Manhattan Short
The World's First Global Film Festival

The 22nd Annual
MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.
ONE WORLD - ONE WEEK - ONE FESTIVAL

Join us September 26 to October 6, 2019, when over 100,000 film lovers in over 350 cities across six continents gather for one reason...to view and vote on the Finalists' Films in the 22nd Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.

Deadline for Entries July 31st
Filmmakers, Screenwriters and Musicians have until July 31st to get their work into NYC if they hope to be part of the 22nd Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival, taking place in over 350 venues across 6 continents between Thursday September 26 and Sunday October 6, 2019.

MANHATTAN SHORT is not a touring Festival; rather, it is an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films and great artists to great venues and allowing the audiences to select their favorites. All films selected in MANHATTAN SHORT 2019, will be eligible to enter the Oscars in 2020, via the MANHATTAN SHORT Oscar Qualifying Screenings at Los Feliz 3 Cinemas in the county of Los Angeles.

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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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JOIN YOUR LOCAL MAILING LIST

Receive updates of when MANHATTAN SHORT is screening at your local venue by joining your local mailing list.

COMMUNITY

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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