Film School Shorts

Glory Days

Glory Days

Jack, divorced & a recovering alcoholic, has to look after his two kids on New Year's Eve.

Timmy II

Timmy II

One robot undergoes cosmetic surgery to try and fit in, only to discover new problems.

Hypebeasts

Hypebeasts

Racial tensions explode among sneakerheads waiting to buy the hottest new sneakers.

Film School Shorts

Film School Shorts

KQED's national showcase of the best short fiction films from across the country.

Shanks FX

Ghostbusters "Surge Protector" Trap

Ghostbusters "Surge Protector" Trap

Use some prop-building expertise to build this cool modified surge protector.

DIY Game of Thrones "Ice Wall"

DIY Game of Thrones "Ice Wall"

With styrofoam and the right lighting, this massive prop can be recreated anywhere.

Close Encounters of the Drone Kind

Close Encounters of the Drone Kind

Creating eerie sci-fi lighting with a new DJI Phantom drone.

Shanks FX

Shanks FX

We create Hollywood effects with simple household products... and so can you.

Blank on Blank

Aldous Huxley on Technodictators

Aldous Huxley on Technodictators

Aldous Huxley as interviewed by Mike Wallace on May 18, 1958.

Marlene Dietrich on Sex Symbols

Marlene Dietrich on Sex Symbols

Marlene Dietrich in 1969, as interviewed by Jay Kent Hackleman.

Maya Angelou on Con Men

Maya Angelou on Con Men

"The only way you can be a mark is if you want something for nothing." - Maya Angelou

Blank on Blank

Blank on Blank

The future of journalism is remixing the past.

Indie Shorts

A Day with My Boy: Slug War

A Day with My Boy: Slug War

Filmmaker Jim Granato collaborates with his son, Alex Rey, and his unstoppable energy.

Employed Identity | Jenni Trang Le

Employed Identity | Jenni Trang Le

Producer Jenni Trang Le discovers her stride in Vietnam through film, food, and love.

Verses in Exile #1 | Lonely Child

Verses in Exile #1 | Lonely Child

Kosal Khiev grew up seeking his place in a family ravaged with its own trauma.

Indie Shorts

Indie Shorts

Explore the diverse world of PBS' Indie Shorts.

Future States

Code Academy

Code Academy

In a future where boys and girls are kept apart, expert hackers push gender boundaries.

Happy Fun Room

Happy Fun Room

Can the host of a once-popular kid’s show adapt as the world has changed around her?

Teacher in a Box

Teacher in a Box

Replaced by an avatar, a jaded teacher protects a girl who invented a lucrative product.

Future States

Future States

What will become of America in five, 25, or even 50 years?

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