PREMIERE FILM FESTIVAL launches on iTunes and Amazon

September 8, 2015


Enjoy some of the best short films from the 2014 edition of the Toronto International FIlm Festival. DISCIPLINE (Switzerland), DEL CIEGO DESERT (Canada), TATUAPE MAHAL TOWER (Brazil), DAY 40 (Canada), PLAYING WITH BALLS (Iceland), and THE WARREN (USA).


PREMIERE FILM FESTIVAL from Ouat Media on Vimeo.


AVE MARIA chosen as an Official Selection at Cannes International Film Festival


Recent Ouat Media acquisition AVE MARIA has been announced as an Official Selection of the 2015 Cannes International Film Festival in the Short Films Competition. AVE MARIA (dir. Basil Khalil) is the story of an Israeli settler family who crash their car outside an isolated convent in the occupied West Bank. Their only hope of getting home rests with five nuns who have taken a vow of silence.

"It is these absurd and unique situations have always sparked my interest when finding new material, because here is where you find the deep, humane, yet fantastic life stories," says Director Basil Khalil.

AVE MARIA from Ouat Media on Vimeo.

AYA - Another 2015 Oscar Nominee!

Ouat Media is proud to announce another Oscar® Nominee in the Short Film (Live Action) category of the 87th Academy Awards®: AYA (dir. Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis). It is the eighth Academy Award® Nominee represented by Ouat Media. 

AYA tells the story of two strangers who unexpectedly meet at an airport. He mistakenly assumes her to be his assigned driver. She, enchanted by the random encounter, does not hurry to prove him wrong.

This 40 min long short film from Israel was awarded an Israeli Academy Award for Best Short. In 2014, AYA set a precedent in Israeli cinema, marking the first short film ever released domestically in theaters. AYA has become an audience and critical success in its home country and Ouat Media is proud to represent this wonderful short film internationally. AYA is NOW AVAILABLE ON iTUNES!



For the third year in a row, Ouat Media is representing an Oscar® Nominee!  BUTTER LAMP (LA LAMPE AU BEURRE DE YAK) (dir. Hu Wei) has been nominated in the Short Film (Live Action) category of the 87th Academy Awards®, taking place on February 22, 2015.

This 15 minute long short film has been an official selection of over 100 international film festivals including the Clermont Ferrand Film Festival, Cannes Critic’s Week and Sundance International Film Festival. BUTTER LAMP is NOW AVAILABLE ON iTUNES!

BUTTER LAMP tells the story of a photographer and his assistant who photograph the inhabitants of a remote Tibetan village and weave unique links with each of the villagers through their shots.

UNCLAIMED now available on iTunes!

UNCLAIMED from Ouat Media on Vimeo.


Ouat Media is proud to announce the iTunes release of UNCLAIMED – a unique and compelling documentary about two men whose lives intersect through the burdens of war.

UNCLAIMED is directed by Michael Jorgensen is now available for digital download on iTunes. See the film today!


8 ANIMAZING SHORT STORIES from Ouat Media on Vimeo.

Ouat Media is proud to announce the iTunes release of 8 ANIMAZING SHORT STORIES – a program of the best animated short films from the world's most talented young filmmakers and animators. Films featured in this compilation have played at some of the most prestigious international festivals, including the Toronto International Film Festival, Cannes International Film Festival and Clermont Ferrand International Film Festival. Of the eight featured titles, two will be making their worldwide iTunes premieres: BEAST and COSMIC LOVE.

Let your imagination run wild with 8 ANIMAZING SHORT STORIES - a fantastic, family-friendly program of animated tales, available now!

Ouat Media Presents Avant Que De Tout Perdre and Five Acclaimed Short Films


Ouat Media presents AVANT QUE DE TOUT PERDRE – The story of Miriam, a cashier in a supermarket who decides to leave her violent husband before... it’s too late.

AVANT DE QUE TOUT PERDRE is directed by Xavier Legrand and is nominated in the Short Film (Live Action) category of the 86th Academy Awards.


Ouat Media is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of the FIVE ACCLAIMED SHORT FILMS program on iTunes.

This collection of five of the top films from five of the top film fests will be a great addition to any film connoisseur’s collection.

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