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2007 Palm Springs Festival of Short Films (ShortFest) • August 23 – 29, 2007 Insider Passes, 6-Packs, and Opening night & Awards night tickets are on sale NOW
7/5/2007
2007 Palm Springs Festival of Short Films
Special discount offered on Passes purchased before July 23

Contact:
David Lee - Marketing and Publicity Manager
david@psfilmfest.org
Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films

Palm Springs, CA (July 5, 2007) – Its summer, the temperatures are rising and you know what that means…The Palm Springs ShortFest is here! Mark your calendars and get ready because this year’s ShortFest is going to be a scorcher.

What makes this year’s Festival so exciting? Palm Springs ShortFest has received a record number of entries -- more than 2,400 short films from the U.S. and around the world! Our programming team has put together an amazing selection of more than 350 short films, programmed in 90-minute packages featuring a splendid array of thematically-linked shorts, including a dazzling selection of comedies, thrillers, films noir, dramas, romances and documentaries. This year’s Festival line-up includes a tantalizing selection of special programs, theme parties and seminars.

An Oscar? qualifying event, in the Festival’s first twelve years, 52 of the short films premiered here went on to win Academy Award? nominations in the animated and live action short film categories. Here’s your chance to join the more than 15,000 film enthusiasts, filmmakers, industry professionals and international press who attend the Festival each year. Ticket packages are available now!

SIX-PACKS AT $45 ARE A TRUE FESTIVAL BARGAIN!
Six Regular Screenings for the price of five! Available only until August 23.

General ticket prices are $10 for each 90-minute program, but the SIX-PACK sells for only $45 – you save up to $15!

$200 INSIDER PASSES OFFER FULL ACCESS!
INSIDER PASS holders have access to all screenings and events at the Festival including the Opening Night Reception, Awards Night, industry seminars, the market place and the hospitality suite. The price for the INSIDER PASS is $200. Order before July 23 and receive an INSIDER PASS for $150 - a $50 savings!

OPENING NIGHT FESTIVITIES, FILMS & FOOD $25.
Thursday, August 23, 6:30 pm. Catch award winning short films from around the world and join us for the after-party! Last year’s event was sold out, so get your tickets now! Only $25.

ORDER FORM
The order form is available online at www.psfilmfest.org, or call (760) 322-2930. Order early before the event is sold out.

The Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films is highly regarded as one of the world’s premiere short film festivals. It is our goal to provide a forum for the continued advancement and celebration of the art of the short film and to shine a spotlight on the great filmmakers of tomorrow. Thank you in advance for your support. We hope to see you at Palm Springs ShortFest in August!

The Palm Springs International Film Society is a 501 (C) (3) charitable non-profit organization whose mission is to cultivate and promote the art and science of film through education and cross-cultural awareness. For further information, please visit www.psfilmfest.org.