Lamorinda SuperShorts

Lamorinda SuperShorts

A Two-Minute Movie Challenge - Deadline Extended to May 22nd


Tired of staying home? Need a creative outlet?  Become a filmmaker! Make a two-minute film, in your own home or yard, during the Bay Area Shelter-in-Place period.  Creativity is encouraged and all types of films are welcome - drama, comedy, day-in-the-life, documentary, musical, animation, claymation, etc.  Films will be submitted in categories by age.

Submission Categories by Age :

  • Youth (under 18)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Family (for collaborative efforts including youth and adults)

Awards and Prizes:

  • Winners will be notified by June 1st
  • Each of the top 3 films by category will receive a $20 gift card
  • Winning films will be displayed on YouTube and publicized through the Lamorinda Arts Council website and its social media channels. There may also be a livestream event of all the films, TBD.

Movies must be:

  • Shot on a cell phone or tablet.
  • Run 2 minutes or less.
  • Be shot in the filmmaker’s home or yard (stay home!).
  • In person collaboration outside the "household" of the primary filmmaker is not permitted.
    • Virtual collaborations are OK. (SIP must be respected.)
  • All type of films encouraged  - drama, comedy, documentary, day-in-the-life, musical, animation, claymation, etc.
  • Films must be G rated and suitable for all audiences.
  • Eligible submissions are from anyone who lives or works in Lamorinda, or attends a Lamorinda school (including Acalanes High School District).

Special Thanks to our Sponsor, Realtor Alison Luce

Submit your two-minute movies by Friday May 22nd via Film Freeway

Winners will be announced June 1st.
Entries are $5 per film; unlimited entries accepted.  Upload your movie @
(If the entry fee presents a barrier to submission, please contact us here and let us know.)