Here is your chance to go from the barangay to the bright lights of Hollywood!

Best Film and People's Choice Winners during the Gala Finals in Manila in September will be screened at the prestigious Marilyn Monroe Theater in Los Angeles, California to represent Short+Sweet Manila in the International Competition along with other top films from all over the world and win exciting prizes!

Short+Sweet - the biggest and best short format festival in the World.
Short+Sweet is the biggest 10 minute performing arts festival in the world with events in 30+ cities across 12 countries. We have presented over 5,000 original new works in Theatre, Music and Dance since 2002. We have been presenting Short+Sweet Theatre in Manila since 2014. In 2017, Short+Sweet Film Festival premiered in key cities around the world including Manila in its inaugural run.

Additionally - if your film is shortlisted in Manila, it will also be eligible for express entry (until 2019) into other Short+Sweet Film Festivals including Sydney, Melbourne, Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Dubai, Los Angeles, Indianapolis and beyond. Our presenting partners are the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute, Casting Network, Australian Embassy in Manila, Pineapple Lab & Short+Sweet International.

All film entries to Short+Sweet Film Festival will be screened in the Heats competition happening on all Sunday evenings of August.

Best Film and Viewer's Choice Winners during the Gala Finals in Manila in September will be screened at the prestigious Marilyn Monroe Theater in Los Angeles, California to represent Short+Sweet Manila in the International Competition along with other top films from all over the world and win exciting prizes!

Short+Sweet Film Festival Manila will award the following prizes:
Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay and People's Choice awards

No limits, other than your imagination.
In keeping with the Short+Sweet tradition, all films must be 5-10 mins in length (plus credits) and can be shot and edited on any device. There is no restriction on the genre, style, or how the film is created. You must however have permission to use any images, storylines, music, etc. in your film.

The film can be in any language or dialect. However, your film must have English subtitles if you want to be eligible for other Short+Sweet Film Festivals.