Oct 14 – 24, 2021

An Insider's guide to the Festival

How to Fest

ShortsFest May 14 -1 6th

Welcome to the 2021 ShortsFest!

THE FIRST STEPS IN WALKING THE VIRTUAL RED CARPET!

  • You’ll find all the Festival films along with a synopsis and trailers HERE
  • Check out the Festival Live Theater and Filmmaker Cafe Schedule HERE
  • Choose some favorites to get started and feel free to come back anytime to find some more!

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Plan Ahead:  Your path to fabulous short films May 14 – 16th

Enjoy all the festival has to offer: 

Festival Virtual Village – 100 Short Films and 11 Filmmaker Q&A’s.  Inside the Festival Virtual Village you’ll find:

  • The Festival Theater – Live Streaming films.  View the films at the specific time listed in the live schedule.  These films are also in the On-Demand section but if you can’t decide what to watch next, just pop into the Festival Theater at anytime.
  • The Cove Theater – On Demand Films from 9am Friday – Midnight Sunday
  • The San Diego Locals Theater –On Demand Films from San Diego Filmmakers.
  • Filmmaker Café – Noon – 8pm all four days – Live Q&As with Filmmakers, Panels and Special Events
  • Members Only Theater – This is where our Festival Members can view specific films for just them.  Become a member today to access these.  
  • The Perspectives Center – On Demand Q&As, Panels and Special Events

3-Days of Festival Binge Watching – Tips on How To Fest Best!

There’s an art to maximizing your Festival experience.  Here’s a few tips and clear your calendar May 14 -1 6th!

  • Make sure your Internet connection is maximized  
  • Cast the movies from your computer to your big screen TV with Google Chromecast, Apple TV streaming or HDMI connection form the computer.
  • Stock up on Popcorn, Milk Duds, Junior Mints and Red Vines.
  • Invite friends to watch films with you in the comfort of your own home!
  • Note the films in the Festival Theater are time specific so plan around those first.
  • The Cove Theater and The San Diego Locals Theater are both on demand so you can watch those from Thursday thru Midnight Sunday!
  • Check the Schedule for Filmmaker Café to join Q&A Sessions with Filmmakers, Panels and Events Live!
  • Come 10-15 minutes early to the Live events in Filmmaker Café.  You’ll be seated at a table with other film lovers – great for mingling til the Live event begins.
  • Try to watch the film before the Filmmaker’s Q&A 
  • If you miss the Live events in Filmmaker Café then hop on over to The Perspectives Center where they will be made available on demand.
  • Have fun!  And if you have any problems, we’re standing by at info@sdfilmfest.com.
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May 14 - 16, 2021

SHORTSFEST

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