When it comes to getting a movie fix these days, more people opt for their computer screens than venturing outside to a theater. Hollywood has countered this trend with a slew of 3-D blockbusters and cinematic largesse, but how does the short film fare?

Some people are satisfied to watch short films online. On YouTube, for example, almost everything is a short. But if you watched YouTube, Vimeo — or any other online video platform — every day for the rest of your life, you still wouldn’t be able to see everything on them. How do you know what you’re watching is “the best”? That’s where the importance of curation comes in.

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