Welcome to the website of the Global Super 8 Day 2020

This year the 10/10/20 we will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Global Super 8 Day and 55 years of Super 8!

Right now we are putting everthing together and prepare as much as we can so you can plan your event more easily around the globe.

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Trailer for GS8D

Promotion trailer for the first Global Super 8 Day – Event in Hamburg, made by Jim Lacy & Daniel Haude, 2000. The trailer was screend on 35 mm in many cinemas in Hamburg

GS8D2020-Trailer is comming up soon, within january 2020! We won Jim Lacy, american film professor and award-winning stoptrick animation director in germany to produce it, as for the first GS8D-Event in Hamburg in the year 2000. Jim Lacy started filmmaking and its carrier by All NIZO´s Screening in Hamburg in the 90s, as he said! Great, thanks so much Jim! Good luck and many many thanks to the motivated students of hs-flensburg.de. The world is watching Flensburg!

Please send inquiries to info@gs8d.info. We ask for patience for the answer as a precaution. Thank you 🙂

GS8D-2020-Committee – Basel | Hamburg | London | Zürich – July 2019

The world is there – and you? Le monde est là – et vous ? El mundo está ahí, ¿y tú? Die Welt ist dabei – und Du? Мир там, а ты? 世界はここにあります – そしてあなた? العالم هنا – وأنت؟

Opening of the Super-8-Film-Center in Hamburg in 1997,
moving S8-Camera Mobile art work by Nicolai Stephan

Super 8 lives!
The world is there – and you?

About/History GS8D

The GS8D provides a framework that you fill in and design on location with your own Super 8 movies and S8 events. The idea of the GS8D came from Hamburg in Germany, it was always organized from Basel or Zurich in Switzerland and it has taken place in the last 20 years in about 100 cities worldwide. The use of this site remains free of charge!

History shows numerous flyers of old GS8D events, screenshots and many press reports.


Here you will find soon or later an overview of all registered S8-Events (after which it is technically possible).

The Super 8 Bar Basel is a new, regular meeting place for the preparation of the GS8D2020 in Basel. The first weeks mainly as a contact point for the Super 8 Generation Treaty. After the break restart 2020 is monday, 13th January

Submit event

Scan of one frame out of the year long All NIZO trailer on Super 8 before screenings – audience was called to bring there own Super 8 films, which where screened without examination

Here you are cordially invited to register your own S8 event (after which it is technically possible).


Here you will find soon or later current press reports as well as an online photo gallery and texts for press purposes.


Here is a list of partners and supporters of the GS8D (coming up soon)

Screenshot of a Trailer made by straight8, London

Unfortunately, we are currently unable to provide texts in other languages due to a lack of capacity. We kindly ask for your understanding. We are sorry!

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259 Days 15 Hours 1 Minutes 52 Seconds until GS8D 2020
The World is There - And You?