The Lancaster International Short Film Festival supports the independent digital film community by offering a competitive film festival to promotes the ever-developing Lancaster, Pennsylvania as an annual destination for short film aficionados to experience the best of the contemporary art form.

About the Film Festival

The Lancaster International Short Film Festival (formerly the Rumschpringe International Short Film Festival) illuminates downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania with a backdrop of charming colonial brick buildings bursting with art and surrounded by miles of farmland. It is the longest continuously running film festival in Central Pennsylvania and only a short distance from New York City, Philadelphia, and the Baltimore-Washington area.

Contact the Team

Jocelyn – lancastertransplant@gmail.com

Awards & Prizes

Best Comedy ($100)
Best Drama ($100)
Best Animation ($100)

Best Horror ($100)
Best Documentary ($100)
Grand Prize ($1000)

Home Grown Award ($100)

To be bestowed on the best short of any category with a Lancaster (PA) based team or theme.

Best Actor ($100)

To be determined by attendees of the film festival. (The Best Actor will be delivered to the individual actor.)

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