WENIFF is a documentary and short film festival in Ålesund, Norway.

Taking place at the west coast of Norway in the town of Ålesund, the picturesque setting aims to inspire new ideas into filmmakers all over the world.

Exchange experiences while being entertained and challenged. A few rare days with opportunities to make friendship over borders you normally would not cross.

Best Short Film
Best Manuscript
Best Camera
Best Documentary
Audience Award

Overall Rating
  • Extremely grateful to have "Kite" officially selected and part of the festival program in the beautiful town of Ålesund. Thank you! 🌟

    March 2023
  • Ilir Kabashi

    WENIFF is an amazing festival. Thank you for including our film: "Survival and school" in the festival program. Good competition and great communication. We recommend the same to all filmmakers.

    February 2023
  • Bad experience. The short was selected for promote their festival. they asked us for a lot of material just to waste time. We highly advise against this event

    February 2023
  • Sivert Harang

    Wonderful festival in the beautiful town of Ålesund. The festival has a very good organisation and it was a pleasure attending the screenings and social events 👍 Hope to return next year!

    February 2023
  • Penelope Larsen

    We are very grateful that our film Legacy received the award for "Best National Film" during this year's festival. Unfortunately, we could not be present at the festival, but hope to be able to go another time.

    February 2023