The official short film selection of Cannes Film Festival!

The official short film selection of Cannes Film Festival!

The In Competition and the Cinefondation selection was announced today on the official website of the festival. This year, the selection committee received 4,550 short films – 1,000 more than in 2014 – from over 100 countries. SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION: Following their deliberations, the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Abderrahmane...
The winners of Friss Hús 3.0 Shortfilm Festival!

The winners of Friss Hús 3.0 Shortfilm Festival!

We gave out the awards of Friss Hús 3.0 on Sunday evening, which was held from the 25th until the 29th of March. This 5 days went away extremely quickly, and we really proud with the turnout! We screened 33 Hungarian and 15 international shortfilms in 9 different sections, in Toldi...
The official programme of Friss Hús 3.0 Short Film Festival!

The official programme of Friss Hús 3.0 Short Film Festival!

Daazo’s Friss Hús 3.0 Short Film Festival starts in less than two weeks, so it’s time to take a look at the Hungarian and the international short film programme: ***International Competition I. March 27th, 19.00*** I Remember 30’ / Janna Ji Wonders – Germany Best friends Josh and Ben (both...
Daazo takes you everywhere

Daazo takes you everywhere

Daazo’s team has recently started its new service: the Festival Strategy Service. Since we have been part of the short film industry for a while, we have been asked by many filmmakers how and where to send their films. Which festivals and markets are relevant, how is it possible to...
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Poetry Clips, Questions of Faith, and Emerging Artists at the 61st ISFF Oberhausen!

Poetry Clips, Questions of Faith, and Emerging Artists at the 61st ISFF Oberhausen!

The next edition of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen will be held between the 30th of April and the 5th of May. We previously shared on the blog the detailed programme of the Official Competition, but the listing doesn’t stop here. The festival offers a great number of smaller programmes, from 3D films for...
The winners of Filmfest Dresden!

The winners of Filmfest Dresden!

The 27th edition of Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival has ended yesterday. Daazo travelled out there to make a presentation about World of Shorts, Hungarian short film distribution and short films in Hungary in general. The festival was very well organised and offered a diverse and colourful short film programme and interesting panels throughout...
Crowdfunding: Yes We Can!

Crowdfunding: Yes We Can!

Last year in the Cannes 2014 issue of World of Shorts, we asked our good friend Domenico La Porta – the editor-in-chief of Cineuropa – to share his thoughts on the benefits of crowdfunding.  With the appearance and organisation of online crowdfunding, creators from all walks of life now have a better chance to see...
Show your short film project in Cannes!

Show your short film project in Cannes!

Pitch your project (shorts and first features) at Cannes Film Festival in World of Shorts Magazine, which will be distributed at the most important venues of the Cannes International Film Festival! World of Shorts is the only print magazine which focuses on short and first feature films, and young cinema talents. It is published at...
Off-Courts Trouville is calling for entries!

Off-Courts Trouville is calling for entries!

The submission for the 16th edition of Off-Courts Trouville now open. It is time to send your short films for the different sections: • Competitive sections : France, Quebec, Europe and French-speaking countries • Non competitive section : international You must register your films via Shortfilmdepot: http://www.shortfilmdepot.com/ They expect shortfilms with within these criteria: Maximum length:...
Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival is open for submission!

Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival is open for submission!

The submission period for the 6th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival is now on!  The festival will take place in Thessaloniki in October 2015. This year BBB gets inspired by the city, the urban life and the geometrical representations identified in it. With title: Living in… City-mmetry they invite filmmakers to create and send them...
The official programme for ISFF Oberhausen!

The official programme for ISFF Oberhausen!

The 61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is going to be held between the 30th of April and the 5th of May! They announced the official programme of the festival, which is available on the official website of Oberhausen Film Festival. There’s a great number of categories, in which the selected films will compete and...
Talents Sarajevo is calling for applicants!

Talents Sarajevo is calling for applicants!

Sarajevo Film Festival’s networking and training platform for emerging film professionals from Southeast Europe and Southern Caucasus was founded in 2007 in collaboration with Berlin International Film Festival and Berlinale Talents. Over the past eight years, Talents Sarajevo has become the regional hub for meeting and training of aspiring film professionals. Talents Sarajevo 2015 will...
Cannes announces the head of Short Film Jury!

Cannes announces the head of Short Film Jury!

In 2014, the internationally acclaimed Timbuktu caused the greatest emotion among the films in Competition at the Festival de Cannes. This year Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako returns for the 68th Festival (13-24 May), where he will serve as President of the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury. This great poet of contemporary Africa will follow in...
The Competitions of Oberhausen Film Festival - Strong Female Filmmakers

The Competitions of Oberhausen Film Festival – Strong Female Filmmakers

 The 61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen has selected 132 films from 41 countries for its five competition programmes. With 59 entries the International Competition is the largest section by far. There are 19 films in the German Competition and 11 each in the NRW Competition and the MuVi Award, 35 productions will be shown...
Friss Hús 3.0 Tickets and Passes!

Friss Hús 3.0 Tickets and Passes!

Friss Hús 3.0 International Short Film Festival is only a week away, we wrote about the detailed programme in our previous post. Buy your ticket now for one section at the website of Toldi cinema. You can also buy a 5 day pass which allows you to see all 9 sections (6 Hungarian and 3...
90 minutes of Cat Shorts at Go Short!

90 minutes of Cat Shorts at Go Short!

Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen is the Dutch festival for short film. For five days, over 300 short films are screened in and around LUX in Nijmegen. Besides screenings there are exhibitions, workshops, performances, parties and more. The festival takes place from 8 – 12 April 2015. More information on the festival at www.goshort.nl.  The seventh edition of the Dutch festival for short film takes place from 8-12 April. Go Short selected the best 300 recent European films. Besides the competition, there’s a special focus on filmmaker Gunhild...