Someone is knocking the door Alguien está tocando la puerta
Una joven tiene que lidiar con lo que parece ser el problema legal de uno de sus compañeros de clase, cuidando que no sean descubiertos por nadie. A teenager has to deal with what seems to be the legal problem of one of his classmates, taking care that nobody discovers them.
Un paciente acude a una sesión con su psicológico para afrontar un pasado que lo atormenta.
Ana, en su vacío, se sentía más cerca de la soledad.
HUELLA (TRACE) is a short film about Esperanza and Marcos, a couple who after a terrible incident try to get back what they have lost, intimacy. (TRIGGER WARNING This video contains information about sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors.)
A medical student has to come to terms with her grandma’s illness, the only person she has.
Cortometraje sobre amor, relaciones y desilusión
Nunca te vayas a despertar y salir de tu cama a las 3:00 AM Pueden sucederte cosas malas. _________ Never wakeup and get out of bed at 3:00 AM Bad things might happen.
Here are some of the photos of the Panafest03. The Panamanian International Film Festival on November 4th in DTLA
Estos son los cortometrajes de Octubre: Ashes de Cristian Proa Lunes Siete y Media de Péliculas Cacrí (Francisco Murmullo Garcia) La Lotería de Shahir Daud CÍRCULOS PECADOS – CAPITULO 1 – TE DE OPIO de Bastian A. Rli Cruz y El Gato de Péliculas Cacrí (Francisco Murmullo Garcia) HEADROOM de Sergio Araujo La historia de Doña Tema de Alexander Bolaño Invasiva Liberación de Horacio Gallinat Puerta de MM Producciones Perdone […]
En un motel de la ciudad, varias parejas se hospedan en distintas fechas para tener sexo, todas tienen una conexión con la otra. La infidelidad, soledad y miedo a quedarse solos les costara la ruptura en la misma cama.
This shorfilm made by fans of the Friday the 13th and fans too of the retro movies of terror from the 80s.
Una pequeña introspección a la Ciudad de Monterrey, en México, y a un par de sus habitantes en la época llamada ¨Guerra Contra el Narcotráfico¨..
Hoy llegamos a 100 #cortometrajes en Los Cortos. 100 excelentes cortometrajes creados por la comunidad hispana en diferentes países del mundo. Son más de 17 horas de increíble contenido y no lo podríamos haber hecho sin el talento de 73 directores, productores, actores que nos han enviado sus proyectos. En este momento también anunciamos el […]
Un joven atravesando una crisis económica decide empezar a trabajar como taxista. En uno de sus primeros días de trabajo se topa con un pasajero que puede ser el remedio de todos sus males. Una bella y adinerada mujer que lo lleva a una travesía donde poco a poco y entre vueltas y vueltas va […]
Dystopia sigue a un pequeño grupo de niños soldados en mundo desértico, mientras son condicionados a vivir para la violencia.
Las oscuridades de cada rincón del corazón han dejado olvidada a Eloysa en páramos cubiertos de un verde ennegrecido. Los sonidos grises y ásperos danzan en derredor como conejos alojados en algún subconsciente. Las formas se confunden, el aire y la tierra nunca existieron de una forma concreta y palpable, sino imaginaria. Eloysa ha escapado […]
La historia gira en torno a Laura, una mujer que lucha constantemente por alcanzar la fama sin tener mucho que ofrecer: no es joven pero tampoco es vieja, no es guapa pero tampoco fea, y no tiene gracia, aunque por dentro ella cree estar destinada a triunfar. Laura nos muestra su mundo de fantasía, un […]
Una joven insiste en indagar en su pasado y de ésta manera encontrar su verdadero ser, sin imaginar que en su búsqueda deberá enfrentarse a una fuerza extraña que terminará siendo su propia fijación. A woman decides to investigate her pasts to find her true self, without realizing that she will face a strange force […]
We had a great show on October 28th . We want to thanks 26 Brewing for the drinks, Epson Latin America for the Proyector and El Autobus Inc for hosting. Also, Rolando Gonzales for all the help and DJ Abe Borgman for the great music. See you soon
CAPRICHOSAS translated from Spanish means “to act tenaciously, on a whim, without reason.” Rosie, the protagonist faces the loss of her mother and seems to impulsively end her marriage. She seeks comfort in her aunt Mayo, who is herself dealing with her own grief. The film highlights the complexities of family dynamics and the cultural […]
The invisibles is a clay animated short of 6 minutes where the streets from LA will be the scenery, intending to make visible the invisible, showing through different characters a day in the lives of homeless people, the ones that survive, underlie, or live in a different reality due to their lunacy, youngsters with a […]
An indomitable spray dog takes as its territory the “home” of Matthew, a beggar immersed in solitude. Matthew, does not understand how it is that has been displaced by a dog and is determined to regain their space at any cost. What seemed simple for Matthew ends up being a great battle, where the solitude […]
Here are the Jurors of “The 4th Noche de Los Cortos”: ELIAS WEINSTOCK Elias started his career as a production assistant in Televisa (Mexico) working in several “telenovelas” (soap operas). Then he made the move to advertising, where he started as a copywriter. Presently, he is the chief creative officer at Casanova Pendrill (a McCann […]
When the lights go out…the show starts.
