Short Short Fest

Short Short Fest

Short Short Fest:

The Summer of Shorts

Short Short Fest is a 3 stop touring event of cartoons, animations, cosplay and more! If you enjoy experiencing new works of independent animated content, meeting local artists, and winning prizes with friends then Short Short Fest has you covered!
Watch cartoons, enjoy drawing on the community art wall, play Super Smash Bros, meet artists, and discover your new favorite films!
Come early and mingle with other cartoon lovers and creators! Show off your favorite Cosplay. Draw on the community art wall, win prizes like a NEW Drawing tablet and more! BUT MOST OF ALL get a good seat for all the featured original cartoons!!

JULY 7TH | DOORS OPEN AT 8PM SHOW STARTS AT 9PM

Come out to one of Michigan’s oldest Drive-In Theaters, Capri Drive-In!
Stop by the concession stand, enjoy the summer night, and watch cartoons from your car or feel free to mingle with the other guests and animators!

JULY 8TH | DOORS OPEN AT 8PM SHOW STARTS AT 9PM

Come to one of Pittsburgh’s most BELOVED parks, Schenley Plaza!
Enjoy local food, fresh air, the drawing wall and meeting local animators!

JULY 9TH | DOORS OPEN AT 7:30PM SHOW STARTS AT 8:30PM

The BIG 21+ homecoming show at Marty Magee’s in Prospect Park, PA.
Enjoy 1 night only cartoon themed drinks. Watch all the cartoons indoors or outdoors in full HD and quality surround sound. Laugh and mingle with other artists and animation lovers! This Saturday show opens at 7:30pm and starts at 8:30pm.

Attention Animators!

Are you an animator in the South West Michigan, Pittsburgh, or Philly area?
Would you like to meet more like minded creatives?
Do you have a short film that’s 7 minutes or less?
SHORT SHORT FEST HAS YOU COVERED

A night of laughs, cheers, and yes, CARTOONS! YOUR CARTOONS! To be considered, films submitted must contain animation and be 7 minutes or less. All genres and styles will be considered. Short Short Fest allows submittals from artists of all ages! (Please be aware we may show your film at the Philly location but they are a 21+ venue)

Thank you to all the creative members of the community for submitting, and see you at Short Short Fest!!

ALL AGES ALLOWED TO SUBMIT | DOORS OPEN AT 8PM SHOW STARTS AT 9PM (SAT SHOW OPENS 7:30PM & STARTS 8:30PM)

Send us your short short!

File too big? Taking too long to upload?
Use this link to send us your short short through wetransfer for free or send us a Google Drive link!

Don't worry - this is only to contact you in animation technical emergencies
Max size of 150MB due to website capacity. If larger - please provide a Google Drive Link or WeTransfer to the Short! Have questions? Reach out via our contact or IG: shortshortfest

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