Vogue Original Shorts1 season, 38 episodes
For Vogue’s Original Shorts, the most exciting new directors working in film and video today collaborate with our favorite performers to create supermodern, miniature movies.
Film & TVMeredith Danluck's short documentary ventures into the fraught territory where gender, sexuality and technology intersect, as David Mills, a West Virginia-based author, introduces us to his sex doll Taffy, and model, actress and Instagram star Caroline Vreeland contemplates the fine distinction between a sex object and a sex symbol.
Director: Meredith Danluck
Director Of Photography: Jake Burghart
Editor: Ian McGee
MagazineVogue’s new original video pulls back the curtain on Vogue’s February cover star’s most private thoughts, as well as those of everyone around her.
Director: Matthew Frost
Fashion Editor: Taylor Angino
Produced by Iconoclast
Hair: Tamara McNaughton
Makeup: Gucci Westman
Music: Ryland Blackinton
Shot on Kodak Film
Magazine“The Magic Diner Part II” finds the Tomb Raider actress, Alicia Vikander, holed up in the Ritz Carlton high above Manhattan’s Central Park, hiding from her admiring public, and fretting that her supernatural gizmo may have, at long last, run out of answers. Which is when a surprise visitor knocks at her door…
Director Niclas Larsson
Fashion Editor Andrew Mukamal
MusicFashion's favorite rebel takes a break from the whirlwind promotional tour for her brand new solo album, Fake Sugar, to shake up the early summer boardwalk scene on New York's Brighton Beach.
Read more on Beth Ditto talking Fake Sugar, the Fat Movement, Feminism, and Going Solo
FashionTo mark the actress’s first-ever Vogue cover, we reimagined the rising star in a multitude of scenarios, from Elle Fanning fanning a rock to Elle Fanning fanning The Rock. We even caught Fanning sifting through a scrum of brightly colored fan mail—while dressed in the latest feathered and embellished Prada, no less. Watch this exclusive video for more.
Directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost
Fashion Editor Felicia Garcia-Rivera
MagazineWhile in Kisumu for her Vogue Octorber 2016 cover shoot, Lupita Nyong’o stopped by her parents’ home for a walk through their farm with her father, to climb guava trees, tell stories, and to learn to cook ugali with her mother—just a year prior to the visit the Oscar-winning actress made national Kenyan news when she revealed that she did not know how to make the local staple. Director Lotfy Nathan helps her set the record straight.
MagazineIt’s not easy being the Editor in Chief of Vogue, or, for that matter, a world-renowned comedian. Or is it? Anna Wintour and Amy Schumer make the trade—find out who prevails in the ultimate career swap.
Written by Amy Schumer; Director: Ryan McFaul; Fashion Editor: Jorden Bickham
BeautyFor Lena Dunham, meditation comes before everything else. In this original short, the actress walks through a relaxation exercise designed to make everything, for one blissful moment, disappear. Breathe in, breathe out. And remember: Your mantra is you.
Director: Steven Brahms
Fashion Editor: Felicia Garcia-Rivera
BeautyWhat does it take to become one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading ladies? Australian-born Margot Robbie has an idea: for starters, a studied beauty routine so precise it borders on psychopathic. See the 25-year-old discuss the importance of being born with a six-pack and the beautifying powers of placenta cream in this American Psycho–spoofing original short directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost.
Fashion Editor: Felicia Garcia-Rivera
MagazineTable for one, fortune for a quarter? In this Vogue.com Original Short, directed by Niclas Larsson, Alicia Vikander finds herself all alone in a 24-hour diner with only a fortune-telling machine to keep her company. Seventy-five cents later she’s a reformed cynic, but not even Vikander (who helped dream up the script) could have predicted that Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour would drop in for takeout. Watch their unexpected encounter.
MagazineWill the real Jennifer Lawrence please stand up? In this Vogue original short, filmed on the set of Lawrence’s cover shoot and directed by Cass Bird, the actress parodies photo shoot b-roll and the celebrity interview.
Travel & LifestyleThe Owens Valley is the site of California’s oldest and most enduring water war, and the inspiration for the classic noir film Chinatown. Vogue.com sent the aerial photographer George Steinmetz to document the valley, now in the throes of severe drought, from above.
Video by George Steinmetz
MagazineAmanda Seyfried and her dog Finn do everything together—from chatting over morning breakfast, to sharing styling advice, to playing card games. Watch their day off together in this original short directed by Steven Brahms.
