Shortsfest was voted one of the “50 Film Festivals Worth The Entry Fee in 2018” by MovieMaker Magazine!
Aspen Shortsfest is an Oscar®-qualifying film festival recognized as one of the premier short film festivals in North America. The 2020 event will take place from March 31-April 5 in the heart of Aspen. The five Oscar®-qualifying categories include Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama and Short Short. Shortsfest Oscar® success stories include, FAUVE (2018), nominated for Best Live Action Short Film; WEEKENDS (2018) and ONE SMALL STEP (2019), nominated for Best Animated Short Film, and BEAR STORY (Chile), winner of the Best Animated Short Film Oscar® in 2016.