Short Fix


Project Involve: Taking a Short From Development to Post (4/10/2013)

20 Years of Project Involve: Hands-On Filmmaking 101 Lately you’ve been hearing quite a bit Project Involve, our signature diversity program dedicated to cultivating the careers of filmmakers from communities traditionally underrepresented in the industry. But how exactly do we help cultivate these careers? In […]

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short fix: Ava DuVernay’s The Door for Miu Miu (2/14/2013)

A celebration of the transformative power of feminine bonds… Filmmaking and fashion go hand in hand — nothing sets a time or a place or a mood as quickly and surely as costume, and nothing displays the beauty of a garment like a picture (whether […]

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short fix: Foolishly Seeking True Love (11/21/2012)

20 Years of Project Involve: short by Jarrett Lee Conaway In this week’s short fix, Handsome and Belle just might fall in love, if fate doesn’t get in the way first. Foolishly Seeking True Love is a romantic comedy in which writer/director Jarrett Lee Conaway […]

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short fix: Dol (First Birthday) (11/07/2012)

20 Years of Project Involve: short by Andrew Ahn This week’s short fix comes from Project Involve Fellow Andrew Ahn. Dol (First Birthday) is a deeply personal look at a gay Korean-American man who, after attending his baby nephew’s ‘dol’ (a traditional Korean first birthday […]


short fix: HIPSTAMATIC HALLOWEEN (10/31/2012)

ONCE UPON A MIDNIGHT DREARY, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten Halloween flicks, While I nodded, nearly blinking, suddenly there came a syncing, As of someone gently linking, linking to a new Short Fix. “’Tis some […]


short fix: The Maker (10/10/2012)

This week’s short fix invites you to meet The Maker, a strange creature who races against time to make the most important and beautiful creation of his life. Inspired by the Australian classical composer Paul Halley, this poignant fantasy uses Halley’s beautifully infectious composition Winter […]

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short fix: DON’T HUG ME I’M SCARED (9/20/2012)

Don’t Hug me I’m Scared takes a page from the classic children’s educational show (think Blue’s Clues and Sesame Street), then scribbles all over it in a darkly comic way. Shown at the 2012 LA Film Festival, it could be an instructional video of sorts […]

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Labor Day marks the start of the fall film festival season, that glorious time of year seemingly made for the cinephile, what with all the festivals that take place: Telluride, Toronto, Venice and… YouTube? That’s right. Earlier this year, YouTube joined the film festival circuit […]

Catnip: Is it a source for harmless kicks, or a potentially crippling addiction?

short fix: CATNIP, EGRESS TO OBLIVION? (7/25/2012)

We’re back with another short fix, the cat-astrophically trippy Catnip: Egress to Oblivion?, in which writer/director Jason Willis dares to ask the tough question: do we really understand the catnip rage among today’s modern feline? We interviewed Mr. Willis about his inspiration for the film, […]

When the prom queen and her boyfriend stop by with their dress and tuxedo, Bobby has his own prom to remember.

short fix: THE QUEEN (6/07/2012)

The perfect dress, the perfect date, the perfect night… all are a part of Bobby’s beautiful teen dream fantasy in Christina Choe’s The Queen. Choe cast her own mother as the mother in the film, and gave us some details on the experience: “After filming […]