In this intimate portrait of destiny, passion, and loss, Irina Markova, a solitary Russian poodle trainer, reveals her transcendent relationship with her dogs, the childhood tragedy that sparked a lifetime of working with animals, and the welcome isolation behind the red velvet curtains of the circus.

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Multi festival favorite, the Poodle Trainer received a special Jury award from AFI/Silverdocs, "for a film that packs humor and tragedy into a subtle and perfectly paced 7 minutes."

Festivals include: Sundance, Cinema Eye Best Short, Worldwide Shortsfest Best Documentary, Grand Jury Prize for best short doc at GenArt, GrandOff Warsaw, Tiburon, Ashland Independent Film Festival, Cinema Corto, AFI/Silverdocs, Melbourne International, CFC Worldwide, Nashville, Calgary, Seattle Independent Film Festival

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Welcome to the Vimeo Short Film Channel, home to the best narrative and documentary short films found on Vimeo.

This channel is curated by small group of filmmakers looking to showcase great short film making.

With a focus on cinematography, narrative stylings and elements in the non-fiction format, sound design, and storytelling we are hoping to curate a list of the highest quality short films found on Vimeo.

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Welcome to the Vimeo Short Film Channel, home to the best narrative and documentary short films found on Vimeo.

This channel is curated by small group of filmmakers looking to showcase great short film making.

With a focus on cinematography, narrative stylings and elements in the non-fiction format, sound design, and storytelling we are hoping to curate a list of the highest quality short films found on Vimeo.

****Please note this is not a forum for experimental films or abstract art videos. Videos of this nature will not be considered.****

Please share your films with us in the shout box. Looking forward to sharing as many short films with you as possible.

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  • Mehdi AOUICHAOUI

    Mehdi AOUICHAOUI
    HI
    vimeo.com/90379318
    My first one-minute student movie I realized as part of my 4th year at supinfocom school (made like a teaser) feel free to visit the IZBOR's
    tumblr: izbor-movie.tumblr.com/

    by Mehdi AOUICHAOUI

  • Rebecca Culverhouse

    Japanese drama about pilgrims living in silence on an island. So long as they don't speak or write for a year, their greatest wish will come true. What would you wish for?
    vimeo.com/92402314

    by Rebecca Culverhouse

  • James Freeman

    Rod
    Awesome channel.
    If you get a minute check out Night Falling. Its a 10 min narrative. When a old piece of furniture gets a second chance at life a man and his dog collide with questions of freewill and compassion.vimeo.com/91816814

    Cheers
    James Freeman
    vimeo.com/jamesfreeman

    by James Freeman

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