Date: July 23 - 31, 2009
Call for Entry Deadline: May 8, 2009
All films submitted regardless if they are selected for the Festival, will be listed on our web site. You will also have the opportunity to upload a trailer or clip of your film.
All non-English films must have English sub-titles.
Films must be submitted on DVD or ½” VHS tape (NTSC or PAL).
Works-in-progress will be considered, provided they will be completed prior to the Festival
Preview DVD should be labeled with the title, running-time and contact email and phone number.
Publicity stills - If your film is selected we will ask you to email us a still image.
All films selected for the Festival grant LA Shorts Fest the rights to use DVD and press materials from the film for promotional purposes.
LA Shorts Fest is permitted to retain DVD copies of each film selected as part of our festival library and for media educational use.
You may submit more than one film, but each one must be on a separate DVD and must be accompanied by its own completed submission form and entry fee.
Fee (USD): 60 - 70
The following awards will be presented:
Best of Fest (Academy Qualifying);
Best Foreign Film (Academy Qualifying);
Best Drama (Academy Qualifying);
Best Comedy (Academy Qualifying);
Best Animation (Academy Qualifying);
Best Experimental (Academy Qualifying);
Best Documentary (Not recognize by Academy).