About Us

  • Mission & Vision

    We're more than just our festivals! The Palm Springs International Film Society enthusiastically pursues its artistic and public service goals; to enrich, to educate, to entertain, to initiate cultural dialogue and celebrate cinematic excellence.    READ MORE

  • History of the Film Society and its Festivals

    How did this 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit organization and its festival get started?    LEARN MORE

  • The Staff. We love what we do.

    Get to know the friendly staff helping you through out the year and during our festivals.    VIEW STAFF LIST

  • NEWS...we get around

    Catch up the latest announcements, press releases, and stories about the Film Society and its Festivals    READ MORE

  • Work With Us. We work hard to have fun.

    There are many exciting ways to get involved with the Palm Springs International Film Society.    FIND OUT HOW

About Us

The Film Society produces The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) every January, and Palm Springs ShortFest in June. In addition to curating the best in international cinema, PSIFF has come to be known as the first stop on the road to the Academy Awards® and our Oscar®-qualifying ShortFest is the largest short film festival and market in North America. Our festivals and year-round programs manifest our organization's mission by nurturing and encouraging new filmmaking talent, honoring the great masters of world cinema, and expanding audience horizons.

About Us