2018 BlueCat Short Film Festival

Our Short Film Festival has arrived! After 20 years of accepting scripts, BlueCat is proud to announce the launch of the BlueCat Short Film Festival, with a $2500 cash prize for the Best Short Film award winner!

After carefully reviewing all of the submitted short films, we will name 5-10 finalists, and those shorts will be screened at the Landmark Theatre in West Los Angeles on June 19th, 2018. 

Following the screenings, we will announce the winner!

Students are welcome to submit, with discounted fees available to all work from young and developing filmmakers. 

We are excited to welcome you and to screen your short films in LA!


  • Early Deadline: December 17th, 2017.  Entry Fee $30, Student $25.
  • Regular Deadline: February 1st, 2018.  Entry Fee $40, Student $30
  • Final Deadline: February 20th, 2018.  Entry Fee $50, Student $35
  • Late Deadline: March 18th, 2018.  Entry Fee $60, Student $45

For complete rules and information, please visit our 2018 BlueCat Short Film Festival Rules & Guidelines.


Submissions are closed.