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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!

About our 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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At Freedom Shorts 5 we screened the 2012 Oscar winning short CURFEW.

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Freedom Shorts Team


Loren W. Lepre (CEO


Steve Carino (Program Manager)


Tom Scholl (Director Of Photography)


Stephanie Malloy (Photographer)



Freedom Shorts V was held on March 24th 2013. We were extra proud to have The Oscar Winning Film CURFEW! In this great lineup! It's first appearance after winning the award. The show was also crashed by ECW Wrestling Legend NEW JACK!

1- Bleeding Hearts

2- Red Dye #9 (World Premiere)

3- Yellow

4- Pigeon Soup (World Premiere)

5- Retributions

6-Flesh Eaters

7- WoeBEgone (World Premiere)

8- Getting On The Slide

9- Connie (World Premiere)

10- The Fourth Friday (World Premiere)

11- Curfew (2013 Oscar Winner) by Shawn Christensen


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