short subject


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

short subject

n.
A brief film often shown before a feature-length film.

short subject

n
(Film) chiefly US a short film, esp one presented between screenings of a feature film

short′ sub`ject


n.
a short film, as a documentary or travelogue, shown as part of a program with a feature-length film.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.short subject - a brief film; often shown prior to showing the feature
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
animated cartoon, toon, cartoon - a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
newsreel - a short film and commentary about current events
References in periodicals archive ?
In 1954, Disney won the Academy Award in all four categories in which he was nominated – Best Short Subject (Cartoon), Best Short Subject (Two–reel), Subject (Two–reel), Best Documentary Best Documentary (Feature), and Best (Feature), and Best Documentary (Short Documentary (Short Subject).
On Saturday, the festival will show a 75-minute feature length film and a 23-minute short subject.
Embassy in Sana'a celebrated Wednesday the crew of "Karama (dignity) Has No Walls" film which was listed in the American Academy of Arts within the Documentary Short Subject list nominated to win the 2014 Oscars.
The Post reports that while making his pitch, he showed commissioners the 2011 Oscar he won for the short subject documentary ''Saving Face,'' which he co-directed with Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.
More than 150 feature films and 130 short subject films from more than 60 countries will be represented.
Learn how to: improve your email marketing (test it, localize it, keep a short subject line, listen to feedback); deploy QR codes effectively (on business cards, name tags, shopping carts, restaurant menus); differentiate your brand (goal-setting, analyzing your competition, determining your values and personality); and launch a social media campaign or increase engagement.
The story is revealed in a BBC1 documentary on Seawards The Great Ships, which won the Academy Award for Best Short Subject in 1962.
Children's librarian Wendy Horowitz will show a collection of 16 mm short subject and animations, including a Beatles film, 4-5 p.
With the theme music of the old movie-newsreel short subject playing softly in the background, a pair of St.
The strident fugue, with a fairly short subject by Bach's standards, is made more compelling by an early upward leap from which the part writing then cascades with the utmost precision.
OSCAR watchers who found this year's ceremony a little snoozy should have been backstage when Robert Hudson and Bobby Houston, partners in life and work, hit the pressroom following their win for Best Documentary Short Subject.
This makes it possible to duplicate anything from digital photographs to short subject films, customer data, accounting information or other images without outsourcing the job.