Industry & Media Applications

ShortFest 2023 applications are open!

ShortFest will be back with in-person screenings at the Camelot Theatres (Palm Springs Cultural Center) from June 20-26 as well as in-person classes and panels as part of the ShortFest Forum.

Industry Accreditation

CLICK HERE for Industry Applications

An Industry Pass entitles the bearer to all screenings and parties. No reservations are required. 

Also included with the Industry Pass: Access to Forum panels, Filmmaker and Industry Lounge, and the virtual film library.

  • Regular fee: $200.00 USD per person if purchased by May 31st.
  • Late fee: $250.00 USD per person from June 1st- June 10th.
  •  Virtual Film Library Only: $150 per person

Accreditation applications must be received and paid by the deadline. Late applications will be accepted through June 10 with a late fee added per person. On-site applications/registration will NOT be accepted.  

Questions may be directed to:

Media Accreditation

CLICK HERE for Media Application

All press wishing to attend ShortFest must submit an application.  

Media attending ShortFest will receive a Media Pass which entitles the bearer to all regular screenings, Forum panels, and access to Filmmaker and Industry Lounge. The Media Pass does not include access to Opening Night & Closing Night screenings or Festival Parties: A separate ticket is required to attend.

Media may have access to approved official selection film links upon request.

All applications must be received by Friday, June 2, 2023. We will not accept media accreditation requests after this date.

You will be notified by our Public Relations team after June 6, 2023, regarding your approval status.

Questions may be directed to:
Scenario PR |

ShortFest 2023