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.
About Go Short
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.
As we wrote before, after 27 years, a Hungarian movie and its director were awarded a Student Oscar by the Academy, thus becoming eligible to compete for the Oscars in 2018, read more HERE.
Also we wrote before, Sunset, László Nemes Jeles’s second feature film, will be Hungary’s contender for the 2019 Oscar for best foreign-language film, read more HERE.