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...
Pitch Page - Cannes: Call for entries!

Pitch Page – Cannes: Call for entries!

Over the years we have received lots of amazing applications from talented filmmakers around the world. They applied because they wanted to expose their projects in a visual form, not just to a couple of industry people, but to thousands. Now it’s your turn to submit the artwork of your...
The Sarajevo/Venice issue of the World of Shorts magazine is out today!

The Sarajevo/Venice issue of the World of Shorts magazine is out today!

The English-language short film-centered magazine, World of Shorts (WOSH) evolved in 2011 from the blog of Budapest-based short film-hosting platform, Daazo.com. (That’s us!) The copies of WOSH are available at the short film events and screenings of A-list film festivals. The new issue of the magazine appears in August 2013,...
The first special issue of World of Shorts magazine is out now

The first special issue of World of Shorts magazine is out now

PLUS: a selection of Slovak cinema is available on Daazo.com! Košice – European Capital of Culture 2013 commissioned Daazo.com – the European Shortfilm Centre to create a magazine to cover the shortfilm related news of Slovakia. In the Slovak Short Cinema issue of World of Shorts, film enthusiasts can find...
WOSH - The Film Contest: Winners announced

WOSH – The Film Contest: Winners announced

Our World of Shorts Film Contest was inviting filmmakers to upload their works for a chance to be highlighted in the Cannes Film Festival’s Short Film Corner. We received more than 120 submissions. It was a pleasure to go through all of them and we sure scratched our heads a...
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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XIII St.Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Films BEGINNING

XIII St.Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Films BEGINNING

October 10 – 17, 2014 St.Petersburg, Russia Founded by St.Petersburg Filmmaker’s Union and St.Petersburg International Film Forum festival is held annually with the assistance of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the St.Petersburg Government and the Committee of Culture. Festival’s goals are to encourage audience interest in the works of young filmmakers, as well as...
Go Short Awards

Go Short Awards

After five days of festival, the sixth edition of Go Short was a great success. Just like last year, the festival has grown. On Saturday 12 April Go Short announced the award winners of the European Competition, the Dutch and the Breaking Short Student Competition, and the Youth Award. These prizes are handed out by...
Call for Short Film Scripts - Acting Out

Call for Short Film Scripts – Acting Out

  NISI MASA’s script department and Lago Film Fest are taking you on a twelve-day journey to arrive at the script you always wanted. Writer and directors with a short film project in development coming from or being a resident of Hungary, Italy or Poland can apply if they are between 18 and 30 years...
It's Almost Festival Time

It’s Almost Festival Time

We are exactly one day away from the Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival and super excited for the event. It looks like it’s going to be a great 4-day event filled with good films and cultural activities. Check out the Friss Hús Classics here, the best from last year’s festival, available online until...
The Friss Hús Budapest Short Film Festival 2014 Line-up Announced

The Friss Hús Budapest Short Film Festival 2014 Line-up Announced

International Selection Zhi Wei Jow (France): After the Winter Michael Cash (United Kingdom): Ain’t no Fish Marianne Blicher (Denmark): Belinda Beautiful Bigna Tomschin (Switzerland): Blue Blue Sky Sorayos Prapapan (Thailand): Boonrerm Hu Wei (China): Butter Lamp Kevin Meul (Belgium): Cadet Alireza Nosrati (Iran): Clink Marcel Hobi (Switzerland): Collectors Siebel Dominik (Germany): Dream Machine Jean-Julien Collette (Belgium): Electric Indigo Veronique Jadin (Belgium): Ingrid Inside Her...
Apply for a Lighthouse Studio Residency

Apply for a Lighthouse Studio Residency

CALL IS NOW OPEN – DEADLINE 26 MARCH 2014 Lighthouse Studio is an interdisciplinary space for a small group of residents from the fields of digital culture and art, design, technology, science, film and the wider creative industries. The studio is intended to nurture the research, development and production of new work at the intersection...
Award-winning director Mihály Schwechtje on his film "Cold Grove"

Award-winning director Mihály Schwechtje on his film “Cold Grove”

The dynamic filmmaker Mihály Schwechtje shares his award-winning film on Daazo. The critically acclaimed work, entitled Cold Grove tells the story of two young boys are struggling every day to earn enough. For living they collect garbage from the country road what they try to resell. But there is someone, the Pilot Hat man who...
Pázmány Film Festival: Call for Submissions

Pázmány Film Festival: Call for Submissions

The Pázmány Film Festival invites Italian and  Hungarian young filmmakers to submit their short film, animation or documentary. The 3-day event will take place between April 9-11, in Budapest and Piliscsaba. The festival’s guests are, among others, Italian filmmakers including Ugo Gregoretti, director, Gilberto Martinelli, sound designer and Fernando Barbieri, Head of Programmes at Kalat Nissa Film Festival. The deadline...
Visegrad Film Forum kicks off next week

Visegrad Film Forum kicks off next week

VFF – an international networking and educational platform for enhancing filmmakers – will be held at The Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, Slovakia from 11th to 15th March 2014. Program will consist from master classes and case studies of world recognized professionals. Christian Berger is Oscar nominated Austrian cinematographer (for Michael Haneke’s film The...
European Short Films Amarante 2014

European Short Films Amarante 2014

Create a short film for Amarante Festival   Casa da Juventude de Amarante and Cineclube de Amarante are giving talented filmmakers the chance to have their film screened as part of  European Short Films Amarante, May 17 and 18, 2014. Creative Task The main objectives are the promotion of European values and the citizens role in...
Hungarian filmmaker Roland Ferge gets Special Mention at the Berlinale with "Away"

Hungarian filmmaker Roland Ferge gets Special Mention at the Berlinale with “Away”

Roland Ferge, the 22-year-old Hungarian filmmaker was selected to the Berlinale’s Generation Kplus with his “visual poem” “El” (“Away”). The international jury gave him a special mention today. In this section the jury members are no older than those of the audience. Eleven children and seven teens award the best films with Crystal Bears. Special...
Berlinale Talents 2014: The Art of Telling Stories Differently

Berlinale Talents 2014: The Art of Telling Stories Differently

Guided by the theme “Ready to Play? Breaking the rules”, Berlinale Talents took place for the twelfth time from February 8 to 13, with 300 selected Talents and 150 experts, at the HAU Hebbel am Ufer in Berlin. Berlinale Talents 2014 focused on the art of storytelling and finding innovative, playful approaches to content. Prominent screenwriters and directors...