9780851708928

In Short: A Guide to Short Film-Making in the Digital Age

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  • ISBN13:

    9780851708928

  • ISBN10:

    0851708927

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-01-30
  • Publisher: British Film Institute

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Summary

This work looks at the history of the short film and its current role. It focuses on contemporary short-film producers and directors, and its role as a training opportunity for new talent. It also covers issues of distribution, funding, exhibition, festivals, training and publications.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Foreword - Glimpse Culture: Celebrating Short Film - Gareth Evans viii
1. INTRODUCTION: SHORTS IN THE FIELD OF FILM
1(4)
The invisibility of short film
1(1)
A definition of shorts
2(1)
The scope and function of the book
3(1)
The role of shorts in contemporary practice
4(1)
2. A SHORT HISTORY OF SHORTS
5(16)
Short film and film history
5(3)
Education
8(3)
Animation
11(2)
Advertising
13(3)
Music video
16(2)
Avant-garde
18(1)
Conclusion
19(2)
3. CONVERSATIONS WITH FILM-MAKERS
21(99)
Introduction
21(2)
Nick Park
23(9)
Emma Calder
32(9)
Tessa Sheridan
41(11)
Lynne Ramsay
52(8)
Damien O'Donnell
60(11)
Anthony Minghella
71(6)
John Smith
77(9)
Jonathan Glazer
86(7)
John Hardwick
93(9)
Winta Yohannes
102(8)
Keith Wright
110(10)
4. CONTEMPORARY FILM-MAKERS AND SHORTS PRODUCTION
120(9)
The creative process
120(2)
Commissioning and funding
122(3)
Exhibition and distribution
125(2)
Digital film-making
127(1)
Conclusion
128(1)
5. HOW SHORTS (CAN) GET MADE AND SHOWN
129(12)
Getting the film made
130(2)
Getting the film shown
132(2)
Television
134(1)
The short film and the digital revolution
134(5)
What should be done?
139(1)
Conclusion
139(2)
6. SHORT FILM-MAKING RESOURCE GUIDE
141(17)
On-line films
141(4)
On-line film directories
145(1)
Funding sources for short films in the UK and the Irish Republic
146(6)
Cinema exhibition
152(1)
Selection of festivals showing short films
152(4)
Other Internet sources of information
156(1)
Print publications
156(2)
Bibliography 158(1)
Filmographies of Contributing Film-makers 159(6)
Index 165

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