LA Shorts Fest

LA Shorts Fest

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Los Angeles, California
Start Month: September


Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (LA Shorts Fest) ranks among the most prestigious international short film festivals in the world. The festival is accredited by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

Submission Requirements:

Films must have been completed after Jan. 1, 2012 All non-English films must have English sub-titles. Films must be submitted on DVD or DVD PAL in (Region 0 or 1). Works-in-progress will be considered.

Submission Deadline: July


Shorts under 30 minutes, for each entry:

Awards / Prizes:

Winners considered for Academy Award nominations Best of Fest
(Academy Award qualifying) Best Foreign Film (Academy Award qualifying)
Best Drama (Academy Award qualifying) Best Comedy (Academy Award qualifying)
Best Animation

Contact: Domenic Yovina (


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