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Submit your short film to Miskolc Cinefest 2014!

Submit your short film to Miskolc Cinefest 2014!

Submissions are open for Jameson Cinefest 2014! The 11th International Film Festival of Miskolc is eagerly waiting for the submitted films, until the 31th of May! The main goal of Cinefest is giving an opportunity for the young directors (under 35) to introduce themselves in feature films, short films, documentary and animation. They accept the...
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...
From love to hatred, from anger to playfulness - Berlinale Shorts never disappoint

From love to hatred, from anger to playfulness – Berlinale Shorts never disappoint

illustration by Ewa Borysewicz Waiting for the Berlinale Shorts screening is always an unbelievably exciting time. It is inspiring to see so many people queuing up for a selection that always turns out to be a breath-taking experience. It was no different in the case of the first Berlinale Shorts screening where five exceptional films...
An interview with Anamaria Kapulica, selected participant of the ESP

An interview with Anamaria Kapulica, selected participant of the ESP

As the poet Muriel Rukyser said “The Universe is made of stories, not atoms.”  We genuinely believe that stories are important, and we have a few of our own that we would like to tell.   Why was it important for you to apply to the European Short Pitch? Taking part in a scriptwriting workshop with such...