Co-Founded by Theo Dumont & Daniel Sol 


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.

Recently named an Academy Awards® Qualifying Festival.


Festival Directors

Theo Dumont

            Daniel Sol   

     Nicole Castro
Managing Director

Alexandra Schwab
Sponsorship Director 


Edith Torres

PR Director

Kevin Anderson
VP Operations


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Join us for our Monthly Screening Series at the TCL Chinese 6 Theaters

The HollyShorts Monthly Screening series is a monthly short film series showcasing short films in Los Angeles every month, with stops in New York, Austin, and Miami on occasion throughout the year. The screening series showcases the top short films produced 40 minutes or less and feature films of all genres from around the world.


We will now screen on DCP exclusively.

Click below for details.

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