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Short Film Reviews goes live!

The world’s first searchable short film review site with ratings and a festival is now live! As we build our library of reviews, SRF will become the go-to place for film fans to check out new shorts fresh from the festival circuit. Written with mainstream film...

Why does the world need

I’m a filmmaker, and I’m passionate about short films. I know how hard it is to get a film in front of viewers. Yes, some shorts get a million hits on YouTube. But others, equally good, get just a handful. It shouldn’t be like this. Because I truly believe that we are...

Featured Reviews

Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB

Monitored and pursued, a man races to escape through a futuristic labyrinth. George Lucas's amazing student short, ahead of the game on so many SF tropes.

Science Fiction 15.13

Beauty Mark

Beauty salesgirl finds an unlikely friendship in one of her customers. Life affirming drama with Maggie Gyllenhall.

Drama 11 minutes 19 seconds

Most Recent Reviews

Alive In Joburg

Documentary-style report on aliens stranded in Johannesburg - precursor to District 9

Science Fiction 6.24

Whiplash - From Short To Feature

Intercutting between Damien Chazelle's Sundance-winning original short Whiplash, and the equivalent scene in the Oscar-winning feature.

Drama 14:31