First features at the Berlinale!

First features at the Berlinale!

Since 2006, when it introduced the Best First Feature Award, the Berlinale has been even more committed to supporting the next generation of film makers. The award is endowed with 50,000 Euros, donated by the GWFF (Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrecht), a society dedicated to safeguarding film and...
The official programme of the Berlinale Shorts!

The official programme of the Berlinale Shorts!

The 66th Berlinale International Film Festival is just around the corner (11-21st of February), and it’s getting more and more exciting every day, since they started dropping the names and titles of the privileged programme. And today was one of these amazing moments – they announced the official shortfilms! And one...
Berlinale Talents 2016: The Nature of Relations

Berlinale Talents 2016: The Nature of Relations

Under the title “The Nature of Relations”, Berlinale Talents focuses in its 14th edition on the power, force and energy of interconnected thinking and creating. 300 outstanding Talents will be invited to a programme with international experts, again held at the three venues of HAU Hebbel am Ufer, from February...
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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Visegrad in short(s) forum is calling!

Visegrad in short(s) forum is calling!

Join to the second edition of the forum “Visegrád in Short(s)” which will take place during FILMFEST DRESDEN – International Short Film Festival from April 12th – April 17th 2016 in Dresden, Germany. The deadline for the application is the 15th of February! “Visegrád in Short(s)” is a forum aimed at film professionals from the Visegrád countries...
More than 100 talents alumni at Berlinale Talents this year!

More than 100 talents alumni at Berlinale Talents this year!

Berlinale Talents takes place February 13 to 18, 2016. This year, among the experts: Michael Ballhaus, Denis Côté, Jonathan Glazer, Alex McDowell, Tomm Moore, Molly M. Stensgaard, Jim Rakete, Meryl Streep and Thomas Vinterberg Under the theme “The Nature of Relations”, the 14th edition focuses on the inner and outer relations in the interconnected cinematic...
Selected scripts of the Berlinale Script Station!

Selected scripts of the Berlinale Script Station!

The 66th Berlinale is once again opening up its annual networking platform, the next edition of Berlinale Talents, with this year’s topic The Nature of Relations. From the 13th until the 18th of February, 300 outstanding creative will work together, learn together and get tutored by the experienced people of the industry. One of the...
Photo animation workshop at Filmfest Dresden!

Photo animation workshop at Filmfest Dresden!

Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival is offering young filmmakers the unique opportunity to attend a professional animation training programme during the festival’s 28th edition. The workshop headed by filmmaker and photo animation artist Maki Satake, who is teaching from the 12th until the 17th of April, during the festival. The programme also includes further...
Shorts of Sundance!

Shorts of Sundance!

Today is the starting day of one of the greatest independent film events, the one and only Sundance Film Festival. And incredible and important scene for the independent cinema, that takes place in the state of Utah, at Park City, in Salt Lake City. From the 21st-31st of January, a wide selection of shorts and features...
Open City Docs is calling for entries!

Open City Docs is calling for entries!

Open City Documentary Festival creates an open space in London to nurture and champion the art of creative documentary and non-fiction filmmakers. The festival offers filmmakers from around the globe the opportunity to have their work seen by award-winning judges, fellow filmmakers and a broad public audience. The next edition will be held between the...
Haunting short films of Bence Fliegauf

Haunting short films of Bence Fliegauf

The Hungarian director Bence Fliegauf have been a regular at the Berlinale International Film Festival. He debuted there with his first feature film Rengeteg in 2003, and he has been selected there with almost all of his feature films. Today the festival announced the Forum programme, which included the director’s seventh feature film called Lily Lane. At...
Oscar nominated short films!

Oscar nominated short films!

Last week they announced the nominees of the 88th Academy Awards, along with the 3 short categories. The ceremony will be held on the 28th of February. Here are the nominated shorts: *Short film (Animated) BEAR STORY by Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala PROLOGUE by Richard Williams and Imogen Sutton SANJAY’S SUPER TEAM by Sanjay Patel and Nicole...
Berlinale Generation selections are announced!

Berlinale Generation selections are announced!

Two days ago we shared the Berlinale Shorts programme of the 66th Berlinale International Film Festival, which was announced on the official website. Yesterday the two sections of Generations (Kplus and 14plus) was finally announced as well, with all 63 feature film and a great selection of shorts as well. They received more than 2000...
Trainings and workshops at Filmfest Dresden!

Trainings and workshops at Filmfest Dresden!

The 28th edition of Filmfest Dresden will be held from 13th to 16th of April, and besides the colourful short film programme, they are offering various programmes as well. Young filmmakers and photo artists can apply for a unique photo animation training, which is headed by the Japanese filmmaker and animation artist Satake Maki. The...
Last call for Go Short Campus!

Last call for Go Short Campus!

  The New Arrivals – Go Short Campus is offering an intensive and complete campus program for the freshly graduated filmmakers, to help them get started in the business, during Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, which is highly growing film festival with over 300 short films and 19000 visitors. They are expecting...
Last call for Anifilm animation festival!

Last call for Anifilm animation festival!

The 3rd edition of International Festival of Animated Films known as Anifilm has a last call for entries until the 15th of January! The festival will be held from the 3rd until the 8th of May in 2016, at the city of Třeboň, Czech Republic. The organisers are expecting all forms of animations, in the following categories: International...