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We are still totally happy about our wet but bright film walk in NEUE MITTE ALTONA and are still glowing a little bit! A big thanks to A WALL IS A SCREEN and all the helpers and of course to our great supporters:

Send us your films!

From now until February 14, you can submit your films to us. Either via shortfilmdepot or via filmfreeway . We are looking forward to see your work!!!


We are still infinitely happy about our costume workshop in October. You can admire the results in June in our installation on the festival grounds. 10000 thanks to Kati Duve and all the great participants!!!!!

Mobiles Kino mit A WALL IS A SCREEN am 25.11. ab 17 Uhr in Altona!!!


It’s getting darker outside and that’s great. Because that means the whole city becomes a cinema space even at child-friendly hours. On 25 November we’ll be going around the houses with A WALL IS SCREEN. With us in our luggage is a portable projector with which we will throw short films onto the outside walls of Hamburg. We are looking forward to an exciting programme for 6 years and older. It starts at 5 pm. Where? In Altona! Where exactly? We’ll tell you when you send us an email to Kinder@shortfilm.com. A huge thank you goes to the Hamburgische Kulturstiftung and the Hildegard-Sattelmacher-Stiftung for sponsoring our mobile cinema tour!!!!    


Together with our terrific participants, we have translated five films into audio description. You can experience the programme “MO&FRIESE Unterwegs in der Natur” on December 21st at 4pm at the Metropolis Kino.  We are especially happy that the programme will then also be bookable for all cinemas in Germany with audio description!!!!  

It was great! THANK YOU!

Our second online edition is over and we are happy twice… Once because it went really well and once because it is over… A big thank you to our great team, to all viewers, to all participants of our panel on digital film education and of course to all the great filmmakers who gave us their films and in many cases also insights into their work via interview!

It is happening!

At 3 pm on June 30 we struck our gong in the courtyard of the FUX and thus opened the festival (and the summer in Hamburg)!!!!!

Talking …

Normally we try to bring as many filmmakers as possible to Hamburg to talk to them directly in the cinema about their films and give you the chance to ask as many questions as possible! Since this is not possible for the reasons we know, we did the next best thing and invited you to a video interview. So we spent the last week on a digital world tour. Our heads are still buzzing…we are looking forward to presenting you with lots of great creative short film makers from 30 May onwards! Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)


 63 films from 26 countries are looking forward to taking you to different worlds. You can already browse a little under programmes…

Group bookings for schools and kindergarden (also homeschooling)

For schools, daycare centres and other educational institutions, we offer a digital festival variant. The programmes can be used flexibly and therefore work both in home schooling with a streaming offer for home and in hybrid or face-to-face teaching. You can find the registration form directly next to the respective programmes in the section: Film programmes with filter.

Fro & Miese (Happy and sad)

… is our mood… Because: It’s going to be full digital again in June! We are happy to present you our great digital programme from 31 May to 7 June!

HIGH Five!

As every year the young filmmakers have a little more time to submit their work… namely until March 15! You can find more information about the competition in the “Join in” section! To participate in the HIGH Five! contest you should be at least 13 years old. You can submit your film of a maximum of five minutes on the topic “Kinda Different” here! We are looking forward to your films!!!!!!!

After the festival is before the festival…Send us your films!

The festival is just over…but in a few months the next one will start. Until February 28th you can submit your films via Shortfilmdepot… We are looking forward to it!


The festival is over…and it was….wonderful, great, unusual, exhausting, digital, well-booked…. We thank all filmmakers*, viewers*, sponsors* and a great TEAM!!!!! Good night

Trailer 2021/1

Filmed in an already almost forgotten time (fall 2019), set to music by the great Roman Vehlken@freudenhammer sound studios!!!