Berlin Short Film Festival
Berlin Short Film Festival is a film festival with a special emphasis on independent short films, which annually takes place in Berlin, Germany. It screens German and international short films with a runtime under 50 minutes and awards them in various categories.
The festival was founded in 2014 and takes place at historic Babylon cinema in Berlin The selection of the festival is international, and it awards films in eight categories. Many international filmmakers attend the event, and foreign language films are usually screened with English subtitles due to the international audience.
- Best Short Film: Endangered Species (Director: Ira Schneider)
- Best Short Documentary: Above & Below: Galapagos National Park (Directors: Florian Fischer, Michael Kugler)
- Best Short Short Film: Clairvoyance (Director: Hiroki Yokoyama)
- Best Sci-Fi Short Film: The Long Slow Flight of the Ashbot (Director: Colin West McDonald)
- Best Horror Short Film: The Graveyard Shift (Director: Peter Feysa)
- Best Experimental Short Film: conform! (Directors: Alexander Bobenko, Charles Gunn)
- Best Comedy Short Film: The Critic (Director: Alexander Tuschinski)
- Best Music Video: IceTruckFuckHardcore (Directors: Johannes Lohmann, Christoph Hertel)
- Best Short Film: Too Bad (Director: Lorenzo Berghella)
- Best German Short Film: Roughtown (Director: Gabriele Heberling)
- Best Short Documentary: Shakespeare’s Intermission (Director: Diana Nilles)
- Best Sci-Fi/Horror Short Film: O (Director: July Allard)
- Best Experimental Short Film: Frollein Frappe (Director: Vanessa Aab)
- Best Short Short Film: Interior (Director: Immanuel Esser)
- Best Music Video: Seduction (Director: Parker Ellerman)
Friends of short films may rejoice: Inside the Babylon, "Berlin Short Film Festival" showcases (...) the best short films of Europe.
It’s a big chance to talk about short movies far away from the established industry, a great opportunity of getting new input. But there’s also a big focus on networking and building a big community.
BSFF offers Berliners and visitors an extraordinary chance to glimpse the future of cinema.— Article on homepage of Babylon cinema, 2014.
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- "Fritz Magazine: Note about the Festival". Retrieved 2015-07-07.
- "Ask Helmut: Article about the Festival". Retrieved 2015-07-08.
- "Berlin Short Film Festival Official Website: List of Winners 2015". Archived from the original on 2015-07-08. Retrieved 2015-07-08.
- "Berlin Short Film Festival Official Website: List of Winners 2014". Archived from the original on 2015-07-07. Retrieved 2015-07-08.
- "BZ - Article about the festival. Original quote in German: "Freunde des Kurzfilms dürfen sich freuen: Im Babylon werden auf dem "Berlin Short Film Festival" (...) die besten Kurzfilme Europas gezeigt. "". Retrieved 2015-07-07..
- "Kaltblut-Magazin: article about Berlin Short Film Festival". Retrieved 2015-07-07..
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