History


Along with 9 other emblematic European festivals, the Brussels Short Film Festival launched in 2019 the first European Short Film Audience Award (ESFAA): a selection of the very best European short films of last year awarded with a national audience award.

The competition will take place between 10 short films which have already won a national public prize in the following festivals:

  1. Brussels Short Film Festival (Belgium)
  2. Short Waves Festival (Poland)
  3. Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival (Portugal)
  4. Lviv International Short Film Festival Wiz Art (Ukraine)
  5. Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival Bristol (United-Kingdom)
  6. ALCINE – Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares (Spain)
  7. Interfilm International Film Festival Berlin (Germany)
  8. Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (France)
  9. Tampere Film Festival (Finland)
  10. Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen (Netherlands)

ESFAA WINNERS:

1st ESFAA:
NEFTA FOOTBALL CLUB by Yves Piat – France – 2018 – 27′ – Fiction (Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival Audience Award)
The film received €3500 offered by the Representation of the European Commission in Belgium.

2nd ESFAA:
UNE SOEUR by Delphine Girard – Belgium – 2018 – 16’29 » – Fiction (Brussels Short Film Festival Audience Award)
The film received €3500 offered by the Brussels Short Film Festival.