The Short Short Story Film Festival

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All Stars Edition

How do filmmakers tell a story in under six minutes?

Find out at the Short Short Story Film Festival All Stars Edition!

The Short Short Story Film Festival is a competitive international festival of films that tell a story in under six minutes, celebrating brevity in filmmaking with both live-action and animated films.

The festival has taken place every November since 2007, in Providence and other cities in the northeastern United States.

To learn more about the festival concept and history, click here.

Festival Details

As Covid has had an impact on cinemas and events around the world, we did not produce a festival in 2020. We did something a little different for 2021.

We decided to have winners from the past several years participate in an All Stars Edition of the festival, judged by recent participants on our Spoiler Alert Radio film interview show, like previous festivals.

However, there were no live screenings for general audiences for this year. This was a virtual experience and seen exclusively by Jury members.

Jury Awards

A panel of film industry professionals, previously interviewed on Spoiler Alert Radio, reviewed the 22 films in the program.

Click here for a complete list of jury members.

Jury Prize France

The jury selected La petite casserole d'Anatole (Anatole's Little Saucepan), by French animator/director Eric Montchaud, produced by JPL Films. Based on the book from children's author Isabelle Carrier, the stop-motion animated film uses an unusual metaphor to tell the story of a young boy's struggle for acceptance.

Award winners receive commissioned custom art objects created by past festival award winners.

This year's award was created by one of the winners in our most recent festival, Belgian filmmaker Blomme Molenstra.

More Festival Links

Films that previously participated between 2014 and 2019 took part in this special edition of the festival.

Click here for more information on the participating films.

Click here for more information on the 2021 festival.

To learn more about the festival concept and history, click here.

SSSFF 2021

Jury Grand Prize

Jury Award

A custom creation by Blomme Molenstra.

"Man with a Movie Camera"