Nino Aldi’s role-reversal comedy Tribes, starring Destorm Power, Adam Waheed and Jake Hunter will compete at the Oscar qualifying LA Shorts Fest.
LA Shorts Fest | LA Shorts International Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: LA Shorts Fest | LA Shorts International Film Festival
WHERE: Los Angeles, CA, USA
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
LA Shorts International Film Festival ranks among the most prestigious and largest international short film festivals in the world. LA Shorts is the longest-running short film festival in Los Angeles. The festival screens over 300 films and attracts 10,000 attendees each year including Hollywood industry professionals and emerging undiscovered independent filmmakers.
The festival is accredited by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences OSCAR®, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts BAFTA, and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television ACCT Canadian Screen Awards and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Spain GOYA AWARDS. 60 LA Shorts filmmakers have earned Academy Award® nominations, with 16 taking home the Oscar.
Helen Alexis Yonov’s award-winning short film, The Gesture and the Word will compete at the Oscar qualifying LA Shorts International Film Festival.
LA Shorts International Film Festival will showcase 333 films coming from 23 countries on July 25 through August 2, 2018.
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.
The 2013 Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, now it its 17th year, will showcase 280 short films. The films are arranged into 44 programs, which will screen September 5-12, at the Laemmle Theatre in North Hollywood, California.
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
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 […]
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 […]