The books presented during the XX edition of ShorTS International Film Festival.

Esterno / Giorno

An original tour conducted by a film critic and a professional active on the set of the film.


Two panels to discover the creative, technological and psychological paths that will take us on a journey through space, in the innermost parts of the earth and in the perception of the self.

24h Comics Marathon 2019

Cinema meets comic strips for the third consecutive year at ShorTS, with the 3rd annual 24 Hour Shorts Comic Marathon.

Shorter Kids’n’Teens

This year Shorter Kids’n’Teens, the section dedicated to youngsters, makes a return. Two whole days of shorts dedicated to kids, mark the date!



Shorts Pitching Training 2019


ShorTS Pitching Training
Training workshop for short films projects
4-5 July 2019
Trieste – Italy

Associazione Maremetraggio, in collaboration with Nisi Masa-European Network of Young Cinema and Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio, presents the ShorTS Pitching Training, a workshop that will help participants create effective and persuasive pitches, specifically to present short films projects. It is aimed at young directors who have a project of short film. The workshop will be held on the 4thand the 5th of July, at Mediateca (Via Roma, 19 – Trieste). The detailed program of the two days of workshop will be announced soon.

Participants will have to register on-line, using the registration form available below.

Requests of registration must be submitted no later than May 16th 2019. A maximum of 15 participants will be selected. Participants must already have a project of short film and the selected projects will be announced on May 24th .

Lectures will be held in English. Pitchings will take place in front of a shortlist of selected producers.

The registration is free of charge. Participants that will be selected will have to pay a 50 euro tuition fee for the workshop, but accommodation and meals for the two day of workshop will be covered by ShorTS IFF.


The selected projects are:

Sono a casa-I Am Home by Maaria Sayed

Tana Libera Tutti by Valerio Filardo

The Best Actor in the World by Davide Angiuli

Black Hole by Tatiana Plevak

Radici by Sara Bianchi

6th of September by Bogdan Iliesiu

How To Be A Human Being by José Janaviciute

Rhesus Conflict by Maksym Nakonechnyi

Nightwork by Fotis Skourletis