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Minimalen 2018

Festival 2018
» Schedule 2018
INT: International Comp.
NOR: Nordic Comp.
European Award Winners
Iran Now
Nick Jordan
Estonian Animation
Hollywood Revisited: Mark Rappaport Essays
Norwegian Film Art: Rolf Aamot and Ane Hjort Guttu
Multiplié dansefilm
Trondhjem 1908
Short Film Studies Symposium
30th Anniversary Screening
Short Treats
Children & Youth
Outdoor Cinema
Opening Screening
Award Ceremony and Screening
Regional Student Comp.
Industry: Nordic Shorts Expo
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Minimalen Short Film Festival

Previous festivals:
  2016 - 2017
  2013 - 2014 - 2015
  2010 - 2011 - 2012
  2007 - 2008 - 2009
  2004 - 2005 - 2006
  2001 - 2002 - 2003


Meet the makers of the short films in NOR (Nordic Competition). This is your chance to learn more about the films you have seen by listening to the conversation with the moderators, query the participants and share your thoughts on the films.

Cinemateket is located across the street from Nova cinema, in the crossing Olav Tryggvason gate / Krambugata.

Wednesday 7pm
NOR 1, NOR 2

Thursday 7pm
NOR 3, NOR 4

Saturday 1pm
NOR 5, NOR 6, NOR 7



Every evening, Minimalen invites you to the Festival Club for mingling and intense short film discussions.

Tuesday 8:00 pm
Opening Reception at Bror (address Olav Tryggvasons gate 29, first floor).

Wednesday 10 pm
Festival Club at Moskus (address Olav Tryggvason gate 5).

Thursday 10 pm
Festival Club at Moskus (address Olav Tryggvason gate 5).

Friday 10 pm
Festival Club at Dokkhuset (located at Solsiden, address Dokkparken 4).

Saturday 9 pm
30th Anniversary Party at Helmet Studio, Nedre Ila 39.

Sunday 8 pm
Festival Club at Bær & Bar (located at Solsiden, address Innherredsveien 16).

Where is everything?
Where is everything?

The legendary Minimalen Festival Club at the Moskus (then Teaterbaren) location 2011


Gunnar Iversen querying Glenn Erland Tosterud at Meet the Filmmakers 2011


Ósk playing at the Festival Club 2011


Til topps

Award winners at Minimalen 2017
International Competition Best International Film - The Minimalen Trophy and 1000 euro given by Minimalen LIMBO by Konstantina Kotzamani [FRA, GRE] The jury were impressed by the pure cinematic power of [+]

Publisert 30.01.2017 13:32

Join our team – be a volunteer at Minimalen
We hope you will join us in creating a great festival 25. – 29. januar 2017. As a volunteer you will meet other film enthusiasts and work in a great [+]

Publisert 23.11.2016 13:54

Award Winners at Minimalen 2016
International Competition Jury: Richard Raskin (USA, DNK), Hannes Vartiainen (FIN), Arna Marie Bersås (NOR). Best International Film- incl. EUR 1 000 from Minimalen ZEPO av César Díaz Meléndez [ESP] The film tells a [+]

Publisert 31.01.2016 23:32

Award Winners at Minimalen 2015
Norwegian Competition Prerunner: Prerunner to be screened at Trondheim Kino for one month, chosen by Trondheim Kino. Special Mention: ALL IN by Line Klungseth Johansen and Øystein Moe Best Prerunner: [+]

Publisert 27.04.2015 15:27

Award Winners at the 26th Minimalen Short Film Festival
International Panorama Audience Award: 500 euro from Minimalen. CURFEW by Shawn Christensen – USA Don Quixote Award, chosen by the FICC-jury: Atle Hunnes Isaksen, Daniela Fend, Carles Font Garcia. THE DEVIL [+]

Publisert 16.03.2014 18:10

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