About the Festival

About the Festival

Short Waves Festival is an international short film festival. Its 15th edition will be taking place in November 14 – 19, 2022 in Poznan.



Film screenings, prestigious awards, music events, educational and industry program, festival club.

…and to the point

Society, culture, film, contemporary art, architecture and dance with regard to transformations that these domains are subjected to.


Short Waves Festival is one of the most significant Polish festivals presenting exclusively short films.

This is a network of film events dispersed in the urban space of Poznań. At their core are competition screenings.

Short Waves Festival also presents non-obvious thematic strands, such as Horror or Kinky Shorts, industry segments, music events and concerts, going beyond the cinema hall: screenings in art galleries and other cultural institutions, workshops for the youngest and collective meetings. All this in Poznań over six November days.