Skip to consent to cookiesSkip navigation
Loading Events
shortcut-100-new logo_filmfreeway
  • This event has passed.
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Virtual Event

Shortcut 100 International Film Festival

The Shortcut 100 International Film Festival is an annual showcase dedicated to promoting the best in independent short film from emerging filmmakers.
For the same amount of time as an average feature film (around 100 minutes) we offer our audience access to the up-and-coming voices and artistic visions of independent cinema from around the world.
Based in Chicago and run by filmmakers from Nebula Creatives L3C, every year features an opening reception, awards chosen by our audience and an after party with filmmakers in attendance – all in a ‘short-and-sweet’ 3-hour program.

For the 9th year of running, we will be celebrating the in-person festival at the Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Auditorium and the virtual viewing on


Explore hotels, flights, deals, and more

Plan your trip


CTA Newsletter

Chicago Newsletter

Stay in the know

Sign up


Visitors Guide

Start planning today

Get the guide

Your Favorites

Made with  in Chicago