Short Film Packages
Short is indeed sweet in these collections of some of the best short films this year. Catch them on the big screen May 11-21 or stream them on the SIFF Channel May 22-28.
Sometimes change is best captured with a camera, while editing can create transitions that inspire new ideas. Welcome to ALT Shorts.
A collection of stories that put you in the minds of our feathered, fuzzy, furry, and many-legged friends. From frolicking on the farm to roaming the city streets, but beware a few pests turned BFFs.
This year’s animation package immerses you into secret worlds and initiations, brimming with sibling rivalries, high school hookups, and underwater allies.
From tech what-could-have-beens to intergalactic what-could-be’s, plug in and unlock the secrets of these eight cosmic realities. Beam me up, SIFF-y.
Five documentary and narrative stories of people navigating the seen and unseen lines that we draw to both unite and divide us.
Many Indigenous peoples have deep relationships with water. These short stories are reminders of the interconnected nature of all beings.
Bringing people together is what these six documentaries do in order to tell real, queer stories that uplift, advocate for/against relevant topics, and move the spotlight over to those that deserve more recognition.
Enjoy a wide variety of animated and live action favorites that will delight young and old alike.
Whether chosen or by blood, these documentary short films capture what it means to find family.
Assorted tales of women by women. Women conning, women crushing, women cumming, women hazing, and women seeing other women.
We believe the children are our future. See shorts from around the world created by filmmakers under 18 who represent the next generation of cinema.
From tropical apparitions and twisted role play to a schoolbus spaceship and, well…Shrek, these seven tales explore the beautiful, bizarre ways we encounter grief.
As daylight fades, a macabre world of the bizarre, beautiful, and horrific reveals itself.
It is our great pleasure to open our ShortsFest Spotlight with this collection of superb films from around the world: whether narrative or documentary, live action or animated—these films prove short is truly sweet.
From pickleball players past their prime to sermonizing sex toys, these eight shorts capture the adventurous spirit of our talented filmmaking community.