Festival Calendar

Palm Springs International ShortFest

Palm Springs International ShortFest
1700 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite #3
CA 92262 Palm Springs
phone +1-760-3 22 29 30
fax +1-760-3 22 40 87
http://www.psfilmfest.org
email: info@psfilmfest.org

Festival Director
Liliana Rodriguez

Year of Foundation 1995

Event Date from 22 June 2021 till 28 June 2021

Event Date

in Palm Springs, United States

International Competition

Sections Short Films (all genres)

Category Short

Terms of Entry completed in 2019/2020/2021, not longer than 40 min.

Genre Action, Animation, Children & Youth, Comedy, Documentary Films, Drama, LGBT, Music, Horror, Thriller

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP

Registration Deadline Early: 4 December 2020 – Student: US$35 Standard: US$40
Regular: 15 January 2021 - Student: US$45 Standard: US$50
Late: 19 February 2021 - Student: US$55 Standard: US$60

Fees see deadlines

Attendance Figures 25,000

Participants of the Film Industry festival scouts, sales agents, distributors (theatrical, TV networks, online)

German Films

2020

Official Selection
BEAUTIFUL YOU (DEINE SCHÖNE GESTALT) by Bernadette Kolonko
BEER! BEER! by Popo Fan
BLIESCHOW by Christoph Sarow
COLETTE by Anthony Giacchino (US/FR/DE)
DAY RELEASE (FREIGANG) by Martin Winter (AT/DE)
FANTASMIA by Luise Fiedler
FOR YOUR SAKE by Ronja Hemm
GIVE UP THE GHOST by Zain Duraie (JO/DE)
GUJIGA by Sunjha Kim (DE/KR/BR)
INSIDE ME by Maria Trigo Teixeira
LEARN TO SWIM (FREISCHWIMMER) by Gaya von Schwarze
THE LOST WEDDING RING by Elisabeth Jakobi
NIGHTVISIT (NACHTBESUCH) by Joana Vogdt
OPERA GLASSES by Mila Zhluktenko (DE/UA)
A STORY WITHOUT YOU (UN CUENTO SIN TÍ) by Michael Fetter Nathansky (DE/MX)
WHAT WE WERE (OHNE EUCH) by Hannah Martin, Melanie Waelde

Number of Films Shown 300 films from 40 countries

Media Coverage broadest possible coverage in the local media

Specific Characteristics The winner of the short film competition automatically qualifies for the OSCAR competition for the Best Short Film.

Evaluation One of the best-organized short film festivals in North America. Dedicated staff, short film programs of all genres, with the addition of panels and a market library with all submitted shorts available for the accredited industry. A considerable number of buyers, sales agents, festival are present. A good place to network.

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