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FREEDOM SHORTS 18 Novemeber 8th & 10th 2018

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 7 years.

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Freedom Shorts Team


Loren W. Lepre (CEO


Steve Carino (Program Manager)


Tom Scholl (Director Of Photography)


Stephanie Malloy (Photographer)





Glory Daze Directed by
Max Cianci (Pennsylvania)

Jmaxx and The Universal Language Directed by Ryan Mayers (M.D.)

Pangea Directed by Derek Frey (Hawaii)

An Orphan In Time (Directed by TL Westgate (F.L)

Yibril Directed by Jose Daniel Granados (Belgium)

Drip Directed by Fiyin McCrary (Georgia)

Those Who Can Die Directed by Charlotte Cayeux (France)

Different This Year Directed by Meghann Artes (New York)

Punchline Directed by Joseph Robert Redi (New Jersey)

CANNOLI STORIES (Directed by Robert Patriarca (Philadelphia)


Tattoos Directed by Samantha Ireland (Austin)

Make America Black Again Directed by Lean Robinson & Joel Kipnis (N.Y.C.)

Poggers Directed by Eric Itzi (Philadelphia)

Huff Directed by Ethan Lewis (Philadelphia)

Ol Bessie Directed by Cole Reece (Pennsylvania)

Blood Run Directed by Alex Blaszczuk (New York)

Ascent Directed by Mark Brocking (United Kingdom)

Justin Geller-Thought It Would Be a Good Story Directed by Jon Rehr

Diptych Directed by Kiira Benzing (New York)

Mulk Directed by David Esposito (Philadelphia)

Future Hall of Famers Directed by Cristian Duran (N.Y.C.

My Hero Directed by Loring Murtha (N.Y.)

Making It: A Passion Project about the film Industry (Directed by
Jean Carlos Falcon)

Unstately Directed by Paul Cuoco (Los Angeles)

Elevator Man Directed by Michael F. Duff (Philadelphia)

The Emoji Directed by Adam Volerich (N.Y.C.)

A Night Like This Directed by Frank Battaglia (Philadelphia)

Hush Directed by Joseph McGovern (Philadelphia)

Lights Out Directed by Brendan Joyce (Philadelphia)

No Boys Allowed Directed by Ian Reid ( Virginia)

Multiplex 10 Directed by Gordon McAlpin (M.A.)

Shells Directed by Justin Pixler) (California)

America Directed by Mary Lou Belli ( New York)

Keloid Directed by Brendan Pollecutt (Los Angeles)

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