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The Journal of Short Film Volume 17

Location: Columbus, Ohio, USA

Contact (be sure to replace [at] with @) : Matt Swift, theJSF [at] osu.edu

The Journal of Short Film Volume 17

The Journal of Short Film releases Volume 17
The Journal of Short Film released Volume 17 on January 10th 2010. The JSF is celebrating its fifth year of publication and continues to be one of film’s best repositories of short work. To date, the JSF has published over 160 filmmakers from over a dozen countries. Volume 17 includes eight films from a diverse group of filmmakers. Films from this volume span the use of digital video, flexible film, stop motion animation, found footage and still photography to create a variety of independent visual styles.

1. THOKA Thorbjorg Jonsdottir (2008, 5:10)
When Lena comes home from work one day, she realizes that she can see through time in her bedroom mirror.

2. WALK - Meg Knowles (2006, 3:00)
What happened while I was busy - OR- A documentation of personal change, and reflection on attentiveness in a difficult relationship.

3. LOOM - Scott Kravitz (2006, 5:15)
An old woman weaves the fabric of life and death.

4. PRINCESS MAGARET BLVD. - Kazik Radwanski (2008, 14:00)
An exploration of Alzheimer's through the mindset of Isabelle - one installment of a trilogy of short films by MDFF

5. DJINN - Eliane Lima (2008, 14:47)
Nothing happens because there is no story or truth to be revealed. This project is homage to Alain Robbe-Grillet and to Claudio Ulpiano.

6. WHISPERING PINES #5 - Shana Moulton (2005, 6:30)
While searching for comfort in her self-help books and soothing knick-knacks, Cynthia is transported to an electric temple that springs up from the pattern in her electric blanket.

7. NOTHING IS OVER NOTHING - Jonathan Schwartz (2008, 16:00)
A series of portraits, gestures, light captured, divisions recorded, and lines collected in Jerusalem.

8. MIXED SIGNALS - Richard Martin (2005, 8:00)
A scrambled television signal sets the tone for the twisted messages of fundamentalism and politics.

The Journal continues to have a free and open submissions process. Submissions should be sent to The Journal of Short Film, Film Studies Program, Smith Laboratory, Rm 4108,174 W. 18th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA. The Journal remains ad-free and committed to independent and underrepresented work.
Contact: John E. Davidson, Executive Editor, The Journal of Short Film, e-mail: theJSF@osu.edu
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