The Screening Room is a YouTube channel presented by the +Sundance Institute and has some short films debuting at 2013 Sundance Film Festival, These Short Films were hand-selected for YouTube by the Short Film Programmers. Here is the list, just click on the links to see them on YouTube 1. THE APOCALYPSE 2. BLACK METAL 3. BROKEN NIGHT 4. CATNIP: EGRESS TO […]
While Khepri traveled from Earth’s brother planet: Foraelia, he fell asleep on a glorious ship Amberlight and he dreamt about an extraordinary race. The twelve animals from the Chinese Zodiac have gathered to hear Framingham, a baseball player scarab who self appointed himself as the mayor of Browntown, announce the start of the Race to […]
“The 3rd Noche de Los Cortos” captured by Harold Escotet
Here it is, with no particular order, the “Official Selection” of “The 3rd Noche de Los Cortos” “Historia Muerta” by Fran Mateu “Liminality” by Oren Stambouli “Persistence” by Joel Vazquez “Verbena” by Ana Aurora Rodríguez “El Puente” by Agostina Ravazzola “A Race to the center of the Sun” by Edgar Alvarez, Patricia Krebs y Khepri Suhkhotep I “La Conclusión de […]
After 4 years, El Corto, has changed. The Original Corto was born with the site after a long night of playing with the letters of Los Cortos. He was part of two festivals and 17 podcast. Today we welcome a new Corto, one that will take our community forward with many cortometrajes, festivals and podcasts. […]
We are very happy to announce that we are gathering a very nice list of items for the Los Cortos’ “WORLD FAMOUS” raffle. This year you can buy your tickets online and we will send you the items (We can only ship in the US, but if you don;t have an address in the US, […]
Continuando en español, Yaniv Waisman y Blas Kisic conversan sobre “The 3rd Noche de Los Cortos. En este episodio del podcast de Los Cortos, Conversamos sobre la tercera edición del festival de “Los Cortos”. En la sección de festival tenemos toda la información de como enviar tu cortometraje, de las bases, del jurado y de […]
“The 3rd Noche de Los Cortos” will present a small group of short films. These Cortos will become the “Official Selection” of “The 3rd Noche de Los Cortos”. This selection will be done by a group of filmmaker from different countries. Here are those people. Enrique Aular (Venezuela) – Productor y Director de fotografía de […]
Final Draft is the leading and the industry standard for scriptwriting. They are the first sponsor to support “The 3rd Noche de Los Cortos”. Final Draft has donated three copies of the latest version of Final Draft. One version will be for or the world Los Cortos’ Raffle. Stay tune to learn what the other […]
De vuelta al español con el podcast. Sorry my non-spanish speaking friends. You didn’t vote in the poll last year 🙂 Blas y Yaniv comparten un rato con información de festivales de cortometrajes y de otras noticias interesantes del mundo de los cortometrajes. Escuchen el podcast donde hablamos con detalle de los siguientes festivales y […]
The 3rd Noche de Los Cortos is approaching and we found a great place for the Festival. The event will be held at THE MACHA THEATER in West Hollywood on October 25th. Here are a couple of pictures of the place.
