Film School Shorts

From dramas to rom-coms, watch award winning short films that bring you Hollywood quality without the three-hour run time. Film School Shorts is a weekly series showcasing indie films with blockbuster talent, including Frances Conroy, Anna Camp, and more!

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 46

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Hypebeasts"

Film School Shorts

"Hypebeasts"

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

19:11

"Hypebeasts"

19:11

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts “Crossed Stars” | Season 4, Episode 6

Film School Shorts

“Crossed Stars” | Season 4, Episode 6

True love emerges in unlikely places, but even the wildest romance may prove too difficult

24:51

“Crossed Stars” | Season 4, Episode 6

24:51

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts “Aspirations” | Season 4, Episode 5

Film School Shorts

“Aspirations” | Season 4, Episode 5

Love, loss, and longing take many forms in this shorts collection.

26:53

“Aspirations” | Season 4, Episode 5

26:53

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts “Daily Grind” | Season 4, Episode 4

Film School Shorts

“Daily Grind” | Season 4, Episode 4

Keeping up appearances proves difficult when the stresses of work, love, and life collide.

26:21

“Daily Grind” | Season 4, Episode 4

26:21

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Clips 2

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Season 4 | Teaser

Film School Shorts

Season 4 | Teaser

Our trailer for Season 4 of Film School Shorts!

1:00

Season 4 | Teaser

1:00

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Penny Dreadful" | Trailer

Film School Shorts

"Penny Dreadful" | Trailer

See the trailer for Shane Atkinson's Penny Dreadful.

1:07

"Penny Dreadful" | Trailer

1:07

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Previews 13

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

Film School Shorts

"Late Spring" | Behind-the-Scenes

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

1:52

"Late Spring" | Behind-the-Scenes

1:52

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Above the Sea" | Behind-the-Scenes

Film School Shorts

"Above the Sea" | Behind-the-Scenes

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

3:21

"Above the Sea" | Behind-the-Scenes

3:21

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

Film School Shorts

"SYGA" | Behind-the-Scenes

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

1:32

"SYGA" | Behind-the-Scenes

1:32

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

Film School Shorts

"Keep the Change" | Behind-the-Scenes

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

1:54

"Keep the Change" | Behind-the-Scenes

1:54

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