8 cities.  1 global weekend.  

With its steadily growing reputation for the finest short film selection, shnit has made its mark as a festival not to be missed, and established Moscow as a force to be reckoned with on the global short film scene.  #thefutureisshnit

Not in Moscow but want a taste of shnit?  shnit CINEMAS are screening all around Russia!  VISIT shnit CINEMAS

shnit Worldwide Shorfilmfestival presents an explosive Short Film Experience like no other.  In its third year in Moscow, we return to Illusion Theatre and 35mm,  with additional events and screenings in new city venues:  EMA bar and MARS art gallery  .


In its fourteenth global year shnit welcomes a new city-host Hong Kong which joins existing ones: Bangkok, Bern, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Cape Town, Moscow and San Jose. Over the duration of twelve days, we celebrating the art of the short film and elect the 5 best nominees in the International Competition in order to award them in New York on October the 18th. This year’s National Competition program MADE IN RUSSIA presents a fine mixture of all genres that won’t leave anyone indifferent.   


This year shnit expands to even more cities and towns around the globe – a great reason to stay tuned and not to miss the finest short films.