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Short of the Week Selects Best Short Films of 2015

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Earlier this year, Scott Macaulay interviewed Short of the Week founders Andrew S. Allen and Jason Sondhi about the site’s relaunch. Macaulay noted at the time that they “have done a top-to-bottom redesign — a clean look that also makes both searching and streaming easier. Indeed, the new Short of the Week acknowledges that a viewer today is as likely to watch a short on a large phone or streamed through a device like Chromecast to a television as on a laptop window.”

Now, as the year comes to a close, the Short of the Week team reflects on the year in a blog post highlighting their accomplishments. As they enter their 9th year of curating shorts on the internet, the company set a record by featuring 225 (and counting) films during 2015, a 50% increase over 2014.

Out of those films, the Short of the Week team has selected their favorite films from the year:

Best Documentary: Offline Dating (Samuel Abrahams)

Most Inspiring: Le Gouffre (Carl Bouchemin and team)

Best Student: He Took His Skin Off for Me (Ben Aston)

Best Action: Odin’s Afterbirth (Joseph Bennett)

Best Drama: Melville (James M. Johnston)

Best Interactive: {The And} Marcela and Rock (Topaz Adizes)

Best Animation: Oh Willy… (Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels)

Short of the Year: Kung Fury (David Sanberg)

See the full list including honorable mentions here.

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