HollyShorts Film Festival

is an organization devoted to showcasing the best and brightest short films from around the globe, advancing the careers of filmmakers through screenings, networking events, and various panel and forums. The HollyShorts Film festival showcases the top short films produced 40- minutes or less. Categories include Short Animation, Short Live Action, Short Documentary, Music Video, Webisode, Commercials, Youth Film and Digital Microbudget. Click here for full list of awards.

Academy Qualifying 15th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival runs

August 8-17, 2019 in Hollywood, CA.


2019 ScreenPlay Submissions- NOw open

Submit for 2019 Screenplay Contest


Early Bird Deadline: January 25, 2019

Regular Deadline: March 22, 2019

Late Deadline: May 3, 2019

Extended Deadline: May 24, 2019

Notifications to arrive: On/Around- August 2, 2019

2019 film festival submission- open

Oscar Qualifying Film Festival


Early Bird: February 1, 2019

Regular Deadline: April 5, 2019

Late Deadline: May 17, 2019

Extended Deadline: May 31, 2019

Notifications: START on July 17, 2019 through July 30, 2019

*No Waivers Given*



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TCL Chinese 6 Theatres

6801 Hollywood Blvd 3rd Level

Hollywood, CA 90028

$2 Validated Parking (4 hours) at Hollywood & Highland

monthly screening series returns

Thursday, January 31st

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