We have a very short attention span so we LOVE short films!

If you have an animation, narrative or documentary short under 40 minutes then we are looking for you.

The films are screened to a live audience that is just as hungry for your awesome filmmaking-ness and you are to make the films in the first place.

The Short and Sweet Film Festival will take place at the Audio West Theater in Orem, Utah just days before the Sundance Film Festival in January.

All official selections receive certificates and winners receive trophies for each of their categories.

We're always at your disposal. If you need additional assistance or have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, please contact our customer service (shortandsweetfilmfestival@gmail.com ).

Refund Policy: Because entries will have been processed and entered into the system, NO refunds will be granted.

To be eligible for the 2018 festival, entries must have been completed between January 31, 2017 and the deadline.

Projects from all over the world are eligible.

The short film category includes one episode of a series.

Award Announcements & Promotion
Official Selections will be announced December 1st 2017 and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Utah in January 2018.

Translation (Required if not in English)
Productions not produced in the English language must have either subtitles or overdubbing in English (preferred).

When submitting your credits, be aware that if your entry is a winner, the name of the category, and title of the entry will appear on the award which is given to each winning entry. We also include the year of the competition. Finalists, when notified, will be given the opportunity to update and correct credits. However, if no corrections are made, credits listed during the entry process will be considered the credits of record.

Disposition of Entry / Errors & Omissions
Promotional materials submitted may be displayed or shown, for educational and/or promotional purposes as Workman Productions® deems appropriate. By entering, the entrant agrees to hold Workman Productions ® and any of its affiliated companies exempt from any costs or expenses of any claim arising out of any such use. Workman Productions ® will never sell entries nor make entries available for public viewing.
Workman Productions ® assumes no responsibility for the acts or omissions of those individuals or entities submitting entries pursuant to this notice. All submitting entities and/or individuals are advised to review submissions with respect to correct name credits and other information.

Overall Rating
  • Andre Campbell

    The festival was wonderful and sweet.

    January 2018
  • Andrea Williams

    I was unable to make it to the festival this year, but I loved the attention they were still able to give me. I received a wonderful review of my film. The people who run this festival are great with communication. I would submit to them again, and hopefully make it out next year!

    January 2018
  • Brad Robinson

    I was not able to attend the festival so I can't comment on the actual festival. I did want to point out that all the films that were accepted got a review of the film that was put up on the festival website! THAT was pretty awesome. Also, throughout the process they are extremely easy to work with. It was a bummer that I could not be there in person but the review was such a great thing to have!

    January 2018
  • Paul Brooks

    I had a really great time attending Short and Sweet. The presentation was professional, the selection of films was very good... and Utah is beautiful! To everyone involved - Excellent job.

    January 2018
  • DaCosta Bayley

    Though I was unable to attend the festival, the communication awesome! Thank you for including my film.

    January 2018