Academy Award, BAFTA and Goya-qualifying, and screening more than 330 shorts. ShortFest accepts submissions up to 40 minutes in duration, in the form of both fiction and non-fiction shorts. Categories include Animation, Documentary, and Live Action. Submit now
The Festival will run February 25-March 8, 2021 with the Film Awards Gala on February 25.
Full days of film screenings will begin February 26th including the Opening Night presentation that evening and will conclude with Best of Fest on March 8. Read more
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Details on how to attend our largest fundraising event of the year coming soon. Learn more
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.