I’m changing it up this year with how I present my awards and as such, I’m presenting the Solzy Awards for Short Films prior to the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. It’s been a great year for film. When it comes to short films, I’ve seen some films that have blown me away. I’ve seen some films that I don’t think that anyone could have possibly imagined. Without any further adieu, here are the winners of this…"The Solzy Awards for Short Films"
Emma Seligman’s Shiva Baby, a short film that premiered during the 2018 SXSW Film Festival, is now a Vimeo Staff Pick. Emma Seligman’s short film is one of the funniest films I’ve ever seen to be set during a shiva. This even takes the film adaptation of This Is Where I Leave You into account. Rachel Sennott stars as Danielle, a college student who has hooked up with a sugar daddy. It’s a great performance for the…"Shiva Baby: SXSW short a Vimeo Staff Pick"
A number of shorts premiered during the 2018 SXSW Film Festival. What follows below is a recap of some of the films that I had a chance to watch during SXSW, including Men Don’t Whisper, which I previously saw during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Emma Seligman’s Shiva Baby takes the honor for the best live-action short I so far during the festival. Shiva Baby Emma Seligman’s short film is one of the funniest films…"SXSW 2018: Shorts Roundup"
Filmmaker Emma Seligman spoke to Solzy at the Movies ahead of the world premiere of her narrative short, Shiva Baby, premiering Shorts Program 2 at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival. Emma, thanks for joining us today. How are things treating you? Emma Seligman: I’m great, thank you! I’m really excited to be here. Your thesis film, Shiva Baby, is premiering at the SXSW Film Festival. Can you talk about what a thrill it is to…"SXSW 2018: Emma Seligman talks Shiva Baby"