8 cities.  1 global weekend.  

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

shnit International Shortfilmfestival comes to it's 13 edition worldwide while in Costa Rica we celebrate our fifth anniversary being part of this global festival and local platform for filmmakers.



Cine Magaly in San José will host again this cinematic treat, showing the best international and national shortfilms.

The shnit OPEN International Competition presents 60 high quality films from around the globe in 10 blocks of high emotions.

The national competition MADE IN COSTA RICA offers an exciting show with the top 12 national films, that will definitely entertain the audience and expose our national filmmakers to the international scope.


Now in shnit‘s thirteenth global year, Hong Kong joins existing hosts Bangkok, Bern, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Cape Town, Moscow and San José in a truly global celebration of the art of the short film.  

Don't miss this the opportunity to be enjoy the best stories filmed by the best filmmakers around the globe and celebrate with us in San José the art short film and the cultural and social diversity.