Short Film Competition – TOP TEN FINALISTS!

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It is with great pleasure that we announce the Top Ten finalists for our first-ever Short Film Competition, sponsored by the Knight Foundation!


  • BAR MITZVAH AGAIN (Doug Weissman)
  • BEATING IVAN DRAGO (Joshua Maxwell)
  • BLINDSPOT (Christopher Trerotola)
  • CHASE (Malia Bruker)
  • INNER SIDE OF HORRIBLE (Colby Bartine)
  • KISS AND SELL (Whit Strub and Mary Rizzo)
  • MRS. RIGHT (Michael Savisky)
  • NON SERVIAM (Louis Mansfield)
  • PHILADELPHIA, TI AMO (Jeffrey R. Ayars)


Each finalist will receive one ALL-ACCESS BADGE to the 20th Anniversary Philadelphia Film Festival (October 20 – November 3), and will have their films screened on Friday, October 28th at the Ritz East starting at 12pm.

With over 6,800 views of 29 shorts and over 1,800 votes, we were humbled and thrilled by the involvement of our online community. Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who submitted their films, voted online via Vimeo, and spread the word about the Short Film Competition to their friends. We are incredibly thankful for your support.

See you at the movies!

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