Vegas Shorts is a monthly festival and a competition dedicated to American and International Short films of all genres. The festival is a platform which seeks to recognize, select, award and promote short films.

The festival is established with the intention of selecting, awarding, promoting and recognizing short filmmakers in various genres. The members of jury and the programmers of the festival consists of award winning filmmakers active in the film industry as professionals in media.

Vegas Shorts believes in the power of the language of cinema and stands with all diverse groups of filmmakers from around the globe.

We consider the art of filmmaking an essential component of our lives and encourage works that use powerful and creative approaches toward the language of cinema in order to create a unique vision.

Best dramatic
Best director
Best actress
Best actor
Best cinematography
Best script
Best producer
Best edit
Best animation
Best experimental
Best documentary
Best composer
Best horror
Best comedy
Best thriller
Best science fiction
Best fantasy
Best student filmmaker
Best youth actor
Best youth actress
Best Web Series /TV Pilot
Best first time filmmaker
Best trailer

-You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster) for promotional purpose.
- Entry fees are non-refundable.
- You must own all the rights to the film or have permission to use any songs included in your film.

Overall Rating
  • I think the Vegas Shorts Festival is wonderful & has great possibilities!! We'd love to meet new filmmakers, so we're hoping there's an in person event soon. I'm also eager to see the other shorts. THANKS Vegas Shorts for selecting "Take My Hand" as a winning entry!

    May 2021

    Great festival! Very professional and communicative. Honored to be included!!

    May 2021
  • Mark Rose

    We really enjoyed this festival over here at Alaska Long Hunters! We are so happy to say we won an award at this festival as well, it brings us a lot of joy to be able to spread the good news in such a way that reaches new people everyday!

    May 2021
  • Marco Taloni

    It was my pleasure to participate, it's very useful for international filmmakers, thank you.

    May 2021
  • Wonderful film festival. Great creative team. I enjoyed participating in the program. I recommend everything to filmmakers!

    May 2021