Atlanta native Jason Baustin went to American University to study film and media, and he decided to stick around the D.C. area and found a production company, Traveste Films. The 29-year-old Silver Spring resident's latest short, On Top, won a directing award in August at D.C.'s World Music and Independent Film Festival. He answered a [...]
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The DC Shorts Film Festival opened the submission period today for the eighth installment of the yearly contest of brief movies by up-and-coming filmmakers. The festival is once again open to all genres, though this year it is partnering with the Embassy of Brazil to curate a group of shorts from that country.
Jon Gann, the [...]
Three days of experimental films may sound intimidating, but the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Experimental Film Fest is actually rather accessible. Most films are quite short, averaging just over five minutes. And though there are few narratives to speak of, the films tend to be quietly poetic. Mimente features several minutes of river-based footage, documenting the [...]