May 26, 2019

From exciting animation to short film classics: Go Short 2019 focuses on Hungarian film talent

On the picture, Kirsten Ruber – Go Short International Short Film Festival’s Director.

Video clips are cooler, visually stronger and more beautiful than ever before. Video clips are strong and impressive pieces of art and are a true feast for the eye. Online platforms are full of them, but there are so many that we can’t see them all. Unfortunately, the online world doesn’t always do justice to these cinematographic masterpieces. This is why Go Short.

Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen has been the international stage for short film and young talent in the Netherlands for over ten years.

The 11th edition of the Oscar and BAFTA qualifying film festival will take place from 3 to 7 April 2019, and presents the best recent European short films.

This year special focus will be given to the Hungarian short film. As a major festival in Europe, Go Short has established itself as an important meeting place for filmmakers and professionals. The festival offers talent the stage it deserves and opens doors to a wide audience and the international film world.

The program with more than 300 films, an international competition, workshops, panels, talks and parties, pays special attention to film country Hungary this year.  All eyes on Hungarian talent Hungary has a rich film history and is known today as an innovative and acclaimed film country, with several international successes, including the recent Oscar-winning short film Mindenki by Kristóf Deák.  With three programs, Go Short dives into the present and the past of the Hungarian film culture.

With the support of the Embassy of Hungary in the Netherlands, many Hungarian filmmakers will be invited to present themselves to the public in short interviews. They are also given the opportunity to make new connections with Dutch and international film professionals.

Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen is the leading short film festival in the Netherlands. In five festival days, the best recent short films from Europe are screened and the Go Short Awards are presented.

Since 2017, Go Short is an official gateway to the Academy Awards and the BAFTA. Every year about 19,000 visitors come to the festival. Keep an eye on the website and social media accounts for updates on the program. Ticket sales start in March 2019.

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