Cinema16

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Cinema16 is a small British DVD company who release "classic & award winning short films on DVD".[1]

The compilations they release feature short films from famous directors such as Ridley Scott, Tim Burton, Christopher Nolan, Guillermo del Toro, Jean-Luc Godard, Mike Leigh and George Lucas, as well as work by less well known names. Most of the films also feature commentary tracks, usually by the director.

Releases[edit]

Cinema16 have so far released five DVDs:

Title Region Code PAL/NTSC Number of Shorts Notes
British Short Films Region 0 PAL 16 Four shorts are also available on European Short Films: US Edition.
European Short Films Region 2 PAL 16 Seven shorts are also available on European Short Films: US Edition.
American Short Films Region 0 NTSC 16
European Short Films: Special US Edition Region 0 NTSC 16 Two discs.

Contains four shorts not on any other Cinema16 DVD.

World Short Films Region 0 NTSC 16 Two discs.

Wasp is also available on European Short Films: US Edition.

List of films[edit]

The five releases have included a total of 68 short films by 67 directors. The films are:

Title Director Year Commentary Available on Notes
About a Girl Brian Percival 2001 by Brian Percival & writer Julie Rutterford British Short Films Won the BAFTA for Best Short Film in 2002.
Attack on the Bakery Naoto Yamakawa 1982 by Naoto Yamakawa World Short Films
Bara Prata Lite (Talk) Lukas Moodysson 1997 by Lukas Moodysson European Short Films
Le Batteur Du Boléro Patrice Leconte 1992 by Patrice Leconte European Short Films
Before Dawn Bálint Kanyeres 2005 European Short Films: US Edition
Borom Sarret Ousmane Sembène 1963 by the director's son, Alain World Short Films
Boy & Bicycle Ridley Scott 1958 by Ridley Scott British Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition Scott's first film. Stars Tony Scott.
Carmen Alexander Payne 1970 by Alexander Payne American Short Films
Charlotte et Veronique, ou Tous les garcons s'appellent Patrick Jean-Luc Godard 1957 by author Colin MacCabe European Short Films
Koncert Zyczen (Concert of Wishes) Krzysztof Kieslowski 1968 by author Marek Haltof European Short Films
Copy Shop Virgil Widrich 2001 by Virgil Widrich European Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition Oscar nominated.
Daybreak Express D.A. Pennebaker 1953 by D.A. Pennebaker American Short Films
Dear Phone Peter Greenaway 1976 by Peter Greenaway British Short Films
The Discipline of D.E. Gus Van Sant 1982 None American Short Films
Doña Lupe Guillermo del Toro 1983–1984 by Guillermo del Toro World Short Films
Doodlebug Christopher Nolan 1997 by Christopher Nolan British Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition
Eight Stephen Daldry 1998 by Stephen Daldry & producer Jon Finn British Short Films Daldry's first film.
Election Night (Valgaften) Anders Thomas Jensen 1998 by Anders Thomas Jensen European Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition Winner of the Oscar for Best Short Film in 1998.
Epilog Tom Tykwer 1992 by Tom Tykwer European Short Films
Feelings Todd Solondz 1984 by author Jordi Costa American Short Films
Fierrot le pou Mathieu Kassovitz 1990 None European Short Films: US Edition
Five Feet High and Rising Peter Sollett 1999 by Peter Sollett & producer Eva Vives American Short Films Won the Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 2000.
Forklift driver klaus Stefan Prehn & Jorg Wagner 2000 by Jorg Wagner & Stefan Prehn World Short Films Won "numerous awards".
Freiheit George Lucas 1966 by George Lucas American Short Films
Fridge Peter Mullan 1996 by Peter Mullan European Short Films
Gasman Lynne Ramsay 1997 by Lynne Ramsay British Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition Won the Jury Prize at Cannes in 1998.
George Lucas in Love Joe Nussbaum 1999 by Joe Nussbaum & producer Joseph Levy American Short Films "George Lucas wrote to the filmmakers to let them know he was amused by the film."
Il Giorno della prima di Close Up (The Opening Day of Close-Up) Nanni Moretti 1996 by Nanni Moretti European Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition
The Girl Chewing Gum John Smith 1976 by John Smith British Short Films
A Girl's Own Story Jane Campion 1984 None World Short Films
Gisele Kerozene Jan Kounen 1999 by Jan Kounen European Short Films
Härlig är jorden (World of Glory) Roy Andersson 1991 by Roy Andersson European Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition
Home Morag McKinnon 1998 by Morag McKinnon British Short Films Won the BAFTA for Best Short Film in 1999.
L'Homme Sans Tete (The Man Without a Head) Juan Solanas 2003 by Juan Solanas European Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition Won the Jury Prize at Cannes in 2003.
Inside Out Tom Guard & Charles Guard 1999 by Tom & Charles Guard British Short Films
Jabberwocky Jan Švankmajer 1971 by author Peter Hames European Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition
Joyride Jim Gillespie 1995 by Jim Gillespie & producer Angus Lamont British Short Films
Je t'aime John Wayne Toby MacDonald 2000 by Toby MacDonald, writer Luke Ponte & producer Luke Morris British Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition
Judgement (Simpan) Park Chan-wook 1999 by Park Chan-wook World Short Films
The Lunch Date Adam Davidson 1990 by Adam Davidson American Short Films Winner of the Oscar for Best Short Film in 1991. Also winner of the Palme d'Or for Best Short Film at Cannes.
Madame Tutli-Putli Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski 2007 by Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski World Short Films Oscar nominated. Winner of 36 awards.
Meshes of the Afternoon Maya Deren 1943 None American Short Films
My Dad is 100 Years Old Guy Maddin 1983 by Guy Maddin World Short Films
My Wrongs #8245-8249 & 117 Chris Morris 2003 by the production runner European Short Films BAFTA winner.
Necrology (Roll Call of the Dead) Standish Lawder 1969–1970 by Standish Lawder American Short Films
Nocturne Lars von Trier 1980 by Lars von Trier & Tomas Gisslasson European Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition
Paperboys Mike Mills 2001 by Mike Mills American Short Films
Quartet for the End of Time Alfonso Cuarón 1983 by Alfonso Cuarón World Short Films
Rabbit Run Wrake 2005 by Run Wrake European Short Films: US Edition
Screen Test: Helmut Andy Warhol 1964 None American Short Films One of over 500 Screen Test films made by Warhol.
El Secdleto De La Tlompeta Javier Fesser 1995 by Jordi Costa European Short Films
The Sheep Thief Asif Kapadia 1997 by Asif Kapadia British Short Films
The Short & Curlies Mike Leigh 1987 by Mike Leigh British Short Films First in Channel 4's series of short films by this name.
Sikumi (On the Ice) Andrew Okpeaha MacLean 2008 by Andrew MacLean & Cara Marcous World Short Films Won the Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 2008.
Six Shooter Martin McDonagh 2005 European Short Films: US Edition Winner of the Oscar for Best Short Film in 2006. BAFTA nominated.
Soft Simon Ellis 2006 by Simon Ellis World Short Films BAFTA nominated. Winner of "countless" awards.

