12th London Short Film Festival

12th London Short Film Festival

Now in its twelfth year, LSFF will take place over ten days from Friday 9th – Sunday 18th January 2015 across twenty five major London venues, combining over 300 independent shorts, live music events, training, parties, and art. Renowned for its daring cross-arts programming, LSFF showcases the very best of...
Encounters announces 20th anniversary celebration

Encounters announces 20th anniversary celebration

The 20th edition of the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival will usher in an exciting new era for the event, celebrating 20 years of international leadership in talent development and innovation, taking place in Bristol from 16th to 21st September 2014. Encounters 2014 will mark two decades of festival...
School of Film Agents Unveils Sophomore Session Participants

School of Film Agents Unveils Sophomore Session Participants

  The School of Film Agents unveiled the participants for its sophomore session at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival on Tuesday. The workshop program Sofa will take place in Wroclaw, Poland, from Aug. 15-24. Participants are the young “film agents” of Central and Eastern Europe, the Baltic Republics, Germany, Central Asia and this year, Greece,...
World of Shorts - Cannes 2014 Issue is out!

World of Shorts – Cannes 2014 Issue is out!

Daazo’s World of Shorts magazine is finally out, for the wonderful and glamorous Cannes Film Festival! In this issue we introduce three filmmakers who are at very different stages of their Cannes career (a first timer, a fourth timer, and one of the most established Cannes directors), we focus on...
Cannes 2014: Shorts competition and Cinéfondation titles are out!

Cannes 2014: Shorts competition and Cinéfondation titles are out!

This year’s selection includes a Hungarian-Romanian co-production, “The Execution” by Petra Szőcs, which had its National Premiere at the first edition of Daazo’s Friss Hús Budapest ISFF while “Provincia” which is in the Cinéfondation line-up, also had its National premiere at Friss Hús Budapest ISFF this March during the second...
World of Shorts  - the beautiful Berlinale 2013 issue

World of Shorts – the beautiful Berlinale 2013 issue

Daazo’s World of Shorts magazine is out now online and in print, centering around the Berlin International Film Festival. This issue focuses on the life of short film with insightful tips on crowdfunding and festival strategies. The art of pitching is explained, and Berlinale Shorts talents introduced. Creativity is equally...
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European Short Pitch 2015: Call for Participiants

European Short Pitch 2015: Call for Participiants

NISI MASA – European Network For Young Cinema is proud to announce the Call for Projects for its 9th edition of EUROPEAN SHORT PITCH. Writers, directors and producers can apply for the initiative that helps people with the development of international short film projects. European Short Pitch is composed of a scriptwriting workshop in residency, a coproduction forum,...
The London Short Film Festival is accepting International submissions for the first time this year!

The London Short Film Festival is accepting International submissions for the first time this year!

The London Short Film Festival prides itself on breaking new talent, many of the filmmakers they do retrospectives with screened their first film at LSFF, so keeping the festival open to those people who are just starting out is a top priority. Submissions are now OPEN for the 12th London Short Film Festival (9 – 18 Jan 2015)...
Grand OFF 2014: Call for Submissions

Grand OFF 2014: Call for Submissions

The 8th edition of the Grand OFF World Independent Short Film Awards is going to take place in Warsaw, from the 1st to  the 6th of December, 2014. The festival just placed a call out for new submissions. The GRAND OFF is a short film festival that supports independent filmmakers and film school students before their professional debut. They accept...
Begin to play PlayOff with OFF! The 48 hour film challenge!

Begin to play PlayOff with OFF! The 48 hour film challenge!

PlayOFF is OFFs break-neck filmmaking competition for everyone. Playing is a big part of this competition: there are no restrictions when it comes to experience or equipment, it is all about being creative under pressure. Amateurs and professionals alike can enter the competition. PlayOFF starts on Friday, August 22, and ends on Sunday, August 24....
A pénzem épít - Rövidfilmpályázat

A pénzem épít – Rövidfilmpályázat

Itt van az utolsó hétvége, hogy leforgassátok rövidfilmjeiteket az 1 milliós fődíjért! Június 30-án éjfélkor jár le a MagNet Bank és a Daazo közös filmpályázatának nevezési határideje, így még van egy egész hétvégétek, hogy alkossatok! A MagNet Bank és a Daazo közös filmpályázatára maximum 3 perces filmalkotásokat várunk, a fődíj pedig akár 1.000.000 forint! A pályázat közönségdíjasa 300 000 forintot kap, a különdíjas pedig a Daazo Festival Strategy előfizetésében részesül....
Summer Berlinale under the Stars

Summer Berlinale under the Stars

In summer, Berlin is a city of outdoor events. And this includes: the Summer Berlinale at the Open-Air Cinema in Friedrichshain. From July 24 to July 27, this summertime sequel of the Festival will give cineastes another chance to see audience favourites and winners from the Competition, Panorama, Forum, Perspektive Deutsches Kino and Berlinale Shorts – under the stars and...
The Award Winners of the 12th Brussels Film Festival – June, 2014 –  Sunshine, crowds and good vibes !

The Award Winners of the 12th Brussels Film Festival – June, 2014 – Sunshine, crowds and good vibes !

The 12th Brussels Film Festival closed on Saturday the 14th of June with the awards ceremony in the  presence of the prizewinners, followed by the screening of the film THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY, the  first feature film by Hossein Amini (the screenwriter of Drive) and based on the eponymous novel by the thriller queen Patricia Highsmith....
Guide to Short Film Festivals in India

Guide to Short Film Festivals in India

  The Goa & Pune Short Film Festival invites young filmmakers to submit their short film, documentary, experimental or animation. 4th Pune Short Film Festival Entries Open: September-October Entry Fee: Rs 300 or US 10 1st Goa Short Film Festival Entries Open: July-September Entry Fee: Rs 300 or US 10 Maximum 30 Minutes The Best...
The European Short Film Competition is Now Open for Entries

The European Short Film Competition is Now Open for Entries

ALCINE – Alcalá de Henares / Comunidad de Madrid Film Festival 7th to 14th of November 2014 The European Short Film Competition is now open for entries to any short film made, produced or co-produced in the continent of Europe, completed after January the 1st 2013 and with a maximum running time of 30 minutes. Spanish short films must be...
Matthijs Wouter Knol to Be New Head of European Film Market

Matthijs Wouter Knol to Be New Head of European Film Market

On June 1, 2014, Matthijs Wouter Knol from the Netherlands will become the new head of the Berlinale’s European Film Market (EFM). Since 2008, Knol has been the programme manager of Berlinale Talents (formerly known as the Berlinale Talent Campus), and is well acquainted with both the Festival and the EFM. Long-standing EFM head Beki Probst will become president of the EFM. In her...
Summer Workshop Mphilms 2014

Summer Workshop Mphilms 2014

  Who: Young people 15-25 years old coming from Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Poland and Czech Republic When: 28th July-10th August Where: Banská Stiavnica Workshop Topic: Power Workshops: Video and Experimental Film 1 – lecturer: Mišo Suchý Video and Experimental Film 2 – lecturers: Róbert Lakatos and Arthur Bálint Photography – lecturers: Juraj Fifik and Tomáš Manina Performance Art...
Abbas Kiarostami and the Jury announced the winners of the 17th Cinéfondation Selection

Abbas Kiarostami and the Jury announced the winners of the 17th Cinéfondation Selection

The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury headed by Abbas Kiarostami and including Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Noémie Lvovsky, Daniela Thomas and Joachim Trier, has awarded the 2014 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 16 student films, chosen out of 1...