The difference between short and long films lies in an evolutionist element in the history of cinematography because there was a long period when movies didn’t last more than 20 minutes.
Nowadays, when there are so may epic 2 hour long productions, short films were left to become a category of movies that is suitable for the producing houses and directors that do not have very high budgets. On the other hand, due to lack of necessary space for developing a complex plot, they are much more specific in theme and artistic…
Handling a parallel between literature and cinematography, one can say that short films are the equivalent of the short stories and therefore the emphasis is put on a contextual situation or character. Descriptive or observational, these paint reality in a personal manner, most of the times in a poetic style, offering different points of view.
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