“Falsa Traición” ¿Te atreverías a caer tan bajo para hundir al más alto? Will you fall so low to bring down the one at the top?
This is the new poster for “The 3rd Noche de Los Cortos” What do you think?
A Mime’s space is a mime’s space. And this happens when two mimes find each other in the same space.A great animation that pair two great mimes trying tu upmime the other one.
Our great friend Cristóbal Sobera, who created “Brazaletes” just sent us the trailer for his new animation, “Luchito y el Arco Iris” is a clay animation with a beautiful story. Don’t miss the trailer and share it with your friends. Too bad that it won’t be ready for “The 3rd Noche de Los Cortos” 🙂 […]
“Brazaletes” Un organismo de vigilancia ciudadana conocido como Brazaletes ha logrado con éxito mantener el orden público, hasta que un extraño caso de suicidio activa sus operativos de alta tecnología. Detrás de este incidente existirán oscuras causas que se descubrirán con la investigación ________________ “Brazaletes” With the purpose of prevent any possible subversive action against […]
“Del otro lado de la puerta” (2012). Un joven atrapado en sus propios miedos, en busca de una respuesta más allá de sus murallas interiores. ——————– “The other side of the Door” (2012). A man trapped in his own fears..searching for an answer beyond his mind walls.
Tarcila Amada Tirzo experimenta la dependencia del amor y la muerte en un juego de múltiples circunstancias dentro de su fugaz y oscura personalidad. Cortometraje experimental basado en el Test de Apercepción Temática (T.A.T), que es una prueba proyectiva de personalidad humana, cuenta con 31 láminas y fue inventada por Henry Murray y sus colaboradores […]
After way to many months, we are back. Blas and Yaniv talk about what is new in the world of Los Cortos. Initially we talk about the new design and the features that we have implemented and what is coming soon.
Instructions for the Festival. This Festival showcases latin filmmakers from around the world. In order to be part of it, you need to be a latin filmmaker or your short film must have a theme based on the latin culture or people. -Fill out the form below. All fields with * are required. -The short […]
Los Cortos has open the submission period for “The 3rd Noche de Los Cortos”. The event will take place in Los Angeles at the end of October. You can submit your corto via our form here. The Noche de Los Cortos is a different festival. It is a show where we will showcase about two […]
Thesis short film from the Master of Fine Arts program in the Motion pictures & Television in the Academy of Art, base on San Francisco, CA. Oct 2010
A man and a kid, each on their own way, share the same problem: they can’t connect with the rest of the world. A surprise is waiting for them. A study about the power of a Smile.
Anna fell in love with Gregor and grapes. Her heart broadcasts audibly. Will a romance evolve?
On November 5th 2011 we had “The 2nd Noche de Los Cortos” where “Hacia La Vida” by Fidel Arizmendi won the Best Corto of the night. Here are some of the photos.
Blas y Yaniv conversan sobre el show. Faltan solo unos días para la gran Noche. Le queremos agradecer a los patrocinantes: American Airlines Final Draft Rocstor Epson Latin America Makine Studios Blague Communications CREXELS Mucho Perro Venezolanos en Hollywood Y ak Dual Perception por la música que usamos en el podcast.
Familia de Los Cortos Un nuevo episodio del podcast está online. Blas y Yaniv conversan sobre el show y como están avanzando los preparativos para la gran noche. Esta vez también probamos hacer el show en vivo vía Ustream y la prueba fue un éxito. Para el próximo, episodio que va a ser el […]
Two strangers..one room…an uncomfortable moment
La 2da Noche de Los Cortos será en un mes, y ya estamos en full producción para el gran evento. Este año va a ser mucho mejor y más grande que el primer año. En este episodio del Podcast, Blas y Yaniv hablan sobre el show y el site. No se lo pierdan y compártenlo […]
Believing in a dream is the first step to seeing it, and not the last one. People around the world are waking up each day realizing the immense power they have. Each day, more and more people are shifting realities to create their own and materializing their dream.
A first date, and a man that knows how to talk and listen to his date. Alejandro Cuétara is El Titán.
