Have you watched the latest short films?

Have you watched the latest short films?

Have you watched the latest short films?

Today, short films are no longer being dismissed as not-so-serious films. They are acquiring a lot of admiration and commanding respect from various quarters. In fact, when it comes to Tamil film news, some of these are being watched very seriously by veteran directors.

Have short films become a tool for talent spotting?

In recent times, the popularity of short films as a medium of entertainment or to convey a powerful social message has been increasing. With many colleges now offering film making courses, many new talents are being discovered. The best way to identify talent is through checking out short films. Whether it’s budding directorial talent or acting talent, short films can definitely spotlight this.

A look at Kollywood news shows that some of the talented short film makers have gone on to make films for the big screen, reaching their ultimate dream. Deepan who was one of the finalists of reality show Naalaya Iyakunar which showcased short film makers got his opportunity to make it to the big screen through Pizza II Villa. Arun Kumar is another such lucky film maker. He debuted as a director with Pannaiyarum Padminiyum and this was film is based on his short film featured in Naalaya Iyakunar. R. Ravikumar who had directed over a dozen short films made his debut through the sci-fi flick Indru Netru Naalai.

Advantage of short films

The greatest advantage of short films is that they are short! They make a quick watch. In today’s time-pressed world, they allow people to stay entertained without having to devote large chunks of time. Now wonder people love to watch these flicks even on their mobiles and ipads as it’s easy. Short films can also be immensely thought-provoking.

Feature films can have budgets that run into many crores. Short films on the other hand can be made on shoestring budgets, sometimes even a few thousands suffice. This price advantage allows many budding talents to come out as this is an affordable way to showcase what they are capable of to the world.

Our range of short films

We believe that you should have access to some of the great short films being made. We are sure you will appreciate the talents of these makers who have put in a great deal of time and effort into crafting these films. We have selected for you some great short films with genres running from action to comedy to romance. In fact, we would be overjoyed if you write Tamil cinema reviews for these short films. This will also motivate the film makers to come up with their best.

Make sure you regularly check our short films page as you check out your daily quota of Tamil film news. You’ll be surprised at how many wonderful new gems turn up. We have a good rapport with short film makers and also welcome those who want to share their work. We provide the apt platform for them to display their work and also help them become part of Tamil cinema news.


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