The Polnische Filmwoche is an polish-german event, held annually in Nuremberg, Germany. It aspires to promote polish movies in Germany.

Special Competition 2021

The competition "Balancing act" (Spagat)

Organizational framework

The German-Polish short film competition “Szpagat / Spagat” takes place as part of the program of the “Polish Film Week” film festival in Nuremberg. The organizer of the competition is the association fajny film e.V. The best three films will be presented in a public screening on November 6, 2021 in Nuremberg, the filmmakers will be invited.

Closing date, announcement

The closing date for entries is October 1st, 2021. The winners will be announced on October 31st on the website

Conditions of participation

Artists living in Poland or Germany can apply.
Individual artists and artist groups are admitted.
Applicants fill out the online form on the website and send us a Vimeo link to the short film. As soon as the form has been filled out and the short film has been uploaded without errors, the film is registered for participation.
Only one short film may be submitted per participant
The short film may not be longer than 10 minutes.
The film refers to the motto of the competition (Balancing act)
The permitted film languages ​​are German and Polish.
Whether animation, documentation, reportage, stop-motion - the genre and the technology are freely selectable.
The short film was produced after January 1st, 2019.
Only non-commercial short films are admitted to the competition, i. H. they must not have been produced on behalf of third parties.
There is no legal right to publication.
No licenses or demonstration fees are paid.


The jury awards three prizes for the best short films.

The prizes are endowed as follows:

1st prize: € 3,000 || 2nd prize: € 1,500 || 3rd prize: € 1,000

The jury

Chairman of the jury: Mariusz Wilczyński