Palm Springs International Short FilmFest
Now entering its 21st year, the Palm Springs International ShortFest is one of only a handful of Oscar®-qualifying Festivals in the US. First place winners in our Live Action, Animation, and Best of the Fest categories are automatically qualified for nomination consideration by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. To date, ShortFest has screened 97 that have gone on to receive Academy Award nominations. Selection has become a badge of honor among filmmakers, ensuring the highest quality films and attracting an audience of avid filmgoers, industry professionals, and talent from around the world.