The Scottsdale Short Film Festival 2020 and all events on this page have been canceled.
Scottsdale Short Film Festival 2020
The Scottsdale Short Film Festival is the premiere annual event to showcase the creative and technical filmmaking talents of local high school students and students at the Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre.
Film Submission Guidelines
- Submit your film entry by April 20, 2020
- The winning films will be shown on the big screen during the Scottsdale Short Film Festival, happening May 6, 2020, at Harkins Camelview.
- Winning high school students receive a free 3-credit-hour course taught by the Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre (a $285 value for each award).
SCC is offering a free training session "Writing A Successful Short Film" 6 pm, March 19, at the Film School Hub (FSH) Building, taught by Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre Department Chair Bill True. Take advantage of this opportunity to gain valuable filmmaking insights from an industry professional.
The Scottsdale Short Film Festival takes place at 7:30 pm, May 6, 2020, at Harkins Camelview Theatre in Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall. For information, please phone (480) 423-6076.
Tickets are $12 and can be purchased here.
For more than 20 years, the Festival has featured the creative and technical filmmaking talents of students at the Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre. This year, the Festival has been expanded to include award categories specifically for local high school students to recognize their emerging voices.
In addition to viewing all of the winning films, Festival attendees can participate in special commentary and Q&A sessions with SCC faculty members, alumni and industry professionals.
Get to know the Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre by attending a free open house for prospective students and the community. Meet our faculty, advisors, alumni and more, while learning about the many cutting-edge degree and certificate programs being offered. The event takes place 5 to 8 pm, April 2, at SCC’s Film School Hub (FSH) Building.
Widely regarded as one of the best film schools in the Southwest U.S., SCC’s Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre features two-year hands-on programs that are exceptional and unique among the community colleges in Arizona. From the stage to the soundstage and all points in between, students are immersed in virtually every aspect of the film and theatre disciplines. Through both a theoretical and hands-on approach, each student leaves with not only a degree in their chosen field, but with a keen understanding of how their education is applicable in the professional world. For more information, visit SCC’s Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre.