January 18, 2013

Not Making It to Sundance? Here Are a Dozen Shorts Playing There This Week

It's that time of year again, when filmmakers and celebrities alike descend upon Park City to check out the best that independent cinema has to offer. The Sundance Film Festival has just begun -- and we've been talking to some of the filmmakers about their work -- but you don't have to trek into the cold mountains of Utah just to see some of the movies playing there. Sundance has made 12 of the 64 short films playing at the festival available online for your viewing pleasure -- so click through to check them out.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Il1ukumC9bs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klNRaeJJj7E

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3scQ0wq5zLE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrfDAIqn6KE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IA5s5Guck1Y

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aqffd0HaWRQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01gF4ZTZbsE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fv35KCJE13A

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMVF-D8-yX0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qrwwM1Hgwk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ie5Uo3_P_EE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdtDU8Ww7mA

You can also watch these one after another by going to the The Screening Room YouTube page and clicking on the playlist option.

What do you guys think? Which ones were your favorites? Let us know what you think below.

Link: The Screening Room -- Sundance Film Festival 2013 -- YouTube

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The Apocalypse is hilarious. Although paramedics have to be smart, but I still dig it.

January 18, 2013

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J

Love that one. Surprised the guy took that long to have an idea in the presence of towel girl, though... just saying!

January 18, 2013

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Ryan Koo
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Can you recommend one or more blogs that have good daily Sundance coverage?

Also, I tried to reply here on my iPhone, iOS 6.0.1, on Safari, and it kept crashing, so I couldn't make it happen. Just thought I'd pass it on. I know you're probably working on a mobile version of the site.

January 18, 2013

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earnest reply

A few: IndieWire, Filmmaker Magazine, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter.

January 19, 2013

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Ryan Koo
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"When Zombies Come" has shown me tonight that considering that made it into Sundance, anything is possible. Anything.

January 18, 2013

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Egad. Same with "Movie Made At Home #6"!

I understand shorts are like little jokes in a way. There's a setup, a build up, and a pay off. But if you're more or less literally going to tell a joke, at least make it funny. Make us appreciate the build up. Instead of not having one.

January 18, 2013

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Nick S.

I'm a little shocked at the fact that some of these made it as well. I can go on vimeo staff picks and instantly find shorts I like much better.. Which is fine. Film is subjective and Sundance is obviously looking for particular flavors. I don't think a short needs to be a little joke however. There are some well done shorts out there that really leave you with something.

January 19, 2013

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Buzz Lightyear

I'm out here in Park City, so if you guys need or want footage of anything, I can surely help out!

January 19, 2013

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Top Ramen

I think the BLACK METAL is the best. Good cinematography, nice drama plot, hero has flaw and needs to re-think something... It can be a good, character-driven, drama-movie.

January 19, 2013

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Reynmar

Thanks for posting these. If I have some free time in the coming week, I may check these out. Congratulations to everyone who has been accepted into Sundance and for those who are in Park City, I hope you're having a great time.

January 19, 2013

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DIYFilmSchool.net

Marcel was amazing.

January 19, 2013

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Luke

Some great films. Marcel is my fav

January 19, 2013

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Luke

Any chance of getting some information on what equipment was used on all these? I know that Broken Night was a D800, and Movies Made From Home #X on an iPhone.
But can anyone find anything more about the rest?

January 22, 2013

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CraigL

Irish Folk Furniture. Why are so many of them so gruesome??

January 24, 2013

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KathyH