Tarheel Shorties showcases a slate of the coolest indie films from North Carolina artists. The 3rd annual Tarheel Shorties Film Festival kicks off June 8, 2019 in Wilson, North Carolina with a mix of indoor screenings at the historic Edna Boykin Cultural Center and outdoor screenings at the legendary Whirligig Park. This homegrown festival highlights films created with roots in North Carolina. The festival was launched ten years ago to showcase the legacy of indie film in NC showcasing filmmakers like Norwood Cheek, Francesca Talenti, Dave Monahan, and dozens of the states most talented creators. Join us as we plant Tarheel Shorties in Wilson, NC for many years to come.

Tarheel Shorties supports the growth of independent filmmaking in North Carolina. Stay tuned for more info about awards at this year's festival.

North Carolina filmmakers can submit narrative, documentary or experimental films of any length or genre to the festival by April 3, 2019. All films should have been made in the past two years by North Carolina residents, natives, or be filmed in NC.