Dam Short Film Festival


Lee Lanier, Director of Continuity

Keith A. Holloman, Technical Director

Ken Cioe, Director of Operations

Heather Abel, Director of Outreach

David Grimes, Treasurer

Tsvetelina Stefanova, Executive Director

Willi Maglothin, Web Developer

Jen Griffith, Volunteer Coordinator

Gilda Graham, Grants Administrator

Keely Harkins, Office Manager

Estefania Rodriguez, Graphic Designer

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Submission Policy:

Season: Winter (usually February)
Deadline: September (median deadline)
Entry: $45 for drama, comedy, documentary, sci-fi/horror, international, and animation shorts. $15 for Nevada filmmaker. (median deadline price)


Shorts, Documentaries

Festival Season:



Seeking out original, unusual, and entertaining short films from around the world and making them available to the general public. Providing excellent and diverse programming, filmmaker Q&As, and scheduled events that allow audiences, filmmakers, and staff to mix and mingle.