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LA Shorts International Film Festival

LA Shorts International Film Festival

Wednesday, 21 July 2021 until Thursday, 29 July 2021

LA Shorts International Film Festival ranks among the most prestigious and largest international short film festivals in the world. The festival is accredited by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.

A total of 58 LA Shorts filmmakers have earned Academy Award® nominations, with 15 taking home the Oscar.

LA Shorts is the longest-running short film festival in Los Angeles. The festival attracts over 10,000 attendees each year including Hollywood industry professionals and emerging undiscovered filmmakers.

LA Shorts is an official qualifying event for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) short film awards. Award-winners at the festival are eligible to win BAFTA's

LA Shorts is recognized by The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television (ACCT) presenters of the Canadian Screen Awards.

The film programming screens all genres from a wide spectrum of categories with high to low budget films under 50 minutes. From recognizable directors and celebrity actors to students from the finest film schools and high school teenagers- they're all here to celebrate the art (and business) of short-form cinema! 

*ACADEMY AWARD OSCAR® QUALIFYING
British Academy of Film and Television Arts BAFTA Qualifying
Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television (ACCT) Canadian Screen Awards Qualifying

Best of Fest*
Best Foreign Film*
Best Drama
Best Comedy
Best Animation*
Best Experimental
Best Documentary*

Best Music Video
Best High School Film
Best Web Series

Best New Chinese Filmmaker

Best Actor
Best Actress