Six Windows in the Desert: Netflix snaps up shorts from Saudi creatorsFebruary 18, 2020 | James R
Netflix is taking a short tour of Saudi Arabia this month, with six new short films from Saudi creators.
The shorts from Telfaz11 Studios will be released under the name Six Windows in the Desert, aiming to shine a light … Read More
6 scarily good short films to watch this HalloweenOctober 31, 2018 | James R
There’s nothing scarier in this modern world than losing several hours of your life to a TV show that doesn’t turn out to be very good – those precious minutes are binge-watching gold that could be better spent on a … Read More
Short film review: Terminally HappyMarch 4, 2018 | James R
Big themes and ambitious questions dissolve with precision in a poignant, thought-provoking sci-fi cocktail.Read More
Reviewed: The 2018 Oscar nominated short filmsFebruary 25, 2018 | Laurence Boyce
Our reviews of this year’s Oscar nominated short films, plus where you can watch them on VOD in the UK.Read More
Reviewed: The BAFTA 2018 short film nomineesFebruary 18, 2018 | James R
Short films are perhaps the most overlooked part of the awards season, and unfairly so, as they frequently offer a new perspective on the world, showcase a rising talent, or innovatively overcome the limitations of their running time in a … Read More
Short film review: Bricks, Lock In, GhostedFebruary 11, 2018 | James R
On Sundays, we review short films available online. We call it Short Film Sunday. This week, we catch up with a trio of new shorts from Neville Pierce, film journo veteran and scarily talented director, who premiered his triple-bill on … Read More
iPlayer streams 6 comedy-horror shorts for HalloweenOctober 14, 2017 | James R
BBC iPlayer is streaming six comedy-horror shorts this Halloween.
Commissioned by BBC Writersroom, Fright Shorts is a series of five-minute films, written by six brand new Northern Ireland comedy writers. Selected from hundreds of applicants from an open call by … Read More
Female directors bring comedy Horror Shorts to Sky this HalloweenOctober 11, 2017 | James R
A spooky collection of comedy Horror Shorts is arriving on Sky this Halloween, directed by an all-female line-up.
Curated and produced by the award-winning Merman team of Sharon Horgan and Clelia Mountford (Catastrophe, Bliss), the collection brings together some of … Read More
Netflix UK short film review: ResurfaceSeptember 17, 2017 | James R
Netflix’s surfing short is a moving, beautiful snapshot of hope.Read More
Channel 4 unveils Electric Dreams trailer, UK air date and episode synopsesSeptember 7, 2017 | James R
Channel 4’s Electric Dreams will air on UK TV from Sunday 17th September – and we’ve get all the details about the new Philip K Dick series.
The series, which will consist of 10 standalone episodes based on the sci-fi … Read More