Short Film Reviews
Welcome to the UK Film Review page for short film reviews. Here you will find some of the best and brightest sparks in a sea of cinema. Filmmakers from across the globe submit their short films to us to be reviewed, and our Contributors lovingly dissect them.
If you would like one of our team to write a film review of your short film, please use the form below or visit our Submit Your Film page
Our short film reviews are written by passionate film critics across the UK and aim to highlight and promote terrific filmmaking when we find it. We are always honest with our reviews, so if you are looking to submit your short film for review, please do so knowing that we will not alter what we have said because you don't like it.
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What is a short film review?
A short film review is often written by a movie critic and it's their opinion on a film that is less than sixty minutes long. Short film reviews still explore every aspect of a movie.
How do I write a short film review?
Writing a short film review needs to cover multiple aspects of the movie. Including the script, the characters, performances, cinematography, score & sound design, editing and so on.
How long should a film review be?
A film review should be as long as the house style. Some publications provide lengthier reviews than others. A general minimum word count would be 300.
How much money do film critics make?
Film critic salaries depend massively on their publication. Many film critics are freelancers, meaning they get paid per review and sometimes this is based on word count. Making money through film reviews can be challenging.