5. KLAPPE AUF! Short Film Festival 1.-3. April 2022
5. KLAPPE AUF! Short Film Festival 1.-3. April 2022

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Awards 2019

Feelings and other catastrophes”, was the theme for our 4th Short Film Festival, 2019.

1. Jury Award (1500.-€): Slate Virus, Director: Olivia Nigl

2. Jury Award (1000.-€): Carlotta’s Face, Director: Valentin Riedl und Frédéric Schuld

3 . Jury Award ( 500.-€): Butterd Up,  Director: Áine Philips

Team Award( 1000.-€): Silhouetten, Director: Davide De Lillis und Julia Metzger-Traber
Audience Award (1000.-€): Kleptomami, Director: Pola Beck

Dates & Submission

Festival Dates: 8.11. – 10.11. 2019, Metropolis Kino, Hamburg

Films from all genres may be submitted from, 15.9.2018. “Feelings and other catastrophes”, is the theme for our 4th Short Film Festival, 2019. The deadline is 15.01.2019. The films should not exceed a maximum length of approx. 15 min., and must be available in a German language version, or the films must have been produced without dialogue. Films accepted will have been produced and completed from no earlier than, 31.12.2015.There will be three jury prizes of 1500€, 1000€ and 500€. There will be a people’s choice award of 1000€. In addition, there is a team prize of 1000€, which is awarded by the inclusive festival team.

Festival Trailer 2019

Feelings and other catastrophes”


our brandnew poster 2019

created by artist REBELZER!


Leichte Sprache

Easy Language

Many people need easy language so that one can understand things clearly. With short text, we explain everything with easy language for our festival.


Concept & Team

CINEMA for ALL! Short films and quality cinema should be made accessible to as many people as possible. Our goal at KLAPPE AUF! is to make cultural events obtainable and tangible for everyone.

Barrier-Free Cinema

It is our aim to create the greatest level of accessibility at our festival. All of the films presented will be done so with Audio Description and German Captions for the hearing impaired …


The patronage for the KLAPPE AUF! short film festival, is important because the festival provides a comprehensive platform for the concept of inclusion …

Films & Photos

Under “Films & Photos” you can find everything pertaining to our last festival edition.

Further Projects

Our festival runs only every other year, but in between we don’t get boredom.

Our project Butterfahrt, continues to improve itself with new films which we acquire the rights to. The Klappomat is our fine arts experiment. Piece by piece, we create a kind of walk-in sculpture that helps to bring people closer to barrier-free cinema and provide them with an understanding of our themes and intentions in a playful participatory way. Along with this, we try to sharpen our senses and train ourselves with small workshops being held.

Butterfahrt Short Film Screenings

This short film offer is a compilation of 22 selected short films. From these, you can put together a screening selection of your choice.



The inclusive team of KLAPPE AUF! is planning a mobile walk-in sculpture – the KLAPPOMAT. This art work can be set up at any of our future events, as well as be made available to other interested parties.


KLAPPE AUF! Kurzfilmfestival Hamburg
Altes Finanzamt /1. Stock | Große Bergstraße 264-266 | 22767 Hamburg
Festival Director: Andreas Grützner

Please contact us via the contact form. We look forward to hearing from you.

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