• AUGUST 8 – 22, 2018
    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

    Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Industry Prize Winner

The Driver is Red
Directed by Randall Christopher

Audience Award Winner

Magic Alps
Directed by Andrea Brusa & Marco Scotuzzi

Student Award Winner

The Peak
(Savannah College of Art and Design)
Directed by Mark Alex Vogt

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The ShortList Film Festival celebrates its seventh year in 2018. The festival elevates the best in short filmmaking as the format has exploded across every device in the age of streaming. The contest selects twelve of the best award-winning short films that have premiered at a major festival in the past year, making this the most highly competitive film festival of its kind.

ShortList finalists and winners have frequently gone on to greater recognition within the entertainment industry. The 2016 Jury Winner,“Maman(s),” won the Cesar award for best short film. The 2015 ShortList Audience and Jury winner, “Bear Story,” won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. The Award-Winning Shorts Competition is for films up to 20 minutes in length that have received an award. In 2017, The Shortlist Film Festival introduced a student category therefore, three winners included ‘The Silence’, ‘American Paradise’ and student film ‘Fanny Pack’.

FRANKIE SHAW (WRITER / DIRECTOR SMILF) ON THE SHORTLIST

2018 SUBMISSION DATES

THE SHORTLIST proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway.com, the world’s best online submissions platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, Vimeo and YouTube integration, and more. Click to submit with FilmFreeway.

 

Submissions are now closed

 

• Films must be completed on or after January 1, 2017.
• Films must be in English or with English subtitles.
• Films may have a maximum running time of 20 minutes.
• Film must have won an award at a major film festival in the past year.
• Final eligibility will be determined by festival programming team.

 

PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE RULES AND ENSURE YOUR FILM IS ELIGIBLE BEFORE SUBMITTING TO EACH CATEGORY.  SUBMISSION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

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Check out our sizzle reel from last years event

Contact Us

ShortList Film Festival

2260 S. Centinela Ave, Suite 150,
Los Angeles, CA, 90064
Tel: 424-248-0662

GENERAL INFORMATION

For General Questions about Submissions and Eligibility
shortlist@thewrap.com

 

SPONSORSHIP

Sarah Lindsay
sarah.lindsay@thewrap.com

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