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The 25th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest will showcase 369 films


The Line Up is Set!


The 25th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest will showcase 369 films including 60 World Premieres, 25 International Premieres, 46 North American Premieres, 17 U.S. Premieres and 98 California Premieres. There are 60 curated programs, which will screen June 18-24, at the Camelot Theatres (Palm Springs Cultural Center) in Palm Springs. More than 5,600 of the festival submissions from 118 countries were submitted, most of which will be available in the Film Market for industry attendees to view. The complete line-up and schedule is available at and a list of films are included at the end of the release.


Short films featuring celebrated film and TV actors include Paul Lieberstein, Mandy Moore and Justin Bartha in The Big Break; Gillian Jacobs directs Danny Pudi in Curated; Maria Bello in EXIT; Amy Landecker in Father Figurine; Jamie McShane in Good Morning; Tyler Labine in It’s Your Call; Brittany Snow directs Milkshake with Anna Camp; Patton Oswalt, Ben Schwartz and Dermot Mulroney in Monster Challenge; Chris Gethard in Nighty Night; Tom Skerritt in The Phantom 52; M. Emmet Walsh in South of Bix; and Brian Cox in Widdershins.


Over $86,000 in prizes, including $26,750 in cash awards, will be given out in 22 categories to this year's short films in competition. First place winners in five categories will automatically become eligible for consideration by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS®) for a possible Academy Award® nomination. Over the course of 24 years, the Festival has presented 101 films that have gone on to receive Academy Award® nominations. Winners will be announced at a brunch on Sunday, June 23.  





- June 18-24, 2019 -


Tuesday, June 18 | Film screenings begin | Opening Night

Tuesday, June 18-Sunday, June 23 | Film Screenings

Thursday, June 20-Saturday, June 22 | Forum

Sunday, June 23 | Closing Night

Monday, June 24 | Best of Fest


*New this year, film screenings will begin the afternoon of Tuesday, June 18! More programs = more films!*







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