Welcome to the IMDb qualifying Vegas Shorts Festival!

The fest promotes international and American short filmmakers through its various online competitions and award events. The fest was established with the intention of selecting, awarding, promoting and recognizing short filmmakers in various genres. Vegas Shorts believes in the power of short filmmaking 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 Narrative Short
Best Documentary Short
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Producer
Best Cinematography
Best Script (Unproduced and Produced)
Best Editor
Best Composer
Best Comedy
Best Experimental
Best Animation
Best Science Fiction
Best Horror
Best Student Film
Best Indie Film

-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
  • The contest it was awesome!

    May 2023
  • Rashad Haughton

    Thanks for awarding “Half Samurai” at Vegas Shorts. Great experience. Highly recommended.

    May 2023
  • Steph Fitch

    It was great to be selected and be part of this IMDb qualifying festival and have two of our student films selected.

    April 2023
  • We are delighted with this festival and we are really proud of our film to have been selected and nominated. Thank you for this opportunity.

    April 2023
  • Manouchehr Kholghi

    Fantastic Vegas Shorts Festival proud to semi final

    April 2023