15th annual LA Shorts Fest July 21 – 29, 2011. The premiere short film festival in the world.
The Festival is accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Award winners are eligible for Academy nomination. The Festival boasts an outstanding past record of 37 Academy Award-nominated films, including 12 Oscar winners.
The Festival has honored some of Hollywood’s legends of the past: Charles Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, and Robert Wise; along with actors Martin Landau, James Woods, Gary Oldman and directors Jan de Bont, Tim Burton, Shane Black, Bryan Singer and Paul Haggis.