shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival

18-Oct-2018- 28-Oct-2018. Bern, Switzerland

shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival is a premier venue for the exhibition and promotion of short ?lms. The festival is an exceptional eleven day event with a unique concept – a transnational ?lm festival simultaneously taking place in 8 cities (Bern / Cape Town / San José / Buenos Aires / Moscow / Cairo / Hong Kong / Bangkok / New York) on ?ve continents worldwide. The festival includes four main segments:

• shnit CINEMAS
• shnit FINALE
• shnit APP

The INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION includes four award categories and attracts awardwinning short ?lmmakers from around the globe. As a result, shnit presents a competition program of exceptional quality and density.
In it‘s sixteen years of existence, shnit has become a major international short ?lm 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 ?lms 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 ?lmmaking by creating a multi-platform event for high quality short ?lms. With its cinematic treats, the popular festival fascinates more than 35.000 visitors and therefore belongs to the leading short ?lm festivals in the world.

Film Festival. Organised by shnit FOUNDATION

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