For the 18th time, we present the International Short Film Competition. 16 films from 16 countries are vying for the Jury Prize, endowed with EUR 2,000. The cash prize has been awarded since 2009 by the festival’s Circle of Friends, for which we are very grateful. You can read more about them on page XX. From fiction features to documentaries and experimental films all the way to animation, all genres are represented here once again, including numerous premieres. A three-member jury will select the winner of the award for the “best international short film”: Burkhard Althoff, commissioning editor for ZDF-German Public Television from Mainz, Christy Garland, documentary film director from Toronto/Canada, and Brunna Laboissière, director and producer from São Paulo/Brazil.The winner of the competition will be announced at the awards ceremony for the German Short Film Competition on November 24.
INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITON – PART I