Carlos works in TV with Nickelodeon as a Director and DP of “Big Time Rush”. He worked in a very successful Venezuelan film call “Doña Barbara”. He also worked in great short that is on the site and everybody should have seen by now call “La Nochebuena de Paco y Manolo” He started […]
Una idea de Pedro Cohen. Un alma, dos seres, un pasado, un destino… Libre Albedrio. An idea by Pedro Cohen. A soul, two beings, a past, a destiny…freewill
In today’s show Blas and Yaniv sat with Fidel Arizmendi, whose latest work is a short film called “Hacia la vida” He started as a writer for TV shows like Roseanne and Home Improvement before going to advertising. He began as a writer and later moved to be a director. After many years directing TV […]
Chispy is a 10-year-old boy who lives in the poorest slum of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. He shares a double bed with the rest of his family and doesn’t go to school. It’s early outside and Chispy wakes up to go surfing. He travels to Tayrona in order to reach his waves.
On our latest podcast, Blas and me talk with Tianna Langham and Chris Bessounian. Chris directed and him and Tianna wrote the short films call “The Kolaborator”. On this episode we talk about sound on a short film and how important it is. It is a great podcast to understand a little about challenges we […]
“Smile” by Gigi Romero An albino obsessed with white tries to keep a normal life.
Para todo los que hablan, y no dicen nada. For all of those people who talk, but don’t say anything.
Los Cortos #8 with Prakriti Maduro. Venezuelan Movie start. Recenlty was in Habana Eva by Fina Torres. She also directed a short film call “I Wanna Shine” and we talk with her about making the short film and the challenges that she faced doing a stop motion animation. IMDB of “Prakriti Maduro” https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1319433/ IMDB of […]
A young man is robbed and the robber is being chase by two policemen and another guy around the city. This chase has an unexpected ending.
With his feelings of grandeur, Cesar tell us how his luck changed, how all that he wanted was at his door step, but the actual events tell another story. What goes around, comes around.
Episode #7 of the Los Cortos Podcast. From the Blague Studios in Studio City, California, Blas and Yaniv talked with Jesus Rodriguez. A writer and a great director. We talked about his short films and how he started. How he made his first short film “Lucy and Ricky” and how he made the rest. Click here to see his short films […]
Sometimes it is really difficult to walk to the 8th floor.
Two former lovers miscommunicate in the distance. Love gone wrong and the things we need to clean or burn, to achieve peace of mind.
The final podcast of 2010 is the new podcast for 2011. A little late but as Blas puts it: Better Late than Never. In this episode we talket with Paco and Manolo, the guys who created “La Nochebuena de Paco y Manolo” Steve Wilcox and Alex Furth are Paco and Manolo and we talked with […]
If your present is not what you expected, and you get one chance to relive your past…Was it meant to be all along? A newly divorced single father reconnects with a past love for a meeting that forever changes his life.
She is looking for something important and is never there when you need it. Just in case, “Sacapuntas” is a pencil sharpener.
Dave was assembled by Octavio Villegas, Eduardo Hueso, Alberto Lara, Francisco Berrizbeitia, Pedro Omedas, Diego Bauducco and Carl Zitelmann. Narrated by: Derrick Bishop
Episode #5 of Los Cortos Podcast. From the Blague Studios in Studio City, California, Blas and Yaniv talked about the “1st Noche de Los Cortos”. Here is the link of the event’s note. We thank the sponsors and please visit them by clicking on the links. Makine Studios Epson Latin America Blague Comunications Coupa Cafe […]
During a long overnight bus trip, Manuel, a 25 year old, hopes to meet the woman that will change his life. Graciela, a 24 year old, almost makes it. During the trip, Manuel trys without luck to get closer, while his “thoughts” as a ghost, helps him with thousands of options for courtships. Winner of […]
For a woman, finding the right man is sometimes difficult, sometimes is just wrong.
Here are some of the images of the 1st Noche de Los Cortos. A great night where “Colmillo” by Aldi Abreu won Best Corto Drama and “She is the One” by Luis Carlos Hueck won Best Corto Comedy.
