The HollyShorts Film Festival in August 2018 is open for submissions.
They are devoted to showcasing the best and brightest short films of 40 minutes or less from around the globe. Early Bird deadline is 7 February 2018. Click here for more
14th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival: August 9-18, 2018
SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN
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.
Regular Deadline: April 7, 2018
Late Deadline: May 19, 2018
Extended Deadline: June 2, 2018
Notifications to arrive: On/Around– July 11, 2018
Recipients of the HollyShorts Film Festival Best Short Film Grand Prize will be eligible for consideration in the Live Action Short Film category of the Academy Awards® without the standard theatrical run, provided the film otherwise complies with the Academy Rules.