Monthly archive September, 2010

ESSEN-ISTANBUL-PÉCS digital short filmmaking competition

Digital short filmmaking competition in the European Capitals of Culture. October 9 to 10, 2010 The aim of the festival organizers is to highlight the importance of cultural activity. The three European Capitals are going to start the game simultaneously. Competitors in the CinePécs II. FILMMARATHON are required to shoot and edit a maximum three...

Berlin Today Award 2012 – “Every step you take”

Applications open for the short film competition of the Berlinale Talent Campus. The Berlin Today Award offers five talented directors the chance to produce a short film in cooperation with a Berlin based production company based on the theme “Every step you take”. Directors and producers may apply online at http://www.berlinale-talentcampus.de/story/94/3594.html until October 6, 2010....

EAVE 2011 European Producers Workshop

Deadline for APPLICATIONS: October 1, 2010 EAVE, European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs, is one of the leading training and development providers for producers in Europe, renowned for its European Producers Workshop. Who is it for? EAVE is aimed at producers, both fiction and documentary, who are already working in the film and television industries who wish to...

Oscar-nominated author set for ScripTeast

Fred Breinersdorfer, the author of Oscar-nominated Sophie Scholl is coming to Poland to participate in the 5th edition of ScripTeast (www.scripteast.eu ) as a Creative Advisor, at the invitation of the Independent Film Foundation. During the seven day workshop in Sterdyn he will be discussing the scripts submitted by the participating screenwriters in one-on-one meetings....

Raindance filmmaking course

Since 1993 Raindance has been the definitive organization championing and nurturing independent filmmaking. Afer 18 years, the Raindance Film Festival in London is today Europe’s largest independent film festival, and Raindance’s training courses have inspired a new breed of filmmakers. Today the Raindance community has grown to include many thousands of aspiring and seasoned filmmakers....

The PUMA

Creative Catalyst Awards are here to support the development of your documentary film idea and give you resources to shoot and edit your trailer. With four open calls each year, there are 40 awards available of up to 5,000 Euros each. Awards are open to emerging and established filmmakers working anywhere in the world. For...

FNE at Venice IFF 2010: Venice Festival Prize Winners

Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski’s Essential Killing picked up the Special Jury Prize  of the main competition at the 67th Venice International Film Festival while the Turkish film Majority directed by Seren Yuce which screened in the Venice Days section won the Young Lion of Tomorrow award. FNE will publish an exclusive interview with Skolimowski in...

Vote for your favourite short in Jameson Cinefest!

The winners of Jameson Cinefest 1 minute shortfilm contest are announced! Vote for your favourite short -the audience award is still not yet decided! Amateur and professional filmmakers were challanged with creating their favourite film classics in 60 seconds. The jury included Geza M. Toth, Academy Award nominated, and Cannes Film Festival winner Agnes Kocsis...

Berlinale Talent Campus

The 9th Berlinale Talent Campus will take place from February 12 – 17, 2011. The Berlinale Talent Campus is a creative academy and networking platform for 350 up-and-coming filmmakers from all over the world. The Berlinale Talent Campus lasts for six days and offers a huge variety of different programme elements for – DIRECTORS –...

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS – Nisimazine Film Journalism Workshop

IDFA Amsterdam (Netherlands), 18th – 26th November 2010 Nisimazine will be made again at IDFA! They are launching a search for participants for the Nisimazine film journalism workshop which will take place at the IDFA – International Documentary Festival Amsterdam. 12 European youngsters will have the opportunity to participate: they are looking for 8 journalists,...

Mas y Mas – Filmmakers without Film School

Have you ever attended film school? For some it works out well, while others don’t even bother. This month’s Mas y Mas is about filmmakers without film schools. Read it online here or download the pdf!

Cartoon Forum Hungary

33 countries, 230 buyers, 700 delegates so far at next Cartoon Forum in Hungary These few numbers give a glimpse of Magyar Cartoon Forum that will take place from 14-17 September 2010 in Sopron (Hungary). 62 projects of animation series for TV or cross-media will be pitched in order to speed-up their financing and strengthen...