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Over 300 Films Selected For The 17th Annual Oscar-Qualifying® HollyShorts Film Festival

  The Hybrid Celebration will take place September 23-October 1, 2021 The Oscar® Qualifying HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL is back and ready for its close up. After a year of virtual screenings, panels, and endless Zoom meetings, the world’s largest short film festival will host its first ever hybrid event from September 23-October 1, 2021. The organizers behind HollyShorts are thrilled to announce over 300 out of 5,000 submissions made the cut and are invited to screen at the 17th e...

Tehran International Short Film Festival Joins Academy Award® qualifying fests

IYCS public relations reports according to Tehran times, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has approved registration the Tehran International Short Film Festival as an event whose awards can qualify a film for the Academy Awards®, the Iranian Youth Cinema Society (IYCS) that is the main organizer of the festival announced recently. “We were informed that the festival will be a gate to the Oscars late last week. Meanwhile, there are few festivals in Asia having this hon...

Lake Travis Film Festival wraps up second edition of the fest with announcement of filmmaker awards

Sevgi Hirschäuser’s Toprak wins Best Narrative Feature Film and Nico Perrino, Aaron Reese, and Chris Maltby’s Mighty Ira takes the Best Documentary Feature Film award   Austin animation house Minnow Mountain is given the LTFF “Make A Splash” Award   Bee Cave/Lakeway, TX (June 16, 2021) – The Second Lake Travis Film Festival announced its filmmaker awards during a brunch at Bee Cave’s famous Star Hill Ranch (15000 Hamilton Pool Rd) as...

Indy Shorts International Film Festival Announces Largest Slate of Short Films

Academy Award®-Qualifying Indy Shorts International Film Festival Announces Largest Slate of Short Films Showcased at Indoor, Outdoor and Virtual Screenings   Heartland Film announced the lineup of 201 independent short films – 22 World Premieres and 19 U.S. Premieres – included in the 4th Indy Shorts International Film Festival, July, 20-25, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. In an effort to accommodate different viewing pre...

The 27th Palm Springs International ShortFest lineup!

  ShortFest Lineup is Live! We're thrilled to announce the 2021 edition of ShortFest! The festival will screen 49 curated programs showcasing 295 films including 32 World Premieres, 13 International Premieres, 46 North American Premieres and 22 U.S. Premieres. More than 5,500 short films from 104 countries were submitted.   Screenings will all take place at the Camelot Theatres (Palm Springs Cultural Center) starting June 22 with a full day of programming and will conclude on J...

The 2021 Etheria Film Festival lineup of shorts revealed

  ETHERIA FILM FESTIVAL BRINGS OFFICIAL 2021 LINEUP TO KANSAS CITY Screenland Armour Theatre to Host 8th Annual Event Etheria Film Night (etheriafilmnight.com) is returning to Screenland Armour Theatre (screeland.com) on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 9:30 PM. The 2021 lineup features nine short films from around the world. “The Screenland Armour Theatre and the Kansas City genre fans have been so welcoming to Etheria and our filmmakers. We can’t not wait to see how they...

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KUKI Festival - Last call for Short Entries!

KUKI is the young people’s section of the interfilm Berlin Festival Last chance: We have extended the submission deadline until May 9! Submit films up to 20 minutes - (all genres, all techniques) for children & youth. Only entries via Shortfilmdepot will be considered. KUKI - 14th International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth Berlin  14 - 21 November 2021 Entries accepted from 18 January to 25 April 2021 Submissions & regulations Festival Prof...

MAX3MIN Festival Chapter X: from reality to short films

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Watch The Melbourne Short Film Festival 3rd Edition Online Now!‌

The Melbourne Short Film Festival partnered with global streaming platform FILMPIXS and welcome all visitors to a virtual event between April 23 - May 2 2021. Bringing an amazing lineup of films anytime, anywhere ...

Shortie film festival will take place online in 2 weeks

Shortie Film Festival is fast-growing annual film festival based in Brooklyn, New York. During a two day event we hold live screenings, talks and networking afterparties at a beautiful rustic 19th century loft.    Shortie represents filmmakers of all backgrounds and levels of experiences. We promote and support young talents helping them to get industry recognition in New York City.    We love and support movies made with small and bi...

