shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival

shnit // shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival

15th edition

Oct 18 - Oct 29, 2017
Bern, Switzerland

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length
Genre Action, Adventure, Alternative, Art, Avantgarde, B-Movie, Biography, Burlesque, Classics, Comedy, Comedy drama, Crime, Culture, Dance, Dark comedy, Drama, Dramedy, Environmental, Family, Fantastic, Fantasy, Film noir, Flash, Foreign, Health, Hip Hop, History, Horror, Human rights, Independent, Kids, LGBT, Live Action, Medical, Melodrama, Microcinema, Mockumentary, Music, Musical, Mystery, Nature, News, , Parody, Post modern, Realism, Reality, Religious, Road Trip, Romance, Romantic comedy, Satire, Science, Science fiction, Silent movie, Social issues, Spiritual, Sports, Surreal, Thriller, Transgender, Underground, Urban, War, Western

Mission / description shnit International Shortfilmfestival is a premier venue for the exhibition and promotion of short films. The festival is an exceptional twelve day event with a unique concept – a transnational film festival simultaneously taking place in eight cities on five continents worldwide. The festival includes three main segments:

shnit PLAYGROUNDS
shnit CINEMAS
shnit FINALE

The INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION includes five award categories with cash prizes of US $20.000* and attracts award-winning short filmmakers from around the globe. As a result, shnit presents a competition program of exceptional quality and density.

In it‘s thirteen years of existence, shnit has become a major international short film festival that reinvents itself in ever new forms. What started as a local initiative is now an exceptional transnational event that connects and inspires makers and fans of short films across the globe. shnit embraces diversity, originality and exchange between creators and an audience from different cultures and backgrounds. It is the main goal to actively increase the perception of short filmmaking by creating a multi-platform event for high quality short films. With its cinematic treats, the popular festival fascinates more than 35.000 visitors and therefore belongs to the leading short film festivals in the world.

shnit is a non-profit organization. The annual festival is created and centrally coordinated by the shnit FOUNDATION in cooperation with the executives. The organization is built on principles of excellence and professionalism, enabling the global expansion of the festival possible.

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Festival website http://www.shnit.org

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SapirKLeary attended as a guest in 2016

5.0
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Really enjoyed every single film, the screening vanues were really cool. Sapir Kesem 16 weeks ago

pedrocollantes attended with 15 SUMMERS LATER in 2011

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No additional comment Pedro Around 3 years ago