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Palm Springs International ShortFest 2024

Palm Springs, United States, June 18 to 24, 2024

Earlybird deadline

November 1, 2023

Regular deadline

December 31, 2023

Late deadline

February 1, 2024


(Short films, all genres) 

The Palm Springs International ShortFestis currently accepting applications for its next edition.  

Please note that films must be submitted directly to the festival via FilmFreeway. 


  • Competitive: Yes 
  • Entry fees: Yes



The Palm Springs International ShortFest is one of the largest showcases of short-form cinema in North America. The seven-day competitive festival is Academy Award, BAFTA and Goya-qualifying, screening annually more than 330 shorts from approximately 60 countries.  

In 2023, 25 Canadian films were selected, including À la vie à l’amor (Emilie Mannering), Nanitic (Carol Nguyen) Municipal Relaxing Module (Matthew Rankin), Simo (Aziz Zoromba) and more. 

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

International Promotion 
Telefilm Canada, Montreal 
1 800 567-0890