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Shorts Not Pants Film Festival Celebrates Record Attendance And Announces Film Awards

  TRAILER 2023 Program Guide Shorts Not Pants website The Carlton Cinema played host to the 2023 edition of the Shorts Not Pants Film Festival, showcasing an eclectic mix of Canadian and international short films that captivated audiences and celebrated the art of concise storytelling. This year marked a significant milestone for the festival, witnessing a marked increase in attendance, affirming its growing popularity among cinephiles and film enthusiasts. Founder, Execu...

The 2024 Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival will take place in a modified, reduced version due to it's financial situation

2024 : A SINGULAR EDITION The closing ceremony of the 2023 Festival with confetti raining down on the award-winners and jury members - © SQPLCM, Anthonin Robineau  Last May, the festival team issued a call for help, amidst uncertainty, but more importantly, amidst widespread mobilization on the part of their audience, their partners and the entire film industry, which they once again want to thank you for.   So now, the team wants to reassure you once and for all...

The 46th edition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Fest will be highlighting women, on both sides of the camera

THE FESTIVAL UNVEILS THE PANORAMA SECTION: WOMEN IN THE SPOTLIGHT The 46th edition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival will be held from 2nd through 10th February. As usual, the National, International and Lab Competitions will be joined by a thematic retrospective as well as screenings focusing on a geographical area. After 2023’s Libido and Taiwanese programs, the 2024 Festival will be highlighting women, on both sides of the camera.   ...

INTERFILM 39 International Short Film Festival Berlin previews

INTERFILM 39 will take place 14 - 19 November 2023 After the festival opening on November 14, 2023, INTERFILM will show over 300 short films in 50 programs from over 60 countries at 10 Berlin venues. In addition to competitions and special programs, the program includes several major events. Here is a selection. Special guests: Soda Jerk! The artist duo Soda Jerk, founded in Sydney in 2002 and based in New York since 2012, were most recently celebrated at this year's Berlinale and...

The 2024 Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival official poster is out! it s a girl, NO it s a rabbit, or both?

We're delighted to unveil the official poster for the 46th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, designed by talented American illustrator Stacey Rozich. This watercolorist offers us a fresco bursting with acidic characters and settings straight from her imagination and the short films that inspired her during her journey as a juror for the 2023 international competition. Can you identify the filmic references scattered throughout this poster?  In a mishmash of meticul...

Famous Actors in short Films

Miami short Film Festival (MIAMIsFF), in partnership with Deering Estate, presents: Focus On: Famous Actors in short Films! Sunday, September 10th - 7:00 p.m.     TICKETS ...

Dublin Film Fest presents the Short Film Festival Strategy webinar

  Want to get your short film on the festival circuit but not sure where to start? Come along to our DIFF Circle online discussion ‘Short Film Festival Strategy’, where we’ll be asking our panellists their best advice on how to get the most out of your short film at festival season.     Hosted by festival director, Gráinne Humphreys, we welcome industry experts Kathleen McInnes and Wouter Jansen alongside the DIFF 2023 Discovery Winners; Laura O&rs...

The Best Shorts Competition Announces Latest Winners!

The Best Shorts Competition is proud to announce the latest winners. The Best Shorts Competition puts filmmakers first and provides a direct opportunity for recognition and publicity for high quality productions. It is international in scope and has granted awards to producers in Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Cuba, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paragu...

The Ermanno Olmi Award is back in Bergamo calling for shorts

The fifth edition of the Ermanno Olmi Award for Best Short Film to be held in Bergamo. The award aims to promote films made by young filmmakers under 30.  Submission deadline: October 15th, 2023   ©Gianni Berengo Gardin/Contrasto The Ermanno Olmi Award is back in Bergamo. Established to promote short films by young Italian and international directors, the award was also created to honour the late filmmaker from Bergamo. Aiming to promote young filmmakers under the...

The 29th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest announces 2023 line-up

  2023 PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST ANNOUNCES LINE-UP      Palm Springs, CA (June 1, 2023) – The 29th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest returns to the Camelot Theatres (Palm Springs Cultural Center) from June 20-26. The festival will screen 50 curated programs showcasing 299 films including 53 World Premieres, 10 International Premieres, 33 North American Premieres and 18 U.S. Premieres. Repeat screenings of the winners will be shown closing ...

Women Win Big at the Friss Hús Budapest ISFF Awards Ceremony

Awards of the XI. Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival announced Among the Hungarian films in the competition, AFFRIKÁTA and 27 won; the story of the French ROADTRIPPER was awarded in the international selection. Adél Kováts and Rozi Székely took home the award for Best Acting Performance. XI. Friss Hús Budapest International Film Festival took place with a full house screening. The festival winners were announced at the awar...

Sauve qui peut (la vie)... Shorts in danger at Clermont Ferrand

The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, a professional, public and popular event, the second French film festival in terms of number of spectators and one of the most important events dedicated to the new voices in cinema in the world, has just lost more than half of its 2023 funding from the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regional Council. This decision affects first and foremost our organisation, same as all our cultural friends and fellow, has just gone through an unprecedented crisis and we...

Reactions of support and solidarity from all over the world, from film and audiovisual professionals and film buffs alike.

