The Annual Colorado Short Circuit Film Festival returns for a 5th consecutive year... and in 2021 We Will Be A Virtual Event! We are partnering with Eventive Virtual to keep our festival thriving, exciting, and new.

Are you a Colorado based Filmmaker? Then this is the Film Festival for you!
This is a Shorts ONLY Festival and is designed to promote and showcase COLORADO-Based Filmmakers.

PLEASE NOTE:
IF YOU ARE NOT A COLORADO FILMMAKER...PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT AS YOUR ENTRY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. PROOF OF COLORADO RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED.

Categories include:
Comedy
Drama
Documentary
Experimental
Animation
Horror/SciFi
Music Video

Planned Schedule:
Festival Opens Friday March 26th 2021 and will continue through Sunday, March 28th. Our entire event is Virtual so you can attend through the convenience and safety of your home.

We will have Pre-recorded Q&A with Filmmakers, and Interviews with invited Guests including our Judges for our festival. Our Awards Ceremony will be Virtual as well

This Festival is a part of The Indie Spirit Film Festival, which is currently planned as a 3 day International Film Festival held in Colorado Springs, Colorado in October 2021.

Award Certificates are given in up to 15 different categories and is decided by a panel of Three Judges who are experts in their field (Film, Video Production, Education).

Eligibility: Only Colorado residents (past and current) and individuals currently attending school in Colorado can submit. Please provide documentation indicating your relationship with our beautiful state... Colorado.

All ages are welcome to submit.

Categories include:
Comedy... up to 30-minutes in length
Drama... up to 30-minutes in length
Experimental... up to 30-minutes in length
Documentary... up to 30-minutes in length
Horror/SciFi... up to 30-minutes in length
Animation... up to 20-minutes in length
Music Video... up to 10-minutes in length

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • I miss the in-person screenings. Still great festival and very professional.

    April 2021
  • Donna Guthrie

    Great festival, so happy my film made it. This is a wonderful addition to the Colorado film communicty.

    April 2021
  • Nick Gatsby

    One of my favorite festivals, always an amazing time and always looking forward to submitting each year!

    April 2021
  • Brad Haag

    Cool location, great indie spirit, diverse curation of films, friendly staff!

    December 2020
  • Michael Bliss

    This is such a wonderful event. What an honor to be a part of this film festival. The staff is wonderful. The people are amazing and we love being able to network with Colorado's Independent Film Community.
    Love you guys!!!

    November 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Michael! always a pleasure to have you a part of our festivals! Cheers!