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22 Aug ASPEN SHORTSFEST ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRIES

Aspen, CO (August 22, 2016) – Aspen Film announced today that the 26th annual Aspen Shortsfest is accepting submissions. Shortsfest accepts submissions of live action, documentary and animation from the United States and around the world. Films screened will be part of the Festival’s International Competition, which will take place...

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20 Jul ASPEN FILM NAMES GUEST PROGRAMMING DIRECTORS

Save the Dates for Aspen Filmfest: Sep. 21-25, 2016; Aspen Film Academy Screenings: Dec. 21, 2016- Jan. 1, 2017; Aspen Shortsfest: April 5-9, 2017 Aspen, CO (July 20, 2016) – Tapping three female industry veterans to lead its slates in the coming year, Aspen Film today announced special guest programmers for its flagship events during...

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"Tangerine" director Sean Baker's first short film, "Snowbird," follows a resident of the California trailer park Slab City. It premieres to the public at Aspen Shortsfest April 5-10. (Provided by Aspen Film)

03 Apr Aspen Shortsfest wields prestige in battle for visibility

By John Wenzel, The Denver Post   Once upon a time, short films outnumbered full-length features at movie theaters. Serials and cartoons preceded prestige dramas, entertained kids and padded out less-substantive fare. They dangled viewers off narrative cliffs, instilled patriotism in times of war, and set implicit rules for how comedy, animation...

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01 Apr Access to All: Filmmakers Shake Up Industry at Aspen Shortsfest

By Christine Benedetti, Aspen Daily News Aspen Shortsfest will present the world premiere of Sean Baker’s “Snowbird” next weekend, and it’s notable for many reasons. The first is that Baker has previously been only an award-winning feature-length filmmaker, and “Snowbird” is 11 minutes. It’s a piece commissioned by luxury French fashion house...

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