Get Those Short Films Rolling


| 1/11/2008 12:06:00 PM



If the raw footage for that iconoclastic short film is still collecting digital dust on your hard drive—good news: The kind people at Arts Engine are taking pity on you. The deadline for entries in the Media That Matters Film Festival has been extended to January 18.

This is the eighth year of the festival, which features short films (no more than 12 minutes long) that tackle big social issues. Selected films will premiere early this summer in New York City, then make the rounds through an “international, multi-platform distribution campaign—DVD, broadcast, streaming and hundreds of community screenings.”

To see what the fuss is about, check out last year’s films.

Julie Hanus