China International New Media Short Film Festival („CSFF“), sponsored by State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, and Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government, and organized by Culture, Sports & Tourism Administration of Shenzhen Municipality, Guangming District People’s Government of Shenzhen Municipality, and Shenzhen Media Group, is the only nationally-recognized international short film festival in China at present. Founded in 2010, the CSFF aims to encourage the creation of outstanding new media short films across the globe, to seek and support young film and television talents, to incubate high-quality film and television creative projects, promote integrated development of Film & Television Industry, and New Media Industry, last but not least, to promote cultural communication, exchange, and cooperation internationally.
After eight years of cultivation and development, the CSFF has become an important short film festival that is highly recognized in Film Industry in China. Along with Beijing International Film Festival and Shanghai International Film Festival, the CSFF is regarded as one of the top three international film and television cultural events in China. In 2016, the CSFF was first included under the „Shenzhen Urban Culture Menu.“
The 9th CSFF will be taken place from Nov 26 to Dec 2, 2018 in Shenzhen, China. Major events will be included, which are Opening Ceremony, Closing Ceremony, CSFF Outdoor Short Film Screening Carnival in Guangming District, International Short Film Screenings and College Day. Additionally, KingBonn Short Film Director Supporting Program and Short Film Marketing Events will be launched.