The Amsterdam International Short Film Festival rewards the best and outstanding short films of all genres from all over the globe. The festival is established with the intention of selecting, awarding, promoting and recognizing short filmmakers in various genres. The members of jury and the programmers of the festival consists of award winning filmmakers active in the film industry as professionals in media.
Amsterdam Short Film Festival is a monthly competition. The mission of the festival is to encourage and support filmmakers throughout the world in order to provide the recognition they deserve. We consider the art of filmmaking an essential component of our lives and encourage works that use powerful and creative approaches toward the language of cinema in order to create a unique vision. Our award-winning filmmakers get the recognition they deserve, and can have a better success rate on the sometimes arduous journey through the festival circuit.