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About our event.

Welcome to FREEDOM SHORTS! The largest and most active short film fest in Philadelphia! This is the ONLY game in town when it comes to short films! This is the FORMER (A Night of Short Films) event. YES the name just changed same great event and the same fun that comes with it!! This event is really a great place to have your film shown and at this event all of our hard work pays off! This event has grown at a rapid rate. This event draws 200-400 people each time. Trailers are welcome! The event is followed up by an award show! YES WE LIKE TO GIVE OUT AWARDS! ALL awards and selections are picked by jury. These events are known for plenty of surprises. Filmmakers this is your night! Please take a look at the videos and pictures from this event below. Submit your films to for our next event!

Loren W. Lepre CEO and founder of Freedom Shorts and Average Superstar Films. Held his first event on June 10th 2012 and has been active in bringing film screenings to Philly for the past 5 years.

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Freedom Shorts Team


Loren W. Lepre (CEO


Steve Carino (Program Manager)


Tom Scholl (Director Of Photography)


Brenden Hubbard (Fest Manager)


Julie Stackhouse (Co-Host)


Stephanie Malloy (Photographer)



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A Night Of Short Films XII was held on Sunday February 8th 2014 at The Troc. Filmmakers came in from around the world for this one.

1-HIVE "Extended version" (Philadelphia)
2-Shi (Japan) (
World Premiere)
3-Tuck Me In (Spain)
4-GOOD HANDS (Argentina) (
World Premiere)
5-Corinthian (United Kingdom) (
U.S. premiere)
6-Motel Providence (Philly)
7-M-Theory (Florida)
8-Jenna Remembers (Philly) (
World Premiere)
9-A Mercedes for Sierra Leone (Germany) world premiere
10-Meet Mario (C.T)
11-Last Hit (North Carolina) (
World Premiere)
12-Lechery (Philly) (
World Premiere)
13-My Better Half (Philly)
14-Fast and Cheap (Germany) (
World Premiere)
15-A Two-Faced Charade (NYC) (
World Premiere)

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Average Superstar T.V. Episode #2 Our web series covering our event!


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