Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen

International Competition

Principal Prize 2018: Hirografo (Manuscript) © Eva Stefani

Gimny Moskovii (The Hymns of Moscovy) © Dimitri Venkov

Um filme para Ehuana (A Film for Ehuana) © Louise Botkay

Each year the world's longest standing international short film competition received around 5,000 entries from about 90 countries - short films as well as videos, which have been admitted to the competition on an equal footing with films since 1993. Since 2009 all entries to the competition must be german premieres. 



Contact: Hilke Doering

International Jury 2019


Katie Davies, filmmaker, Bristol

Kristy Matheson, curator, Melbourne

Petar Milat, festival director, publisher and philospher, Zagreb

Daniel Queiroz, festival director und curator, Belo Horizonte

Timo Soppela, curator, Helsinki

Members of the International Jury in the last few years were a.o. Sadie Benning, USA (1999); George Clark, Great Britain (2015); Stuart Comer, Great Britain (2006); Catherine David, France (2000); Kodwo Eshun, Great Britain (2000); John Gianvito, USA (2014); Michael Glawogger, Austria (2011); William E. Jones, USA (2011); Kati T. Kivinen, Finland (2015); Marta Kuzma, Sweden (2016); Barbara London, USA (2005); Chan-Kyong Park, South Korea (2015); Andréa Picard, Canada (2015); Marta Ponsa, France (2015); Roee Rosen; Israel (2012); Cate Shortland, Australia (2006); Mika Taanila, Finland (2016); Akram Zaatari, Lebanon (2005).