San Jose International Short Film Festival

San Jose International Short Film Festival

Listed as one of the “Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by MovieMaker Magazine, the San Jose International Short Film Festival is honored to present an incredible array of World Class short films from across the globe to excited Silicon Valley audiences.

The 12th Annual festival returns in 2020 for an innovative “Home Edition” October 22nd - 25th, 2020. 

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Access to all 20 film blocks, special events, and musical guests throughout the festival weekend.

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Upcoming Events

22 Events Coming Up
Special Musical Performance: Veronica Fusaro
Special Musical Performance: Veronica Fusaro

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Special Event: Musical Guest Veronica Fusaro

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Special Event - Hammer Down
Special Event - Hammer Down

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Special Event: A conversation with Director Simon Hatt and actors Chris Sullivan (This is Us) & Abigail Dylan Harrison (The Affair)

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Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Opening Night Premiere Screening
Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Opening Night Premiere Screening

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Join us as we kick off the 2020 "Home Edition" of the SJSFF with a selection of World Class Short Films.

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Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 1: The Uncomfortable Truth (Drama, Comedy, Intense Drama)
Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 1: The Uncomfortable Truth (Drama, Comedy, Intense Drama)

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Join us as we explore thoughtful stories that transcend a single genre, each film with a unique point of view, featuring brilliant filmmakers that deliver a raw honesty that can only be revealed as An Uncomfortable Truth.

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Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 2: Life Interrupted
Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 2: Life Interrupted

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Life is growth, it changes and changes those around you. We are excited to present outstanding films that deliver a look at lives authentic and powerful, some stark and unforgiving, with a glimpse at Life, Interrupted.

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Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 3: It's a Hard Doc's Life (Documentary Shorts)
Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 3: It's a Hard Doc's Life (Documentary Shorts)

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Documentaries deliver insight into real lives, places and things – unique and sublime, this dedicated block of shorts offers us the opportunity to take a hard look at ourselves. Welcome to A Hard DOC’s Life.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 4: The Human Experience
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 4: The Human Experience

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The Human Experience explores the good in humanity, detailing the ways that we have found to share, nurture and take care of the human spirit. Warm and authentic, these films are highly recommended and are always a crowd-pleaser.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 5: Make Em' Laugh (Comedy Shorts)
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 5: Make Em' Laugh (Comedy Shorts)

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Irreverent, brilliant and laugh out loud funny. From the subtle to the extreme, please join us for the ever-popular comedy shorts screening – highly recommended!

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Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 6: The World Beyond (Sci-fi Block)
Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 6: The World Beyond (Sci-fi Block)

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Always an audience favorite, these stylish science fiction shorts deliver a look at worlds unknown, all while giving us insight into who we are and potentially who we may become.

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Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 7: I've Got a Bad Feeling About This
Now On-Demand - San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 7: I've Got a Bad Feeling About This

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 8: Kids & Family
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 8: Kids & Family

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Join us as we present films for kids and their families. These short films are great for all ages and include both animated and live-action films, each with wonderful stories for the entire family.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 9: The Ink & Paint Club (Animation)
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 9: The Ink & Paint Club (Animation)

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Using a myriad of styles and methodologies, these amazing animated shorts deliver so much more than just a visual feast – these are incredible stories that resonate with the passion of the filmmakers themselves.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Prescription Vineyards Wine Event
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Prescription Vineyards Wine Event

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Special Event: VIP Pass needed for the wine experience, to just view films purchase an individual ticket.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 11: Musically Inclined
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 11: Musically Inclined

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Each year we are happy to deliver films that have a musical basis at its core, it could be an exceptional score – a song buried deep within or possibly a traditional musical. Combined with a special performance by the San Jose Pop Up Choir, this makes Musically Inclined a true festival favorite.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 12: World Cinema One
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 12: World Cinema One

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Join us for our initial block of World Cinema shorts, inspired and outstanding. These shorts take us to another place, inviting us to share in the lives of those across the globe. Highly recommended.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 13: It Was a Dark & Stormy Night (Intense Drama, Action and Suspense)
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 13: It Was a Dark & Stormy Night (Intense Drama, Action and Suspense)

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Things that go bump in the night are on full display along with personal stories that are unlocked from a place normally hidden, a place dark and terrifying, a place of storms and foreboding – if only in our minds.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 14: What the What? (Surreal, Late Night)
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 14: What the What? (Surreal, Late Night)

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Expect the unexpected as we unleash a half-dozen short films that are designed to surprise, possibly offend and be most likely leave you wanting more. Please be advised, you were warned.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 15: World Cinema Two (Foreign Films, World Cinema)
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 15: World Cinema Two (Foreign Films, World Cinema)

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Please join us for the second edition of World Cinema selections, this outing includes selected shorts from France, Finland, India, Singapore and more.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 16: The Alternative Universe (Fantasy, Adventure)
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Block 16: The Alternative Universe (Fantasy, Adventure)

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We are tremendously excited to deliver these amazing films that tap into the power of the fantastic, something askew, where something quite different is just around the corner – and the answers are never whats expected.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Special Event - Meet the Filmmaker - Guest of Honor Troian Bellisario
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Special Event - Meet the Filmmaker - Guest of Honor Troian Bellisario

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This year within the confines of our special Home Edition, we are incredibly excited to invite writer, producer, director and actor Troian Bellisario to discuss not one, but two short films that embody what a World Class Short Film is all about.

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Closing Night Award Winner Announcements & Screening
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Closing Night Award Winner Announcements & Screening

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Join us as we present this years Award Winner Shorts

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San Jose International Short Film Festival - Best of the Fest Audience Choice
San Jose International Short Film Festival - Best of the Fest Audience Choice

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Join us as we present this years Audience Award Winners

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