Ellis is the only director to have more than one film featured on Cinema16 DVDs.

Sonata for Hitler Alexander Sokurov 1979–1989 None World Short Films
Telling Lies Simon Ellis 2000 by Simon Ellis British Short Films Ellis is the only director to have more than one film featured on Cinema16 DVDs.
Terminal Bar Stefan Nadelman 2003 by Stefan Nadelman American Short Films Won the Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 2003.
Terry Tate: Office Linebacker Rawson Marshall Thurber 2003 by Rawson Marshall Thurber American Short Films First in a series of shorts, though only one is included.
Two Cars, One Night Taika Waititi 2003 by Taika Waititi World Short Films Oscar nominated.
UK Images Martin Parr 1997 by Martin Parr British Short Films
Uncle Adam Elliot 1996 by Adam Elliot World Short Films
La Vieille Dame et les Pigeons (The Old Lady and the Pigeons) Sylvain Chomet 1998 by Sylvain Chomet World Short Films Oscar nominated.
Vincent Tim Burton 1982 None American Short Films Narrated by Vincent Price.
Wasp Andrea Arnold 2003 None World Short Films, European Short Films: US Edition Winner of the Oscar for Best Short Film in 2005, as well as over 30 international festival awards.
Who's My Favourite Girl? Adrian J. McDowall 1999 by Adrian J. McDowall British Short Films Won a BAFTA in 2000.
The Wraith of Cobble Hill Adam Parrish King 2005 by Adam Parrish King American Short Films Won the Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 2006.

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