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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)

Stephanie Malloy (Photographer)



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Freedom Shorts VIII was held on January 12th 2014 and drew the 2nd largests crowd. Many guests from the horror movie world took over this show.


1-Don't Go Into The Lobby

2-Coin Slots (World Premiere)

3-One Way (World Premiere)


5-M Is For Martyr

6-The Psychic


8-Bad Luck Ned

9-Dig (World Premiere)

10-That Was The Worst Christmas Ever

11-Reverie Romance (World Premiere)

12-Living In 8 Bits

13-Refugio 115

14-Everlasting Rain


16-The Death and Return Of Superman

17-Saturday Night Thing (World Premiere)




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