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Connecting Over ‘The Bachelor’ with ‘Kendall Got a Rose’

Connecting Over ‘The Bachelor’ with ‘Kendall Got a Rose’

| March 13, 2017

Luke Haskard is not a fan of ‘The Bachelor,’ even if the notorious ABC reality hit is the subject of his short film ‘Kendall Got a Rose.’

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Cinequest 2017 Student Spotlight: Nicole Sim

Cinequest 2017 Student Spotlight: Nicole Sim

| March 9, 2017

‘The Plunge’ director Nicole Sim talks about her experience at De Anza College and why she thought it was important to tell a story about sexual assault.

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Cinequest 2017 Student Spotlight: Rebecca Uddin

Cinequest 2017 Student Spotlight: Rebecca Uddin

| March 9, 2017

Westmont High School senior Rebecca Uddin’s short film The O-Doring Orange is inspired by Cyrano de Bergenac, but the classic tale is given new life when viewed through an LGBTQ lens.

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‘Rita Mahtoubian is not a Terrorist’ is a Satirical Take on Romance and Mistaken Identity

‘Rita Mahtoubian is not a Terrorist’ is a Satirical Take on Romance and Mistaken Identity

| March 9, 2017

Written and directed by Roja Gashtili and Julia Lerman, the short was produced at AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women and premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2015.

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#ILookLikeAFilmmaker: Short Films for Women’s History Month

#ILookLikeAFilmmaker: Short Films for Women’s History Month

| March 8, 2017

Film School Shorts has featured two dozen up-and-coming female directors over the last four seasons. For Women’s History Month, they put together a playlist of their films.

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Director Simon Saveylev on his Cynical Rom-Com ‘Googly Eyes’

Director Simon Saveylev on his Cynical Rom-Com ‘Googly Eyes’

| February 14, 2017

Simon Savelyev’s ‘Googly Eyes’ is the perfect cynical romantic comedy for Valentine’s Day, or, really, any day of the year.

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Kick Off Black History Month with the Stop-Motion Short ‘Tin’

Kick Off Black History Month with the Stop-Motion Short ‘Tin’

| February 1, 2017

Film School Shorts is proud to premiere Tin, a bittersweet stop-motion short by Brandon Lake set to a jazz soundtrack.

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Behind the Camera with Benjamin Rutkowski, Director of ‘Glory Days’

Behind the Camera with Benjamin Rutkowski, Director of ‘Glory Days’

| January 3, 2017

Benjamin Rutkowski talks to Film School Shorts about working both as a director and a cinematographer.

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Normalizing Diversity on the Silver Screen: Zachary Kerschberg’s Crises Trilogy

Normalizing Diversity on the Silver Screen: Zachary Kerschberg’s Crises Trilogy

| November 21, 2016

Zachary Kerschberg’s in-progress trio of films will blend multiple genres and filmmaking styles as it follows a diverse group of characters living in the German city.

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Celebrate National Fast Food Day with ‘Foodfellas’

Celebrate National Fast Food Day with ‘Foodfellas’

| November 16, 2016

Set in the fast-paced fast food industry, ‘Foodfellas’ is a spoof of Martin Scorsese’s classic mob flick ‘Goodfellas’.

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Film School Shorts is made possible by a grant from Maurice Kanbar, celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image, and by the members of KQED.

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Credits

Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Editor
Peter Borg

Design
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by
Trifonic

Audio
John Andrieni

Interactive
Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Publicity
Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

Legal
William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer