Go Short is the Dutch festival for short film. For five days, over 300 short films were screened in and around LUX in Nijmegen, Backbone of the program were the films in European, Dutch and Student Competition. Then there were focus programs on the Milestones of Short Film, on Swedish Shorts, on Autour de Minuit and of course the Oscar Shorts. Besides screenings there were exhibitions, workshops, performances, parties and more!
This year the Go Short International Short Film Festival took place for 5th time. ‘Sweden’ was one of the most important themes of the festival. Swedish ambassador Håkan Emsgård talked with Ronnie Sandahl, director of The Route 43 Miracle, about the reflection of life in Swedish film.
Edmond Was a Donkey by Franck Dion from France, Canada, which won the NTR Go Short Award for the best short animation film. Dylan’s Room by Layke Anderson from United Kingdom. Lisboa Orchestra by Guillaume Delaperriere from France, which won the Go Short Youth Award The Centrifuge Brain Project by Till Nowak from Germany, which won the NTR Go Short Award for the best short fiction film
When I Can’t Sleep I Talk to the Night Watch by Robin Färdig from Sweden and One Line by Dimitris Argyriou from Greece are only some of the short film that we loved!
The Dutch Competition presents 20 of the best recent shorts from the Netherlands: Fallin’ Floyd by Albert ‘t Hooft & Paco Vink, Sans by Klaas Arie Westland , Sevilla by Bram Schouw are only some of the shorts that we find them excellent.
To Become, Shift, Transfer, Copy and Erase JANET LEIGH by Jeroen Offerman, won the VEVAM Go Short Award for best Dutch short film.
To offer young film talent a platform, Go Short presents the Breaking Shorts student competition.