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Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur

Next festival:
November 7th, 2017 to November 12th, 2017

Official website
www.kurzfilmtage.ch

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur is Switzerland’s most important short film festival. The festival enjoys an excellent reputation among filmmakers, the industry and audiences alike.
The festival takes place each year in November and attracts an average of 16,000 spectators for our national and international competitions, as well as 650 participants from the film industry.
Kurzfilmtage is a non-profit association committed to recognizing and developing short film by supporting artists in cinema and building audiences for shorts. By compiling innovative programs, its aim is to provide a lively international platform for professional exchange between filmmakers, artists, the industry and the audience. Kurzfilmtage maintaining the largest short film archive in Switzerland, containing about 30.000 short films. The archive is available to industry professionals for research purposes all year round.
In 2013, 16,500 spectators visited the festival and we received over 5.000 submissions for the national and international competitions, which offer cash awards that total in 42.000 CHF (35.000 Euro) and an in-kind award of 11.500 CHF (9.500 Euro).

COMPETITIONS & AWARDS

30 min is for competition. Outside of competition there is no official rule but I would estimate it with 59 minutes

FESTIVAL CENTER

ADMINISTRATIVE ADDRESS
Steiggasse 2
8400 Winterthur
Switzerland

CONTACT EMAIL
info[at]kurzfilmtage.ch

FESTIVAL SHOWS...
Live-action shorts
Animated shorts
Documentary shorts
Experimental shorts
Music videos
Feature length films
Live performances
Lectures, seminars, masterclasses, ...

MAXIMUM SHORT FILM DURATION: 30 minutes

FESTIVAL DOES NOT ASK AN ENTRY FEE

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The Short Film Conference has been in existence since 1970 as non-profit association for the promotion of the short film. We are the only international organist in the world seeking to unite the global short film community.