Kurzfilmtage awards cash and in-kind prizes with a total value of CHF 69 000.–. Under certain conditions, films from the Kurzfilmtage competitions qualify for nomination consideration for the Oscar®, the BAFTA Award, the European Film Award (candidacy), and the Swiss Film Award.

Submissions for the competitions

Submissions are now open for the competitions of the 27th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur (7–12 November 2023). Short films of all genres completed in 2022 or 2023 are eligible; running times must not exceed 30 minutes for the International Competition and 40 minutes for the Swiss Competition, respectively. The submission deadline is 16 July 2023. Please read the Competition Rules & Regulations carefully before submitting your film.

2023 Competition Rules & Regulations

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