Interfilm Berlin - international short film festival Berlin


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Festival's Basic Information

Festival name

Interfilm Berlin – international short film festival Berlin

Festival's short name

Interfilm Berlin (KUKI – children)

Foundation year


General contact email

Name and contact of the Director or organizers max. 3 persons.

Heinz Hermanns      Matthias Groll

Name of the programmer(s)

Heinz Hermanns / Matthias Groll





ZIP Code


Awards of the last edition (award-winning films) film, country, director

4os TOIXOS / 4TH WALL // Dimitris Gkotsis // Griechenland // 2018 // 09:50 min; Documentary

WNETRZE IWA / IN A LION // Karol Lindholm // Polen // 2018 // 11:50 min; Documentary

Categories and genres

Short films – All genres

How many screenings do you have in extra activities in addition to the festival?

With the subject of environmental films we show it in schools and in places outside of Germany also on other festivals. We also give workshops about shorts in other countries also about environmental shorts. Extra screenings in general with short film programs outside the festival are around 500. We have regular screenings all over Germany every month.

How many sections does the festival have -competition and out of competition


Other non-cinematographic activities of the festival: panels, conferences, etc.

Script Pitch, Forum with lectures about:  sound design, acting, gender & script,  3D animation, Discussion about guest countries (2019 Spain and Venezuela)

Does the festival have an educational section/activities?


Does the festival have a market or industry activities?


Average of short films during the festival

More than 100

Average of feature films during the festival


Average of documentaries during the festival


Average of fiction films during the festival

More than 100

Average of animation films during the festival

More than 100

How many prizes or competitive sections does the festival have?


In how many cities does the festival happen?


How many films have been programmed in all the festival throughout all its editions?


In how many venues does the festival take place? How many private vs public.

12. – 2 public

How many screenings are held during the festival and how many during the Tour.

120 during festival normally

Festival Dates

Festival start date

November 15, 2020

Next open call date (from)

February 1, 2021

Next open call date (to)

June 1, 2021