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LA Shorts International Film Festival

17 July - 25 July 2019

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Phone: 818-508-0800

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Address: USA

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  • Submission Info

Los Angeles Shorts International Film Festival is the most prestigious short film festival in the world.

LA Shorts 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 (ACCT) presenters of the Canadian Screen Awards.

LA Shorts boasts an outstanding past record of 50 Academy Award-nominated films, including 15 Oscar winners.

The festival has honored some of Hollywood’s legends of the past: Charles Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, and Robert Wise; along with actors Martin Landau, James Woods, Gary Oldman and directors Jon Favreau, Jan de Bont, Tim Burton, Shane Black, Bryan Singer and Paul Haggis.

The festival annually attracts more than 7,000 moviegoers, filmmakers and entertainment professionals looking for the hottest new talent.

Year established: 1997

Is this festival exclusively animation?: No - this is a film festival but with a specific animation category

Submission deadline:
7 June 2019

Entry fee:
(US Dollar) $49-75


  • Best of Fest (Academy Award® qualifying) Best Foreign Film (Academy Award® qualifying) Best Drama (Academy Award® qualifying) Best Comedy (Academy Award® qualifying) Best Animation (Academy Award® qualifying) Best Experimental (Academy Award® qualifying) Best Documentary (Academy Award® qualifying)
  • Best Animation
  • Documentary
  • Experimental
  • Music Video

Submission methods:

  • Online Link (& Password)


Festival recognised by: (what does this mean?)

  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
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