Steve Martin releases short film online

Steve Martin has released the short film Morto the Magician exclusively at According to, Martin wrote and direct the animated short for Web viewers. Morto the Magician features an animated magician named Morto as he unsuccessfully performs a round of magic tricks. The short follows the successful launch of Martin‘s first online project, Gwyneth and Steve, which is still available at the same Web site, and runs with other shorts currently playing by directors Ron Howard and Steven Spielberg in the Theater section.