The Competition.
Global Short Film Awards
established in 2015, recognizes excellence in short films under 15 minutes long in a variety of subjects. Filmmakers can submit their films in one or more subject category.

The competition is open to both amateur and professional filmmakers from around the world. Films, including titles and credits, must be in English or in any language with English subtitles. The competition is held annually and provides creative filmmakers with a platform to showcase their work thereby gaining exposure and recognition as well as connecting with decision makers in the industry for possible further business, distribution and purchase.

Competition Rules and Entry

The Awards Gala
GSF Awards Gala and Luxury Fashion Shows
24 May 2024
Carlton Cannes, Cannes, France

Global Short Film Awards Founder and Director Andres Aquino, Zhen Joy Lin and Olympia Gellini
Global Short Film Awards Founder and Director Andres Aquino, Zhen Joy Lin
and Olympia Gellini, Founder, Family Film Awards.

New York-based Zhen Joy Lin 林贞 was brilliant at the United Nations, and now she has recently been appointed as a member of the jury for the Global Short Film Awards. She was invited by the United Nations to perform multiple special dances for blessings, including for water day, peace day, children’s day and women’s day. Joy is a Dame of St. John of Jerusalem of Malta, President of the World Water Rescue Foundation and Vice President of Good News Broadcasting. Joy studied physics at the University of California Berkeley and film at Columbia University in New York. She worked on casting with Oscar-winning American filmmaker Wes Anderson for his movie The Royal Tannenbaums. Joy has also taught movement at the Roy Space film studio in Manhattan, where she worked with famous actors including John Shea, who used her Tai Chi instruction in his Off-Broadway show Director. John Shea is well-known for his roles in many prominent films, including Missing, which shared the famous Palme d’Or at the 1982 Cannes Film Festival with the Turkish film Yol. - Cannes Information and Destiination Guide

Cannes Information and Destination Guide

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