The Vision

The 10th annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (#NBCUshortsfest) is a nationwide search for new talent both in front of & behind the camera. The bicoastal festival hosts a variety of acclaimed panels, as well as semi-finalist short film screening in NYC and red carpet finale @ DGA Los Angeles, showcasing up & coming directors, actors, producers and writers to the top tastemakers, talent & executives in the industry.




The Festival

2015 Finalists

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The Partners

The NBCUniversal Short Film Festival would like to thank its Partners for their generous support.

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The Press

NBCUniversal Short Film Festival Accepting Entries

Writers, producers, actors, directors, and storytellers wanted. The 10th NBCUniversal Short Film Festival is open for entries as it seeks the next generation of emerging talent. Submissions are now being accepted in four categories of narrative short film — comedy, drama, horror and sci-fi. NBCUniversal says submissions are encouraged from talent with diverse backgrounds and […]

NBCUNIVERSAL Celebrates New Talent at its 8th annual NBCU SHORT CUTS FESTIVAL

HOLLYWOOD (October 28, 2013) – NBCUniversal announced the winners among the finalists at its Eighth Annual NBCU Short Cuts Festival grand finale on October 23 at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) in Los Angeles. The event was hosted by Craig Robinson (top left with festival finalists) with presenters from Marlon Wayans to Dave Chappelle […]