Showcase of the best short films in the world today. AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: Best Short Film: HOW TO STOP BEING CHINESE Best Performances: BARE NAKED TRUTHS Best Direction: FALL Best Cinematography: FAULTY CONNECTIONS Theme of night: Life NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private. Watch the… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS – August 2021 Under 5 Minute Film Festival
AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: Best Short Film: BEHIND THE GLASS Best Animation Film: EMPTINESS Best Direction: TOTAL CATCH Best Performances: MOVING-IN-LAW Best Cinematography: ESCAPE PARTY Best Sound & Music: STILL HERE Theme of night: Life NOTE: Festival took place during the COVID-19 virus lockdown so all screenings were held in private. Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos:… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS – July 2021 Under 5 Minute Film Festival
Two teenage boys battle the effects of loneliness, isolation and toxic masculinity
How To Stop Being Chinese is an exploration of the importance of recognizing one’s own cultural heritage. In the film, a shadowy book teaches three tragic heroines about the blood ties that bind them to over 4,000 years of ancestral heritage. Each step of the book’s instructions dares its readers to break a traditional superstition… Continue reading Short Film: HOW TO STOP BEING CHINESE, 4min., USA, Experimental
Amy Powell is a producer and director from Chicago, IL. Amy studied acting at Northern Illinois University and the Moscow Art Theater School, but finding the roles available for women lacking, Amy transitioned to working behind the camera with a mission to create more diverse and dynamic roles for women in film. She co-founded her… Continue reading Director Biography – Amy E. Powell (BARE NAKED TRUTHS)
A micro-short comedy series that allows you inside the minds of the bored and often eccentric models who pose nude for drawing classes. Project Links Facebook Instagram News & Reviews “Lift-Off Global Network Audience Choice Winner Roundtable”YouTube.comhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrmRQ95M41s
Born and raised in Brooklyn NY, Habibi S. Rodriguez is a jack of all trades. But his main focus to be part of the film industry, especially acting. After being rejected for a higher position at his job, he decided to move forward with making his first film, just using a smartphone and a drone.… Continue reading Director Biography – Habibi Sarandi Rodriguez (FALL)
Dad takes daughters camping to have fun and make memories. Until he is faced with the torment of waking up and facing his greatest fear.