HollyShorts Film Festival is now in its 19th year and is known for being the catalyst for films to qualify for and go on to win OSCARS®. This year, the Academy® has granted the festival their 4th OSCAR®-qualifying award for Documentary short film, this accolade will join the other three top awards, Best Short film Grand Prize, Best Short Animation and Best Short Live Action. Last year’s jury panel was led by Bryan Cranston, Blair Underwood and Jennifer Morrison.

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