LA SHORTS ROAD TO THE OSCARS
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 6:30PM - 9:30PM
The Art Institute of California – Hollywood
5250 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
The road to the Oscars, goes through LA Shorts. This roundtable talk and screening will engage attendees, as guest speakers discuss strategies on how to qualify for the Oscars. What does Academy Award® accredited film festival mean to filmmakers. Invited speakers will demystify the road to the Oscars for short films. The evening will include short film screening and discussion in a classroom setting at The Art Institute of California – Hollywood.
LA Shorts International Film Festival ranks among the most prestigious and largest international short film festivals in the world. LA Shorts is accredited by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.
4 of the 2018 Oscar Nominees screened at LA Shorts, 3 of the 5 live-action and 1 of the animated short nominees. 54 LA Shorts filmmakers have earned Academy Award® nominations, with 15 Oscar winners.
LA Shorts Screenplay Competition
2017 Opening night: John Stamos, Caitlin McHugh, Bai Ling, Dean Cain, Matthew Modine, Michael Flatley and Robin Wright.
2017 LA Shorts showcased 280 films from 25 countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Uruguay, UK and USA.