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MergingArts Productions produces cultural events and radio programming related to music and visual arts, reaching out to communities both locally and globally.


Short Short Story Film Festival

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

On Saturday, November 25th, the 11th edition of the festival will take place at AS220's 95 Empire in Providence, Rhode Island.

The Short Short Story Film Festival celebrates brevity in filmmaking, with films from across the globe, both live-action and animated.

Two programs, Heartstrings and Headtrip, both showcase dozens of films tightly sequenced in under ninety minutes, each with a distinctive tone yet wide-ranging styles and topics.

Submissions

We are still accepting submissions for 2017!

The submission deadline is 30th October.

There is no fee to submit your film to the festival.

Click here for details on submission requirements and process.

More On The Festival

Audiences vote on their three favorite films to determine award winners in each program. A panel of Spoiler Alert Radio interviewees judge the films and selects the best in each program.

Commissioned custom art objects created by past festival participants are presented to the winners.

To learn more about the festival concept and history, click here.

Click here to read details of the 2016 festival.


Women ... Animation ... Womanimation!

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

The 2017 festival, the 9th edition, took place Saturday, July 8th at AS220 in Providence, RI.

Thanks to all our enthusiastic audiences, the staff at AS220, and of course our participating filmmakers for making the festival a great success!

You can read more on the festival here.

Festival Films

Having received hundreds of submissions, we selected a dozen films to screen in the festival.

Filmmakers hailed from ten countries throughout Europe and Asia, and nine of the films made their US premiere, including one international premiere.

Click here for a list of this year's festival films.

Festival "Herstory"

To find out more on the previous eight festivals, click here.

World Music Charts

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Spoiler Alert Radio

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

For more information about the program, click here.

This week's episode:

Brett Pawlak - Cinematographer - Short Term 12, Hellion, The Glass Castle, All We Had, and Unicorn Store

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Womanimation! Audience Award 2017

Womanimation!

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Womanimation! Visual Vanguard 2017

Womanimation!

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