• Best of the Fest 1

  • Best of the Fest 1

  • Best of the Fest 1

  • Best of the Fest 1

10AM selection of Audience Favorites & Jury Award Winners:

Short Films

Taking Flight

This animated fantasy about a young boy and his grandfather reminds us of the importance and power imagination can have, if only we’d remember to put down our phones and make time to connect.

Thanks for Dancing

We follow two elderly men and former athletes in the last winter that they will spend living together. A sweet and deeply moving testament to lifelong love.


Violet’s greatest enemy is the “unforgiving rectangle that hung on the wall,” reminding the young girl of her supposed plainness and imperfections. Tired of the attacks, her reflection fights back.

La Laguna

Deep in the rainforest of southern Mexico, a young Mayan boy lives a life of freedom and joy until confronted by family problems and the realities of growing up that might push him out into the world.

2016 ShortFest Archive