TheWrap’s online short film festival, The ShortList, features twelve of the top award-winning short films that have premiered at major festivals over the past year, making it the most highly-competitive film festival of its kind. In recent years, winners have gone on to win an Academy Award, a Cesar and to make features and series from the stories chosen as ShortList finalists. Films will be streaming and open for voting on ShortListFilmFestival.com and TheWrap.com from August 6-19.
Orlando von EinsiedelDirector & Co-founder, Grain Media
Orlando von Einsiedel is the director of the Academy Award-winning short documentary, THE WHITE HELMETS, which follows the lives of a group of heroic Syrian civilian rescue workers in 2016. The film was released as…Read More
Gena KonstantinakosVice President, Development & Video Programing, Topic
Gena Konstantinakos is Vice President, Development and Video Programming of Topic, the consumer storytelling platform from First Look Media, launching as a streaming service later this year. As Topic ramps up their premium content offering,…Read More
Wendy GuerreroPresident of Programming, Bentonville Film Festival
Wendy Guerrero currently serves as President of Programming for the Bentonville Film Festival, a research based and commercially focused film festival with the primary mission of championing inclusion in all forms of media. As the…Read More
Todd BergerFilmmaker, "It's a Disaster"
Todd Berger is a filmmaker hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana and has been making movies since age 11 (Dick Tracy vs. Dr. Bubbles). In addition to scripts in development at Dreamworks Animation, Millennium Films, and…Read More
Marsha Stephanie BlakeActress, “When They See Us”
Emmy nominee Marsha Stephanie Blake continues to captivate audiences through her work in film and television. Upcoming, Blake will be seen in the Netflix film, The Laundromat. Directed and produced by Steven Soderberg, The Laundromat follows a group of…Read More