Celebrate with visiting filmmakers and other avid film fans at our nightly parties.  Drinks, music and some other unmentionable surprises await.

TICKETS | Tickets available for purchase beginning June 14, 2017.

PASSHOLDERS | Chairman, Filmmaker, Industry and Market-All Access passes accepted for entry.

Palm Springs Speaks French

Twist and shout at local hot spot, TRIO, as we honor the French-language films & filmmakers with a special ShortFest Karaoke. Jump on the mic or just eat, drink and be a voyeur! Read More

Jun 21, 2017 9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

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Our annual celebration of diversity in cinema and in life, join us at the Gay!La and boogie down as your authentic self! Is there such a thing as too much fun? This might be it. Read More

Jun 22, 2017 9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

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Polaroid Eyewear's Be Free, Let Loose Party

We wear our sunglasses at night! Kick off the weekend with Polaroid Eyewear at the famed Ace Hotel & Swim Club with live music and libations. Read More

Jun 23, 2017 10:00 p.m. to Jun 24, 2017 - 12:00 a.m.

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Lexus Short Films Party

It's Saturday night and Lexus Short Films is in the house. Come party to a special DJ set by F*ckjazzforaminute (aka Palm Spring's own Michael Lerman) at TheBank. Read More

Jun 24, 2017 10:00 p.m. to Jun 25, 2017 - 12:00 a.m.

2017 ShortFest Archive