Brought to you by MANHATTAN SHORT (The World's First Global Film Festival), a 10-day festival where 8 unique short films will be chosen and screened virtually from Feb 14 - Feb 24, at

With so many marvelous short films being produced each year, the quest for the perfect vehicle in which to launch never-ending. With a legacy of 25 years; growing from the side of a truck to now screening annually in 500+ cinemas across 6 continents, MANHATTAN SHORT is the perfect organization for these filmmakers.

Now your great ideas have the right launching pad to catapult your work into the stratosphere! So, join with us and create magic!

You Be the Judge!
Keeping with our tradition, the judges for these films will be judged by our already established global audience!

After the screening of the final film, a pop-up window will appear where they can vote for their favorite film and actor. Votes will be tallied and the winners will be announced on February 25th, at

Selected Filmmakers will receive $400.00 each for being part of the event:

There is something special in store for the filmmakers!

As a filmmaker, once your short film is completed the goal is to get that film in front of as many eyes as possible. Short films are made to be seen! We have an already established audience of over 100,000 film lovers around the globe. MANHATTAN SHORT Online is the ideal vehicle to launch great works of art to audiences worldwide.

Each Filmmaker will be awarded $400.00

All films must be 18 minutes under in length.

Films already screening on the Internet are ineligible to enter.

We accept all genres and do not rule out anything.

Deadline for entries: Jan 10 each year. There are no late deadlines.

Selected films will be asked to submit their films as an Apple ProRes Quicktime file. Frame rate of (23.98) or (24p).