Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen

Figures, Dates, Facts

Founded in 1954 and thus the world's oldest short film festival

 

Oldest German short film competition

 

First Festival music video award: the MuVi (since 1999)

 

Since 1999, media partnerships with ARTE and 3sat

 

On average 7,000 entries from almost 100 countries for the competitions per year 

 

Some 500 contributions in about 100 festival programs

 

Some 1,100 accredited guests from around the world

 

About 140 press representatives accreditated; Press releases in about 20 countries

 

Prize money totalling 42,000 €

 

Video Library with roughly 6,000 films on offer

 

A unique short film archive with more than 2,000 titles

 

Non-commercial short film distribution

 

A good 40 Festival publications on film-related subjects in addition to the festival catalogue

 

Accreditated by the Fédération Internationale des Associations de Producteurs de Films (FIAPF) since 1960

 

Cooperation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 

 

Founding member of the AG Kurzfilm e.V.

 

Honorary presidents:

Fernando Birri, Jerzy Bossak, John Grierson, Bert Haanstra, Hilmar Hoffmann