Some of them are better..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Austin Film Festival Review: Shorts Program 10 – Everything’s Shorter in Texas
Series highlights strong range of local filmmakers
"...Comprised of both fiction and nonfiction shorts that occupied all manner of generic and thematic spaces,..."

Oct. 16, 2016 Screens Post by Sean L. Malin

Academy Award-Nominated Live Action Shorts 2006
And the Oscar goes to … see the five nominees and judge for yourself.
"...made for Spanish directors in the category of live-action shorts: Two of the five shorts nominated for 2006 Oscars..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Academy Award-Nominated Shorts 2003
"...Directed by: Various. This compilation features seven shorts nominated for Academy Awards in the past year: "Inja"..."

May 23, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Academy Award-Nominated Shorts 2002
"...before Monsters, Inc. in its theatrical release. The live-action shorts are more a mixed bag, ranging from the bleak..."

July 12, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Film Review: Midnight Shorts
The best of the fest's late night micro-horrors
"...SXSW’s Midnight Shorts earned a buzz screening this year: Something completely unheard..."

March 20, 2019 SXSW Post by Jenny Nulf

SXSW Film Review: Texas Shorts
Lone star shorts program is, appropriately, all over the map
"...program based around a single geographic location, SXSW’s Texas Shorts is all over the map. Thematically speaking, that is...."

March 17, 2015 Screens Post by Rod Machen

Boys' Shorts: The New Queer Cinema
"...Hollywood film. The real gem in this six-pack of shorts is Christopher's “The Dead Boy's Club,” where a strange..."

Feb. 18, 1994 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Sundance Announces Shorts Program
Texans get the nod
"...In the narrative shorts category, UT grad Clay Liford will show "My Mom..."

Dec. 8, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Taking a Stand on Shorts
No mere calling card or stepping stone, the short film is enjoying a renaissance
"...Michel Gondry among them. All three have previously screened shorts at South by Southwest, and Jonze returns this year..."

March 11, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

SXSW Scares & Shorts Revealed
Late-night fare and short film lineup announced
"...hand-picked from a staggering 3,306 submissions and overseen by Shorts Programmer Claudette Godfrey. Bold-faced names plucked from the shorts..."

Feb. 8, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Announces Midnighters and Shorts
Henry Rollins, Jeremy Sisto join horror lineup
"...Larry Fesseden, Lisa Marie, Monte Markham (World Premiere) Narrative Shorts..."

Feb. 10, 2015 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film: Selected Shorts
From 3,597 submissions, 106 emerge
"...Keep reading for the entire shorts lineup... NARRATIVE SHORTS..."

Feb. 6, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Texas Shorts
"...Animated Shorts/Music Videos (3/15, Dobie 2, 11:30am; 3/16, Dobie 2, midnight;..."

March 13, 1998 Screens Feature

Ut Shorts
"...of Sunday's audience for this eight-film program of UT shorts were rewarded for persevering through the glitches with the..."

March 20, 1998 Screens Feature

SXSW Film Review: Midnight Shorts
Technical ecstasy adds to genuine late night shocks
"...That's why Midnight Shorts opener "Bag Man" partially fails, and "Welcome to Willits:..."

March 19, 2015 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Lost in Translation: Shorts From the Madcat Women’s International Film Festival
"...“Lost in Translation: Shorts from the MadCat Women’s International Film Festival” will present..."

May 4, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Look at Our Shorts
"...Look at Our Shorts is a collection of shorts culled from past festivals...."

April 27, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film Review: Animated Shorts
Hertzfeldt and Pixar triumph over smaller successes
"...Short prize at Tuesday night's jury awards ceremony. Animated Shorts..."

March 20, 2015 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Homegrown Gems: Film Shorts
"...Directed by: Various. Film shorts by Austin filmmakers will be shown...."

April 28, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Reel Women Shorts
" the spotlight at this (mostly) pleasant evening of shorts made (mostly) by women and sponsored by Reel Women,..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Indie Shorts on Display
The Territory Begins New Season
"...showcases some of the best independent film and video shorts from around the world. Featured are documentaries, short narratives,..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Screens Feature

SXSW Film Review: Reel Shorts 1
Humor's in the eye of the beholder
"...just say the humor found in the (intentionally) humorous shorts was not of the ha-ha variety, more like grins..."

March 16, 2009 Screens Post by Anne S. Lewis

Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Shorts 2005
A rare opportunity to see what's considered the best in the field of short docs; plus all four nominees have a socio-political bent.

April 7, 2006 Movie Review by Steve Davis

'SXSW Presents': High School Shorts Program
High School Shorts Program
"...School Film Competition, an addition to the festival's Texas Shorts program. These films, along with work form Austin-based Motion..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Shorts on a Shoestring
The Texas Documentary Tour presents 10 Under 10
"...projects without having had an opportunity to show their shorts. The 10 Under 10 program aims to remedy that..."

May 6, 2005 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

This Fresh Squeeze Is All About the Opera Shorts
One Ounce Opera premieres a concert of new young composers

April 13, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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