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Shorts Programs

Our Shorts Programs – some of which showcase our prestigious Shorts Competition nominees – range over a wide scope of stories and expressions. From stories of distinctly local flavors to tales from faraway worlds, our selection of shorts offer a variety of urban, rural, and alternative perspectives.

Shorts Programs

Armed With a Camera vol. 2019

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Armed With a Camera vol. 2019

Visual Communications is proud to guide the next generation of storytellers in visualizing their amazing stories through the…
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Blooming Colors

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Blooming Colors

With a myriad of new voices emerging in queer cinema and a deep desire to move beyond the…
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Counterflow: Currents In New Filipina/o Music

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Counterflow: Currents In New Filipina/o Music

A visual mixtape experience featuring against the grain music from the Philippines from artists redefining and reworking the…
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Digital Histories 2019: Ideas, Observations, and Inspirations

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Digital Histories 2019: Ideas, Observations, and Inspirations

H.G. Wells said that “Human history, in essence, is the history of ideas.” Digital Histories brings the unique…
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Elizabeth Sung, From Actor to Icon

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Elizabeth Sung, From Actor to Icon

FREE PROGRAM | Even as she was hard at work carving out a career on both the big…
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Episodics

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Episodics

Carving new paths of storytelling, these works lead you to provocative moments of wit, laughter, and intimacy. -…
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From Visions to Reel: Finding Home

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From Visions to Reel: Finding Home

FREE PROGRAM | Is home a place, a person, a moment in time, a favorite meal? Finding Home…
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HBO APA Visionaries 2019

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HBO APA Visionaries 2019

INVITE ONLY | In a unique filmmaker support initiative between Visual Communications and HBO, we present the winning…
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I Gotchu Fam, Always

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I Gotchu Fam, Always

It's the terror of knowing what the world is about, don’t be alone when you find out. -…
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Itsy Bitsy Shorts

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Itsy Bitsy Shorts

FREE PROGRAM | Wonder, discover, and be captivated at this eye popping and ear perking hodge-podge of sights…
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Kids Shorts (Not the Kind You Wear)

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Kids Shorts (Not the Kind You Wear)

FREE PROGRAM | Stories of courage, determination, fascinations, and plain old hunger. The will of the young and…
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#LIFE

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#LIFE

A cinematic invitation to step into contemporary perspectives on family, culture, and career. - Eseel Borlasa
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Pacific Cinewaves

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Pacific Cinewaves

The culture and stories of Oceania have been carried on, from one generation to the next. These works…
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Parentals

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Parentals

How do parents and children take on the complexities of today’s world? - Eseel Borlasa
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Reel Sports

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Reel Sports

These documentaries follow the lives of athletes on the futbol field, beyond the basketball court and within the…
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The Space Between

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The Space Between

It's more than a lyric in a Dave Matthews song - it's the name of a short film…
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The Tipping Point

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The Tipping Point

Little things can make a big difference. Watch how these female-driven films - although short - will make…
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WWYD (What Would You Do?)

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WWYD (What Would You Do?)

Pixelated glimpse of some of the intimate moments of life. From a panicked search for a missing child,…