Call for Entry

27th Winterthur International Short Film Festival – Call for Entry 2023

Dear Asian filmmakers, the Winterthur International Short Film Festival (Switzerland) is accepting short films until July 16, 2023.

About the festival:
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur is Switzerland’s major short film festival, held annually in November. The six-day event is a popular public festival as well as an important hub for the international short film industry.

Kurzfilmtage is an Oscar®- ,BAFTA- and EFA-qualifying film festival for the Short Film category.

Eligibility (International Films):
– The festival accepts short films of all genres for the International Competition.
– Films must have been produced between 2022 and 2023.
– Films should not exceed the 30-minute mark.
– Films should be Swiss Premieres.
– Commissioned works made for advertising or PR purposes are not eligible.
– Films that were previously shown at Kurzfilmtage or films previously rejected cannot be submitted again.
Submission Fee: FREE
Deadline: July 16, 2023
Notification Date: September 2023

We recommend filmmakers to read the full Rules and Regulations here: Official PDF FIle

To submit to the festival please visit:

We remind readers that the 27th Winterthur International Short Film Festival will take place from November 7 – 12, 2023 in Winterthur, Switzerland.

To see other Calls please follow the next link: “Call For Entries”.

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