Short Waves Online — Polish short film competition

Short Waves Online first edition of online Polish Shorts Competition on Ninateka!



Short Waves Festival is the International Film Festival from Poznań devoted to short films, which 12th edition was originally planned for March 2020. Unfortunately, situation present around the world forced the organizers to postpone the festival till August and plan the new summer edition that will be held 18-23.08.2020. Meanwhile, we want to offer a small substitute in the spirit of #stayathome vibe. We would like to invite you to take part in online film competition. In cooperation with Ninateka, we prepared a Short Waves Online competition, which will be available internationally on website for free from 20th till 25th of May 2020. 7 Polish shorts will compete for the 2000 PLN cash prize. We want to leave the choice to you, our audience. You can vote for your favorite movie and we will randomly select one lucky person who receive a packet of festival goods and festival pass for 12th edition of Short Waves Festival in Poznań.


Short Waves Online program 

The program consists of variety of different forms: animation, document, fiction, experiment and music video. We will be able to see the films that supposed to be screened at Short Waves Festival 2020 and selection of best films produced in recent years. Let’s head out to the hip-hop journey through polish estates, see how the human consciousness works, dive into alternative reality populated solely by woman and meet Olaf, who will be our guide in the center of the world. All competition films are available in Polish with English subtitles. We encourage you to participate in online Q&A meetings with the directors that will be held on Short Waves Festival fanpage during the competition.

Short Waves Online – audience-oriented competition

We encourage our audience to vote for your favorite movie through online form available at Ninateka website. Each person can submit only 1 vote, and the film which receives the most votes will win the 2000 PLN cash prize. The results will be announced on 27th of May. Keep in mind: all the voters have the chance to win a packet of festival goods and festival pass for 12th edition of Short Waves Festival in Poznań.

Full competition rules are available here

Organizer: Fundacja Ad Arte, Short Waves Festival
Partner: Ninateka
Funding: Miasto Poznań, Ministerstwo Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego, Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Wielkopolskiego Al. Niepodległości 34

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