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It's a Wrap!

The Short Short Story Film Festival completed its 9th edition before overflowing crowds at AS220 in Providence, Rhode Island on Saturday, November 28th.

Click here for more information on venues and show times.

Read more on the festival in this article from Motif Magazine.

The Audiences Have Spoken!

We have counted all the ballots from all the screenings, discarded the hanging chads, and determined the winners!

Click here to see who won in each of the two programs.


This year's festivals presents two programs of about 80 minutes each, with 35 total films screening.

Films come from 18 countries, with 26 making their US premieres, and include a mix of 15 live-action and 20 animated films.

Click here for a complete list of the films to be screened in each of the two programs.

Worcester Debut

The film festival delighted Worcester audiences at The Sprinkler Factory on Friday and Saturday November 13th-14th.

Read a review of the festival in this article from the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

More on the Festival

The Short Short Story Film Festival is a competitive international festival of films that tell a story in under six minutes.

Click here to learn more about the festival concept and history.

Coming June 2016...

It's women ... It's animation ... It's Womanimation!

Womanimation! is a festival showcasing acclaimed animated short film stories created by women from around the world.

For 2015, we screened eight films from seven countries, several of which were US premieres. Click here to read more on the 2015 festival.

The 2015 Audience Award went to Munya in Me. Additionally, a Visual Vanguard prize was awarded to Carapace for visual innovation in storytelling.

Commissioned awards were created by Raquel Sancinetti (from Montreal) and Maryam Farahzadi (from Iran).

More on the Festival

To find out more on the "herstory" of the festival, click here.

World Music Charts

For the latest MergingArts Radio charts from Transworld Airwaves, Flexsphere, and World Wide Waves, click here.

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A weekly broadcast and podcast featuring conversations on the craft of filmmaking.

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This week's episode:

Bobby Bukowski - Cinematographer - The Messenger, Rampart, The Iceman, Rosewater, Infinitely Polar Bear, Time Out of Mind, and 99 Homes

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