Music: “Ozma” by Shannon and the Clams
MagazineMoving to New York City might seem scary to some people, but for acclaimed English actress Carey Mulligan, in town for her Broadway role in Skylight, it’s as easy as grabbing an Uber. Learn her secrets to New York, from SoulCycle to the best local spots, in this original short directed by Cass Bird.
MagazineIt's a known fact that Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss are BFFs, just one look at their Instagrams will get rid of any doubt. But who is the BBF—the “Best Best Friend”? Vogue.com put the two of them through a series of tests, and the outcome will surprise you. Directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman.
MagazineWhen you say, “Just a minute,” what do you really mean? In this Vogue.com original short, directed by Gustav Johansson, the actress is called to set from her dressing room, but isn’t remotely ready. Watch to see just how long she can stretch out 60 seconds.
MagazineNow that she's a mother of a two-year-old, the Foxcatcher actress who once made tabloid headlines has gone completely New Age yummy mummy (sort of). Cass Bird directs the ever-uninhibited Sienna Miller in this ironic send-up.
FashionSure, Pat McGrath may be the most influential makeup artist in the world but can she expertly pull off glitter winged eyeshadow on Natalia Vodianova . . . with her eyes closed? Director Arnaud Boutin imagines the scene in this Original Short.
FashionThe supermodel gives a personal tour of “Cara’s Crib”—highlights including a pet gryphon and her very own street—and all in a certain familiar magical location.
FashionBefore she was a model, Edie Campbell was an accomplished equestrian—here, a moment at home with her beloved horse (and star of her Instagram feed), Dolly. Directed by Oliver Hadlee Pearch
FashionA facial, a workout, the Oscar de la Renta show, selfies with the paparazzi, and sunglasses at night: witness a perfect Fashion Week day in this video by Karlie Kloss and Casey Neistat.
FashionA dog, a horse, and a ridiculously adorable angora rabbit: Model Vanessa Axente introduces us to her mini menagerie in Győr, Hungary.Directed by Gaia Squarci
FashionArizona Muse wanders through her London home and shares her thoughts on modeling in this stop-motion video directed by Jackson Harries.
FashionGigi Hadid in ten great coats for covert operations and wicked surprises.
FashionInstagirl Fei Fei Sun’s New York is “very fresh, very modern,” and, as this Steven Brahms video reveals, more than a little surreal.
FashionMake breakfast and multitask with Instagirl Andreea Diaconu in this Cass Bird–directed video.
FashionWatch Instagirl Imaan Hammam dance through the streets of New York, from Grand Central all the way to the High Line.
Directed by Steven Brahms
Music: Storm Queen “Look Right Through (MK Vocal Edit)” available on iTunes
BeautyThe Oscar-winning actress demonstrates her favorite pastime with her six best friends. Directed by Austin Peters
FashionEarlier this evening, Anna Wintour celebrated Rihanna’s audacious, individualistic style by presenting her with this year’s CFDA Fashion Icon Award at Lincoln Center. This is the imagined text exchange that led Anna to the stage.
Directors: Josh Ruben and Vincent Peone
Motion Designer: Bill Bergen
Film & TVIn our latest Vogue.com exclusive video, watch the Amazing Spider-Man 2 star as she uses a hilarious, highly unconventional method to prepare for her latest role—as a nun. Written and directed by Ruben Fleischer.
Film & TVComedian Mindy Kaling, of The Mindy Project, stops by the Vogue offices for her first fashion fitting at the magazine and her suggestions for the shoot are met with some skepticism.
Directed by Josh Ruben + Vincent Peone
Film & TVSupermodel Kate Upton teams up with two “friends” at the Vogue Studios to rock it out. Here, she works it for the camera, doing what she claims is “all I know how to do”—dancing.
Directed by AB/CD/CD
Music: “Doigsong” from Kindness’ World, You Need A Change of Mind
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Film & TVHow do you prepare for your very first Vogue cover shoot? In our original short, directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, Lena Dunham gets a lesson from Hamish Bowles—with a special assist from supermodels past and present. Produced by Supermarché, in association with Moxie Pictures.
Film & TVCate Blanchett is the latest actress to star in one of Vogue’s new Original Shorts. Watch her in Slow Motion, directed by Matthew Frost.
Film & TVIn "Scripted Content," the latest installment in our new video series, Vogue Original Shorts, director Matthew Frost and December cover girl Jessica Chastain poke a little fun at our digital obsession with celebrities. Who among us has been tempted to snap a photo of a star when serendipity brings one into our midst?
Film & TVAt 38 and expecting her third child with new husband Ned RocknRoll, Kate Winslet remains at the top of her game. But whom does she consider the best actress of all time? Director Matthew Frost learns the answer in this exclusive film.