SHORTSFEST 2016

Plan Your Experience

Welcome to Aspen Film’s 25th Annual Shortsfest. Below you will find everything you need to know to enjoy your festival experience including how to gain admission, where the films will be screened, where to stay if you are visiting from out of town, and where to eat while you are here.

If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 970-925-6882.

Passes and Tickets

Admission to Shortsfest can be accomplished using a pass or a single ticket.


VIP Pass

Guaranteed reserved seat bearing your name for all programs. VIP Passes are available only to Aspen Film Members at the Visionary level.


Priority Pass

Your pick of the best available seat for all screenings 30 minutes before the start of each program. Priority Passes are available only to Aspen Film Members at the Star and Benefactor level.


Single Ticket

Your pick of the best available seat 15 minutes before the start of each program. Aspen Film Members receive a discount on single tickets. Single ticket buyer line forms 45 minutes prior to each screening.

Shortsfest Programs: $15 each ($12 for Aspen Film Members)

Shortsfest Family Fun Program: Adults – $10   Children – Complimentary (requires tickets available through the Wheeler Box Office).


Rush Ticket

Five minutes prior to the start of each screening, Aspen Film will make any unfilled seat available for sale. Aspen Film Members receive a discount on rush tickets. Rush line forms 45 minutes prior to each screening. See pricing above.


Key Dates

25th Annual Aspen Shortsfest: April 5-10, 2016

Program announced: March 14, 2016

Pre-sale tickets available for Aspen Film Members:  March 16, 2016

Tickets on-sale to the general public:  March 18, 2016


For Aspen programs, advance and day-of tickets can be purchased in person and online at:

 

Wheeler Box Office

320 E. Hyman Ave., Aspen, CO 81611

Phone:  (970) 920-5770

 

 

For Carbondale programs, advance tickets can be purchased at the Wheeler Box Office (see above) or in person at:

 

Bonfire Coffee

433 Main St, Carbondale, CO 81623

 

For Carbondale programs, tickets can also be purchased in person one hour before show times at:

 

Crystal Theatre

427 Main St, Carbondale, CO 81623

Locations and Venues

Shortsfest events will take place at the following locations and venues.


Wheeler Opera House – Aspen Screenings

320 East Hyman, Aspen, CO

Aspen Screenings: April 5-10

Opening Reception: April 5, 6:30pm

Breakfast at the Fest: April 10, 11:30am

Cookies and Milk Family Reception: April 10, 2:00pm


Crystal Theatre – Carbondale Screenings

427 Main Street, Carbondale

Carbondale Screenings: April 9 & 10


The Library at the Hotel Jerome

330 E Main St, Aspen, CO

Filmmaker Lounge: April 5-10 (open 10:00am to 5:00pm)


Rustique Bistro

216 S Monarch St, Aspen, CO

Awards Ceremony and Closing Night Dinner: April 10 (6:00pm)


Chair 9

675 E Durant Ave, Aspen, CO

 TBA: April 9 (Noon – 2:00pm)


Gonzo Gallery

625 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO

TBA: April 7 (Noon – 2:00pm)


The Rec Room

515 E Hopkins Ave, Aspen, CO

Après Screening: April 8 (immediately following evening program)


The J Bar at the Hotel Jerome

330 E Main St, Aspen, CO

Après Screening: April 5, 6, 7, 9, 10 (Immediately following evening program)


The Red Onion

420 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO

Filmmaker Conversations: April 6, 8 (Noon – 2:00pm)

Where to Stay

Aspen offers a wide range of lodging options to accommodate your festival stay. May we recommend one of our lodging partners?


Annabelle Inn

232 W Main St, Aspen, CO 81611

(877) 266-2466

www.annabelleinn.com


Aspen Mountain Lodge

311 West Main Street, Aspen, CO  81611

800.362.7736

www.aspenmountainlodge.com


Aspen Square Condominium Hotel

617 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611

(970) 925-1000

www.aspensquarehotel.com


Chateau Blanc Condominiums

901 East Hyman, Aspen, CO  81611

800.458.8871

www.chateaublanc.com


Frias Properties

730 East Durant Avenue, Aspen, CO  81611

800.542.7736

www.friasproperties.com


Hotel Aspen

110 West Main Street, Aspen, CO  81611

800.925-3441

www.hotelaspen.com


Hotel Jerome (pictured)

330 East Main Street, Aspen, CO  81611

855-331-7213

www.hoteljerome.aubergeresorts.com


Molly Gibson Lodge

101 West Main Street, Aspen, CO  81611

888.271-2304

www.mollygibson.com


Mountain Chalet

333 E Durant Ave, Aspen, CO 81611

970-925-7797

www.aspenmountainlodge.com


North of Nell

101 West Main Street, Aspen, CO  81611

800-481-1510

www.northofnell.com


Sky Hotel

709 East Durant, Aspen, CO  81611

800.882.2582

http://www.theskyhotel.com/


The Gant

610 S West End Street, Aspen, CO  81611

970.925.5000

www.gantaspen.com


The St. Regis Aspen Resort

315 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611

(970) 920-3300

www.stregisaspen.com


Viceroy Snowmass

130 Wood Rd, Snowmass Village, CO 81615

(970) 923-8000

www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com

 

Where to Eat

There is no shortage of great restaurants in Aspen. Check out the site below for a complete listing of Aspen eateries. Additionally, Mawa’s Kitchen will offer dinner buffets in the lobby of the Wheeler Opera House, April 6, 7, 8, and 9.

www.aspenrestaurants.com