Sunderland Shorts will return on
4th - 6th May 2017

Welcome back to Sunderland Shorts Film Festival!

Sunderland Shorts is a three-day film festival that celebrates filmmaking talent from all over the world.

We're a pop-up festival featuring 7 screenings, each covering a mix of genres and styles. - Comedy, Drama, Documentary, Animation, Sci-Fi, and Art/Experimental are all represented in each screening.

If you're new to Sunderland Shorts, or to short films in general, check out our about page to learn more.

Screenings out now!

We've selected some excellent films for this year's festival, our programming team has compiled them into May's screenings.

Head to our screenings page to see details of the 2017 selection.

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Sunderland Shorts is presented by

  • Sunderland City Council
  • DC Shorts
  • Bureau
  • Music Arts and Culture Trust
  • FilmFreeway