The winner of the this year festival:
Special Mention: Quälen / High Wool / See Me Again

audience award: See Me Again

DAAD-Preis: Metube

3. Platz: Symphony No. 42
2. Platz: On Loop
1. Platz: Wind


SCHNONGS from June 19 to 20 is a short film festival taking place in Dessau cinemas and awarding productions filmed by students. The festival addresses viewers with a passion for young directors competing for the best short film at schnongs. The screens are rolled down for surprising approaches to the genre.

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The festival is organised by the Department of Design at Anhalt University in the Bauhaus City of Dessau. schnongs was established in 2012 with a first hundred entries from Germany, Poland, the Netherlands and China. Cinemas sold 5000 tickets over three days, and the auditorium felt delight at seeing high-speed, top animated as well as experimental films.