LA Shorts Fest

LA Shorts Fest is moving to L.A. LIVE downtown

The 2015 Los Angeles International Short Film Festival is moving to downtown L.A. LIVE taking place September 3 - 10. The Official Screening Venue is Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14. 
L.A. LIVE is a sports & entertainment district in downtown Los Angeles adjacent to Staples Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center featuring Nokia Theatre and Club Nokia, the Grammy Museum, the 14-screen Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 theatre, and ESPN broadcasting studios. Visit 


The 2014 LA Shorts Fest showcased 233 films from 17 countries, including the USA, France, Australia, Chile, United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, Uruguay, Germany, Colombia, Sweden, Thailand, South Africa, Ireland, New Zealand, Israel, and Spain.

LA Shorts Fest Alumni Directors
Tim Burton, Bryan Singer, Paul Haggis, Shane Black, Jason Reitman, John Woo, Tony Scott, David Lynch, Joe Carnahan, Louis D'Esposito, Terry Gilliam, Jon Favreau, Scarlett Johansson, Vin Diesel, Hilary Swank, Demi Moore, Courteney Cox, Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst, Ralph Macchio, Ricky Gervais and many more.

Academy Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
Officially recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, some of these films may go on to receive Oscar nominations. We are the only festival with 7 awards recognized by the Academy.

British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Official qualifying event for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) short film awards. This means that award-winners at the festival are eligible to win BAFTA's
Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television
ACCT presenters of the Canadian Screen Awards – eligible international film festivals

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