Awards & Juries 2024

The Juries of the 2024 edition of Leiden Shorts will be announced in the coming week.

International Award

35 international short films reflecting the current best global filmmaking talent will compete for the Best International Short Film Award, which includes a monetary prize of € 1,000. 

Past winners

National Award

Our annual celebration of Dutch Film Talent aims to showcase the best film works of our local film industry with a selection of 10 short films. The Best National Short Film Award includes €500 for the winning film.

Past winners

Brand New Eyes Award

Previously known as the Student Competition, this year, this section will also include debut films that were created outside of the academic context highlighting short films by emerging voices in the industry. The competition makes a total of 13 short films. The Brand New Eyes Award includes €500 for the winning film.

Past winners

Audience Award

All films screened during the festival compete for the audience award and have the chance to win a cash price of € 500.

Past winners