On an electric Monday night in New York City, an expectant crowd is gathered.  An intimate, chic venue, bathed in bright magenta light.  Filmmakers and film lovers, from all corners of the world… 

Every year shnit reaches its climax in the international award ceremony – the shnit FINALE in New York. Seven years ago, the shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival took the plunge across the pond and has since honored the five winners with the statuette THE FLAMING FAUN in New York. The ceremony unites the seven PLAYGROUNDs and the venues of the shnit SHORTS for the finale of the festival.