• ShortFest | June 19-25, 2018

    Passes, Opening & Closing Nights Tickets and 6-packs on sale now | Media & Industry applications open Learn More

  • Become a ShortFest Patron

    This year, help us do more for our filmmakers by becoming a ShortFest Patron. Donate $1,000 or more between February 1 and June 1, 2018 and in exchange, receive your name or name dedication in the ShortFest program, a Chairman's Pass to ShortFest, an invitation to the Filmaker Awards Brunch on June 24, and a $500 or more tax deduction! Donate

  • Feature Fest

    2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival

    January 3-14, 2019 Read More

  • Films on the Great Lawn @ Sunnylands

    Back this spring with a series that will take you to a land far far away with your favorite 80's fantasy classics. Screenings take place on three consecutive Fridays in May, with movies beginning at 8:00 pm. A truly Inconceivable month with Bowie, Andre The Giant, Falkor, and the imagination of Jim Henson underneath the desert stars that you won't want to miss! View Schedule

  • Internship opportunities available for ShortFest 2018

    ShortFest is now accepting applications for internships in multiple departments including Marketing, Development, Production, and Guest Relations. Are you a student interested in film and/or learning about non-profit operations? Be part of Read More and Apply

2018 ShortFest

Join us June 19-25, 2018, in the magnificent setting of Palm Springs for...    More Information


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6-Packs | Vouchers

Vouchers are a great way to save money on individual tickets and can be...    More Information

Film Market

Palm Springs ShortFest Market offers Industry, Media, and Filmakers the...    More Information

Films on the Great Lawn @ Sunnylands

The Films on the Great Lawn series returns this spring with a series that...    More Information

Film Society Membership

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Film Society


The Film Festival and ShortFest are presented by the Film Society under our mission of nurturing new filmmaking talent, honoring the great masters of film, and providing audiences with an appreciation of world cinema.


The Palm Springs International Film Society presents Educational Programs that bring students into the world of cinema with engaging opportunities and in-depth experiences in the classroom, in our offices, and at our Festivals.


Members enjoy exclusive invitations to pre-release screenings of major motion pictures throughout the year, a sneak peek into PSIFF at the highly anticipated annual Member Preview Night, Early Bird Box Office access to our Festivals, and much more.