Sundance Film Festival 2009

This year's 47 US short films were selected from a record 3,267 submissions. They are split into dramatic, animation and documentary categories.

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I Live in the Woods I Live in the Woods
I Live in the Woods and Western Spaghetti
Dear Beautiful (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Roland Becerra; Writer: Roland Becerra, Meredith DiMenna; Stars: Nathan Smith, Erin Schultz, Tom DiMenna, Joseph Celli, Keith Saunders, Ann Holley)
The sudden appearance of exotic flowers in New Haven spawns an unprecedented epidemic that threatens to destroy the city. Paul and Lauren, a married couple, are caught between the catastrophe and their own troubled relationship.
Field Notes From Dimension X: Oasis (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Carson Mell)
Captain Fred T Rogard muses in isolation on planet Oasis.
From Burger It Came (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Dominic Bisignano)
An animated film that recounts early 1980s-era Cold War fears of a young boy in middle America. Using a variety of techniques, the visual narrative is colorfully assembled over semi-documentary audio conversations between a grown adult recounting his fears and his mother's memory of the time and her own concerns.
Hot Dog (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Bill Plympton; Writer: Bill Plympton)
The third in Bill Plympton's DOG series, sees him join the fire service.
I Am So Proud of You (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Don Hertzfeldt; Writer: Don Hertzfeldt; Stars: Don Hertzfeldt), Official Site
Dark family secrets cast a shadow over Bill's recovery; in this second chapter to Don Hertzfeldt's Everything Will be OK. (Winner of the 2007 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Grand Jury Prize, US).
The Yellow Bird The Yellow Bird
The Yellow Bird and From Burger It Came
I Live in the Woods (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Max Winston; Writer: Max Winston; Stars: Mark Gagliardi, Dillon Markey)
A Woodsman's fast-paced journey, fueled by happiness, slaughter, and a confrontation with America's God.
Joel Stein's Completely Unfabricated Adventures (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Walter Robot; Writer: Joel Stein)
Journalist Joel Stein takes us on an animated adventure through the waste treatment plant of Orange County.
Western Spaghetti (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: PES)
Everyday objects become delicious ingredients as we learn how to cook spaghetti through stop-motion.
The Yellow Bird (Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: Tom Schroeder; Writer: Jay Orff)
The animated journey of a young man fleeing the draft during the First World War. After taking a job on a cattle ranch in eastern Montana an accident occurs causing him to reflect back on his life as he seeks medical attention in a nearby town.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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