A new short documentary shows Kate Charles, a sculptor who crafts elaborate and hyperrealistic babies known as “Reborn Dolls,” at work.
In a smoky atelier in Torino, Italy, Giuseppe Branchino works as one of the world’s last punch cutters.
Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse were the 20th century’s greatest artistic frenemies.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has inspired countless hours of television and cinema, from X-Files to Silence of the Lambs.
After photographer Phil Toledano experienced both the sudden death of his mother and the slower, drawn out demise of his father, he became obsessed with his own potential futures.
The art-centric short films at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival include two documentaries about very unusual artists, an enigmatic science-fiction drama, and a ballet set in a Parisian housing project.
The youngest of the three Oscar shorts categories, documentary shorts are both the vigorous upstarts and the weary middle-agers, questioning themselves and their creative vision in a productive midlife crisis.
In our first review of the 2015 Oscar-nominated short films, the imaginative animated shorts led things off. With less than a week to go until the awards themselves, it’s time to get cozy with their often stonier cousins, the live-action shorts.
Often lost amid the Oscar season hype parade, the Academy Award–nominated short films are the lagniappe of the affair, a little extra dose of movie popcorn to munch on and enjoy, even if you skip out on the actual award show.