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Film School Shorts

"A Series of Kinetic Sets Tells a Story"

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Beautifully rendered cardboard sets and characters and a seemingly weightless camera capture an astonishing voyage of immigration, love, and World War II in a single take. A short film by Shannon Kohlitz. Made at University of Michigan.

Episodes of Film School Shorts44

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

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts “Mean Streets” | Season 4, Episode 3

Film School Shorts

“Mean Streets” | Season 4, Episode 3

Privacy, trust, materialism, and racism are just a few issues teens face in these films.

28:08

“Mean Streets” | Season 4, Episode 3

28:08

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "In America" | Season 4, Episode 2

Film School Shorts

"In America" | Season 4, Episode 2

Growing up is hard to do, whether you’re a teen, an immigrant, or a robot.

25:32

"In America" | Season 4, Episode 2

25:32

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Clips of Film School Shorts2

Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts Season 4 | Teaser

Film School Shorts

Season 4 | Teaser

Our trailer for Season 4 of Film School Shorts!

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Season 4 | Teaser

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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

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Previews of Film School Shorts13

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

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