30th Aspen Shortsfest taking place online April 6-11, 2021

ASPEN FILM EXPANDS THE VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE FOR ITS 30TH SHORTSFEST     Earlier this month, Aspen Film revealed the more than 80 films to be screened as part of its 30th Aspen Shortsfest. Taking place April 6-11, 2021, the annual festival is one of only four Oscar®-qualifying festivals in the US strictly dedicated to short films. Shortsfest, which for the second year in a row is again being held virtually due to the pandemic, has expanded its technological offerings allowing for...

EFN Spring Edition is open for submissions

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - EFN FILM FESTIVAL SPRING EDITION   ● EFN Spring Edition is open for submissions! We accept films of any genre and type: **comedy, drama, horror, animation, documentary, experimental, all are welcome** ● EFN is an international short film festival reaching over 3000 cinephiles. ● The selected films will compete for the Critics’ Choice Award given by a panel of film industry experts and the Audience Favourite Award voted by the audience at...

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The Creative Coalition’s Spotlight Initiative announces Shorts Competition Winners

  THE CREATIVE COALITION AWARDS $220,000 IN GRANTS TO FILMMAKERS SPOTLIGHTING THE UNTOLD STORY OF OBESITY JURY OF TV/FILM LEADERS AND MEDICAL EXPERTS SELECTS 2020 SPOTLIGHT INITIATIVE FILMS The Creative Coalition today awarded $220,000 in grants to four filmmakers who will produce short films about the untold story of obesity. The grant recipients include writer/director Greg DePaul (“Bride Wars”), Emmy Award-winning scenic designer David Gallo (“Sesame Street&rdqu...

Hollyshorts presents its first annual HollyShorts HOT LIST

TOP 30 SHORT FILMS BREAKING THE MOLD   The Oscar qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival, one of the world’s most influential short festivals, is presenting its  first annual HollyShorts HOT LIST, their ranking of some of the best short films from emerging and diverse storytellers. These landmark films are breaking the mold, winning a variety of accolades and being sought after for adaptations into longer form content.    Distinguished for its eye for discovering new...

VIDEO Clermont-Ferrand 2021: Online Masterclass with Jean-Marc Vallée

Exceptional online masterclass with the Quebec filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée, hosted by Lebanese journalist Abla Kandalaft.     Jean-Marc Vallée OC (born March 9, 1963) is a Canadian filmmaker, film editor and screenwriter. After studying film at the Université de Montréal, Vallée went on to make a number of critically acclaimed short films, including Stéréotypes (1991), Les Fleurs magiques (1...

ShortsTV just announced its global short film festival, the 2021 ShortsTV Worldwide Film Festival

ShortsTV just announced its global short film festival, the 2021 ShortsTV Worldwide Film Festival, in the U.S., Latin America, India and Europe.    ShortsTV, the first and only global channel and network dedicated to short films and exclusive presenter of Oscar® Nominated Shorts theatrical releases, announced today that it will once again bolster its commitment to elevating filmmakers across the globe with the 2021 ShortsTV Worldwide Film Festival.    ...

Fugitif Short Film Festival calls for your shorts

 Fugitif Short Film Festival Avignon, France Sep 10, 2021 au Sep 12, 2021     SECTIONS NIGHT : clôture des inscriptions le July 10, 2021 MUSIC : clôture des inscriptions le July 10, 202...

New edition for comedy short films

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Last few days to enter the NEW San Diego International ShortsFest with early bird rate!

Early Bird Deadline: February 1, 2021 Because we just can’t wait til the October San Diego International Film Festival, we’ve created the San Diego International ShortsFest to debut this May 21-23! We need your voice now more than ever, and we want you to be a part of the first-ever San Diego International ShortsFest! What’s your story? The mission of the San Diego International ShortsFest is to use film to start conversations on important topics affecti...

Assurdo Film Festival calling for shorts

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Weird short film? It's perfect for us.   Submit  The Assurdo Film festival wants to promote the film as encounter between peoples, paying attention to those works that represent an alternative vision of reality....

Mecal Pro 2021 is launched in face-to-face format

The 23rd edition of Mecal Pro returns with presential format, establishing and ensuring the pertinent security measures in all its activities.   The 23rd edition of Mecal , Barcelona International Short Film and Animation Festival, opts to organize the event in a hybrid way from March 11 to 28, after a last edition online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Much of the festival will be held so face , complied with the relevant safety measures in Arts Santa Monica . Likewise, we will have...

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