About The Festival
Oslo Short Film Festival is organised by HF Productions, an international production company run by a collective of independent filmmakers, producers and marketing professionals. Our mission is to create a collection of film festivals that support independent filmmakers in a very competitive and often unfair industry. We believe there is disenchantment with the anonymity and exclusivity of the festival circuit. We aim to provide a support system for emerging talents and independent filmmakers, based entirely on their skillset and passion.
Welcome to Oslo Short Film Festival, an event dedicated to celebrating short-form independent filmmaking.
OSFF is born from an appreciation of the peculiar position short-form storytelling occupies within the cinematic universe. These films are generally harder to access, and have difficulties reaching larger audiences, but their position outside of mainstream cinema and their abbreviated length allow the filmmakers more experimentation and artistic freedom.
Our festival provides not only a diverse cinematic experience for audiences and filmmakers alike, but also an opportunity to reflect on the future of our planet as well as our role within it. Our main goal is to increase the audience reach and engagement of select short-form fiction and nonfiction cinema that challenges and reflects on global scale problems.
In addition to the live screenings on August 6-7th 2019, we organise:
- Q&As with filmmakers
- Networking events
- A worldwide network of filmmakers and collaborators
We accept films of all genres max. 40 minutes long (for the Short Film Category) & max. 45 minutes long (for the Short Documentary Category).
The Oslo Short Film Festival would not be possible without the generosity of our supporters and friends and our wonderful partners in C3: Center for Conscious Creativity, our 501(c)(3) nonprofit fiscal sponsor. Your tax-deductible donation is essential for us to continue with all these programs valuable for educating our community.
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The Oslo Short Film Festival is a part of HF Productions Global Event Series, and is a fiscally sponsored project of C3: Conscious Creativity 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization. Contributions in support of HF Productions Global Event Series are payable to C3 and are tax deductible as allowed by law.
By attending HF Productions Global Event Series film screenings and through your generous financial support you will have the opportunity to play an active role in upholding our mandate to deliver international, inclusive, and impactful opportunities so we can make a difference across the globe.