Kurzfilmtage is organized by the non-profit association Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, which counts about 60 members. Our team of film experts and industry specialists is actively involved in organizing and developing the festival year-round. The festival office in Winterthur currently employs ten permanent staff members and two interns; a civilian service member supports the staff during 17 weeks each year.

What We Do


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.

Centre of Expertise

Kurzfilmtage is dedicated to the promotion of Swiss short films throughout the year and is home to Switzerland’s largest short film archive. We host the Kurzfilmnacht-Tour across Switzerland and curate short film programmes for other festivals, businesses, and public institutions.