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Shortcutz Short Film Festival 2023Passed

It’s back! Every year, we team up with Shortcutz Amsterdam for their Audience Award, an international competition to choose the best Dutch short film of the year. 2023 marks the 10th edition of the competition.

Shortcutz Amsterdam is one of the Netherlands’ favourite platforms for emerging Dutch film talent to showcase their work, engage with an audience nationally and internationally, and connect with established professionals.

The annual shortlist comprises seven nominees selected by a jury team made up of some of the most respected names in the industry. The selected films are screened around the world and audiences are asked to choose what they believe deserves the title of Best Dutch Short Film of the Year.

This year’s tour will run in partnership with 30 national and international partners, including the Dutch Centre in London! Find out more about the seven nominated films here.

Shortcutz will announce the overall winner at the 10th Shortcutz Amsterdam Annual Awards on 22 January 2022 at 20:00 (CET) at Eye Film Museum. The gala will be streamed live on the Shortcutz website.

Come and toast the New Year with us and take part in selecting the Best Dutch Short Film of 2023!

The Jury

This year’s shortlist was selected by Shortcutz Amsterdam’s Jury Team, composed of producer Jan Harlan (The Shining); Director Creative Talent Investment & Development for Netflix International Originals: Christopher Mack; actress Elise Schaap (Undercover), manager Antonio D’Intino (Circle of Confusion); director Roel Reiné (Marvel’s Inhumans); actress Willeke van Ammelrooy (Antonia’s Line); director Eddy Terstall (Simon); Marina Blok, Head of Drama NTR; EYE senior programmer and head of acquisitions René Wolf; actress Sigrid ten Napel (Penoza); and street-artist Laser 3.14. Find out more about them here.

Doors open: 18:30

Screening begins: 19:00

Event details

  • January 11, 2023
  • Wednesday, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

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Shortcutz Short Film Festival 2023Passed

Wednesday, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
January 11, 2023


Joelle Steijnis

I'm excited to be part of the Dutch Centre team! I'm an Event Coordinator with a passion for bringing people together through cultural experiences. In my current role at the Dutch Centre, I manage all communication for our cultural events.
This includes creating content for the website, social media, and newsletters, as well as recruiting and training volunteers to help out at the events. As a Sponsorship and Raffle Donations coordinator I'm also actively involved in organizing the annual Dutch King's Day celebration in London. Prior to joining the Dutch Centre, I have over 10 years of experience in event management, marketing, and communications. I've worked with a variety of organizations, from the Netherlands Film Festival to the Nederlandse Reisopera. In all my roles, I've thrived on creating successful events and using communication to connect with audiences.


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