LA Shorts Fest

NAME OF FESTIVAL: LA Shorts Fest / Los Angeles International Short Film Festival
SINCE: 1997
WHERE: Los Angeles, CA, USA
WEBSITE: www.lashortsfest.com
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Carles Torrens’ SEQUENCE Tops 2013 LA Shorts Fest Winners and Awards

Carles Torrens’ SEQUENCE Tops 2013 LA Shorts Fest Winners and Awards

Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (LA Shorts Fest)

The 17th Annual Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (LA Shorts Fest) held from September 5- 12, 2013, announced this year’s award winners.  Winners automatically become eligible for consideration by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) for a possible Academy Award nomination. SEQUENCE (USA), directed by Carles Torrens was selected by the jury as the LA Shorts Fest Best of the Fest Award. Sequence is about a man who wakes up one morning to realize the entire world has dreamed about him the night before.

And the winners of the 2012 LA Shorts Fest are

And the winners of the 2012 LA Shorts Fest are

Death of a Shadow

Death of a Shadow directed by Tom Van Avermaet of Belgium was awarded the top prize, Best of the Fest at the 2012 LA Shorts Fest. The film tells the offbeat story of a deceased World War I soldier stuck in a limbo between life and death and has to collect shadows to regain a second chance at life and love.  Because the festival is officially recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the winning films are eligible for Oscar nominations.

The complete list of winners include:

LA Shorts Fest 2011 Opening Night Film Program includes shorts from Hollywood Stars, Eva Mendes, Jessica Biel and Rachel Weisz

LA Shorts Fest 2011 Opening Night Film Program includes shorts from Hollywood Stars, Eva Mendes, Jessica Biel and Rachel Weisz

The 15th LA Shorts Fest running July 21 – 29, 2011 at Laemmle Sunset 5 Hollywood kicks off next Thursday and features a stellar Opening Night Film Program of 6 films, from some big name stars including Eva Mendes, Jessica Biel, newly married Rachel Weisz, Terry Gilliam and the North American Premiere of Pixar’s La Luna. Opening Night Film Program   The Wholly FamilyFamily / Italy / 20 min An American couple and their son […]

2010 LA Shorts Fest Award Winners

LA Shorts Fest honors those individuals who have achieved excellence in short films. As the largest short film festival in the world with more than 1,000 entries, 250 film screenings and 9 days of guest speakers, interactive and entertaining events, the festival has become the industry standard for showcasing and awarding undiscovered. Officially recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences, some of these films may go on to receive Oscar nominations.  Here is the […]