Seven celebrity-packed films featuring Keira Knightly, Colin Firth and Judi Dench will screen starting on Sept 28.

The titles are: The Procession with Lily Tomlin and Jessie Tyler Ferguson; Steve starring Keira Knightley and Colin Firth; Sexting with Julia Stiles directed by Neil LaBute; Prodigal starring Kenneth Branagh and Jennifer Morrison; Not Your Time with Jason Alexander; After School Special with Wes Bentley written by LaBute; and Friend Request Pending with Judi Dench and Tom Hiddleston.

The series will screen in select theatres across the US followed by digital roll-out on iTunes and VoD on Oct 9.

Stars In Shorts brings audiences some of the most entertaining acting performances they will see this year,” ShortsHD chief executive Carter Pilcher said. “With all the varnish of Hollywood stripped away, this is riveting story-telling and raw talent at work.”

ShortsHD curates the annual Oscar Nominated Short Films series.