What was your Short Waves Festival edition like?

The 12th edition of SWF 2020 is behind us! As usual, the festival passed in no time. 6 days filled with film experiences from the world of short film in the form of 200 films and 50 parallel offline and online events. For those who couldn’t be with us in Poznan, we’ve prepared a festival program offer available on Filmchief Hub platform. The festival is you, and we value your observations, comments or emotions related to SWF, so we encourage you to fill us with answers!

Statement by Short Waves Festival on the incidence of homophobic hate crime

Merely two weeks ago we have published a memo on creating a festival free from hate, openly speaking about a zero tolerance policy against any acts of discrimination. We hoped that thanks to this declaration, Short Waves Festival will be an open, friendly, safe and comfortable space for all attendees and that particularly our guests will remember Poznań as a city where anyone can feel at home. Unfortunately, with our hearts breaking, we are forced to bring to public attention an incidence that has occurred during the festival and thus we are asking for your help. We also want to express solidarity with all of the people that recently became a victim of any kind of  aggression or hate based on homophobia.

Short Waves Festival – Day 6

Six August days have passed so quickly, yet we still have Sunday upon us, filled with exciting festival events. We begin with Hotel Europa: Life in Loops – a unique experience of storytelling and para-cinematography. In the afternoon – last screenings in Kino Muza from program sections Fixing the Future and Focus: Lebanon. In CK Zamek we will see a selection of awarded short films from this year’s competitions. Our last festival club will be barbarka ze spokojem by the riverside. Thank you for being with us during this exceptional summer edition of Short Waves Festival!

Short Waves Festival – Day 4

We can’t believe it’s already DAY 4 of the festival! But Short Waves is not slowing down at all! Today we have prepared, inter alia, the very first Hotel Europa event, Polish Exeprimental Film Competition, Polish Competition and International Competition screenings and sixpackfilm showcase. In the evening we hope to see you at Schron, wandering festival club No. 3, where we will be watching Horror Shorts!

Short Waves Festival 2020 – Day 3

Second Industry Talk, another virtual reality experience in Kino Muza, shorts from Glasgow Short Film Festival, competition screenings, Warsaw Film School Preview and the very last chance to participate in Random Garden Cinema in this special summer edition of Short Waves. This evening we will be partying and in HOUSE Szkolna and watching Comedy Shorts at KonternerART by the river. We present you with the third day of the festival!

Short Waves Festival – Day 2

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]WEDNESDAY AT SHORT WAVES FESTIVAL / DAY 2 / 19.08 Here we go with the second day of Short Waves! Yesterday we have started with a real blast. Despite the capricious weather and casual summer rain here and there, program events like an Opening Program or Awesome Shorts in Tama Bar were filled with festivalgoers. […]

Short Waves Festival – Day 1

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]TUESDAY AT SHORT WAVES FESTIVAL / DAY 1 / 18.08 It’s today! 12. edition of Short Waves Festival starts with full power in a hybrid form: OFFLINE / in Poznań and ONLINE / via Filmchief Hub platform. We are tremendously happy that you are with us, and those who have not yet decided to participate […]

Short Waves Festival 2020 – Guests

Meet the guests you will meet during the Festival! You can find the updated list in the Guests tab.

Be sure to check out this years Industry program!