Short Film Competition

In cooperation with the "Audi Stiftung für Umwelt", we will present very special short movies according to the principle "Hidden Champions".

The short film program is included in the festival pass. Click here for the pre-selling!

Beauty and the Bees

Environmental problems mean that pollinating insects are in constant decline. Can the latest developments in gene technology help?

United Kingdom 2019 – 10 min – Language: English

#English #Nominated #Shorts

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Clever Humpback Whale Pops Up for a Snack

Hunger can be a problem, especially for a creature the size of a humpback whale. Luckily, these marine mammals are also incredibly intelligent and can learn new feeding techniques.

Austria 2020 – 5 min – Language: English

#English #Nominated #Shorts

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Das Geheimnis der Miesmuschelbank

Insight into the fascinating environment of a mussel bank[B1] close to Eckernförde beach on the Baltic.

Germany 2020 – 10 min – Language: German

#Nominated #Shorts

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Deep Sea Life – Midnight Zone Bioluminescence

In this short film about bioluminescence, researchers dive to below 200 metres and discover the most surreal inhabitants of the ocean.

Austria 2020 – 6 min – Language: English – Subtitle: German

#English #Nominated #Shorts

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Die Sendung mit der Maus: Warum ist der Apollofalter selten?

Why is the Apollo butterfly so rare? And how does it develop from egg laying to hatching?

Germany 2020 – 7 min – Language: German

#For Kids #Nominated #Shorts

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Invisible Beauty

A journey of discovery into the untouched nature of Austria’s Gesäuse National Park.

Germany 2021 – 6 min – Language: English – Subtitle: German

#English #Nominated #Shorts

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Mindelsee

German lake Mindelsee is given a voice in this short film, to present itself and its nature.

Germany 2021 – 3 min – Language: German

#Nominated #Shorts

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Painted Ladies

One of nature’s most extraordinary journeys begins with a tiny blue egg. This film takes you on a mysterious journey with the creature inside: through metamorphosis.

United Kingdom 2020 – 10 min – Language: English

#English #Nominated #Shorts

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The Flying Gold of Arabuko

A professional alternative to poaching in Kenya: a life as a butterfly breeder.

United Kingdom 2020 – 10 min – Language: Swahili – Subtitle: English

#Environment #Nominated #Shorts

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Those in Grass Houses

This film explores the complex and fascinating life of one of Africa’s most compelling bird species – the sociable weaver.

United Kingdom 2020 – 10 min – Language: English

#English #Nature #Nominated #Shorts

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