The Festival ended with a brighter future for a second edition. WINNERS are now known. Check them out now!
IMPORTANT Press Release from the Organizing Committee. In English | French version.
Results of Selected films now officially Publish Online. Click HERE to see our 2014 Festival Selection.
ACSFF 2014 - "Celebrating Our Own"
The ArtCity Short film festival (ACSFF 2014) celebrates the art of film making by setting the stage for independent filmmakers from Cameroon especially, to showcase their film talent to the world and be discovered. This will be the 1st edition of an annual event and a filmmaker’s dream, and anticipating over 80 short films submissions from around the globe. ArtCity Short Film Festival aims to rapidly become a well known venue for writers, producers, and actors to screen a variety of independent short films, while also providing workshops with industry professionals for budding filmmakers and film enthusiasts alike.
The first edition of ArtCity Short Film Festival (ACFF) will take place in Buea (Cameroon). This represents a moment of huge cultural importance for the projection of short films. Local and international filmmaking setups are invited to meet on common ground, using one language - FILM!
Getting to know - BUEA, the host city
Buea (French: Buéa) is the capital of the Southwest Region of Cameroon. The town is located on the eastern slopes of Mount Cameroon and has a population of 90,088 (at the 2005 Census). Buea was the colonial capital of the German Kamerun from 1901 to 1919, and the capital of the Southern Cameroons from 1949 until 1961. The German colonial administration in Buea was temporarily suspended during the eruption of Mount Cameroon from 28 April – June 1909. Tea growing is an important local industry, especially in Tole.
Getting to know - CAMEROON,
Cameroon is a large country located in the western part of the African continent (Central-West Africa). The state is popular for its blossoming tourism sector brought about by the high ranking of its attractions among those of the West African states. There are two official languages that are spoken in this country; they are French and English. Cameroon features the highest mountain in West Africa, rich cultural blend from various ethnic backgrounds within the country, and a wide variety of natural landscapes that make the country a wonderful place to visit.