Showcase of the best SHORT FILMS in the world today. AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: Best Film: ON / OFF Best Animation Film: UNWOUND Best Cinematography: THE PARADOX Best Performances: VINYL BEGINNING Best Direction: FLY Best Sound & Music: CORNERS Theme of night: Life Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: FLY, USA, Experimental WELCOME HOME, 3min., Canada, Sci-Fi… Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS – September 2021 Under 5 Minute Film Festival
Month: September 2021
Director BIO: Randy Bernales (TRANSGRESSIONS)
Randy Bernales is a Chicago based Director, Writer, Producer, Cinematographer and Actor known for Time Saver (2018), Traveler and Heavens to Betsy 2 (2019).With 22 IMDb credits and years of experience in Film, TV and Theatre.
Short Film: TRANSGRESSIONS, 5min., USA, Drama
A detective talks facts. His interview subject talks the greys of life.
Director BIO: Axel Werner (COLOR YOUR MIND)
Axel Werner, Composer and director Born in 1967 in southern Germany, the composer and creative entrepreneur has been playing piano since his early childhood. He composed his first piano at the age of 11, further piano works and theatre music followed. His setting of Aristophanes’ “The Birds” led him on a tour to China in… Continue reading Director BIO: Axel Werner (COLOR YOUR MIND)
Short Film: COLOR YOUR MIND, 5min., Germany, Dance
Free yourself, explore creative imagination, let your ideas be infectious, and help others to unleash their powers. Fantasy traveling always brings back freedom as a souvenir. In 1871, an oppressed worker escapes her foreman into the realm of fantasy. Her creativity inspires her companions. Together they overcome their tormentor and free his spirit as well.… Continue reading Short Film: COLOR YOUR MIND, 5min., Germany, Dance
Director BIO: Olyvia Okochi (HOW TO MURDER YOUR HUSBAND)
My name is Olyvia Okochi and I am a student filmmaker. I have been making small films ever since I was in elementary school. I am now a senior at Montclair High School and President of the Film Club. I have done a plethora of film classes and in 2016 I won two Grand Prizes… Continue reading Director BIO: Olyvia Okochi (HOW TO MURDER YOUR HUSBAND)
Short Film: HOW TO MURDER YOUR HUSBAND, 3min., USA, Comedy
A 50’s Housewife who graciously murders her husband in the style of a satirical 50’s instructional video.
Director BIO: Jon Portman (PICCOLO JUNIOR’S)
Jon Portman is an award-winning San Francisco-based animation filmmaker. His work has been featured in publications such as USA Today, The Huffington Post, SF Gate and Cartoon Brew. Currently, Jon is writing and producing animated films and series through his production company Very Big Boy.
Short Film: PICCOLO JUNIOR’S, 2min., USA, Animation
A diminutive pizza chef fears for his life when he encounters a mysterious patron. Project Links Website Twitter Instagram
Short Film: NEON WAVES, 3min., USA, Art
A time lapse film documenting the red tide of bioluminescent plankton that came to San Diego California in 2020. Over 16,000 photos were captured over nearly a month period filling up over 1TB of data. This is a culmination of my best time lapses from my explorations, edited into a short film with a custom… Continue reading Short Film: NEON WAVES, 3min., USA, Art