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Drop your shorts! Call for Entry now open.

Drop your shorts! Call for Entry now open.

The official Call for Entry for Go Short 2019 is open. Submit your film now! The 11th edition of Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen takes place from 3 to 7 April 2019.

For our competition programs we are looking for recent European short films. All genres short films (animation, documentary, fiction/live-action and experimental/art film) are accepted. Maximum length is 30 minutes. Find more information about our deadlines and competitions below.


  • 1 September 2018: films completed between 1 December 2017 and 1 June 2018
  • 23 November 2018: films completed on or after 1 June 2018
  • 21 December 2018: films completed in November or December 2018

European Competition
The European Competition will consist of shorts in all genres that have been made in (geographical) Europe. The films are eligible for the Go Short Award for Best European Short in the four different categories. The awarded Animation, Fiction and Documentary films also receive an Academy Award Qualifier.

Dutch Competition
The Dutch Competition is a selection of films made in the Netherlands, from which the best film will be awarded with the Go Short Award for Best Dutch Short as well as an Academy Award Qualifier if it is an Animation, Fiction or Documentary film.

Student Competition
The Student Competition will consist of short films in all genres made in European film schools. The best film will be awarded with an Encouragement Award.

All films will compete for the Go Short Audience Award and a selection of films will join The Youth Competition. The best film out of this competition wins the Go Short Youth Award.

Click here for the regulations for Go Short 2019. We are looking forward to seeing your short!