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Palm Springs International Short Film Festival

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Fascinated by the movie business? Seeking an original activity for your next vacation? Come to beautiful Palm Springs in June. View debuts of quality new films. Who knows? You might be first to see a next box office record breaker or Oscar winner. 

What's So Special About the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival?

Shortfest is the largest short film event in North America. It celebrates it's twenty-fifth anniversary this summer.

Over five thousand films are submitted each year. Approximately 300 shorts are selected for viewing at the festival. Opportunities exist for seeing some of the remaining titles.

Over one hundred shorts first viewed in Palm Springs have gone on to receive Oscar nominations and/or awards. The atmosphere is casual, the event attended by hundreds of filmmakers and industry professionals.

When is ShortFest 2019?

This year's annual Palm Springs International Short Film Festival is scheduled for June 18-24, 2019.

Where Does ShortFest Take Place?

Showings are viewed in Camelot Theatres at Palm Springs Cultural Center.

How is the Event Organized?

Screenings are scheduled Tuesday June 18, 2019 through Sunday June 23, 2019. Each showing follows a theme such as Sibling Stories, or The Things We Do for Love. Makers of the films attend the viewings and are present after for a question and answer session.

The Market runs concurrently with ShortFest and offers a library of over five thousand films available for viewing on screening stations.

How Do I Register to Attend?

Visit this link for ShortFest ticket information. Guidelines for attending and proper event etiquette are included with the ordering information.

The Palm Springs International Short Film Festival is a must see event. Meet the makers of the movies of tomorrow, then check out all the other things to see and do or simply relax and unwind in the desert sun.

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