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Uppsala International Short Film Festival

Uppsala International Short Film Festival
P.O. Box 2104
750 02 Uppsala
Sweden
phone +46-18-12 00 25
fax +46-18-12 13 50
http://www.shortfilmfestival.com
email: info@shortfilmfestival.com

Festival Director
Niclas Gillberg

Program Director
Christoffer Olofsson

Year of Foundation 1982

Event Date from 22 October 2018 till 28 October 2018

in Uppsala, Sweden

International Competition

Sections International Competition, National Competition, Children's Films Competition, Country Focus, Retrospective, Special Programs

Category Short

Terms of Entry completed after 1 January 2017, up to 40 min, all genres (excluding advertising/commercials)

Genre Short Films, Children & Youth, Animation, Drama, Documentary Films, Experimental, Family, LGBT, Comedy

Subtitles English subtitles recommended

Format HD QuickTime

Registration Deadline Early: 28 February 2018 (7 Euro)
Regular: 30 April 2018 (9 Euro)
Late: 31 May (12 Euro)

Fees Submission Fee 7-12 Euro for International Competition; no fees for Children's Competition

Participants of the Film Industry ca. 400 international film industry guests

Prizes/Awards INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
Uppsala Grand Prix (SEK 25,000)
Special Prize of the Jury
Audience Award
Best Children's Film

NATIONAL COMPETITION
Best Swedish Short Film
Best Cinematography
Audience Award

German Films


2018

International Competition
32-RBIT by Victor Orozco Ramirez (DE/MX)
CALL OF COMFORT by Brenda Lien
IMPERIAL VALLEY (CULTIVATED RUN-OFF) by Lukas Marxt (AT/DE)
SCREEN by Christoph Girardet, Matthias Müller
THE TRAIN, THE FOREST by Patrick Buhr
WISHING WELL by Sylvia Schedelbauer

Children's Film Festival
ANT (AMEISE) by Julia Ocker
CAT DAYS (NEKO NO HI) by Jon Frickey
ISLAND by Max Mörtl, Robert Löbel
GIANT (DER RIESE) by Johanna Bentz
MEGA TRICK (MEGATRICK) by Anne Isensee

Queer
RICK by Jan-Peter Horstmann

R*evolution! - Red Flags for Everyone
ANTIGONE by Ula Stöckl
COLOUR TEST: THE RED FLAG (FARBTEST ROTE FAHNE) by Gerd Conradt
INEXTINGUISHABLE FIRE (NICHT LÖSCHBARES FEUER) by Harun Farocki
PROGRAMME ADVICE (PROGRAMMHINWEISE) by Christiane Gehner

R*evolution! - Guerilla Tactics
SYMBOLIC THREATS by Lutz Henke, Matthias Wermke, Mischa Leinkauf

European Film Academy Short Film Nominees 2018
BURKINA BRANDENBURG KOMPLEX by Ulu Braun
CONTAINER (KONTENER) by Sebastian Lang
I SIGNED THE PETITION by Mahdi Fleifel (GB/DE/CH)

Number of Films Shown more than 300

Specific Characteristics The winner of the short film competition automatically qualifies for the OSCAR competition for the Best Short Film. The jury nominates a short film from the international competition for the European Film Awards.

Evaluation One of the premier European short film festivals, with a high international reputation and many international industry visitors.

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