以往HiShorts!国际短片节成功邀请到具有戛纳权威影响力的导演、前韩国文化部长李沧东担任终审评委，被誉为具世界影响力并得到德国总理默克尔接见的中国当代艺术家徐冰担任艺术顾问，著名戛纳金棕榈制片人Phillippe Bober（13 次欧洲三大获奖经历）出任终审评委，第六代导演张杨担任轮值主席把关评审制度，著名演员梁静担任形象大使，另有著名演员刘佩琦，黄璐，王学兵，耿乐，香港著名作家编剧委员会主席陈冠中，著名电影评论家北京大学教授戴锦华，金马奖纪录片终审评委周浩，新裤子乐队键盘手庞宽等文娱领域近100位具有杰出成就的代表踊跃参与。
HiShorts! International Short Film Festival (formerly recognized as Hua International Short Film Festival) is currently the most influential short film festival in China. It collects global oriented short films within 3 to 30 minutes, including those of Narrative Feature, Documentary, Animation, Experimental and Commercial. Hishorts! has already formed a rather professional operating system, and held abundant programs, such as screen exhibitions, master classes, forums, venture capital investments, film reviews, award ceremony, etc. Since the first opening ceremony launched in Hollywood in August 2017, Hishorts! has been successfully held for two consecutive sessions, and attracted more than 300 domestic and foreign talented young directors, with the collection of 4,154 short films.
In the past, HiShorts! International Short Film Festival successfully invited Lee Chang-dong, an internationally renowned director and former Minister of Culture of South Korea, as the final jury; Xu, Bing, an influential Chinese contemporary artist who has been interviewed by German Chancellor Merkel as our art consultant; the prestigious Golden Palm producer Phillippe Bober (13 award-winning experiences of Cannes, Venice and Berlin International Film Festival) to serve as the final jury; Chinese sixth generation director Zhang Yang to serve as the rotating chairman of Hishorts!; famous actress Liang Jing as the ambassador. Besides, famous actor Liu Peiqi, Huang Lu, Wang Xuebing, Geng Le, Chairman Chen Guanzhong, Professor Dai Jinhua, Zhou Hao, and keyboard Pang Kuan …, nearly 100 outstanding representatives in the field of entertainment actively participated in Hishorts!.
On the basis of the success of HISFF, in this year HiShorts! International Short Film Festival would position itself as “internationalization, youth, and the beauty of China”, with the aim to create brand-oriented short films in competitions, exhibitions, programs, etc. The HiShorts! International Short Film Festival will be held in Xiamen this year, and is co-sponsored by Xiamen Municipal People’s Government and the Department of Propaganda. Dedicated itself to excavating and supporting young directors, Hishorts! encourages these sharp directors to exchange their thoughts and works, and further pushes Xiaman to become the “the capital of short films in the world”.
The award establishment of Best Short Films includes 6 awards. RMB 30000.00 prize will be awarded to the following awards, and a prize of RMB 5000.00 is available for other nominated short films.
Best Narrative Feature
Best Documentary Short
Best Experimental Short
Best Commercial Short
Best Animation Film
Best Foreign Language Film
Best Improved Director Award is for the rising directors, with the prize of RMB 30000.00.
E. 未获得版权许可的内容，剧本，音乐等不可用于所提交的作品。 如有第三者发起侵权、索赔等诉讼时，论坛概不负责。
A. Main theme: works that reflect international view, young and creative minds, and oriental aesthetic
B. The length of the work is asked to be in 3-30 minutes.
C. The content and the production time are not limited.
E. Any written or musical materials in relation with the film shall be copyrighted. Otherwise, the forum is not responsible for any claims or lawsuits.
F. Having participated in national or international competitions or having been granted an award from such competitions does not constitute an impediment to participation in the competition. Other film festivals have won entries, but the award information must be listed on the registration form.
G. You may submit more than one film, but you must assert that you agree with the above rules and terms.