Vienna Independent Shorts programme!

Vienna Independent Shorts programme!

The 13th Vienna Indenependent Shorts international short film festival has announced its complete programme a few days ago. The festival will be held between 25th – 31st of May. Here are the selections and titles from the 13th edition: THE SELECTION FOR FICTION & DOCUMENTARY 2016 / FICTION & DOCUMENTARY I...
The winners of Daazo's 4th Friss Hús International Short Film Festival!

The winners of Daazo’s 4th Friss Hús International Short Film Festival!

The winners of the 4th Friss Hús  International Short Film Festival were announced last Sunday in Budapest, at the. We are extremely happy with the turnout, almost all the screenings were sold out – both international and Hungarian ones. The festival was held from the 30th March until the 3rd of April, here...
Official programme of the 4th Friss Hús!

Official programme of the 4th Friss Hús!

The 4th edition of Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival is starting in less than two weeks, but the official selection has arrived today! Hungarian and international short films have been selected in 9 different sections. Amongst the international selection, you can find the winner of the Academy Award...
World of Shorts magazine got renewed, into the World of Young Cinema!

World of Shorts magazine got renewed, into the World of Young Cinema!

Welcome to our brand new magazine, World of Young Cinema! After five years of concentrating exclusively on short films, we decided that it was time for a little change. Short films are still very dear to us, but since we started writing about them in 2010, many of the filmmakers...
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...
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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Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen is coming!

Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen is coming!

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen starts this Thursday. The festival will be held between the 5th and 10th of May, here are the films of the international and german competition: International Competition 1 Journey, Zhao Xiaowei, China, 2015, 11’15” Narcissus, Nina Yuen, USA, 2016, 7’28’’ Two Snakes, Kristin Li, Canada, 2015, 9’30” She / Her,...
The short film and Cinéfondation jury members of Cannes

The short film and Cinéfondation jury members of Cannes

The first Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury was organised in 1998. This year it is presided over by the Japanese director and writer Naomi Kawase, and brings together the following names from the film world: Naomi Kawase – director – Japan Marie-Josée CROZE – actress – Canada, France Jean-Marie LARRIEU – director, screenwriter – France...
The 56th Zlín Film Festival for Children and Youth is coming!

The 56th Zlín Film Festival for Children and Youth is coming!

The 56th Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth will take place from May 27 to June 3, 2016. The festival is the oldest and largest children and youth film festival in the world. The festival screenings are conducted not only in Zlin, but also in many other towns in the Czech Republic. Each year the festival presents...
Vote for the best German music video!

Vote for the best German music video!

12 music videos are nominated for the 18th MuVi Award for the Best German Music Video, selected from almost 200 submissions. From 5 April, all 12 candidates are online, ready to gather votes for the MuVi Online Audience Award which is chosen by Internet and Facebook users. The line-up includes new clips for Olli Schulz,...
ZubrOFFka is calling for entries!

ZubrOFFka is calling for entries!

The land of bison awaits! The submission is open for the 11th International Short Film Festival ZubrOFFka! The festival will take place from the 7th until the 11th of December, in Bialystok, Poland. The deadline for submission: Foreign Films: September 9, 2016 Polish Films: October 1, 2016 Submissions can be made online at Filmfestivallife: www.filmfestivallife.com/Zubroffka-International-Short-Film-Festival or by...
Competing short films of Cannes!

Competing short films of Cannes!

The short film and Cinéfondation programme of the 69th Cannes Film Festival was announced today. The festival will be held between the 11st – 22nd of May. The selection committee received 5,008 short films – 458 more than in 2015. The films in the 2016 Short Films Competition are all in the running for the...
Meanwhile in Bratislava: the 5th Visegrad Film Forum has ended!

Meanwhile in Bratislava: the 5th Visegrad Film Forum has ended!

The 5th Visegrad Film Forum (VFF) – international networking and educational platform for  upcoming filmmakers – was held at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava between April  5-9, 2016. This year was attended by 406 accredited participants from 17 countries – mostly from  Europe. We had also the participants from United Arab Emirates or...
Oberhausen's complete programme is here!

Oberhausen’s complete programme is here!

With more than 500 films from 55 countries, the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is presenting more films than ever in 2016. Nearly half the competition films are world premieres (71 of 151), another record. The programme includes more than a 100 screenings. Oberhausen is expecting around 1,000 accredited visitors from across the world. The...
The 8th Go Short is opening today!

The 8th Go Short is opening today!

The eighth edition of Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen takes place from 6-10 April. The festival has grown into the biggest short film festivals in The Netherlands. The program is full of emerging talents and short films about the most current affairs and new developments in the world. For the eighth time...
The head of the short film jury at the 69th Cannes Film Festival: Naomi Kawase

The head of the short film jury at the 69th Cannes Film Festival: Naomi Kawase

The 69th Festival de Cannes has named is the Japanese director Naomi Kawase to join as the head of Jury for the Cinéfondation and Short Films selections. The festival will be held between the 11-22nd of May, 2016.  There are some directors whose careers are constantly intertwined with the Festival, much to its delight. Naomi Kawase at the age of...
Visegrad Film Forum starts in less than a week!

Visegrad Film Forum starts in less than a week!

The 5th Visegrad Film Forum (VFF) will be held between 5-9th of April, in Bratislava, Slovakia. Five days full of master classes with renowned experts as one of the most awarded young Polish filmmaker Bartosz Konopka, a cult film director and producer from Iceland Fridrik Thór Fridriksson, whose second feature film Children of Nature became the first...
Competition at Oberhausen: Diverse, political, independent

Competition at Oberhausen: Diverse, political, independent

The 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen has selected a total of 151 films for its five competitions, from around 5,500 submissions coming from more than 100 countries. 39 countries are represented in the competitions, all of which show a striking number of independent productions: affordable means of production and online distribution have contributed to...