October 14-15, 2023

Filmmakers / Producers of the Official Selections are invited as VIP guests of Shiver International Film Festival to attend the screenings of the chosen Micro-Short and Short Films in a state-of-the-art venue with a 140-seat movie theater.

All chosen films receive Shiver's Official Selection Laurels, honoring the best in short cinematic works, as part of our annual celebration of independent short films from around the globe.

At the closing of the festival, Winners are announced, including Shiver Short Film of the Year and Shiver Micro-Short Film of the Year - these grand-prize winners are recipients of our stunning frozen Maple Leaf trophies!  Good luck, everyone!

Submissions are OPEN for Shiver Shorts 2020: North America's coolest, coldest international short film festival!

Eligibility: Micro-Short (under 5 mins) and Short Films (under 40 mins) of all genres, all budgets, from all around the world! 

​Our award categories include: Best Comedy, Best Drama, Best Action, Best Animation, Best Horror, Best Sci-Fi, Best Fantasy, Best Thriller, Best Weird / Cult / Experimental, Best Foreign Language, Best Music Video, Best Director, Best Male Performance, Best Female Performance, Best Student Film, and grand prize Frozen Maple Leaf trophy winners of Shiver Short Film of the Year and Shiver Micro-Short Film of the Year!


Visit the free and easy submission portal at FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/festival/ShiverFilmFest

Looking forward to viewing your films! ~ The Shiver Shorts Team

Submitters agree to the terms & conditions of the Shiver International Film Festival.