Oberhausen Film Festival
Almost 500 short films compete in Oberhausen

Almost 500 short films compete in Oberhausen

From 11 to 16 May 2017, the 63rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen will be showing altogether 499 films from 58 countries. Of these, 148 works, selected from among almost 7,000 entries, will be vying for around 42,000 euros in prize money in the festival’s five competitions. In addition to the competitions, the Festival will...
Calling for submissions to the 19th MuVi Award

Calling for submissions to the 19th MuVi Award

On 13 May 2017, the winners of the 19th MuVi Award for the best German Music Video will be chosen at the 63rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. Submissions will be accepted until 15 February 2017. The MuVi Award goes to the directors for the best visualisation of a piece of music. Prizes worth a...
Winners of the 62nd Oberhausen!

Winners of the 62nd Oberhausen!

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen was finished yesterday, where they gave out the awards in many different categories. Here are the winners: Prizes awarded by the International Jury – Members: Andrés Denegri (Argentina), Stella Händler (Switzerland), Marta Kuzma (Sweden), Joanna Raczyńska (USA), Mika Taanila (Finland) Grand Prize of the City of Oberhausen – 8,000 Euros...
Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen is coming!

Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen is coming!

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen starts this Thursday. The festival will be held between the 5th and 10th of May, here are the films of the international and german competition: International Competition 1 Journey, Zhao Xiaowei, China, 2015, 11’15” Narcissus, Nina Yuen, USA, 2016, 7’28’’ Two Snakes, Kristin Li, Canada, 2015, 9’30” She / Her,...
Vote for the best German music video!

Vote for the best German music video!

12 music videos are nominated for the 18th MuVi Award for the Best German Music Video, selected from almost 200 submissions. From 5 April, all 12 candidates are online, ready to gather votes for the MuVi Online Audience Award which is chosen by Internet and Facebook users. The line-up includes new clips for Olli Schulz,...
Oberhausen's complete programme is here!

Oberhausen’s complete programme is here!

With more than 500 films from 55 countries, the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is presenting more films than ever in 2016. Nearly half the competition films are world premieres (71 of 151), another record. The programme includes more than a 100 screenings. Oberhausen is expecting around 1,000 accredited visitors from across the world. The...
Competition at Oberhausen: Diverse, political, independent

Competition at Oberhausen: Diverse, political, independent

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen has selected a total of 151 films for its five competitions, from around 5,500 submissions coming from more than 100 countries. 39 countries are represented in the competitions, all of which show a striking number of independent productions: affordable means of production and online distribution have contributed to...
62nd Oberhausen is presenting 5 artists and filmmakers

62nd Oberhausen is presenting 5 artists and filmmakers

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is presenting five artists and filmmakers from China, Germany, Israel, Norway and Austria in its Profile programmes. These include the first European retrospective of Chinese artist Sun Xun’s films, an extensive retrospective of the films of Austrian artist Josef Dabernig, the first retrospective of films by the Israeli...
German music videos at Oberhausen!

German music videos at Oberhausen!

With this third edition of its “Saving Pop Culture” collection the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and the Goethe Institute now continue their (unofficial) history of the German music video since 1999. 18 selected clips from the festival years 2008 to 2015 – all of them either candidates for or prize winners of the Oberhausen...
Apply to Obenhausen Seminar!

Apply to Obenhausen Seminar!

The International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, in conjunction with LUX (London) and the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar (New York), are now calling for applications to the Oberhausen Seminar, which will be held for the third time at the 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (5 to 10 May, 2016). This edition will be led by...
Oberhausen short films in Africa!

Oberhausen short films in Africa!

Films from International Short Film Festival Oberhausen will be presented at the biggest African art fair, at the FNB JoburgArtFair. Founded in 2008, the FNB JoburgArtFair is the leading and oldest art fair on the African continent. From 11 to 13 September, galleries, artists, collectors, journalists and lovers of African art from Africa, but also from...
Oberhausen on Tour is more popular than ever!

Oberhausen on Tour is more popular than ever!

Short films on the screen in 54 cities from New York to Tallinn The most successful short film tour of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is drawing to a close. In the ninth edition of “Oberhausen on Tour”, films from Oberhausen were screened in 54 cities in 24 countries all over the world, from...