Festival heads announced on December 9 the Special Screenings, Beyond and Shorts programmes for the 20th anniversary event.

The expanded short film programmes include 62 American and international productions, of which 24 are world, five are North American and eight are US premieres.

The 2014 Shorts showcase includes Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Anarchy and the new Experimental Programme. Jury Awards are presented to short films in all categories and all films are eligible for the Spirit Of Slamdance Award judged by the film-makers themselves.

Films in the Beyond and Special Screening programmes are eligible for the audience awards.

Special screenings include the world premiere of La Bare (pictured) by Joe Manganiello, the North American premiere of Cheatin’ by Bill Plympton and Waiting For Mamu from Thomas Morgan, Francois Caillaud and Dan Chen.

The Beyond Programme includes the world premiere of Who Took Johnny from David Beilinson, Suki Hawley and Michael Galinsky, Forever Not Alone by Monja Art and Caroline Bobek and Three Night Stand by Pat Kiely.

“We’re excited to present these innovative feature and short films as part of the 20th festival,” said Slamdance president and co-founder Peter Baxter. “They involve many of our alumni who’ve given Slamdance its identity.”

The 2014 Slamdance Film Festival will take place from January 17-23 2014 in Park City, Utah. For the complete list of films visit the official website.