Wiz-Art is an annual International Short Film Festival, which takes place in Lviv, Ukraine. The festival was started by art collective Wiz-Art, which was founded in 2008. The festival shows more than 150 brand new short films every year. Wiz-Art is a powerful cultural and educational platform that unites Ukrainian and foreign filmmakers and introduces them to the Ukrainian audience experienced professionals.

Early bird deadline - April 10th, 2022
Late bird deadline - May 31st, 2022
Notification date - Octobe 1st, 2022

14th Festival will take place in October 2022

We offer free submissions for student films, but only if film schools ask for a waiver.
Please, contact us at festival@wiz-art.ua to do so.

The festival jury is elected by the administration of the festival. Usually, there are several foreign guests in the jury and necessarily representative of Ukrainian cinema. The participants of the jury are professional directors, movie creators, and producers.

The Grand Prix is money award as well as best UA film awarded by the International Jury.

Short films up to 34' minutes were made in 2020-2022 from all around the world.

Overall Rating
  • Dekel Berenson

    Thank you for a very well organized festival, for having me as a jury member and screening both ANNA & ASHMINA! See you again soon I hope!

    September 2020
  • one of the best festivals in Ukraine! hospitality and film program always at the highest level! strongly recommended!

    September 2019
  • I'm so inlove with a Wiz-Art! Amazing team, organisation and film competition list! Hope to see ya once again -)))

    August 2019
  • Mariia Ponomarova

    LISFF has an absolutely great atmosphere, hospitable organizers and high-quality film selections.
    Definitely worth going and enjoying it fully!

    August 2018
  • Leopold Dewolf

    Fantastic festival! I couldn't recommend it more. I had such an awesome time. there The city is lovely, the movie selection is top quality and inspiring, and the festival team is so welcoming. Thank you, Wiz-Art :)

    October 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you for good words, Leopold! We were so glad to have you with us this year!