The winners of SZAFT short film competition!

The winners of SZAFT short film competition!

Alongside with KAFF – Kecskemét Animation Film Festival, there was also another programme, that focused on the young and talented animation film directors, who didn’t have any school or production organisation behind them. This event is called SZAFT – Szabad Animációs Filmkészítők Találkozója, with special workshops, screenings and meetings with...
Defined by the waves of Beirut - Interview with Palme d'Or winner Ely Dagher

Defined by the waves of Beirut – Interview with Palme d’Or winner Ely Dagher

The animated short film Waves 98′ has stepped out of the Official Short Film Competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, and returned home with the Short Film Palme D’or. The Lebanese director Ely Dagher has created this animated piece about his life as a teenager in Beirut, which defined him...
The 21st Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for entries!

The 21st Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for entries!

The Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival the UK’s leading short film festival and gateway to the world’s most prestigious short film and animation awards: the Oscars®, European Film Awards and Cartoon d’Or. The festival presents a unique opportunity for industry and creatives to discover new talent, network and develop...
World of Shorts - Cannes 2015 issue is out!

World of Shorts – Cannes 2015 issue is out!

The English-language short film-centred magazine, World of Shorts (WOSH) evolved in 2012 from the blog of Budapest-based short film platform Daazo.com. 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 May 2015, focusing on...
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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Meet the Future Frames - Martina Buchelová

Meet the Future Frames – Martina Buchelová

The 50th Karlovy Vary Film Festival has opened its gate on saturday, in the heart of the Czech Republic. In the name of this great anniversary, they created once again a wonderful selection of European features and also introduced a new programme called Future Frames, that’s focusing on 10 young talented film students from 10...
Introducing the young talents - Future Frames programme at Karlovy Vary

Introducing the young talents – Future Frames programme at Karlovy Vary

The 50th edition of Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will start tomorrow on the 3rd of July, bringing out the finest European films in the heart of the Czech Republic. As part of the acclaimed festival, European Film Promotion will be launching a new programme called Future Frames, which is representing 10 young, talented and...
The winners of Fest Anča International Animation Festival!

The winners of Fest Anča International Animation Festival!

The International Animation Festival Fest Anča culminated on Sunday 28 June, 2015 at the New Synagogue in Žilina. The main Anča Award remunerated with prize money of EUR 800 was sent to Russia, to the director Konstantin Bronzit for his film We Can’t Live Without Cosmos. It is an engaging story of two astronauts who...
The 6th Balkans Beyond Borders is open for more submissions!

The 6th Balkans Beyond Borders is open for more submissions!

“Living in… “City-mmetry”: Geometrical representations and urbanism” Until the 10th of July young film makers from the Balkan region and beyond can send their films for the 6th BBB Short Film Festival under the title “Living in… “City-mmetry”: Geometrical representations and urbanism”. They want the best representation of all Balkan countries in the Festival, at...
Submission is open for ŻubrOFFka Short Film Festival!

Submission is open for ŻubrOFFka Short Film Festival!

The great city of Białystok is giving home again for International Short Film Festival ŻUBROFFKA this year, celebrating the 10th edition of the festival, from 2nd – 6th of December, in Poland. The submission is open for international short films, which will be rewarded by the jury and the audience as well. Besides the competing short films, the...
A 12. KAFF - Kecskemét Animációs Fesztivál díjazottjai!

A 12. KAFF – Kecskemét Animációs Fesztivál díjazottjai!

A 12. KAFF nagydíját Ducki Tomek FÜRDŐ című rövidfilmje kapta. A 9. Európai Animációs Játékfilm Fesztivál legjobb egészestés animációja Sam Orti MEGSZÁLLVA című műve lett, Kecskemét város díját a lett Signe Baumane KÖVEK A ZSEBEMBEN című debütáló animációjának ítélte a zsűri. A közönségdíjas A TENGER DALA, Tomm Moore Oscar-jelölt meséje. Pro Cultura Hungarica díjban részesült...
My Street Film Festival Budapest is here!

My Street Film Festival Budapest is here!

My Street Film open its call for every filmmaker who desires to capture the world around them. The contest is not intended for film professionals and their fans only; anyone can submit their film. What is this all about? My Street Films was born in the past year as a project of the online documentary...
The winners of Annecy Animated Film Festival!

The winners of Annecy Animated Film Festival!

The important and acclaimed Annecy Animated Film Festival ended last week for the 39th time, so they gave out the official awards as well. Here’s the list of winners: SHORT FILMS Cristal for a Short Film: We Can’t Live Without Cosmos by Konstantin Bronzit Jury Award: The Master by Riho Unt “Jean-Luc Xiberras” Award for...
Fest Anca Short Film Competition!

Fest Anca Short Film Competition!

In the last couple of weeks we shared a bunch of amazing animation short films on Daazo’s different social platforms, which we received from the archives of Fest Anca International Animation Festival. We gathered them together on a special Fest Anca channel on Daazo, take a look inside! On this week, the 2015th edition of...
Hírek a 12. KAFF Animációs Filmfesztiválról!

Hírek a 12. KAFF Animációs Filmfesztiválról!

Elindult a SZAFT-közönségszavazás! Idén negyedik alkalommal várta az ország független, professzionális háttér nélkül dolgozó, underground, azaz szabad animációs filmkészítők munkáit a SZAFT­ azaz a Szabad Animációs Filmkészítők Találkozója! A felhívásra 53 nevezés érkezett, melyeket háromtagú szakmai zsűri bírál el. Az általuk legjobbnak ítélt 3 alkotás díjazásban részesül. A zsűri tagjai: Deák Dániel, a Daazo.com rövidfilmes...
March is the month of short film in Budapest

March is the month of short film in Budapest

Tamara Kolaric is a Croatian film critic and the co-editor of Filmonaut magazine. Her words offer a glimpse into the freshest short film festival in Budapest. Did you miss the festival’s line-up? Have a look on the Facebook page and follow the Friss hús community: facebook.com/frisshusbudapest When I think of Hungarian cinema, I think of...
Official short film programme of Annecy Film Festival!

Official short film programme of Annecy Film Festival!

The 2015th Annecy International Animated Film Festival is opening today, delivering yet again a fine collection of feature and short films from the animated film industry. This list of the short films is created from the Official Selection, and Out of Competition, which turned out to be truly diverse and colourful this year. Official Selection A...