Venice Shorts of California is a seasonal and annual festival with live screenings, networking events and online screening which has become one of the most popular international short film festivals, dedicated to short films of all genres.
Venice Shorts objective is to discover and recognize independent arthouse shorts, screenplays and indie artists from all over the globe.
Emerging U.S. and international independent talents have competed alongside Oscar winning artists and nominees of Venice Shorts such as Ross Kauffman, Jeremy Irons, Jessica Chastain, Eric Roberts and Gus Vant Sant.
Every edition, the award winners are promoted through LA Indies magazine, social media and various platforms. Every December, we screen the best of the annual in our live event in LA.
Next annual screening
Sepulveda Screening Theater
Venice Shorts is committed to the language of cinema, short filmmaking and independent artists.