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The magazine targets filmmakers and has more than 70k of the audience
The Short Movie Club provides with cinema research and study of short film context.
The film crowdfunding campaign can be more effective with the Short Movie Club.
Short Movie Club tries to avoid "the best of the best" way but we don't ignore it completely, sure. The festival’s jury awards the best film of every section. Nevertheless, the festival provides every submitter with an opportunity to show the film, discuss and get feedback in the case of visiting. Screenings are held at National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Cinema theatre “Pioneer”, Azgur Muzeum, art-galleries. Our team hopes to create a community, brotherhood of filmmakers to celebrate a spirit of indie cinema together. We accommodate selected participants at cottages in beautiful nature place of Minsk. Also we compile comments of viewers, cinephiles and experts and send them to filmmakers. The another key point of our project is to establish a communication between the filmmaker and the audience.
The Short Movie Club provides cinema research and study of short film context.
We start a new rubric dedicated to research in film theory. Every month we will publish the most interesting scholarly articles, which were presented at the film studies conference in Minsk on March 13, 2020, with the support of the Short Movie Club. This time you will find a paper devoted to psychological issues in movies. This[…]
WINNERS OF THE 6th SHORT MOVIE CLUB FILM FESTIVAL “NEFILTRAVANAE KINO” Winners of the 6th edition of the Short Movie Club Film Festival “NEFILTRAVANAE KINO”. The festival was held on March 13-15, 2020 in Minsk, Belarus. GRAND-PRIX + The Best Belarussian Film ALL ACTIVITIES ACCORDING TO THE PLAN Ales Lapo (Belarus, 13 min) The young[…]
UPCOMING DEADLINES OF QUALIFIED FESTIVALS WITH SHORT FILM COMPETITION We selected FIAPF, Academy Qualified Film Festivals deadline with short film competitions that are not on the Filmfreeway. A list of the rest qualified festivals on the Filmfreeway is here. RELATED ARTICLES: ALL ARTICLES: PROJECTS:
Making A Case for the Short The article “Making A Case for the Short” was submitted on behalf of the Lake Travis Film Festival. The Lake Travis Film Festival (LTFF) is a new festival with an eye to showcasing filmmakers and screenwriters from around the globe with authenticity, vision, and purpose. The festival aims to connect[…]
HOW I GOT INTO MAKING FILMS by Moira Rowan The Short Movie Club launches a column that dedicates filmmaking contexts. We will share the filmmaker’s stories about how they got into making films or about the challenges they were faced with. We hope that this article would be interesting not for filmmakers only but for all[…]
12 Tips for your Film Festival Submission By Steffanie Finn, Executive Director, Winter Film Awards International Film Festival Film Festivals are an awesome way to spread the word about your film, network with filmmakers and producers, and possibly rack up some awards. But, Festivals with live screenings cannot select every film submitted, and legitimate festivals[…]
Cinemania Stages The text was provided by Kinaklub.org. Kinaklub.org is a community of cinema enthusiasts, that is based on P2P principles. The article is an attempt to describe the evolutional way from a pop-corn amateur to a cinema-freak. Suggested six cinemania stages describe behavioral changes of a cinema lover. This classification is based on fiction, and[…]
SHORT MOVIE CLUB IS LOOKING FOR NEW CINEMATOGRAPHY PROJECTS AND IDEAS The Short Movie Club is a platform for projects in the field of cinematography. Our team is open to new ideas and projects. We are looking for cinema project ideas that are full of horizontal communication and P2P cooperation. It can be a film[…]
Short Movie Club in Top 40 Independent Film Blogs 2019 Short Movie Club was selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 40 Independent Film Blogs on the web. The Best Independent Film Blogs from thousands of Independent Film blogs on the web using search and social metrics. Feedspot suggests the subscribing to these websites because they are actively[…]
Cinema under the starry sky There is an incredible place called Ok16 in Minsk. Former Soviet plant is a cultural innovation hub now. More than 1000 square meters of an exhibition venue plus an inner yard host a wide range of art initiatives. Short Movie Club’s Open-Air was one of them. The Unfiltered Cinema is[…]
Open-air cinema at OK16 on July, 28 (9 pm) We are glad to announce the list of films for the open-air cinema screening on July, 28. We selected not only winners but films that fit the venue and the audience perfectly. There are six short narrative movies of all years from the Short Movie Club[…]
What film festivals should I submit to? The festivals landscape is not the same as it was five or ten years ago. There are thousands of festivals you can find on the Filmfreeway. Their number reaches 10.000 almost. Majority of the festivals demands entry fee. Thus a festival circuit can be not cheap for a[…]
CinemaVan becomes a registered vessel The Short Movie Club support the most amazing project related to cinema. One of the projects is the building of CinemaVan-amphibia. It is a mobile carriage or vessel that can turn into the pop-up cinema. And we have some wonderful news. CinemaVan has gotten a National Vessel’s Certificate. So it[…]
SHORT FILM IDEAS In this article, we are focused on short film ideas. Filmmakers, film school students ask how do you get ideas for short films? or what should I write a short film about? Also, the question can be put in another way: How do you write a short film script?/ How do you brainstorm a short[…]
Crowdfunding for filmmakers with the Short Movie Club An accelerator of crowdfunding for filmmakers. The film crowdfunding campaign can be more effective with the Short Movie Club. Hello, we’ve upgraded our accelerating crowdfunding page. So now you can add your film crowdfunding campaign to the Short Movie Club list. Then we will make a mass mailing[…]
FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES The Unfiltered Cinema Film Festival call for entries is open! The Short Movie Club kindly invites filmmakers, cinematographers, video artists, directors, distributors, agencies submit short films. Movies are accepted for the 6th edition of the Unfiltered Cinema Film Festival. The short film festival includes four categories. The fiction, experimental, documentary,[…]
FILMMAKER CHALLENGE What is the greatest challenge for a filmmaker? Finding funds, crew, script, distribution… We described the most crucial filmmaker challenges of movie-making according to the Short Movie Club poll and gold trash on FB comments are related to this topic. Just check it out: “The greatest filmmaker challenge is to deal with the most unprofessional stubborn and[…]
FILMMAKER What is a filmmaker? It is an obvious thing from one hand. The filmmaker is someone who makes films or movies. But from another hand, we should understand better social, psychological, cultural sides of this phenomena. The Short Movie Club made a little poll among movie makers. We asked how can we define making films?[…]
WINNERS OF THE 5th SHORT MOVIE CLUB (UNFILTERED CINEMA) FILM FESTIVAL Winners of the 5th edition of the Short Movie Club (Unfiltered Cinema) Film Festival and honorary mentions. GRAND-PRIX+THE BEST FICTION FILM KAPITALISTIS Pablo Munoz Gomez (France-Belgium, 15 min) Santa is capitalist. He brings toys to the rich kids and swea shirts to the[…]
Non-competitive section “Unfiltered Cinema” implies discussing and impersonal communicating with the audience and other artists. The Short Movie Club tries to avoid “best of the best” way but we don’t ignore it completely, sure. The festival is based on another discourse than “selected” or “not selected”, “competitive” or “non-competitive”. We have to use these words to[…]