BASH - Bay Area Shorts Film Festival, the Annual BASH Film Festival will continue its tradition of showcasing a diverse sampling of BAY AREA made shorts and mini features, award-winning directors along with amateurs breaking in the industry and blowing everyone away. From EPIC Comedies, Horrors to Serious Dramas, and Documentaries our selections are eclectic and all across the board!!!!

Audience choice winners for each section will compete to win Best of 2019 during our MMTB Screening at the end of the night (Winning Filmmakers Get Two Free Passes). Winners will be announced at the end of the night and given their 2019 BASH Award.

(If you are a student, check out BASH for Students at https://filmfreeway.com/BashStudentEdition)

ABOUT THE LOCATION-

http://lamorindatheatres.com/

The Rheem Theater, a Historic landmark in Moraga,was built in 1957, showcases films from all over the world. Classic Action and Super Heros plus much more showcased daily in their lounge. Come enjoy the fantastic experience.

Audience choice winners will get a Trophy and continue to screen a few more times throughout the year at our various festivals throughout the Bay! All finalists that haven't participated in our film challenges get 2 free passes to a future production challenge of their choice.

MUST BE BAY AREA MADE, INCLUDES SACRAMENTO, SANTA CRUZ AND SURROUNDING AREAS WITHIN 60 MILES OF THE SF BAY AREA.

**Important to fill out the filmmaker info for the submission, if it is not stated with proof, or clearly made in the Bay Area or 60 mile radius, it will be automatically put in the 'no' pile. Films won't be watched all the way through if it is not clear within a few minutes or, if not stated in the info section of the film. STRICTLY Bay Area.. Thanks!

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  • This is a little festival that deserves support and growth. Most of the films were worth seeing and the convivial atmosphere lent itself to connecting with other filmmakers. Here's hoping BASH continues to expand and prosper!

    July 2018
  • My first time submitting into BASH and I had the chance to win best film this year (2018) and I am very grateful ! Loved coming out and supporting as well being involved in the bay area film community. This event is something I will absolutely be returning next year.

    July 2018
  • This festival was fantastic...Great films and great audience participation...definitely a film festival worth entering!!!

    July 2017