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Go Short: International Short Film Festival Nijmegen

3 April - 7 April 2019

Contact: Wouter Jansen


Phone: +31 246636789

Fax: -

Address: PO Box 1449

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

Go Short is the only Dutch festival exclusively for short film. In five days, 300 short films are screened and film professionals from all over Europe gather in Nijmegen, the oldest city of the country.

Established in 2008 Go Short shows a wide variation of short films, most of them made by young, talented filmmakers from all over Europe. The festival’s main program contains national, international, and student competitions (containing fiction, animation, documentary and art film). The student competition, Breaking Shorts, is selected by the student film platform Breaking Ground. Competitions are judged by multiple professional juries. Go Short also presents focus and out of competition programs as well as activities for film professionals and a student campus.

Year established: 2008

Is this festival exclusively animation?: No - this is a film festival but with a specific animation category

Submission deadline:
20 January 2019

Entry fee:
FREE! There is no charge for this festival


  • Animated Short
  • Childrens Short
  • Experimental
  • Professional
  • Student
  • Animated Short
  • Documentary
  • Experimental

Submission methods:

  • Online Link (& Password)

1) Films must be completed after 1 December 2014.
2) The maximum running time is 30 minutes.
3) The origin of the film must be (geographical) Europe, the director is European or the film was mainly financed by an European country.

Requested materials for entry:
- A completed online entry form. A printed version is not required.
- An URL where the film can be watched online and stays available until February 2016.
- A downloadable file of the film: maximum bitrate 5000 kbps, preferred resolution of 1280*720, H264 / mpeg4 codec, not larger than 1 gb total, the file name contains the English title. A downloadable vimeo-link is preferred.

Link to entry form

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