Wiz-Art is an annual International Short Film Festival, which takes place in Lviv, Ukraine at the beginning of August. The festival was started by art formation Wiz-Art, which was founded in 2008. The festival shows more than 100 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 - June 1st, 2018
Late bird deadline - July 1st, 2018
Festival dates - August 6-12, 2018

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.

Wiz-Art Showreel
https://vimeo.com/139753079

Jury
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.

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Short films up to 34' minutes made in 2017-2018 from all around the world.

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  • 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
    Logo fest 01 04
    Response from festival:

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

  • Nice festival, beautiful city! Wish all the best for Wiz-Art!

    October 2017
    Logo fest 01 04
    Response from festival:

    Come again!

  • Dominique Maury Lasmartres

    Great festival located in a wonderful city. The staff is really nice and it's easy to meet and share with other directors. Every night is a party, every day is about discovering films from all over the world.

    August 2016