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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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Award ceremony and screening

Sunday 15:00

This programme contains the award ceremony and screenings of the winners in the festival’s competitions.


INT: International Competition

One film is awarded by the INT Award Jury:
Best International Film
The Minimalen Trophy, and EUR 1 000 given by Minimalen.

In addition, the audience have selected their collective favourite film, receiving:
Audience Award
EUR 500 given by Minimalen.


NOR: Nordic & Norwegian Competition

Five films are awarded by the NOR Award Jury:
Best Nordic Film
The Minimalen Trophy, and EUR 1 000 given by NTNU - Faculty of Humanities.
Best Nordic Fiction
Best Nordic Documentary
Best Nordic Animation or Art Film
Best Norwegian Film
The Minimalen Trophy, and NOK 5 000 donated by Minimalen. This film, along with one Honorable Mention, is automatically nominated in the Short Films Category of the annual, national Amanda Award (provided that the film comply with the Amanda committee nomination rules).

In addition, Trondheim kino will select one film, max. 5 min.:
Best Norwegian Prerunner
To be screened before a feature film at Trondheim kino for one month.

The Raskin Spirit Festival Award
The Minimalen Trophy. The festival chooses the film in INT or NOR that best fits the ideals for a short film as defined by Richard Raskin, and the winner is presented with The Minimalen Trophy.


The audience have selected the best film:
Audience Award Presented with the trophy Den Gyldne Saks 2.0.

The audience have also selected the best film in the category One-minute-films YOUNG:
Audience Award: Presented with The Silver Scissors Diploma, along with
NOK 3 000 donated by Midtnorsk Filmsenter.

Regional Student Competition

A jury have chosen the beste film:
Trøndelag’s Best Student Film 2017: The winner receives a diploma.

Thanks to everyone taking part in the festival. See you in 2019!

Prissponsorer / Award Sponsors:

Awards Sponsors 2012


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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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