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Watch Trailer For $40,000 Sci-Fi Dystopian Short Film "Rahab" Starring David Oyelowo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 25, 2011 5:45 PM
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Here's your first look at David Oyelowo in the first trailer for at sci-fi short film he stars in called Rahab, based on an idea that won the 2011 Enter The Pitch contest.

Watch Trailer For Awesome Future-Set Black Samurai Adventure Film "Hasaki Ya Suda"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 25, 2011 12:07 PM
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So... while you're waiting anxiously for that live-action Afro Samurai movie that Samuel L. Jackson recently announced he'll be producing, take a look at this... 

Watch Black & White Silent Film "My Escape With Biko The Balloon Deity" (Short Shout)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 22, 2011 6:37 PM
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Today's Short Shout is a black & white silent piece from director Devin Cain, titled My Escape With Biko The Balloon Deity, which centers on "a troubled girl who runs away with a Balloon God."
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Filmmaker Dana Verde: Watch Short Film "Lock and Key" Plus Director's Reel

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • November 12, 2011 1:46 PM
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New York filmmaker Dana Verde's resume goes back to 1998. She completed her B.A. in Media Studies/Screenwriting from New School University in 2002. In years 2003 and 2004, Verde was a finalist at the Sundance Screenwriters Lab. She also attended London Film School in the UK. Verde's inspiration comes from the likes of filmmakers Darren Aronosky, Woody Allen and Martin Scorsese.
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Watch Short Film: "Urban Lullaby" (2011 Int'l Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • November 11, 2011 6:21 PM
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Helmed by Sonia Gonzalez-Martinez, the very amusing 8-min film Urban Lullaby, will be featured this month at the first annual International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival at the Poet's Den Theater and Gallery in Spanish Harlem this month. The film stars Tammi Cubilette, Dominic Colón and Frankie Martinez.

Short Film "Rosa" (About A "Halle Berry-Meets-Trinity-Meets-Neytiri Cyborg") Attracting Hollywood's Attention. Watch It!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 11, 2011 6:00 PM
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As we've mentioned a number of times on this site... for filmmakers chasing Hollywood dreams, one potential route to take that's proven to be successful for a number of filmmakers in the recent past, is to consider investing in a solid high-concept or genre short film (note the bold on those 2 words) that's preferably less than 10 minutes long, stick it up on the web, tell the whole world, and hope for the best!
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Watch Now! Ghanaian-British Filmmaker Julius Amedume's Buzzworthy Short Film "Mr. Graham"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • November 7, 2011 10:16 PM
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Here's a short film brought to our attention, courtesy of S&A reader Emmanuel Tetteh, that seems to be getting a lot of buzz lately.
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Trailer Watch For Short Film "The Testament of Karma"

  • By Sergio
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  • November 4, 2011 3:16 AM
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Below is the trailer for the new short suspense thriller film The Testament of Karma which, according to the description for the film, is about a woman who "wakes up in a bathtub filled with water and finds a young stranger standing over her. As she finds herself prisoner in her own home and desperate to get out, the stranger tortures her with horrid details of her life".