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Aspen Shortsfest 2024 

Aspen, Colorado, USA, April 1 to 7, 2024


(Short films, all genres) 

The Aspen ShortFest is currently accepting entries for its next edition. 




Aspen Shortsfest is an Oscar®-qualifying film festival recognized as one of the premier short film festivals in North America. Each April enthusiastic audiences, filmmakers and special guests from around the globe gather to participate in public screenings, panels, workshops, and other festivities that spotlight the art and craft of short moviemaking. 

The festival presents several international competitive sections including Best Animation, Best Comedy, Best Drama, Best Documentary, and Best Student Short. 

In 2023, Nicole Bazuin’s Thriving: A Dissociated Reverie was recognized with a special mention in the Comedy section. The films Shallots and Garlic (Andrea Nirmala Widjajanto), Simo (Aziz Zoromba), Municipal Relaxation Module (Matthew Rankin), See You in my Dreams (Ariane Louis-Seize), Nanitic (Carol Nguyen), À la vie à l’amor (Emilie Mannering), and Canary (P.H Dallaire, B. Therriault) were also in selection. 

Telefilm Canada recognizes selection of a short in the Festival for application to its International Promotion Program

Promotion and Communications 
Telefilm Canada, Montreal  
1 800 567-0890