Go Short is the main short film festival in the Netherlands. The 16th edition of Go Short will take place at the beginning of April 2024. During the festival days, Europe’s best and freshest short films are being screened. The best short films go home with one of the Go Short Awards. Aside from the competitions, Go Short offers an extensive program of events, talks, educational activities, workshops, parties and meeting points for filmmakers, the audience and other stakeholders.

Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen is an Oscar, BAFTA and EFA qualifying festival.

Submitting your film through the call for entry on our own website will give you a discount on the submission fee.

- European Competition: Best International Short Fiction Films
- European Competition: Best International Short Documentary
- European Competition: Best International Short Animation
- New Arrivals Competition: Go Short Encouragement Award
- Dutch Competition: Go Short Award for best Dutch Film
- Go Short Audience Award
- Go Short Youth Award
- Best Music Video Award
- Qualification European Short Film Audience Award
- Candidate European Film Awards

Films are eligible for Go Short competitions if:
- The film is no longer than 30 minutes.
- The film is produced in (geographical) Europe, the director or producer is European
or the film was mainly financed by a European country.
- The film has clear-spoken English dialogue and/or commentary, or has no dialogue. In case of non-English dialogue (or unclear spoken English), English subtitles are mandatory. If the film has Dutch dialogues, the subtitles are only required after a selection.
- The film is finished after 1 December 2022.

Please read the full regulations here before submitting: