Manhattan Short
The World's First Global Film Festival

Over 100,000 Film-Lovers Unite in Over 350 Cities Across 6 Continents to View & Vote On the Finalists’ Films in the 21st Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.

You Be the Judge!

September 27 - October 7

This year, MANHATTAN SHORT received 1565 entries from 73 countries from which nine finalists were selected. These nine short films will screen more than 1000 times in over 350 cities on six continents during the week of Sept 27 - Oct 7. And the judges of these films are you, the audience. On entry to each venue, you will be handed a ballot card that allows you to VOTE for the BEST SHORT FILM and ACTOR at the conclusion of the program. Votes will be sent to MANHATTAN SHORT's headquarters and the winner will be announced at ManhattanShort.com on Monday October 8 at 10am EST. The directors and actors anxiously await your decision. Find the screening venue closest to you..

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OSCAR QUALIFYING RUN

MANHATTAN SHORT 2018 will run for one full week (Sept 21 - Sept 27) at a Cinema in the county of Los Angeles. This theater booking means every film selected as a FINALIST in the 2018 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival will be eligible to enter the Oscar competition for 2019. MANHATTAN SHORT is now in compliance with the rules governing the Oscar Awards set forth by the Academy of Motion Pictures of Arts and Sciences A.M.P.A.S.

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ENTER YOUR FILM

Deadline for entries for MANHATTAN SHORT 2019 is July 31, 2019. There are no late deadlines. Films must arrive at our offices by midnight on July 31. Films should be 20 minutes or under in length. Click this box to enter.

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NOMINATE A VENUE

Over 350 Art House Cinemas, Museums, Universities, Art Centers and Libraries take part in MANHATTAN SHORT worldwide. If you know, own or manage a venue that would like to take part in the event then click this box fill in the form and we'll be in touch.

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WHAT DID YOU VOTE FOR AND WHY

Watch videos of people discussing the films they voted for at past MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festivals. Contact the Festival if you're interested in reporting for us at a venue close to you.

FORUM

POST A COMMENT IN THE FORUM

So you caught MANHATTAN SHORT at one of the 350 venues across the world, well let's hear it, share your thoughts on "what film you voted for and why" right here in the forum. Also if you would like to comment to the filmmakers about their film...this is the place to do it.

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