Palm Springs Shortfest Success

AFTRS Palm Springs ShortFest Still from 2014 student film 'Silent Night'

Jun 18 2015

The Palm Springs International Film Festival Shortfest is currently in full swing in California. Now in its 21st year, ShortFest will showcase 330 films including 77 World Premieres, 65 North American Premieres and 19 U.S. Premieres. 

There are 54 thematically curated programs, which will screen June 16-22, at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs.  More than 3,000 of the festival submissions are available in the Film Market for industry attendees to view.  Terffic to see two 2014 AFTRS student films selected as part of the annual program.

Congratulations to everyone involved in Silent Night and Pull:

Silent Night (World Premiere):
  • Nastassja Djalog (Directing)
  • Danielle Reston (Producing)
  • Samuel Phibbs (Cinematography)
  • Stephanie Tighe (Editing)
  • Isabelle Love-Dack (Production Design)
  • Audrey Houssard (Sound)
  • Jayden Lawrence (Screen Music)

Pull (North American Premiere):
  • Christopher Stollery (Directing)
  • Hilary Crombie (Cinematography)
  • Jackson Buhck (Editing)
  • Lauren Miller (Production Design)
  • Callum Hedemann (Sound)
  • Adam Green (Screen Music)

View the full program here >

Image attribution: Still from AFTRS student film Silent Night (2014).


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