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Tickets are on sale now for the 6-day Academy Award®-Qualifying Indy Shorts International Film Festival. This year’s theme is “The Greatest Shorts on Earth,” with a carnival focus. “MovieMaker Magazine” named Indy Shorts one of the top 20 Best Short Film Festivals in the World for 2022.

Jessica Chapman, Director of Marketing at Heartland Film, joined us Thursday on “Life.Style.Live!” to share everything you need to know about this event that showcases 20 short films that are either by Hoosiers or filmed in Indiana.

With themes like Comedy, Horror, Romance, Animals, and Family Fun there’s truly a shorts program for everyone! They all run 40-minutes or less.

They had more than 3,000 film submissions and have selected 150 short films to be in the festival.

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The Heartland Film Indy Shorts Film Festival has officially begun! Jessica Chapman, marketing manager for Heartland Film, joined us today to share what you can expect from this year’s event.

This year’s festival is running July 20-25, and they’re offering indoor (Living Room Theaters), outdoor picnic-style (Indianapolis Arts Center & IndyFringe) and virtual screening options to meet everyone’s comfort level!

We received more film submissions than ever – 3,300 and have nearly doubled the number of films selected from last year!

The festival’s theme is A Short Escape, and we’re inviting everyone to come away with us as we explore the wonderful world of 201 short films included in 33 themed programs!

With short programs like Comedy, Sci-fi, Horror, Portraits, Indiana Spotlight, Animals and Sports, there truly is a short for everyone!

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