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 


Leimomi Coleretti
Marketing Director

Kim Ruggles
Events Director


Kevin Anderson
VP Operations