Above the common question “How long is a short film?*” should be the more significant question, “Why a short film?”
Good short films are enjoyable and moving, with stories that can have an impact as strong as good feature-length films or powerful TV series. You can laugh, cry, and be inspired watching a good short film.
But, why a short film? Long considered a sad attempt to mimic the more robust and legitimate feature length film, shorts have often been given … well … short shrift.
Those were the old days.
Today, the entire environment of content, what I term “The Blended Screens,” is changing.
JOB LISTING PERIODICALS
BASELINE Studio System / $1,500 per year (discounted rate)
BTL News’ Find Film Work / $10.00 per month
Mercury Report / $52.00 per month
Producton Alert / $130.00 per quarter
Production Leads / $299.00 per quarter
Production Weekly / $59.95 per month
Worldwide Production News / $50.00 per month
ENTERTAINMENT JOBS WEBSITES
The following list of websites may help you with job searching.
(New York or Los Angeles, under “jobs | tv/film/video/radio jobs”)
Do you know of a site that would be helpful and could be added to the list? Have you found a bad link or a problem? Post a comment below with the information.
GLOSSARY of terms for the film/TV industry. This is a work in progress. Comments and suggestions welcomed.