• Short Film Program Schedule Available Now!

    Start planning your festival. View the program schedule and our incredible selection of 295 short films. View Schedule List

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  • ShortFest Films

    ShortFest 2021 Passes on sale!

    Good news! Passholders will now have the opportunity to reserve a seat in advance before tickets go on sale to the public. Passholders will be granted priority access to reserve a spot for a pre-defined # of screenings in advance of ticket sales. View pass options & purchase

  • 2019 ShortFest


    Palm Springs ShortFest becomes the first film festival in the state to hold all of its screenings in-theatre in 2021. The event returns to the Camelot Theatre from June 22-28. Unique, fun, and enlightening...don't miss the festival dedicated to short films and those who make them. Let's Go

  • The 2022 Film Festival will run January 6-17 with the Film Awards Gala on January 6.

    Full days of film screenings will begin January 7th including the Opening Night presentation that evening and will conclude with Best of Fest on January 17. Read more

  • The Palm Springs International Film Society is recognizing this year’s best in filmmaking.

    To see the complete list of this year's Palm Springs International Film Awards Honorees and where to go to watch their films click here


2021 ShortFest

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Film Festival 2022

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Film Awards

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Film Society


The Film Festival and ShortFest are presented by the Film Society under our mission of nurturing new filmmaking talent, honoring the great masters of film, and providing audiences with an appreciation of world cinema.


The Palm Springs International Film Society presents Educational Programs that bring students into the world of cinema with engaging opportunities and in-depth experiences in the classroom, in our offices, and at our Festivals.


Members enjoy exclusive invitations to pre-release screenings of major motion pictures throughout the year, a sneak peek into PSIFF at the highly anticipated annual Member Preview Night, Early Bird Box Office access to our Festivals, and much more.