The 2016 Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (LA Shorts Fest) September 1-8 at LA LIVE. LA Shorts Fest is one of the most prestigious international short film festivals in the world. The festival is accredited by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. The festival attracts 8,000 moviegoers, filmmakers, trend setters, and entertainment professionals looking for new talent.
Features include, Tyrese & Jennifer Hudson in ‘Shame’, produced by Denzel Washington.LA Shorts alumni documentary filmmaker Dan Krauss returns with ‘Extremis’ which will premiere on Netflix in September. Dan Krauss previous short ‘The Death of Kevin Carter’ screened in 2004 at LA Shorts Fest and earned him a Academy Award nomination and 2 Emmy Awards. Two time Tony Award winner Jonathan Pryce in ‘One Last Dance’ directed by Luke Losey. Jane Lynch (Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award) in Writer’s Block by Troy Miller.
LA Shorts Fest Alumni Directors
Tim Burton, Bryan Singer, Paul Haggis, Shane Black, Jason Reitman, John Woo, Tony Scott, David Lynch, Joe Carnahan, Louis D’Esposito, Terry Gilliam, Jon Favreau, Scarlett Johansson, Vin Diesel, Hilary Swank, Demi Moore, Courteney Cox, Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst, Ralph Macchio, Ricky Gervais and many more.