Finale of Short Waves Festival 2019 – competition winners

We are proud to publish the list of winners of this year’s competitions!   INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION Jury members: Sigrid Hadenius, Ilya Marcus, Paweł Wieszczeciński decided to award following films: I Award – 10 000 PLN Déploiements (Deployments), dir. Stéphanie Lagarde, France/Netherlands 2018 The award was presented for: unique cinematic work which strikes with captivating imagery, […]


Dear Viewers, we are grateful a great deal of your alertness! As it turns out we are indeed doomed with the Mercutio’s retrogradation. Not in a major way, but it still causes a confusion. We can also call it a misfortunate turn of events or a printing pixie –  we are really sorry for. In […]

The entertaining section at the Short Waves Festival!

Like every year, during 11th edition of Short Waves Festival, we will also present the entertaining section, which will definitely make your day more pleasant! On the very first day of the Festival we’re starting with our classic programme Old Man Who Can, which this time focuses on the collective protagonists: their common experiences that […]

Festival Club 2019

During the festival, House Szkolna club will be transformed into our second home in which every day we will be presenting the best music videos and a lot of great electronic music delivered by local stars and special guests. We will be serving a homemade compote prepared with Short Waves Festival in mind and host […]

Industry and education at Short Waves Festival!

Short Waves Festival is not just film screenings. Check out what have we prepared in our industry and education programme. This year’s festival motto OUTSIDE THE BOX has become a pretext for a meeting of aspiring young photographers and filmmakers, who have made an attempt to build an unconventional film space in Cultural Incubator Pireus. […]

All the information you need – SWF 2019 catalogue now downloadable

Festival starts in few days – our catalogue is a must-read! Download the catalogue here You can read all about it – the schedule, information on the most interesting screenings, details of films, industry & educational program, and special events. Particularly we recommend short welcoming texts by the President of City of Poznan, Jacek Jaskowiak, […]

Tickets avalaible now!

11th edition of Short Waves Festival starts on March 19th! Nearly 70 film events await! TICKET INFO: Festival passes available from March 6th at Box Office at CK Zamek. Pass price: 120 PLN Festival pass pack includes tickets to all screenings (except for Random Home Cinema, Film Brunch and Short Film Breakfast) and a SWF […]

Industry accreditations are now open!

We highly encourage film indutry representatives to apply for free accreditations. Accreditation form is available here. We will inform about the granted accreditations via email not later than on 10th March. Any questions? Contact us at  

Full program announced!

Three weeks before Short Waves Festival we are happy to finally share the full festival’s schedule. Don’t forget – tickets sale will start on 6th of March! The schedule is available HERE  or in downloadable PDF version. See you soon!