Since the publication of the open letter by Éric Roux, President of the Sauve qui peut le court métrage association, on May 15, many supporters of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival have made their voices heard. Their support took many forms: official press releases, speeches, tribunes, signing and sharing a petition... We'd like to say THANK YOU! A non-exhaustive focus on the invaluable support from everywhere: from the Croisette in Cannes, from profes...

Open letter from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival to Laurent Wauquiez, President of the Regional Council

  An open letter from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival to Laurent Wauquiez, President of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Regional Council « We are delighted to be a regular partner of the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, which exactly matches our cultural vision for rigor and accessibility. » Dear Minister, President of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Regional Council, you pronounced the above words in your editorial for our 2020 catalogue. This ...

Winners Go Short Awards 2023 announced!

  Films about the unruliness of life go home with Go Short Awards 2023 Thank you for your patience! by Simon van der Zande receives two awards During the anniversary edition of Go Short tonight, the coveted Go Short Awards were presented for the fifteenth time during a live show. The awards are an important springboard for the Oscars, BAFTA and European Film Awards, among others. From a packed auditorium at LUX, in Nijmegen's hometown, the jury announced to filmmakers who had...

Shorts Not Pants Film Festival Announces 2022 Festival Award Winners

With the 10th anniversary Shorts Not Pants Film Festival officially wrapped, it’s that time to present some Short Film Awards.    This year’s festival was a hybrid with in-person screenings held at Innis Town Hall November 18 - 20, and virtually available Canada-wide from November 21 - 27.      Started in 2012 in Toronto by James McNally, Shorts Not Pants has carried the torch for short films gaining much attraction and attention from filmmakers ar...

INTERFILM 39 calling : International Short Film Festival Berlin 14 - 19 November 2023

Open Call 2023: Enter films for INTERFILM 39 – International Short Film Festival Berlin 14 - 19 November 2023 KUKI 16 – Young Short Film Festival Berlin 12 - 19 November 2023 New year, new films, new chances! It's 2023 and once again we have collectively taken the calendrical turn of the year as an opportunity to take stock, weigh up the pros and cons and assure each other that everything will be better this year. Capitalism will become socially-oriented,...

The Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival unveils its Competitions for 2023

  The 45th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the largest short film festival in the world – will be held from 27th January through 4th February 2023. Three competitions bring together the short films selected this year from over 8,300 entries spanning the entire world, including some 2,000 just from France.  Seventy-eight films from fifty-two countries will be shown in the International Competition. The Lab Competition will host twenty-five f...

The poster for the 45th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival uncovered

  © Regina Pessoa Alice uninhibited, the Puy de Dôme in lace, a nod to pre-cinema and a quiet homage to Ukraine.   The imagery for the 2023 edition of the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival was created by the Portuguese illustrator and animated film director Regina Pessoa, who was here last February as a member of the National Jury, alongside Yassine Qnia, Olivier Broche and Vincent Maël Cardona. "In my personal work, I like developing images that may s...

Venezia Shorts calling

    Our Extended Deadline is coming up! It is a unique opportunity to submit your film Heart of Mine at Venezia Shorts. Venezia Shorts is part of the TOP 100 MOST POPULAR FILM FESTIVAL on FilmFreeway, as well as an IMDb qualifying competition with CASH PRIZES and a Live Event in the heart of Venezia. Our main goal at VENEZIA SHORTS is to showcase brilliant projects in the beautiful city of Venezia for a diverse audience of cinep...

Shorts Not Pants Announcing 2022 Hybrid Festival Lineup Full Programme

  In-Person November 18 - 20  |  Virtual November 21 - 27   All-Access Pass $45 ($40 until Oct. 31) Virtual Pass $35 ($30 until Oct. 31) Tickets, film guide and more can be found here     What a short 10 years it’s been. Started in 2012 in Toronto by James McNally, Shorts Not Pants Film Festival has car...

The Marrakech Short Film Festival: Honored commitments.

  The Marrakech Short Film Festival has honored its commitments for its second edition under the aegis of the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication. An edition that marks the identity of the festival and traces the main lines of the foundation of its next editions. The MsFF took place for its second edition from September 23 to 30, 2022. An edition rich in exchanges and high-level screenings in mythical places of the ocher city, in a friendly setting worthy of the hospitality of...

MUMBA International Short Film Festival calling

India's Biggest Short Film Festival 2022 MUMBA International Short Film Festival 2022 Hey Film Maker. waiting for your Short film   MUMBA International Short Film Festival ( second season ) is the best platform for you all short film makers..   Submissions open !!     You can win a cash prize of : 62,000 /- Rs ( USD 777.72 )  A grand prizes of sixty two thousand rupees   or   Entrance Fee 799 / - Rs ( $10.80 )   Contact Details : &...

Open Call for Drama Shorts

  Submit Drama Shorts   Third edition open! Our festival is looking for dramatic, experiment...

THIS IS SHORT awards main prize to White Shadow

Festival streaming platform THIS IS SHORT awards main prize to British-Swiss production White Shadow Urgent social issues prevail at the platform’s online competition New Point of View – Second prize to French film How to order online With almost two weeks left to go, THIS IS SHORT announced the winners of the competition at the heart of the streaming platform, New Point Of View. The only short film competition organized by four film festivals together ...


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