14th Short Waves Festival presents its visual identification for 2022!

The biggest celebration of short film in Poland comes back in June under the theme Light a Spark / Wystarczy iskra Short Waves Festival will come back in less than two months between June 14-19, 2022, for its 14th edition and Poznań, Poland yet again will become the capital of short cinema! We are proud […]

The launch of Short Waves Lab – international workshop for creators of experimental cinema

The open call for participants in Short Waves Lab has just began. It’s the very first edition of a series of workshops dedicated to the medium of experimental film organized by Short Waves Festival and the Intermedia Department at the University of the Arts Poznań, which will be launching during an umpcoming 14th edition of Short Waves Festival in June 14-19 in Poznań, Poland.

Call for films for SWF 2022 is closed! 2023 submissions from 87 countries!

The 14th edition of the Short Waves Festival will be held between 14-19 June 2022 in Poznań. The organizers are waiting for applications from October 1st 2021 to March 14th 2022. Films can be submitted to five categories: International Competition, Polish Competition, Polish Experimental Film Competition, Dances with Camera and Urban View.

4 European film festivals & 1 joint streaming portal

THIS IS SHORT launches second round in April 2022 Short Waves Festival and three partner festivals will once again present outstanding short films on demand for three months from April 1. The online pass for 20 euros also allows access to the latest online offerings of the festivals and is available on thisisshort.com from March […]

Short Waves Festival in solidarity with Ukraine!

The Short Waves Festival team expresses solidarity with the independent Ukraine. We strongly oppose the invasion that Russia has launched, recognizing the fact that historical, cultural and social integrity of Ukraine is incontestable. We are staggered with the events happening in our neighboring country. We encourage everyone to participate in demonstrations of solidarity and making […]

SWF 2022 Selection Committees Announcement

We announce the line-up of the selection committee working on next year’s edition of the Short Waves Festival, which will take place 14-19.06.2022 in Poznań and online. Selection Committees Adam Kruk Polish Competition Curator Film critic, film expert, culture animator. He has published, among others, in Dwutygodnik, Kino, Film, Screen, Film Quarterly, and Filmweb. For […]