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21 Short Films Based On Short Stories (2024 edition)!

Films Based On Short Stories 

In the spirit of all things books-to-film, we’ve compiled a list of 21 short films based on short stories for your enlightenment and enjoyment. You can usually find a short film based on a short story near the beginning of your favorite directors’ filmography. Similarly, many famous authors cut their teeth on the short story format when they were first starting out. Some of these shorts are obscure, some won Oscars, all are literary adaptations for film and that’s what we’re about. Enjoy! 

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10 Book Trailers Starring Oscar Winners, Nominees and 1 Host

book trailers oscar winners

You don’t need an Oscar-winning actor to make a successful book trailer…but it certainly doesn’t hurt. Believe it or not, some artists that have been blessed by the Academy are willing to stoop so low as to star in a book trailer, of all things. Well, get this. The format is so legit that even folks from the establishment are jumping on board and it’s not even weird. Well, sometimes it is. Speaking of weird, the 93rd Academy Awards airs Monday April 25th and will be the first-ever Oscars ceremony with no in-person attendance. Sadly, there will be no reporters on the red carpet asking stars, “Who designed your mask?” In light of the upcoming awards season, here’s an interesting little list of 10 book trailers starring Oscar winners (or noms). Some of them are quite surprising.

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