Dan Carrillo Levy's Arriaga-written "Zero Hour" and Thomas Jane's fan-directed "Punisher: Dirty Laundry" will screen at fest's Aug. 15 launch
Ridley Scott's commercial company, RSA, will provide the filmmakers directing the short films, which will be distributed through the number one entertainment channel on YouTube
In a tough, competitive year for live-action shorts, all five contenders are rich and substantial enough to win
Academy announces plans to send screeners in three categories that used to require attendance at special screenings, says transition to online voting increased participation
"The Guilt" director David Victori wins $500,000 for his next project from online film festival sponsored by YouTube (video)
Director Blerta Zeqiri's short film "The Return" takes a mumblecore-inspired, American indie approach to a harrowing drama about war in the Balkans
Actor-producer Zachary Quinto and Before the Door Pictures will kick off HollyShorts festival with theatrical premiere of comedy film series "PERIODS."
"Nuru," "The Devil's Ballroom," "Dura Lex and best-of-fest winner "Behind the Mirrors" win in Oscar-qualifying categories at Palm Springs International ShortFest
Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Belgian director of "The Kid With a Bike," will preside over five-person panel to honor shorts and student films
Lucy Walker's "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" and Grant Orchard's "A Morning Stroll" awarded by Sundance jury
Sony staff editor turns to executive suites for cameos in musical comedy "Not Your Time"
Prizes at the largest North American showcase for shorts honor everything from a Jordanian drama to Australian penis jokes
Honorees produced directorial debuts by Aniston, Weisz, Kate Hudson, Gwyneth Paltrow
First short, "Daffy's Rhapsody," will debut in conjunction with "Happy Feet 2" on Nov. 18
Spoof of a "When Harry Met Sally" sequel highlights "celebrity night" at L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival
Third annual comedy fest announces names of its famous participants ... and skips the names of its films
New York festival will feature Jean Reno, David Duchovny, Ian McKellen and others in lineup of 60 short films
Two of the nominees are Student Academy Award winners, and most rely on narrative twists for their impact
Filmmakers of nominated live-action short "Wish 143" always had an Academy Award in their sights
Festival picks 81 shorts out of nearly 6,500 submissions
Winning short films to screen at September ceremony
Odd assortment of film, TV, web creators pitch Hollywood via the Trailer Festival
"HOSTAGE: A Love Story" and "The Caretaker 3D" join David Arquette short at Hollywood festival
Largest North American short-film fest qualifies winners for Oscar consideration
boxshorts is connecting filmmakers to viewers by screening five- and 10-minute films at unusual places
Festival will screen more than 70 short films, documentaries and animated movies.
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