Sam Morrill
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Sam Morrill

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Frame rate vs. shutter speed, setting the record straight

People often make the mistake of equating frame rate with shutter speed. Here are the differences and why they matter.

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Staff Pick Premiere: What can a satanic cult teach us about tolerance?

Teemu Niukkanen's "F*cking Bunnies" proves that loving thy neighbor is sometimes more complicated than it sounds.

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Staff Pick Premiere: The universality of love

Réka Bucsi delivers a poignant and impressionistic ode to our most noble emotion in "LOVE."

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Staff Pick Premiere: A layered tale of love, loss, and fruit

Yngvild Sve Flikke’s short film "Apple" is a bittersweet ode to metafiction.

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Staff Pick Premiere: A sight for sore eyes

Animator Elli Vuorinen's celebrated short reminds us that even our most benign actions affect the world around us.

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Staff Pick Premiere: There’s no use screaming over spilled milk

Justin Harding’s horror short, ‘Latched’, embraces and ultimately upends the genre's formula

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Staff Pick Premiere: The boy who cried fox

One of the year’s best short films wades in the murky space between child’s play and tragedy.

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Staff Pick Premiere: A parable from Stefan Janoski

Legendary skateboarder Stefan Janoski turns in a biblical satire worthy of its own creation myth.

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Staff Pick Premiere: An underdog’s fight to survive

A real life story of grit and grace on the South Side of Chicago.

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Staff Pick Premiere: There’s no place like the home screen

Matthew Frost has built a career making branded content and then making fun of it.

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Staff Pick Premiere: Love at all costs

The best things in life are free... right?

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Staff Pick Premiere: Breathing life into “stuff”

Ainslie Henderson sings a swan song for his puppets.

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Staff Pick Premiere: A witty short about losing your wits

German filmmaker Frédéric Hambalek delivers big laughs despite the small scale of this mountaineering short.

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Staff Pick Premiere: Motherhood, reconsidered

Damien O’Donnell’s SXSW award-winning short “How Was Your Day?” is unlike any narrative about parenthood you’ve seen.