Our Mission is to Promote Filmmakers!
The Best Shorts Competition is unique in the industry! Attracting both powerhouse companies and talented new filmmakers, it is an exceptional, truly international awards competition, not a traditional film festival – which allows filmmakers from around the world to enter their work in this prestigious competition. Best Shorts is an avant-garde competition that strives to give talented directors, producers, actors, members of creative teams and new media creators the positive exposure they deserve. It discovers and honors the achievements of filmmakers worldwide who produce high quality shorts. Best Shorts promotes the award winning films through a press releases to over 43,000 filmmakers, industry contacts and media/distribution outlets as well as five additional international media outlets.
Our talented filmmakers have gone on to win Oscars, Emmys & Tellys.
The Best Shorts invites entries from filmmakers, television producers, videographers and new media creators who produce fresh, standout productions.
It is an excellent venue for new and experimental media, television pilot programs, documentaries, animation, educational programs, remixes & mashups, movie trailers, music videos, web series and tube length works. As long as your clip is 57 minutes or less, it is eligible for entry.
Best Shorts receives entries from all over the world: Australia, Bahrain, Bali, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, Cuba, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.