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The 28th edition of Filmfest Dresden will be held from 13th to 16th of April, and besides the colourful short film programme, they are offering various programmes as well. Young filmmakers and photo artists can apply for a unique photo animation training, which is headed by the Japanese filmmaker and animation artist Satake Maki. The submission deadline is the 25th of January. The applicants can create short excerpt of film by composing a single frame animation inserting photographs in recent film footage.

Visegr√°d in Short(s) will be celebrating its second edition at the 28th Dresden Filmfest. Filmmakers from Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary will attend at the forum, where they will have the opportunity to present their short films to the public, and get connected with industry professionals, like directors, producers, screenwriters, animators, cinematographers, film students, distributors and film agents. They can also take part in lectures and panel discussions, the application deadline is the 8th of February.

For more details and application sheets, visit the official website of Filmfest Dresden! And look for news on their FB page also.

And here’s the poster for the 28th Filmfest Dresden also, as an added bonus.