This is Episode 4 of Los Cortos Podcast. Today Blas and Yaniv talk about the Showcase which will be October 23 and and the new website for the Showcase. Fanny Veliz’ “Il Destino” played in Texas last Saturday and it will play in Los Angeles tonight, September 13 at 7:00PM at The Montalban Theater. Our […]
This is the 3rd Podcast of Los Cortos. Today we started with some news. 1st Noche of Los Cortos Showcase will be October 23rd in Santa Monica CA. If you have Cortos. Send it to us. -Oren Stambouli presented his documentary at the Albuquerque Film Festival. -Brazaletes by Cristóbal Sobera and Neestor Pérez was at […]
A man keeps looking for the perfect woman. During his search he ask him self ALL the questions that can’t be answered without knowing the right person.
A great car thief. maybe not so great after all.
Floyd thinks his life has no meaning and it is a disaster. There is only one way out and that is with the help of Spider, a hired killer.
This is the Podcast #2 for Los Cortos. Today we have Fanny Veliz as our guest. On the site you can see two of her films: 3Some and ShortStop. She just directed “Il Destino” which got an Imagen Award Nomination. We talk about her Cortos and about her history as a Filmmaker and Actress. […]
This is the first recording of The Los Cortos Podcast. Recorded at Blague Communications with Blas Kisic and Yaniv Waisman. Today we talk about what Los Cortos is, where it came from and what we want to do in the future. Visit the website for more Cortos and information on what we are doing. www.LosCortos.com […]
La escatología desde un punto no religioso va desencadenando eventos que se entrelazan oníricamente y muestran una fábula inesperada.
Una comedia sobre un joven con el corazón roto y la difícil decisión de seguir viviendo en un mundo sin amor
La monótona vida de un vendedor callejero se ve interrumpida por la llegada del amor… Una historia urbana con tintes surrealista
When a strange clown shows up at a young wife’s funeral, things only begin to get stranger for Jack, the mourning husband, as a terrible secret is unveiled. Featuring a unique dialog style — all lines are entirely in rhyme — the film unfolds like a Dr. Seuss nightmare.
This short docu-drama about a social tea ritual in Argentina reflects on memories and friendship.
When Dani, caring and goodhearted, gets dumped by his girlfriend, he decides that the only was to never be heartbroken again is to become heartless with women. Motivated by his friends and his own desires he then goes through different hilarious situations attempting to become a person he is not.
When young Aidan draws the wrong picture, things can go wrong, very wrong, in the world of a three year old. A mock cautionary tale mixing live action and animation. Winner of multiple awards, this film has played at over 30 festivals and is distributed on the shorts! DVD collection.
Three Immigrants in a Homeric adventure looking for the American Dream. A political comedy about what immigrants do get ahead and how they are viewed from the inside.
A beautiful animation, a dance following the Danza Macabra de Camile Saint-Saëns
Ella habla de sus amigos, familia, de sus cosas favoritas y de las que no le gustan pero un sentimiento le puede dar un giro a su vida que cambiará hasta los pequeños detalles.
Una historia de amor y brujería.
A couple of newly weds start their marriage as everybody is supposed to, but after 12 minutes –in real time- they face the real meaning of honesty and the ultimate tragedy. This short is an intense exercise of narrative.
A man’s search for the most important thing he ever lost.
“Campesino” is a stylish short documentary designed and executed in order to give illegal immigrants a voice and a chance to explain their point of view: why they cross the border, the risks, the suffering, the dreams, the hopes. One face and one history that represents a vast universe of people that are talked about […]
A multicultural couple deals with their differences; a Latin husband and an American wife have a “normal” evening watching TV and pretending that life is good enough.
2 Latinas find out they are sleeping with the same man. They confront eachother as they reflect on the decisions they are about to make… All in the front seat of a car.
A stop-motion animation where little things are still scary, well, almost.
A story about prejudice, White & Black is a fast-paced police chase on the streets of New York City where the audience becomes the hunted
After many adventures with women, Tony has a a strange day, where people and places mix between reality and fantasy. A day that takes him to a place to think about his life
A man’s inquisitive nature and his hasty judgment of a neighbor have far-reaching consequences.