JUNE 5, 2017: Selections have been made for The Big Sur International Short Film Screening Series 2017. Please go to http://www.bigsurfilm.org/films sort by Country, Title, Director, etc..

* AUGUST 31, 2015 (BIG SUR, CALIFORNIA) - The Big Sur International Short Film Screening Series announces the winners of its 2015 summer series, as selected by its 8-person jury.

Winner: Aya by Mihal Brezis & Oded Binnum, Israel

Second Place: The Phone Call by Mat Kirkby, U.K

Third place: Plein Soleil (Blazing Sun) by Fred Castadot, Belgium.

The 2015 Audience Award: The Phone Call by Mat Kirkby, U.K.

Over 1400 submission. 53 films selected. 11 finalists. 3 winners.
What a wonderful season of great films. Please join us in 2017!

Full Pressrelease HERE: http://www.henrymiller.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Big-Sur-Film-2015-Press-Release-3.pdf



*  January 1, 2016. Our wonderful friend, jurymember and neighbor Vilmos Zsigmond has died. Thank you Vilmos for your friendship, your genius, artistry, openness, love and generosity! We will, along with the whole world, surely miss you! 


"I'm consistently engaged by the quality of these films--it's a pleasure to see the depth and variety of the stories and the skill of new directors and actors."
 Vilmos Zsigmond





Our Jury is comprised of some of the world’s most creative and innovative film-makers, artists, and composers:

  • Philip Glass
  • Kirsten Dunst
  • Susan Littenberg
  • Laurie Anderson
  • Susan Zsigmond
  • Lawrence Inglee
  • Michael Polish
  • David Price


We are interested in your films. E-Mail us your submission for 2018! There is no particular theme. The only restriction is that your film cannot have been shown in our series before. Short documentaries are welcome. Deadline for submission is April 10, 2018.





















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