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Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival 2022
1-7 May 2022 – The Vic Theatre
8-31 May 2022 – Online
Rolling back to the cinema for our 10th annual showcase of short films and filmmakers from around the Pacific Ocean!
50 short films in 8 screening programs

Join us in the cinema or watch online

CINE⚡️SPARK Top 5 Pitch Event

Odeon Alley outdoor mini-cinema

Dozens of filmmakers representing regions around the Pacific Ocean.

See the full festival program at: www.shortcircuitfilmfestival.com

Help support independent artists around the world! Short Circuit proudly shares ticket sales with all of our filmmakers.


• is an artist-run society providing independent filmmakers and media artists with accessible programming, affordable equipment, professional development resources, and cinematic exhibition opportunities.
• acknowledges and respects the long history of the Lək̓ʷəŋən-speaking people, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, as well as the W̱SÁNEĆ First Nations, on whose traditional and unceded territory we carry out our activities.
• gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance and support of Canada Council for the Arts, Province of British Columbia, British Columbia Arts Council, and the CRD Arts Development Service.

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