LAAPFF Now an ACADEMY® Qualifying Festival for the Short Film Awards!

We are pleased to herald the New Year with news from our friends at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences that the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival has been APPROVED as an Academy Award®-qualifying festival for Short Film Awards. Now, the recipient of the Film Festival's Golden Reel Award will be eligible for consideration for an Oscar® in the Animated Short Film/Live-Action Short Film category, without the standard theatrical run, subject to compliance with Academy® guidelines.