About ShortFilm Block

Welcome to ShortFilm Block, where we’re dedicated to the world of short filmmaking, a niche yet dynamic and creative field that demands both passion and skill. Our mission is to be a comprehensive resource for filmmakers at all stages of their journey, offering insights, guidance, and inspiration to help you succeed in the exciting world of short films.

At the core of our content, you'll find informative articles that delve into various aspects of short filmmaking. We understand that navigating film festivals is a crucial part of a filmmaker's journey, so we’ll provide guides and tips on how to make your mark in this competitive arena. From selecting the right festival to understanding the submission process, we've got you covered.

But our commitment doesn’t stop there. We know that the production process can be daunting, especially for those just starting out. That's why we’ll offer a range of tips and tricks to help streamline your workflow and enhance your creative output. Whether it's scripting, shooting, editing, or post-production, our expert advice is designed to elevate your work and make the process as smooth as possible.

Knowing the right tools and equipment is half the battle won in filmmaking. To aid you in this, we’ll feature comprehensive product category recommendations and in-depth reviews. Our team will meticulously evaluate relevant gear and software as it becomes available, providing honest and insightful feedback to help you make informed decisions about what to use for your projects.

Perhaps most importantly, we believe in the power of shared experiences. ShortFilm Block will feature stories from filmmakers who have been in the trenches, overcoming the unique challenges of short film production. These narratives not only offer a behind-the-scenes look at the filmmaking process but also serve as a source of motivation and learning. From handling budget constraints to creative blockades, these stories resonate with the realities of filmmaking, offering both solace and solutions. At the same time, these stories help promote the filmmaker’s current projects.

Our goal is to build a vibrant community of short filmmakers who can learn, grow, and inspire each other. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a budding enthusiast, ShortFilm Block is a space for you to explore, learn, and thrive in the world of short filmmaking. Join us on this exciting journey and let's create remarkable stories together!

The team

Shirley Jones

Founding editor


Daniel Gray



Sarah Woods



Karen Sacco



James Calderon

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