Film School Shorts

Film School Shorts is KQED's national showcase of the best short fiction films from across the country.

Film School Shorts is made possible by a grant from Maurice Kanbar, celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image, and by the members of KQED.

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Episodes 40

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Pearl Was Here | Film School Shorts

Film School Shorts

Pearl Was Here | Film School Shorts

A scraggly young girl hides from her mother in a claw machine.

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Pearl Was Here | Film School Shorts

8:33

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Film School Shorts

App | Film School Shorts

A shy software developer agrees to use his mobile app to seduce a beautiful stranger.

20:32

App | Film School Shorts

20:32

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Spark | Film School Shorts

Film School Shorts

Spark | Film School Shorts

Two kids try to kill time with fireworks while the adults have an affair.

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Spark | Film School Shorts

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Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Fluffy the Flying Fish | Film School Shorts

Film School Shorts

Fluffy the Flying Fish | Film School Shorts

A family has to decide how to transport their pet goldfish, Fluffy.

2:18

Fluffy the Flying Fish | Film School Shorts

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Previews 39

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Behind the Scenes: Late Spring | Film School Shorts

Film School Shorts

Behind the Scenes: Late Spring | Film School Shorts

Join director Zachary Kerschberg and meet the cast of Late Spring.

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Behind the Scenes: Late Spring | Film School Shorts

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Film School Shorts

Behind the Scenes: Above the Sea | Film School Shorts

Find out how Keola Racela was able to shoot Above the Sea in China.

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Behind the Scenes: Above the Sea | Film School Shorts

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Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Behind the Scenes: SYGA | Film School Shorts

Film School Shorts

Behind the Scenes: SYGA | Film School Shorts

Find out how Kate Tsang created a fantasy world for So You've Grown Attached.

1:32

Behind the Scenes: SYGA | Film School Shorts

1:32

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Behind the Scenes: Keep the Change | Film School Shorts

Film School Shorts

Behind the Scenes: Keep the Change | Film School Shorts

Anatomy of a Scene! Filmmaker Rachel Israel breaks down a key scene in Keep the Change.

1:54

Behind the Scenes: Keep the Change | Film School Shorts

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