International Shorts 2024

International Shorts is a year round film festival which screens selected movies at the end of each season (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter). Best of the Festival films will be screened on December 14, 2024 at Angelika Theater, Union Market, Washington DC.* 


Genre: Comedy, Drama and Animations are welcome to submit.

Time: We screen films from 30 seconds to up to 20 minutes (including all credits)

Completion Date: Films must have been completed after January 1, 2022

Language: All non-English language films must have English subtitles

Deadline: Super Early November 30, Pre-2020 December 30, Early Bird February 28, Spring April 15, Summer May 30, Not too late July 15, Late August 30

Online Screener: We accept only Online submissions

Full Terms and Conditions are available here



All selected films for each year will be eligible for Awards for:

Best Short Film

Best Director

Best Screenplay

Best Climax

Best Animated Short

Best Narrative Short



To help new filmmakers get maximum publicity and exposure we will make all efforts to publicize the selected films:

Press Release on the selected films

Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and other social media posts

Press will be invited for special coverage

*Additional shows will be planned if there are funds available