Stories of videos—and the visionaries behind them—to keep your inspiration flowing.
Staff Pick Award at Camden International Film Festival: "The Seeker" by Lance Edmands
Winner of the Staff Pick Award at Camden International Film Festival, "The Seeker" by Lance Edmands is a lyrical portrait of an excommunicated Amish woodworker struggling with spirituality, poverty, and life as an outcast from his strict, insular community.
Best of Staff Picks: Angry geese, cheeky bots, and lonely goalkeepers
Exemplary short films to knock you out of your quarantine haze, as chosen by our in-house curators.
Staff Pick Award at Ottawa International Animation Festival 2020: “Kuricorder Quartet - Southpaw” by Sawako Kabuki
A music video for an eccentric multi-instrumental group from Japan that provides two solid minutes of uninhibited dance, humor, and joie de vivre.
Armita Keyani is embracing filmmaking without fear
VFA-winning filmmaker Armita Keyani shares how she learned to banish creative fear, on and off set.
Staff Pick Award at Urbanworld Film Festival 2020: "Eagle" by Jose Acevedo
The winner of the 2020 Staff Pick Award at Urban World Film Festival goes to “Eagle” from director Jose Acevedo.
Staff Pick Award at Guanajuato International Film Festival 2020: "Agua" by Santiago Zermeño
"Agua" by Santiago Zermeño is the gripping and powerful story of a young man whose sexual desires are at odds with society’s expectations.
Best of Staff Picks: Wiseguy pranks, warped bananas, and #wombstories
Three different films about losing one's marbles and much more, as selected by our in-house curators.
Staff Pick Premiere: "Tangles and Knots" by Renée Marie Petropoulos
After making the rounds at festivals around the world, the semi-autobiographical "Tangles and Knots" makes its online premiere on Vimeo.
Staff Pick Award at BlackStar Film Festival 2020: "ALLUMUAH" by Curtis Essel
"ALLUMUAH" by Curtis Essel explores the path of intersectional/generational relationships which vividly depicts the beauty in culture and the characters within it.
How Julian Marshall captured a powerful protest on camera
One morning, Julian Marshall woke up and knew he had to do something. So he took to the streets. The result is "WE ARE GEORGE FLOYD.
How Runyararo Mapfumo finds creativity in collaboration
From guerilla filmmaking to major brand collaborations, DessyMak productions founder Runyararo Mapfumo is blazing her own path.
Staff Pick Premiere: "An Occurrence at Arverne" by Robert Broadhurst
When a young Black man arrives at an unknown home with an unknown agenda in Robert Broadhurst's "An Occurrence at Arverne," everything you think you know gets thrown out the window.