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Short Short Story Film Festival


The Short Short Story Film Festival is a competitive international festival of films that tell a story in under six minutes.

The 10th edition of the festival takes place in November 2016 at AS220 in Providence, RI on November 26th and Cinema 320 in Worcester, MA on December 3rd.

We are still accepting submissions for this year's festival - the submission deadline has been extended until 24th October.

There is no fee to submit - click here for more information.

More on the Festival

The festival has taken place every November since 2007, in Providence and other cities in the northeast US.

The 9th edition took place in Providence, RI and Worcester, MA, presenting two programs of about 80 minutes each, with 35 total films screening.

Click here for more details on last year's festival.

To learn more about the festival concept and history generally, click here.


Women ... Animation ... Womanimation!

Womanimation! is a festival showcasing acclaimed animated short film stories created by women from around the world.

The 2016 festival, the 8th edition, took place Saturday, June 25th at AS220 in Providence, RI.

Click here to find out more on the award winners, or for a detailed list of festival films, click here.

Click here for more details on the 2016 festival.

To find out more on the "herstory" of previous festivals, click here.

Check out the unique custom award created by filmmaker Eliška Chytková for our Visual Vanguard award.

World Music Charts

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Spoiler Alert Radio

A weekly broadcast and podcast featuring conversations on the craft of filmmaking.

For more information about the program, click here.

This week's episode:

Jason Kisvarday - Production Designer - The Chronicles of Riddick, Escape From Tomorrow, The Greasy Strangler, and Swiss Army Man

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Submit Your Film by October 24th!

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We are accepting submissions for the 2016 Short Short Story Film Festival through October 24th.

Womanimation! Audience Award 2016


A custom creation by Maryam Farahzadi