Who are we?

Short Circuit federates European organizations whose activities are dedicated to the distribution and promotion of European short film whatever its genre: fiction, animation, experimental, documentary or video art. Its main objective is to represent the short film distribution sector at a European level and increase short film distribution in Europe and worldwide on all the screens.

The Short Film Pool

Short Circuit organises the Short Film Pool, a selection of mostly European shorts available for theatres, festivals and other screens in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal and Italy.

Torino Short Film Market

The Italian Short Film Center is happy to announce the first Torino Short Film Market. Organised with the collaboration of the Torino Film Festival and the support of the Film Commission Torino Piemonte, it will take place on the first weekend of the Torino Film Festival on the 18th, 19th and 20th of November 2016 in Turin.

Visegrad Animation Forum Awards

Almost 100 projects from all over Europe competed to participate in the 4th year of the Visegrad Animation Forum (May 3-5, Třeboň). 12 short films and 12 TV series in development were selected for the contest where the Hungary clearly dominated on the winners’ box.

The Short Film Pool goes back to Alès!

After programming 20 films from the Short Film Pool in 2015, the Alès Film Festival – Itinérances is going to screen 8 more films from this collection during its 34th edition, which will take place from March 18th to 28th 2016.

Call for Short Film Day participants

The Short Film Day is expanding and reaching new countries! We know of a number of projects around Europe (see our list here) but there are probably more we are not aware of : please let us know about the Short Film Day in your country and answer our survey by contacting the Short Circuit’s coordinator, Florence Dupont!

The Short Film Day 2015 in Sweden

The Swedish Film Institute organized the second edition of Short Film Day in Sweden (“Kortfilmsdagen”), doubling the number of participating venues from the previous year. In 2015 there were screenings in cinemas, libraries, art galleries, churches, shopping malls and schools in 23 cities all over the country.

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