November 2017

Season III in the series of 3 

Screening the Best 3-Minute Films from all over the world in one of the best cities in the world -- Santa Barbara, California.

The Screening has moved to

Friday, June 1, 2018!

It's All About 3!

2018 will be a prime event!


       Alice and Harriet Retire


Mountain Girl.


Season 4

​Friday, June 1, 2018

Santa Barbara, CA

Venue & Screening Time TBA

Reservations only for filmmakers.

First Come First Served.

Seating Limited.

$3 Donation suggested at the door. Reception and discussion

after 1st screening. Reception to follow both screenings.

The festival team includes professional filmmakers, film reviewers,

festival producers, skilled writers, photographers, curators and judges.

They include, but are not limited to,, and

And a special shout out to Spencer at the Genius Bar!

Judges included:

Emmanuel Itier, Wonderland Entertainment. Richard Carter, Set Photographer.

And, additional award-input from the Zelman Family. 

Best Original Score: Composer Peter Mel​nick 

Director and Founding Principal, Lynn M. Holley, M.A.

Best Animation 

Failures of an Alchemist


Best Narrative

Cup of Tea


Best Documentary



 Best Experimental

Lucid Dream


Best Dance

Off Limits



Finalist Experimental



Finalist Animation

Paddleball Hole


Semi-Finalist Animation

Princess Emmiline

Doesn't Like Cats


Finalist Narrative

Suits Don't Matter


Finalist Dance

Mountain Girl


Best Original Score

Jim Connolly: Mountain Girl

Kais Melliti: Son of the Desert

The Eva & Gus Award for Animation Fun

(listed as a Semi-Finalist)

Square Guy