ShortFest Youth Jury

Palm Springs International ShortFest Youth Jury is a collection of students from the greater Palm Springs area with an a special interest in film and the arts. Through a numerous film appreciation classes, this collection of young minds comes together to learn the film evaluation process that our official jurors and programmers use to judge films to eventually watch and deliberate on the selection of films eligible for the Youth Jury Award, then to Announce the winner of The Youth Jury Award on Closing Night of ShortFest.

If you or any young person you know are interested in participating in the Youth Jury, email with any questions or inquiries.