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FLEMISH SHORT FILM COMPETITION: SHORT FICTION
2011 was a great year for the Flemish feature film and an amazing one for short film. (read more)
FLEMISH SHORT FILM COMPETITION: ANIMATION
In the wondrous world of animation, many filmmakers experiment with techniques, styles and genres. (read more)
MILESTONES IN SHORT FILM HISTORY
“Milestones in Short Film History” is a collection of the most influential short films made throughout a century of cinematic history. (read more)
SHORTS FOR KIDS
The world of short film is home to many gems, made especially for kids. Our team looked at hundreds of animation films from all corners of the world (read more)
The Lab consists of a varied mix of non-narrative films, bold cross-overs, intriguing experiments and striking visuals. (read more)
The festival will present programmes in cooperation with HUMO, online short film magazine kortfilm.be and public broadcaster CANVAS.
Each year, the International Short Film Festival welcomes countless young filmmakers and film professionals from all over the world. This edition boasts quite a few professional activities.
EUROPE IN SHORTS
Sundance, Clermont-Ferrand, Hamburg and Locarno: our festival team travels all over the world in search of the very best European short films. (read more)
FINEST IRISH SHORTS
Over the last ten years, Irish filmmakers have consistently drawn admiring glances at international film festivals and taken home several prestigious awards. (read more)
Animation fans are spoiled for choice this year: there is the Flemish animation film competition, there are short films for kids and our Irish program contains quite a bit of animation too. (read more)
MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITION
During the festival, the cosy STUKcafé is the meeting point for visitors, filmmakers and foreign professionals. Go there for a tasty pasta, a bowl of soup or a sandwich and share your thoughts on the festival. And while you are there, enjoy live bands, DJ sets or a music video compilation, all for free.
When the festival is over, the International Short Film Festival Leuven continues its work as a distributor of Flemish short films in movie theaters. (read more)
The Flemish Audiovisual Fund support young talent and awards each year the “VAF Wildcards”. (read more)