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Getting your short onto the festival circuit

by Mike Plante on June 27, 2013

You’ve just made a short film. The good news is: you may be able to get as many people to see it in a movie theater as an independent feature film does. Bad news is: that doesn’t pay anything. Distribution is a word usually saved for feature films. But short …

Sundance Programmer Mike Plante On Going Places with Short Films

by Mike Plante on February 25, 2013

The notion that making a short film is just practice for a feature has never made sense to me. Every time you write a story or dialogue, work with actors and crew, or edit image and sound, you are making important artistic decisions. To think that the end product would …