Manhattan Short
The World's First Global Film Festival

GLOBAL AUDIENCES EAGER TO DECIDE BEST SHORT FILM AS FINAL 10 SELECTIONS SCREEN IN
20TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL
SEPT. 28 TO OCT. 8, 2017.

What's the Best Short Film of 2017? You Be the Judge at the 20th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screening at more than 250 cinemas on six continents from September 28 to October 8, 2017. Ten amazing films have been selected from a record 1,615 entries from 75 countries. The Final 10 represent a wide variety of genres including comedy, drama, animation, Sci-Fi, horror, and martial arts. The FINAL 10 Short Films hail from the USA, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, New Zealand, Switzerland, Syria, Georgia, and Latvia.

MANHATTAN SHORT audiences around the world will cast a ballot for Best Film and Best Actor. All 10 short films In MANHATTAN SHORT qualify for Oscar consideration so an anticipated 100,000 participants around the world will find their roles as newly-minted film critics both entertaining and challenging!
How can you vote for Best Film and Best Actor?

Scroll down to the bottom of this page to find a venue near you:

#MANHATTANSHORT OSCAR

OSCAR QUALIFYING RUN

MANHATTAN SHORT 2017 will run for one full week (Sept 29 - Oct 5) at Arena Cinelounge, Hollywood in the county of Los Angeles. This theater booking means every film selected as a FINALIST in the 2017 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival will be eligible to enter the Oscar competition for 2018. MANHATTAN SHORT is now in compliance with the rules governing the Oscar Awards set forth by the Academy of Motion Pictures of Arts and Sciences A.M.P.A.S.

#MANHATTANSHORT ENTER

ENTER YOUR FILM

Deadline for entries for MANHATTAN SHORT 2018 is July 31, 2018. There are no late deadlines. Films must arrive at our offices by midnight on July 31. Films should be 20 minutes or under in length. Click this box to enter.

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NOMINATE A VENUE

Over 300 Art House Cinemas, Museums, Universities, Art Centers and Libraries take part in MANHATTAN SHORT worldwide. If you know, own or manage a venue that would like to take part in the event then click this box fill in the form and we'll be in touch.

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COMMUNITY

WHAT DID YOU VOTE FOR AND WHY

Watch videos of people discussing the films they voted for at past MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festivals. Contact the Festival if you're interested in reporting for us at a venue close to you.

FORUM

POST A COMMENT IN THE FORUM

So you caught MANHATTAN SHORT at one of the 300 venues across the world, well let's hear it, share your thoughts on "what film you voted for and why" right here in the forum. Also if you would like to comment to the filmmakers about their film...this is the place to do it.

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#MANHATTANSHORT VENUES

OUR WORLDWIDE VENUES FOR 2017

  USA 146   Venues 44   States 465   Screenings
  Europe 11   Venues 08   Countries 018   Screenings
  Australia & NZ 08   Venues 03   States 09   Screenings
  Canada 00   Venues 00   States 00   Screenings
  Asia 00   Venues 00   Countries 00   Screenings
  South & Central America 01   Venues 01   Countries 03   Screenings
  Africa 00   Venues 00   Countries 00   Screenings