From September 28 - October 8, filmgoers in San Antonio, TX will unite with over 100,000 film lovers across the world to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers. This year, the 20th Annual Manhattan Short received a record-breaking 1615 short film entries from 75 countries. The 10 finalists hail from nine countries, and in San Antonio will screen at the URBAN-15 Studio for two weekends (September 29/30 and October 6/7), beginning at 8pm each night.
Manhattan Short’s unique and enduring feature is that it offers cinema goers a chance to become film critics, filling out a ballot after the screening that allows them to vote for Best Film and Best Actor. Votes will be sent to Manhattan Short HQ, and winners announced at ManhattanShort.com on Monday, October 9th at 10am EST. With past finalists achieving the ultimate in recognition by being nominated and even winning the Oscar in the short film category, Manhattan Short is well recognized as a breeding ground for the next big thing in film.