Welcome to Short+Sweet - the biggest and best short format festival in the World.
Here's your chance to go from the barangay to the bright lights of Hollywood!
If your film is selected for the Gala Final in Manila on July 30 you can go on to have your work shown on August 24 @ the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood at an A List Red Carpet Finale along with other top films from all over the world and win professional development and other prizes valued at over US$50,000.
Short+Sweet is the biggest 10 minute performing arts festival in the world with events in 30+ cities across 12 countries. We have presented over 5,000 original new works in Theatre, Music and Dance since 2002. We've been presenting Short+Sweet Theatre in Manila since 2014 and partnered with University of the Philippines, SM Aura and now De la Salle University.
Additionally - if your film is short-listed for the festival here it will also be eligible for express entry (until 2018) into other Short+Sweet Film Festivals including Sydney, Melbourne, Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Dubai, Los Angeles, Indianapolis and beyond...
Our international presenting partners are Stella Adler LA (http://www.stellaadler.la/) and Short+Sweet International (http://www.shortandsweet.org/)
AWARD and PRIZES
We'll be holding heats at Natividad Auditorium at the De La Salle University in Manila on July 1, 8, 15 and 22.
Then on July 30, in an amazing venue (yet to be confirmed) we'll be holding our Regional Gala Final. The winners from which will be invited to present their films at the International Gala Final in Hollywood.
That's of course the main prize - the chance to get your work in front on an A List Hollywood audience and win professional development from Stella Adler (board members of include the like Mark Rufalo and Brad Fisher). In addition your next project could be fully funded by our partner Ryde Studios in LA to the value of US$50,000.
And of course there will be local prizes for the winners including
Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay,
Best Play to Film Adaptation, People's Choice, Best Actor and Best Actress.
RULES AND TERMS
No limits, other than your imagination.
In keeping with the Short+Sweet tradition, all films must be 5-10 mins in length (plus credits) and can be shot and edited on any device. There is no restriction on the genre, style or how the film is created. You must however have permission to use any images, storylines, music etc. in your film.
The film can be in any language or dialect. However if you want the film to be eligible for other Short+Sweet Film Festivals there must be English subtitles.