The 2022 edition of Winterthur International Short Film Festival started on November 8th and ended on 13th. The Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur is Oscar Qualifying with Grand Prize for the International Competition, Prize for the Best Swiss Film.

Winners are announced. Visit their website for all information.

International Competition

Grand Prize
Neighbour Abdi by Douwe Dijkstra (Netherlands)

Promotional Award
Bleu Silico by Eloïse Le Gallo, Julia Borderie (France)

Prix George for the Best Documentary
45th Parallel by Lawrence Abu Hamdan (United Kingdom)

Swiss Competition

Best Swiss Film
Flores del otro patio by Jorge Cadena (Switzerland)

Special Mentions
Les Grands Prés by Sophia Remer, Michael Karrer (France, Switzerland)
Stones Don’t Fly by Nikita Merlini (Switzerland)

ZKB Audience Award

Audience Award
Haulout by Maxim Arbugaev, Evgenia Arbugaeva (United Kingdom)

Swiss Film School Day

Award for the Best Swiss School Film
The Deceased by Philipp Veiga Amaro (HSLU, Switzerland)

Special Mentions
Pipes by Jessica Meier, Kilian Feusi, Sujanth Ravichandran (HSLU, Switzerland)
In Between by Anaïs Bourgogne (HSLU, Switzerland)


Best Films
Datsun by Mark Albiston (New Zealand)
Ours by Morgane Frun (Switzerland)