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PSISF 2010: Palm Springs

The meta-clichés exploiting clichés to the bones are all the rage. Perhaps it’s time to start thinking about meta-meta-clichés? Yes, but not before watching Palm Springs, the trailer for the Palm Springs International ShortFest 2010.

It was directed and animated by Andrew Chesworth and produced at MAKE. Other animators: Justin Weber, Aaron Quist, Alec Mueller, Jordan Hill, Ben Bury, Niklas Norman, Joe Kim. Music: Steve Horner.

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“A short film set in 1920’s Chicago about the unfortunate events caused by a fire.”
Director: Jack McTigue. Writer: Matt Brinton. Cinematography and effects: Michel Kreisel. Motion graphics: Justin Meredith. Editing: Francis Burns.
Cast: Tom Lally as the landlord, Erik Labanauskas as the fire inspector; Philip Amler is the narrator.
Produced by [...]

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The Third Man: Balloon, Mein Herr?


The trap is set. Everyone is waiting for the third man to come out. The moment is full of thrill. And still, writers and director manage to put in a hilarious moment to break the tension. A lot of modern filmmakers should learn a lesson or two here.
I could spend more words on this movie [...]

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DANA GOULD – A Night on Java Island

Don’t you like my coffee?

This short by Dana Gould (you could have noticed his name in the credits for The Simpsons) is a weird cross over between film noir, classic horror movies and black humour.
Don’t miss his other works!!!
Questo corto di Dana Gould (potreste aver notato il suo nome nei titoli di coda de I [...]

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