Marta Chyla-Janicka - the best animation, "The Last Room"

Szymon Piegza - the best short narrative, "Call me Rico"


Thank you to all the participants!
We invite you to join the next year's competition.

  The APFF International Short Film Competition is inviting film students and independent filmmakers, who want to present their creative work in front of the Austin audience at the 13th Austin Polish Film Festival in 2018. Accepted films will be shown in a special Shorts segment. A panel of judges from the film industry, academia, and media will choose the winners.

We are looking forward to showcasing interesting works in Austin – a city with vibrant, creative culture and film lovers.

Prizes, Awards, and Recognition:

  • Best short non-animated film prize - $300.
  • Best short animation prize - $300
  • Official recognition awards granted by the Jury.
  • Featuring the best works on the APFF website and APFF Blog.
  • Special interviews with the creators of the best projects.

APFF International Short Competition Requirements