edit by ADAM LYNCH
graphics by ROY TORKINGTON
'best of the fest' - date tba soon
FROM THE DIRECTORS
This year we received just over 380 films from across the world!
The 66+ hours of film were deliberated, debated and shortlisted by our wonderful judges to bring you a wonderful selection of short films, produced in the last 18-months.
CSFF grew in other ways this year, with the festival now running over two consecutive weeks in September, as well the addition of some new screening locations - reaching further local audiences.
We are very proud to announce new partnerships with Northside Community Services, Belconnen Arts Centre, See-Change and Photo Access. With new partnerships we're working together to further connect with local filmmakers by collaboration on workshop, networking sessions & discussion panels and of course, screening to a larger audience.
With our 25th birthday coming up, 2020 is sure to be an amazing year too.
Lastly (but certainly not least) a shout out of thanks to our founding partners, major sponsors and to all of our festival sponsors and event partners for your continuing support -
See you soon for 'Best of the Fest' - date to be announced shortly x
Canberra Short Film Festival (CSFF) is a locally run festival, screening the best of short flicks, from Australia and around the globe, across 6 locations in the Canberra region.
Running for 24 years, as a competition-based festival, we award filmmakers across nine categories;
Canberra, National, International, Animation, Documentary, 2-Minute, Schools/U18s, Music Video and First Nations Stories
We look for films of any genre, style with high production value, innovation, thought provoking themes, great use of the medium and beautiful storytelling; of up to 20 minutes in length, made within the previous 18-months.