Virtual Reality Lounge

The lounge is FREE to the public and open for two days. Come and be immersed in thrilling experiences and get a taste of the immense potential virtual reality has in overcoming economic, physical, social and geographical boundaries. Read More

Jun 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to Jun 23, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.

ShortFest Forum

ShortFest welcomes a long list of working industry professionals from a variety of disciplines to share their knowledge and practical experience in the ShortFest Forum. These panels, master classes and roundtable discussions cover a wide range of emerging trends and new practices in the global film community. Read More


Celebrate with visiting filmmakers and other avid film fans at our nightly parties. Drinks, music and some other unmentionable surprises await. Tickets on sale June 14, 2017 Read More

Opening Night

To kick it off, we want to put you in a good mood. Enjoy this grouping of fun, touching and feel-good films. The ceremony begins at 6:30 pm at Camelot Theatres followed by our annual Opening Night Party at Lulu. TICKET HOLDERS | must present Opening Night ticket for entry to both screening & party PASSHOLDERS | Must present a... Read More

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Closing Night Awards

Join us at the Closing Night Awards as we honor the winning films and filmmakers from this year's slate of amazing short films. Be with us as we highlight our top-tier films selected by this year's audience and jury of film professionals. Read More

Jun 25, 2017 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Camelot Theatres

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Filmmaker Brunch

Congressman Raul Ruiz and keynote speaker, Matthew Modine, address our filmmakers. Must have Filmmaker, Market, Industry, or Media pass for entry. Read More

Jun 25, 2017 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Riviera | Grand Ballroom

2017 ShortFest Archive