ARTE Short Film Prize

The television channel ARTE has been awarding the ARTE Short Film Prize since 2005. The channel selects a fictional film from the international program that must not exceed 15 minutes in length. The winning film is purchased (worth up to 6,000 Euros) and broadcast on ARTE.  

2021

MUST BE PAINFUL

Director: David Semler

Filmschool: FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic

2020

DRIFTING

Director: Hanxiong Bo

Filmschool: University of California, USA

2019

GHAZAAL

Director: Ragini Bhasin

Filmschool: Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film & Media Arts, USA

2018

SCHOOLYARD BLUES

Director: Maria Eriksson Hecht

Filmschool: SU, Stockholm University of the Arts, Sweden

2017

CALL OF CUTENESS

Director: Brenda Lien

Filmschool: HFG, University of Art and Design Offenbach am Main, Germany

2016

MAYDAY RELAY

Director: Florian Tscharf

Filmschool: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Germany

2015

FINGERTIPS

Director: Basile Vuillemin

Filmschool: Institut des Arts de Diffusion, Belgium

2014

MY MILK CUP COW (CUP NO NAKA NO KOUSHI)

Director: Yantong Zhu

Filmschool: Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan

2013

AUSCHWITZ ON MY MIND (LIZKOR VELO LISHKOACH)

Director: Assaf Machnes

Filmschool: Met Film School, London, UK

2012

LIFE DOESN'T FRIGHTEN ME

Director: Stephen Dunn

Filmschool: RUT, Toronto, Canada

2011

GRANDMOTHERS (ABUELAS)

Director: Afarin Eghbal

Filmschool: The National Film and Television School (NFTS), Beaconsfield, UK

2010

BOB

Director: Jacob Frey, Harry Fast

Filmschool: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg (FABW), Ludwigsburg, Germany

2009

BOXER

Director: Michael Latham

Filmschool: Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia

2008

THE YEAR OF THE PIG

Director: Claudia Calderón

Filmschool: The International School of Film and Television, San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba

2007

PADAM...

Director: Jose Manuel Carrasco

Filmschool: Escuela de Cinematografia y del Audiovisual de la Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

2006

WE ARE THE FAITHFUL (WIR SIND DIR TREU)

Director: Michael Koch

Filmschool: Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln, Germany

2005

BILINGUAL

Director: Chamoun Issa

Filmschool: National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, UK