FILMFEST DRESDEN - International Short Film Festival

FILMFEST DRESDEN - International Short Film Festival

30th edition

Apr 17 - Apr 22, 2019
Dresden, Germany

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Festival type Real Venue Festival
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Mission / description FILMFEST DRESDEN is one of the most important and best endowed European short film festivals. It focuses on short fiction and animation films. Next to its competitions and extensive special programmes, it offers events and workshops for media professionals.

The primary focus of the six day festival in Dresden is its International Competition and National Competition. Fictional and animated shorts up to a maximum of 30 minutes compete here in various categories for the highly coveted Golden Horsemen. FILMFEST DRESDEN is one of the best endowed short film festivals in Europe with prizes and awards worth €66,000. In addition to the competition sections, the festival week provides an extensive range of special programmes with documentaries and experimental films, a children's programme, retrospectives and numerous country-based programmes as well as an industry programme with panel discussions, master classes and workshops.
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Contact person Stefanie Forestier
Alaunstr. 62
01099 Dresden