Literal Magazine is a proud sponsor and supporter of Literally Short Film Festival. Literally Short is an event initiated by our drive to bridge all cultures onto one collaborative stage that stimulates international artistic expression. Our mission is to promote innovative approaches to social change through the arts and cultural influences. Our passion for film lies in its exquisite capacity to merge a multitude of arts into one vision; thus, Literally Short Film Festival seeks to dissolve all geographical boundaries into one platform that equally voices all cultures.

Please Note: Literally Short Film Festival 2020 will be held online on June 3-17, 2020 through Vimeo on Demand due to current circumstances related to the world pandemic. Links and purchase information will become live on June 3rd.


Narrative Shorts

This category includes live action narrative short films from all over the world (see eligibility).

Documentary Shorts

This category includes documentary short films from all over the world (see eligibility).

Animation Shorts

This category includes films from all over the world using animation, stop motion or puppetry techniques (see eligibility).

Local & Fresh 
Texas Short Films

This category includes films written or directed by a Texas resident; or produced in the state of Texas (see eligibility).

Submissions Closed



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