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KAAFFILM is an international network of distribution, production, and promotion of short films.


Meet our WINNERS in the 1º Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival 2022

KAAFFILM is an international network for the distribution, production, and promotion of short films. We are an independent short film festival named The Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival. Our manifesto is summed up in four words: Happiness, Hope, Help, and Heart. 

We love short films and the goal of our festival is to compete and showcase short filmmakers from all over the world together. 


Human Rights Rewind Spain Amaia Sebastian
International Narrative Knock-Knock Poland Sophie Chamoux
International Documentary LAST BREATH France Claudia Acosta, Pierre Waucquez
International Animation Dream Of Kafka Armenia David Babayan
Children Rights Mahakan Iran Hessam Hosseini, Abbas Hosseinzadeh
Iranian Women Filmmakers HANGED Iran Roqiye Tavakoli


This year, the first edition of the 1º Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival it was in Milan, Italy, and the festival was hold both online and in person. During this edition, we received 1001 short films from 50 countries. The festival includes six main competitive sections: (


Human Rights Holy Mother Egypt Hussein Hossam
Human Rights JANUARY Kazakhstan Alisher Zhadigerov
International Narrative Bertie wrote me a poem Italy Vittoria Rizzardi Penalosa
International Narrative Toli Russia Diana Mashanova
International Documentary I Am Michelle Ukraine Olena Siyatovska
International Documentary I Am the People 1 United States Xiaofei Li
International Animation TOY Belarus Rita Shagray
International Animation Hot Summer Belgium Simon Dupuis
Children Rights Pleasure Argentina Fermin de la Serna
Children Rights The Fire of Rebirth China Yafei Xu
Iranian Women Filmmakers Good Girl Iran Raheleh Karami
Iranian Women Filmmakers COMPANY Iran Ilnaz Kheirkhah


Jury members of this festival can be mentioned: Giacomo Battiato (Director), Lluís Valenti (President of Girona Film Festival), Maurizio Di Rienzo (Artistic Director of ShorTS International Film Festival), Raffaella Bonivento (Producer), Michele Cogo (Writer), Jorge Muriel (Director), Roger Rueff (Writer), Alessandro Scillitani (Artistic Director of Reggio Film Festival), Elena Bedei (Director), Davide Donadini (Producer), Tuna Dwek (Actress), Veronica Bottanelli (Producer), Laura Bertelli (Producer), Andrea Del Boca (Actress), Alessandro Ciotoli (President of Dieciminuti Film Festival), Tiziana Martini (Director), Ntrita Rossi (President of Amicorti Film Festival), Annamaria Gallone (Art Director of African, Asia and Latin America Film Festival) and Antonio Augugliaro (Director). (


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