short subject(redirected from Film short)
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A brief film often shown before a feature-length film.
(Film) chiefly US a short film, esp one presented between screenings of a feature film
a short film, as a documentary or travelogue, shown as part of a program with a feature-length film.
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|Noun||1.||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