Not to be missed: David Bowie’s short film, virtual reality, and more…

Encounters brings you the week's essential links on short films from around the web.

1. Whilst David Bowie’s death may be over three months ago now, it is never too late to catch the artist’s rarely seen first on-screen performance in the short film The Image.

2. Find out why short films are thriving in an industry often dominated by big-budget features.

3. Virtual reality is a fast-moving technology that has great potential for filmmaking – find out what the experts at the forefront of this new field think in this article on Oculus Story Studio.

We’ll be keeping you updated with content from the world of short films that we believe shouldn’t be missed – keep your eyes peeled for the next post!