18 - 28 OCTOBER 2018

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WHERE TO VISIT?

The festival is an exceptional eleven day event with a unique concept – a transnational film festival simultaneously taking place in multiple cities on five continents worldwide, with three main components: shnit PLAYGROUNDS, taking place in all of our PLAYGROUND cities, shnit CINEMAS, in cinemas all around the world, and our shnit FINALE awards ceremony in New York.

shnit PLAYGROUNDS

EUROPE | Switzerland

SOUTH AMERICA | Argentina

NORTH AFRICA | Egypt

SOUTH AFRICA

ASIA | China

EURASIA | Russia

CENTRAL AMERICA | Costa Rica

NORTH AMERICA | United States

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ABOUT SHNIT

As ambitious as it is unforgettably bold, shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival unfolds simultaneously in multiple cities on five continents, bringing together more than 35,000 filmmakers and film lovers in ways rarely experienced elsewhere on the festival circuit. The INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION includes 111 short films with four award categories and attracts award-winning short filmmakers from around the globe. As a result, shnit presents a competition program of exceptional quality and density. In addition, each PLAYGROUND presents National Jury and Audience Awards, in a CLOSING NIGHT ceremony in each PLAYGROUND city. Over its 11 days, shnit present more than 200 short films of all genres and styles.

"shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival is a premier venue for the exhibition and celebration of short films."
Over its 11 days, shnit celebrates more than 200 short films of all genres and styles.
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SOME SHORT FACTS

More than

50000

short films visioned

More than

700000

prize money awarded in $

More than

300000

visitors since 2003

In more than

96

cities shnit played in the past 15 years

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OUR TEAM

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OLIVIER VAN DER HOEVEN

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR
    SEAN DRUMMOND

    SEAN DRUMMOND

    FESTIVAL ADVISOR
      LUC WALPOTH

      LUC WALPOTH

      FESTIVAL ADVISOR
        JUAN PABLO FRANKY

        JUAN PABLO FRANKY

        PLAYGROUND MANAGER BUENOS AIRES
          WAEL OMAR

          WAEL OMAR

          PLAYGROUND MANAGER CAIRO
            ALASDAIR MCCULLOCH

            ALASDAIR MCCULLOCH

            PLAYGROUND MANAGER CAPE TOWN
              TATYANA IVKINA

              TATYANA IVKINA

              PLAYGROUND MANAGER MOSCOW
                GIDEON IP KA FAI

                GIDEON IP KA FAI

                PLAYGROUND MANAGER HONG KONG
                  JOSUÉ FISCHEL

                  JOSUÉ FISCHEL

                  PLAYGROUND MANAGER SAN JOSÉ
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                    MORITZ A. SACHS

                    HEAD OF COORDINATION shnit CINEMAS
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                      NATALIA KUDRYAVTSEVA

                      COORDINATOR shnit CINEMAS
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                        ANDRE NAUMOV

                        COORDINATOR shnit CINEMAS
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                          Entries for shnit Edition 17 – 2019 – will open soon

                          Registration Deadline: 1 June 2019
                          Films completed after: 1 June 2017
                          Max. running time: 40 minutes [including credits]
                          Genres and countries of production: all

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                          THE FLAMING FAUN –  shnit TRIBUTE Award
                          THE FLAMING FAUN – shnit TRIBUTE Award
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                          THE FLAMING FAUN – shnit AUDIENCE Award

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