The Malta Short Film Festival is an annual international short film festival produced by the Malta Film Foundation and broadcast on TVM, Malta’s national television station. It is the only festival which is shown on a national television station, featuring the judges’ critiques during the programme in the world. This is the 10th year of its production.

The festival has been awarded the Best Cultural Programme in 2009 in the Malta Television Awards during its first year of production. In 2015 and 2017 it was awarded the EFFE label for quality festivals ( The festival is supported by the Cultural Partnership Agreement through Arts Council Malta. Other annual events by the Malta Film Foundation include the Malta Film Expo and the Malta Youth Film Festival. Visit for more information.

The Malta Short Film Festival 2018 is endorsed by the Valletta 2018 Foundation.