Digital and Analog Storytelling

The entire history of human expression, slightly abridged

August is the time to gif!!!!

  Okay, so I just barely got this one out. Better late than never, though, I suppose. So, first I took the phrase “August is the best time to” and … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

It’s Subtle

This shot is from George Melies‘s amazing La Voyage Dans la Lune, my absolute favorite movie from that very first age of cinema, known to some people as Early Cinema, … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Painted Lady Vanishes

So there are some pretty serious problems with this as my gif submission for day 1 of the August Animated Gifpolooza Eternum or whatever the Dog and the Doll are … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

15 gifs from the dawn of cinema

June 17, 2013 · 2 Comments


So I had all kinds of thoughts about how I should break the news to you. The news, the news you’ve all been waiting for, is the I–Brian Short–aka The … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 5 Comments

To Serve Learners teaser trailer

Sorry, everybody, I just couldn’t resist. After Cogdog sent out an advanced preview of the first bit of “To Serve Learners,” the satirical radio play for Ds106zone’s audio week, I … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Kanye Is Due on Maple Street

Kanye Is Due on Maple Street from Brian Short on Vimeo. * After I made my last audio piece for the DS106 Zone, an audio piece that remixed snippets from … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 2 Comments