PROGRAM 2020

We’re proud to present the full program of Copenhagen Short Film Festival 2020!

We curate our program in what we call blocks, which are composed of different short films within the same theme. This means that when you choose a block to watch, you will experience short films in different genres and usage of the medium. We think that gives a diverse and exciting experience that presents what short films are and can be. 

Browse through the program below and read about the different screenings, films and events that will take place during this year’s festival. You can also download our printed program here

We’re looking forward to seeing you for 5 fantastic days celebrating the world of short films. 

TICKET INFO

A ticket for each program is 80 kr.
Tickets can be bought here on our website under each program.

WEDNESDAY 07.10.20

MASTERCLASS IN EDITING

Wednesday 07.10.20 / 17:00 / Cinemateket

In this masterclass we will be shedding light on the role of the editor and their influence on the film production. The masterclass will be in Danish.

Presented in cooperation with Dansk Filmklipperselskab.

NORDIC SHORTS

Wednesday 07.10.20 / 19:00 / Cinemateket

Come and take part when we kick off this year’s festival with delicious beer from Herslev Bryghus and some of the newest, most entertaining and insightful short films from the Nordic countries.

MIX'ED FAVORITES

Wednesday 07.10.20 / 21:15 / Gloria Biograf

This program is curated in collaboration with MIX Copenhagen to explore the wide pallet of good films that break the boundaries of gender and sexuality, affect the gender debate and reflect the many angles of the multiple world.

THURSDAY 08.10.20

MASTERCLASS IN SCRIPTWRITING

Thursday 08.10.20 / 17:00 / Cinemateket

Rasmus Heisterberg has written scripts for ‘I Blodet’ and ‘A Royal Affair’ and during the festival he will host a masterclass on the art of script writing with tools on how to develop your idea into a fully formed story.
Please note that the masterclass will be in Danish.  

ENVIRONMENTAL SHORTS

Thursday 08.10.20 / 19:00 / Kayakbar

The films in this block use different approaches to shed light on the subject on climate change – music videos, animation, documentary and a more artistic approach – but they all have something they want to share with the world.

ANIMATED SHORTS

Thursday 08.10.20 / 21:15 / Gloria Biograf

This year’s animation block takes us far and wide. From outer space, to future worlds. From recognizable everyday situations, to people on the edge of the world.

FRIDAY 09.10.20

FILMMAKER'S PITCH

Friday 09.10.20 / 18:30 / Wildersgade Filmhus

Filmmaker’s Pitch creates a bridge between the upcoming filmmakers and the established film community. 6 filmmakers will get the chance to pitch their short film project to different producers and production companies.
This is an industry event that requires an invitation.

THE FEMALE PERSPECTIVE

Friday 09.10.20 / 21:15 / Gloria Biograf

The films in this block are made by seven different female directors who will take you to countries like Korea, Egypt and Iran among other places. Each film presents in its own way a take on what it means to be a woman.

SATURDAY 10.10.20

DET' FOR BØRN

Saturday 10.10.20 / 11.15 / Cinemateket

For the first time, we’ll be screening some very special film just for children – but you can bring your parents if you like. We’ll be screening 6 short films for a young audience – 3-6 years – in collaboration with Børnebiffen.

PITCH IT!

Saturday 10.10.20 / 12:00 / Wildersgade Filmhus

We’re repeating the success from last year and continue our collaboration with Filmværkstedet København to create this pitch contest. Pitch It! is a pitch contest for young filmmakers under 27 years. 

NEW DANISH SHORTS

Saturday 10.10.20 / 16:30 / Cinemateket

Five new Danish shorts constitute this programme, which consists of both documentary and fiction films. The films are made by a mix of experienced creators and directors making their debut.

HORROR SHORTS

Saturday 10.10.20 / 21:15 / Gloria Biograf

In this block we delve into a selection of the last year’s strongest horror titles and showcase some of the various ways the genre can unfold.

SUNDAY 11.10.20

DET' FOR BØRN

Sunday 11.10.20 / 11.15 / Cinemateket

For the first time, we’ll be screening some very special film just for children – but you can bring your parents if you like. We’ll be screening 6 short films for a young audience – 3-6 years – in collaboration with Børnebiffen.

AWARD + NEW DANISH SHORTS (u. 25 years)

Sunday 11.10.20 / 19:15 / Cinemateket

This programme contains the cream of the crop of the year’s film production by brand new Danish talents that are making their entrance on the film scene with both fiction and documentary films. 

SHORT DOCS FROM LATIN AMERICA

Sunday 10.11.19 / 21:15 / Gloria Biograf

In this block we’ll be screening a selection of short documentaries that each focus on Latin America and some of the challenges that the countries are facing.

COVID-19

Copenhagen Short Film Festival is following all regulations from Danish health authorities about the spread of COVID-19.
Hand sanitizers will be disposable in all cinemas and the screenings are planned in accordance to the recommendations of social distancing.

If you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to contact us at info@csff.dk.