Exciting things are afoot at Show Me Shorts, with entries for this year pouring in, our promo videos released, and SMS presenting some of our favorites from years past before features at the outdoor (and free) Silo Park Cinema screenings. We’re now well into the entry season, with May 1 marking the deadline for early-bird entries to the 2012 Festival. Thanks to the early-birds, we already have some fantastic films for this year that we are a little bit in love with.
However, if you are still working on your masterpiece, don’t worry you still have until 6 July to enter. For a bit of amateur inspiration, check out our fun newly released promo videos below. They’re a tongue-in-cheek hypothetical take on what would happen if some of the most renowned feature filmmakers had broken and given up on one of their seminal films. You can find these, promos from previous years, and some of the now available online films from previous Show Me Shorts Festivals on our Youtube Channel.
If your winter short film hunger isn’t yet sated, have a look at our May Screening Room post for another exciting edition of online short films you can watch. This month we include Jane Campion and demonic hamsters. We’re also very pleased to be screening some fantastic shorts before the free to the public outdoor films at the Silo Park Cinema. Check out the classic A Very Nice Honeymoon on the big screen Friday May 11 before the 80′s coming-of-age powerhouse The Goonies. If you somehow still can’t get enough or are looking for that perfect gift for the short film enthusiast in your life, why not consider your own copy of our ‘Best of Show Me Shorts’ DVDs?